Applications Specialist

  • American Red Cross
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
  • May 16, 2018
Information Technology

Job Description

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By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network?

Job Description:

As one of the nation’s premier humanitarian organizations, the American Red Cross is dedicated to helping people in need throughout the United States and, in association with other Red Cross networks, throughout the world. We depend on the many generous contributions of time, blood, and money from the American public to support our lifesaving services and programs. If you share our passion for helping people, join us in this excellent career opportunity.

Design and develop equipment and systems and/or redesign existing systems to fulfill the needs of customers and support business operations. Support project managers on software projects as required. May act as project leader for small projects and direct the work of other staff.

We're looking for someone who has strong technical knowledge, good experience and outstanding interpersonal and team skills.


This new position will be responsible for:

  • Support and development of all database reporting tools
  • Software testing of new releases
  • Active participant in the migration to the database platforms
  • Provide development and support for some of the secondary field apps provided to support operations
  • Follow standard operations and procedures.



  • Education: 4-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
  • Experience: Minimum 3-5 years required
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must possess the ability to work with business partners and assist with prioritization of team activities resulting from business priorities.
  • SQL Server database experience and development
  • Strong experience with SSRS Reporting Tools
  • Strong experience with VBA development
  • VBScript experience

Experience with:

  • Knowledge of VB.Net and ASP.NET development a plus
  • Knowledge of Object-Oriented development
  • Experience with SQL Server management studio, basic SQL querying, SSIS & SAS a plus
  • MS Access and visual basic
  • .Net desktop and internet development (various programming languages: C#, ASP.NET, VB.NET)
  • Additional skills/experience:
  • Web intelligence
  • Microsoft office automation
  • SharePoint application development


Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.

The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee’s professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment. To be considered for this position, please visit to apply.

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