Core Systems Developer (Symitar PowerOn preferred)

Tampa, Florida
$71,000 - $117,000
Nov 09, 2023
Dec 09, 2023
Full Time

The Core Systems Developer/Analyst is responsible for coding, administering, and providing support for Suncoast Credit Union’s core operating systems. This individual conducts programming, code review, deployments, quality assurance testing, database maintenance, data replication, data backups, and troubleshooting for client-side applications, services, and systems. An ideal candidate is an analytical critical thinker who is agile and flexible with financial institution experience. This role reports to the Systems & Development Manager.


Remote Opportunity

  • Install, configure, and maintain the credit union’s core financial processing system and mortgage servicing system
  • Test and implement upgrades for the core applications
  • Assist with upgrades to the operating system running the core application
  • Troubleshoot and solve hardware, software, and network-related issues including system crashes
  • Serve as the point of contact for system issues occurring during processing, including those reported by users
  • Document problems and recommend solutions to implement corrective measures
  • Evaluate existing systems or processes to identify inefficiencies and develop strategies for enhancements
  • Monitor disk space capacity, suggest, develop, and implement data purges to manage the capacity
  • Update and copy the production database to the test database on a periodic basis
  • Preserve and transfer the production database to the test database on an ongoing basis
  • Design, build, test, and maintain job programs, plans, and schedules for the core financial processing system using software programming language
  • Utilize testing, troubleshooting, and debugging to ensure accuracy, reliability, and improved system efficiency
  • Modify existing programs to enhance the system’s capabilities
  • Maintain and modify core applications using HTML, Power ON, and another programming language to meet system changes and credit union specifications
  • Troubleshoot existing code to minimize user downtime and maximize service
  • Develop software programs utilizing core programming language to accommodate requests by business units such as automated workflows, postings, reports, and on-demand business processes
  • Develop codes and maintain system form letters including Symform PDF images using the core application Symform pdf
  • Develop software documentation to clearly articulate the purpose and provide instructions on how to use the program
  • Analyze, collect data, program, test, and implement project requests
  • Assist with gathering the project requirements, attend meetings and gather pertinent information or direction to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Mentor and instruct other members of the Core Services Team regarding the architecture and development of host processes
  • Establish internal controls necessary to safeguard information stored within the computer system
  • Adhere to department policies such as project requests, deployment procedures, conducting code reviews, and weekly project updates to management
  • Provide operational and on-call support as required in a 24/7 environment
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of current trends, laws, and issues affecting the area of expertise
  • Attend educational events to increase professional knowledge


  • 2+ years of experience with software maintenance
  • 2+ years of experience with programming databases including data modeling, stored procedures, functions, and query optimizations
  • Experience with Object-Oriented Design (OOD) and Object-Oriented Programming (OOP), service-oriented architectures, SQL, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML
  • General knowledge and understanding of object-oriented programming and principles
  • General knowledge and understanding of relational and hierarchical database concepts
  • Experience with a financial institution preferred
  • Experience with Core Episys application and programming language is a preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related field preferred
  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, deal effectively with competing and changing priorities to meet deadlines
  • Accurate, detail-oriented, and organized with task management
  • Ability to analyze and resolve difficult or complex problems 
  • Good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills to interact effectively with members, staff, vendors, and government regulators
  • Ability to influence others regarding policies, practices, and procedures
  • Works independently with general supervision