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POST DATE 8/27/2016
END DATE 6/4/2017

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Milpitas, CA

Milpitas, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Position Title
Programmer Analyst Big Machines

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Business Unit Name
VMS Corporate Offices (CORP)



Job Type
Regular Full-Time

Job Description
The position will be a member of Varian Worldwide Enterprise Application Solutions team located in Milpitas/ Palo Alto, CA and the primary function of the position is supporting the Sales organization of Varian Medical System. The ideal candidate will be a strong BigMachines and Salesforce developer with understanding of the Big Machines / Salesforce development platform. This person will play a pivotal role in supporting Varian s Sales organization by providing CPQ (Configure, Pricing and Quoting) solutions using Big Machines, Salesforce expertise and guidance. The primary responsibilities include: Supporting Varian s quotation system Big Machines Serving as the technical point of contact for maintaining and enhancing the system based on business needs; Working closely with VIT System Analysts and business super users to capture, document, and verify the requirements of the project stakeholders and end users; Designing, configuring, managing, and implementing the requirements on the Big Machines Platform; Serving as an escalation point for the production support team; Working with the vendor (Big Machines) directly for any product related defects. This role will also offer growth opportunities in two ways. First the candidate filling this role will have the opportunity to learn additional applications the landscape of Varian s Sales/Service solution includes not only but also ServiceMax, Big Machines, DocuSign, Boomi and more. The role will offer the opportunity to learn about integration with Varian s back-end SAP ERP system. The second type of growth opportunity offered by this role is in the area of project management. Candidates with PM experience or interest will be considered for leadership roles on projects.

Job Requirements
Desired Skills and Experience
Analytical skills to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, translate high-level concepts into details, distinguish true needs from among the collection of requirements, and create logical and innovative solutions to complex problems.
4+ years of hands-on development experience with BML Modeling Coding and Configuration.

Strong technical knowledge in the area of BML, HTML/XML and Salesforce APEX/Visualforce.

Should be able to manage full application development cycle including, debugging, code review, unit testing, basic troubleshooting especially with Agile development experience.

Experience with Integrated development environment, i.e. Eclipse, RAD; Source Control Tools (Subversion or other).

Knowledge of Java, JavaScript, JSP/ASP, SQL (PL SQL, ANSI SQL) is plus

Experience troubleshooting production CPQ issues and experience managing vendor relationships.

Provide direction and guidance to the off-shore development team when it is required, and ensure that the team delivers high quality work.

Bachelors or Master s degree in computer science or related technical field or equivalent experience.

Big Machines Blue Belt or Black belt Developer Certification
Major Plus: Medical Device/Life Science Industry Experience
Major Plus: Project Management Skill, Agile Development Methodology
Excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms

Percentage of Travel Required