Business Application Developer Adv.

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Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Full-time

Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: 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.&nbsp; Provide business application maintenance and support.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Work closely with clients, business analysts and team members on moderately complex to complex programming projects. Define business processes and gather project requirements.&nbsp;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.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Provide ongoing maintenance of applications.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Document functions and changes to new or modified modules and test activities/results.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Identify technical requirements, as needed. Create technical design specifications and assist in sizing technical requirements, as needed.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Participate in project planning processes, as needed.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Support identification of sources of data feeds and interfaces, as needed.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Design new reports and interfaces using advance queries and software solutions. Maintain ex</span><span style="font-size: small;">isting reports and process automation tools.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Adhere to standards and procedures. Review modules for quality assurance.&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">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;</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Evaluate new application packages and tools and perform research on best practices and provi</span><span style="font-size: small;">de recommendations for solutions, as needed.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Provide technical coaching and mentoring to less-experienced team members.</span></li> <li><span style="font-size: small;">Other duties may be assigned.</span></li> </ul>
Requirements: <div id="requisitionDescriptionInterface.ID1574.row1" class="inlinepanel" title=""><span class="subtitle">Qualifications</span></div> <span class="blockpanel"><span class="">&nbsp;</span></span> <ul type="disc"> <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><strong><span style="font-family: Calibri;">Departmental Preferences:</span></strong></p> <ul type="disc"> <li>Extensive knowledge of SQL Server creating databases, stored procedures, views and integrated services packages.</li> <li> <div><span style="font-family: Calibri;">Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio</span></div> </li> <li>Experience with SQL Server Analysis Servers (SSAS) to build and maintain cubes.</li> <li>Experience with developing dashboards using a software tool such as Cognos, WebFocus, Tableau, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).</li> <li>Experience with SQL Server Management Studio.</li> <li>Experience in documenting user requirements, developing conceptual and detail designs.</li> <li>&nbsp;Excellent verbal and written communication skills.</li> <li>&nbsp;Must be self-motivated and be able to work under pressure.</li> <li>&nbsp;Results oriented while being flexible to adjust to a dynamic environment.</li> <li>&nbsp;Ability to work with minimal direction while exhibiting good follow-through.</li> <li>&nbsp;Proven problem-solving ability and good workflow analysis knowledge.</li> <li>&nbsp;Previous experience with Agile methodologies.</li> <li>&nbsp;Other programming experience with web development tools would be considered a plus.</li> </ul>