Credit Union:

Kitsap Credit Union


Bremerton, WA



Job Description:

This position is eligible for remote work for Washington state residents. 


Kitsap Credit Union is hiring full-time salaried Core Programmer Analyst II with the option to work out of our corporate downtown Bremerton, WA location in beautiful Kitsap County, hybrid or fully remote for Washington state residents. This position is responsible for the subject matter expertise on the core banking platform to include analyzing the day-to-day operations, maintenance, and ensuring technical support. It will include programming various jobs on the core banking platform. This role tests and installs all software releases and hardware/firmware updates. The Core Programmer Analyst II participates in projects and disaster recovery planning efforts to meet organizational needs and frequently engages with management, vendors and end users.


Quick Facts

Seniority level:  Professional

Reports to:  IT Operations Manager

Employment Type: full-time, salaried, exempt

Grade:  4 IT

Industry: Banking

Job Functions: Information Technology (IT), Programming, IT Analytics


Typical Job Duties

  • Provides 3rd party integrations support using SymConnect/SymXchange/Power frame integrations methods.
  • Participate in routine system maintenance. Modify job files, batch processing, parameters, test directories, consoles and print queues, security groups and other items associated with the Symitar core and OpCon automation software. Make changes at the request of Credit Union management and staff
  • Create, modify, update system jobs, schedules, reports, and procedures to comply with all operational solutions.
  •  Monitor core databases for data quality, efficiency, reliability, and performance. Recommend potential enhancements in process or performance.
  •  Support projects to enhance, upgrade of core banking environment and third-party applications. Demonstrate service excellence in delivering successful solutions, including helping define requirements, application deployment, implementing best-practices, supporting testing efforts, and providing documentation while working with business units
  •  Provide 24X7 on-call system support for Information Technology and cover shifts as required on a rotation basis.


This role may be right for you if you enjoy highly detailed and analytical work with a high degree of visibility and contribution. You pride yourself on your understanding of priorities, stakeholders, budget, and time. Your previous employers praise your strong drive to provide excellent customer service and communication, and your previous co-workers talk about your ability to articulate to stakeholders how changes in processes would be beneficial to the bottom line. Your friends consider you a strong teammate and co-collaborator for both business and life projects and your family is proud of your ability to research a topic and develop and design great solutions.


Basic Qualifications

  •  Associates’ or technical two-year degree in a field related to data processing. Bachelors’ degree in computer science, equivalent education, or five years of experience with core mainframe systems.
  •  Five years’ experience of UNIX and AIX.
  •  Five years’ experience as a system programmer analyst.
  •  Two years’ experience HTML, SQL, JAVA script, and Powershell.
  •  Five years’ experience with mainframe backup and scheduling software.



Kitsap Credit Union requires new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work. The CDC defines “fully vaccinated” as two weeks after the second dose for Pfizer and Moderna, and two weeks after the single dose of Johnson & Johnson. Kitsap Credit Union will require proof of vaccination and consider requests for exemption from this requirement during the offer phase as a reasonable accommodation for medical reasons or sincerely held religious beliefs where the accommodation would not cause Kitsap Credit Union undue hardship or pose a direct threat to the health and safety of others.


******Employment is contingent upon satisfactory credit, background, and reference checks.  Kitsap Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer.All qualified applicants for employment will receive consideration without regard to sex, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status.******