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Senior IFS Programmer Analyst

West Lafayette, Indiana, United States of America
Closing date
30 June 2021
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Job Description:

At Saab in West Lafayette, Indiana, you have the opportunity to join a team that will manufacture the rear section of the T-7A Red Hawk military trainer aircraft for the United States Air Force. When at full capacity by 2027, Saab will employ over 300 employees in the West Lafayette facility in management, administration, and manufacturing. The new flagship facility will utilize advanced manufacturing techniques and leverage research and development to support Saab’s broad product portfolio. In the U.S., Saab also offers job opportunities in Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, Washington D.C. and our headquarters in Syracuse, New York. Saab provides an excellent working environment, offering advancement and professional growth opportunities, competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Saab in West Lafayette, IN is seeking a Senior IFS Programmer Analyst/ Database Administrator to be responsible for the operation and maintenance of the technical platform for the IFS ERP system, including the Oracle database. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide IFS ERP technical platform support including: Maintain availability for production and non-production environments, backups and recovery, performance analysis and tuning, and data integrity and security.

  • Perform installations, upgrades, and patching.

  • Perform code support, customization and scripting.

  • Participate in projects and development assignments linked to the IFS ERP.

  • Provide analysis and recommendations regarding data architectures and technologies which may be required to support current and/or evolving business needs.

Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor 's Degree in Computer Science, IT, Engineering, Business Management or related discipline is required.

  • 6+ years of related experience, with at least 4 of those years managing Oracle databases and working with ERP’s, specifically IFS.

  • Knowledge / certification in Oracle Databases, PL/SQL, and Windows Server.

  • Strong analytical and investigative skills.

  • High levels of accountability, demonstrated initiative and innovation.

  • Flexibility and ability to manage workload and achieve results with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to work effectively in an international project team environment.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Good organizational skills and the ability to perform well under pressure.

Must be a U.S. citizen, Permanent Resident (green card holder), or protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). As a condition of employment, candidates will be required to participate in a drug screen and background check that will include, at a minimum, a criminal record check, education and employment verification.

About Us:

Saab is a global defense and security company operating in the fields of air, land and naval defense, civil security and commercial aeronautics. We number approximately 17,000 employees and have operations on all continents. Technologically we are leaders in many areas, and one-fifth of our earnings are spent on research and development.

Saab is a company where we see diversity as an asset and offer unlimited opportunities for advancing in your career. We are also a company that respects each person’s needs and encourage employees to lead a balanced, rewarding life beyond work. Saab values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran, disability status, or any other federal, state, or locally protected category.