Application Developer I

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Full-time

Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: Work closely with clients, business analysts and team members on smaller, moderately complex coding tasks to understand the business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions that align with business and IT strategies and are in compliance with the organization&rsquo;s architectural standards. Provide support in the full systems life cycle for one application to ensure application software is delivered on time and within budget.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Code applications using a disciplined development process. Create data extracts and reports from system based on requirements. Develop, execute, and document unit test plans. Support and/or execute all testing efforts.</li> <li>Assist in the deployment of new modules, upgrade and fix the production environment. Make modules production-ready by moving them to libraries, completing forms and version control documents, following procedures, etc. Validate deployment.</li> <li>Assist in production support.&nbsp; Troubleshoot existing information systems to identify errors or deficiencies and develops solutions.</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>Adhere to standards and procedures. Review modules for quality assurance.</li> <li>Other duties as assigned</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Requirements: <p><strong>EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE</strong></p> <ul> <li>Associate's degree in related field preferred.</li> <li>One (1) year programming experience preferred. Working knowledge in one programming language preferred.</li> <li>Experience in systems design and have a basic understanding of development, database development, testing, and integration methodologies preferred.</li> </ul> <p><strong>DEPARTMENTAL PREFERENCES</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree with a major in computer science, computer information systems, data science, engineering or related field required.</li> <li>1+ years of experience in RDBMS technologies like Oracle, SQL Server, or Sybase.</li> <li>1+ years of experience in Business Intelligence development (Informatica and/or SAP Business Objects) preferred.</li> <li>1+ years of experience in Java development preferred.</li> <li>Healthcare experience preferred.</li> </ul> <p><strong>OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES</strong></p> <ul> <li>Analytical and systems thinking.</li> <li>Accuracy and attention to detail.</li> <li>Written and verbal communication skills.</li> <li>Ability to work effectively as part of a team.</li> <li>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</li> </ul> <p><em>All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other grounds, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.</em></p>