System Application Administrator

Job Location(s) US-IN-Indianapolis | US-IN-Evansville | US-IN-Greenfield
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Covance is currently hiring an Application Administrator for its Indianapolis, IN location. This person will be working with the Covance Warehouse Management System. This is an entry level opportunity for computer science professionals with 1-2 years of experience with SQL or large scale systems. 


The Administrator will provide support for integration of fulfillment systems to other enterprise systems. They will have an opportunity to gain solid understanding of the business process, workflows and data. 


Other Responsibilites Include:

  • Work closely with day to day operations to solve problems and seek improvements.
  • Work with vendor to define requirements for new software.
  • Gather requirements, design and deploy functionality to meet business requirements.
  • Assist in technical specifications and other deliverable documents.
  • Develop test cases and plans to complete the unit testing.
  • Provide on-call support for production applications.
  • Develop a deep understanding of applications and integration and bring issues to resolution.
  • Monitor application performance and improve response times.
  • Configure application for the best performance.
  • Plan for and apply application software patches.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience.




  • 1 to 2 years experience supporting packaged applications.
  • 1 to 2 years experience supporting warehouse management software systems.
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language.
  • Excellent knowledge of hardware, Windows, network and communications, multi-tiered architecture and applications.
  • Working knowledge of SQL.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Collaborates effectively and excels in a team environment.


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