IT Application Specialist in Buffalo, NY at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 5/8/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

JobID: 388109

JSG has a long-term contract opening for an IT Application Specialist for our client in Buffalo NY. This position is approved for one year and could very well be extended.

Responsible for:

  • 24x7x365 On-call, run and maintain support, project support of manufacturing system VB Programs
  • Use ServiceNow service desk to manage work tickets for incidents and requests
  • Design, Build, and Test code, and Implement process improvement projects
  • Schedule work according to a Site Prioritized IT Applications Demand list.
  • Maintain and work from a defect / enhancement list for application improvement
  • Work closely with site project leaders, operators, teammates in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Provide web displays, database interface, and application interface development for real-time manufacturing applications, lab processes in an integrated Manufacturing Execution System.


  • Excellent communications, both written and verbal are essential for success
  • Manufacturing and system integration experience is preferred.
  • Display an exceptional commitment to core values –safety, environment, health, respect for people
  • Experienced programmer (5+ years) with proven success of network interfacing with real-time instruments, process controllers, Microsoft Windows Server-based applications, Windows services, and Web Services, using RS232/USB (ASCII) and Ethernet (TCP/IP) communications.
  • Must be proficient in MS Visual Studio.NET, VB.NET, MS SQL Server stored procedures, MS SS Report Services, Visual Basic/ C+, OPC Server-Client, JAVA, Windows Services, Rockwell RSLinx/Kepware, MS Access. Aspentech IP21 familiarity is a plus.
  • Experience with GE Proficy™ Plant Applications or similar manufacturing execution software is highly recommended.
  • Highly proficient in developing and maintaining Application pools for web displays /operator interface with appropriate heuristics.
  • Experience with application interface of Manufacturing Execution Systems with lab instruments and online instruments.
  • Requires proficiency with computer and server operating systems, and application software.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or engineering
  • Web Application Developer for operator interface displays and application interface in a real-time manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with diverse project teams and customers.
  • Experience with project specifications, planning, estimates, timelines, and execution.

Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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