• PowerBuilder Developer

    Job Locations US-DC
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  • Overview

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    Buchanan & Edwards is seeking a talented PowerBuilder Developer to support a mission critical program at the Foreign Service Institute, in Washington D.C.




    As the team's PowerBuilder Developer, you’ll translate system specifications, requirements, logical and business diagrams, and detailed design documentation into system components and code. At this level, you will be aware of development best practices and strive to apply them.

    • Troubleshoots production problems related to software applications.
    • Ensures compliance with Department of State’s IT security standards.
    • Researches, tests, builds, and integrates enhancements or new products based on client requirements.
    • Coordinates conversion and/or integration projects.
    • Designs and develops new major software products or major enhancements to existing software.
    • Prepares and provides software-related documentation.
    • Provides status reports for ongoing work.
    • Coordinates and addresses problems of systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platforms.
    • Consults with project teams and end users as needed to identify application requirements.


    The minimum experience and education requirements for this position are due to the complexity, at the project level, of the tasks at hand. This position will be instrumental in providing guidance and support to other developers and QA.

    • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Information Sciences, or related IT discipline.  Allowable Substitution: 4 (four) years of IT experience can be substituted for a BS or BA degree. 
    • A minimum of 8 (eight) years of professional experience in software development, at least 4 (four) of which must include Powerbuilder development.
    • Designs, develops, enhances, debugs, and implements software using Powerbuilder (v12.5 – current).
    • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
    • Knowledge of programming languages such as C# and VB.Net, ASP.Net.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. (BE) is an Information Technology and Professional Services consulting firm located in Arlington, VA. BE is a diversified high-technology services company, providing government, commercial and nonprofit agencies technology solutions and organizational management services to ensure mission success. Serving the federal sector since 1998, we base our solutions on an in-depth understanding of our clients, their mission and the unique challenges they face. BE is the winner of the 2015 Microsoft U.S. Federal Solution Partner of the Year award, a 2015 Washington Post Top Workplace and has been an Inc. 500/5000 awardee for six consecutive years.


    Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is dedicated to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We are committed to crafting a workplace that endorses creativity and innovation, and promotes engagement through open communication, acceptance of new people and ideas, and a supportive team dynamic. Buchanan & Edwards, Inc. is an equal Opportunity Employer –Minorities / Women / Veterans / Individuals with Disabilities / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Buchanan & Edwards is an E-Verify employer.


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