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Datacap Developer/Programmer

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St. Paul, Minnesota, United States


Information Technology




Datacap Developer/Programmer

ST Paul, MN

1 year duration 


  • Collaborate with business analysts and developers to produce software designs.
  • Formulate Datacap program specifications and basic prototypes.
  • Transform software designs and specifications into high functioning Datacap solutions.
  • Help integrate Datacap solutions to inbound systems, including import systems, faxes, scanners, and other inbound processes.
  • Help integrate Datacap solutions to other systems, including exporting data and image documents, to major systems, exporting content to FileNet, and integrating with other systems, such as Cúram.
  • Assist with Datacap development related to importing and converting electronic documents or existing images from a file system, fax, or email server.  
  • Provide a minimum of one month of direct training of MNIT developers in Datacap development skillset.
  • Test code periodically to ensure it produces the desirable results and perform debugging when necessary.
  • Perform upgrades to make software and systems more secure and efficient.
  • Collaborate with technical writers to create documentation for user support.
  • Provide best practice knowledge and guidance for Datacap development process and procedures to MNIT Datacap developers.
  • Program Datacap product to perform data extraction from documents using appropriate recognition technology (Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for machine-printed characters; Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) for handwriting or in other well identified contexts; Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) for identifying checked boxes and other marks; and Bar code reading of several types, including one-dimensional or two-dimensional bar codes), along with data validation, matching and normalization.
  • Assist with classification and separation of documents based on document types.  
  • Program Datacap to check the accuracy of extracted information and correct errors against business rules and database validation.
  • Assist with data security and protection.  
  • Program Datacap to send data / content into a FileNet workflow based on defined rules, including handling of exceptions. 
  • Program Datacap to automate processes where possible and appropriate.
  • Configure IBM Content Navigator (ICN) for best use with Datacap applications.
  • Fully understand Datacap rules engine and Incorporate rules engine to execute unattended capture operations such as image cleanup, data extraction, lookup, redaction and export of contents and metadata to back-end systems.
  • Assist with creating processes using Datacap to automatically deliver data and documents to users in a context that is relevant to the business process using web services and integrating with other systems.  
  • Provide reports on capture operations and statistics on how the system is performing.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Five (5) years’ experience in Developer/Programmer role working with Datacap
    • A Master’s degree substitutes for three years of experience, or a Bachelor’s degree substitutes for two years, or an Associate’s degree substitutes for one year
  • Five (5) engagements lasting more than six (6) months in Developer/Programmer role working with Datacap


Desired Skills

  • Proven experience as a programmer 
  • Excellent knowledge with relational databases, SQL and ORM technologies
  • Detail-oriented and excellent concentration ability
  • An analytical mindset and critical thinking
  • Demonstrable ability to discover and fix errors in code
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in team settings