Business Application Developer Adv.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: <strong><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Provide support to all phases of the application development process to include business analysis, application, architecture, design, development, integration and delivery for those business applications that support the administrative or operational functions of the company or the business applications needed to serve customers effectively. Provide business application maintenance and support.</span></span></strong><span style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: medium;">&nbsp;</span></span>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Work closely with clients, business analysts and team members on moderately complex to complex programming projects. Define business processes and gather project requirements. Write software code, test, debug, and document and maintain computer applications. Identify coding errors through informal and formal testing methods.&nbsp; Ensure application integrity by applying SDLC concepts.</li> <li>Provide ongoing maintenance of applications.</li> <li>Document functions and changes to new or modified modules and test activities/results.</li> <li>Identify technical requirements, as needed. Create technical design specifications and assist in sizing technical requirements, as needed.</li> <li>Participate in project planning processes, as needed.</li> <li>Support identification of sources of data feeds and interfaces, as needed.</li> <li>Design new reports and interfaces using advance queries and software solutions. Maintain existing reports and process automation tools.</li> <li>Adhere to standards and procedures. Review modules for quality assurance.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Evaluate existing applications and platforms and provides recommendations for improving application performance by conducting gap analysis, identifying feasible alternative solutions, and assisting in the scope of modifications.&nbsp;</li> <li>Evaluate new application packages and tools and perform research on best practices and provide recommendations for solutions, as needed.</li> <li>Provide technical coaching and mentoring to less-experienced team members.</li> <li>Other duties may be assigned.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.</li> <li>Three (3) years of advanced programming techniques and application design required.</li> <li>Experience in systems design and have a solid understanding of development, database development, testing, and integration methodologies required.</li> <li>Project management experience preferred.</li> <li>Analytical and systems thinking.</li> <li>Accuracy and attention to detail.</li> <li>Written and verbal communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to work independently, or within a team environment.</li> <li>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</li> </ul> <p>Departmental Summary</p> <p>Resource needed for ongoing enhancement and support of Microsoft desktop and web applications for Actuarial and Underwriting users. Required: 3+ years of progressive experience creating C#, Angular2, Typescript, EF5/6, and LINQ web applications utilizing MVC patterns as a full stack developer. 3+ years of experience working with SQL Server and Oracle databases as an application developer. Extensive experience using Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft SQLServer Management Studio (SSMS). Experience in developing and executing test scenarios/test cases. Excellent analytical problem-solving skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Preferred: Technical experience in AngularJS, Angular2, TypeScript, JavaScript, JQuery, LINQ, bootstrap, EF5/6 and IIS 7.5. Experience working with BCBSM EDW data warehouse. Knowledge of Healthcare Claims &amp; Membership data. Experience in developing complete (both frontend and database) Microsoft Access.</p>