AmeriHealth Caritas Programmer Analyst Senior - .Net/C#/SQL in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Programmer Analyst Senior - .Net/C#/SQL

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Telecommuter?: No

ID**: 14237

Job Brief

Design, develop, test, implement and support thoughtful and cost-effective software solutions and applications

Your career starts now. We’re looking for the next generation of health care leaders.

At AmeriHealth Caritas, we’re passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we’d like to hear from you.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at .


Design, develop, test, implement and support thoughtful and cost-effective software solutions and applications in support of AmeriHealth Caritas Medicaid organization. Develop superior documentation according to established standards. Troubleshoot and solve design & coding problems. Interpret Business Requirements and where applicable - Functional Specifications in the delivery of software solutions meeting or exceeding client expectations. Directly interface with Programmer/Analysts, Business Systems Analysts, Business Analysts, management, various IS departments and business clients to understand AmeriHealth Caritas Medicaid business needs and design solutions. Have the ability to mentor junior team members.


Software Development & Testing

  • Design, develop, unit test, document, schedule, deploy, support technical solutions to business needs.

  • Development, data, stored procedures & database objects.

  • Scheduling batch jobs using Tidal.

  • Batch interface design & development on Trizetto Facets.

Analysis & Design:

  • Carries out systematic problem identification, analysis, and resolution.

  • Analyzes and reduces complex problems into simple, manageable components.

  • Translate Business Requirements and/or Functional Specifications into technical solutions.

  • Develops technical design specifications.

  • Participate in and/or lead code reviews.

  • Have the ability to lead technical meetings, as required.

Communications & Documentation:

  • Conveys ideas clearly and tailors communication based on audience (technical and non-technical).

  • Documents various processes, procedures and workflows accurately.

  • Effectively composes technical and non-technical documents such as Functional Specifications, Technical Design Specifications, operation guides, process flows, and other technical schematics.

  • Writes and updates task/project status and reports.

  • Comfortable interacting with all levels of business-side management.

  • Experience interacting with the team at offshore locations.

Experience Required: (5-7 years):

  • ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET.

  • SQL and SQL Server/Sybase.

  • Software development experience in a fast-paced environment.

  • Data analysis and design.

  • Tuning and optimization.

  • Modular code development.

  • Hands on experience in writing stored procedures, triggers and functions.

  • Experience in Heath Care Membership/Provider/Claims/TPL and Trizetto Facets is a big plus.

Skills Required/Desired:

  • Complete SDLC experience required.

  • Complete change/release management experience required.

  • Excellent technical and troubleshooting skills required.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with multiple priorities required.

  • Accommodate work schedule and works extra hours to meet crucial project deadlines as required.

  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills required.

  • Ability to work effectively with end-users, project teams, management, and vendors with minimal supervison.

  • Ability to work as a member of a team, as well as individual contributor, as required.

  • Healthcare experience preferred.

  • Keeps abreast of industry standards and development best practices.

  • Supports and carries out the AmeriHealth Caritas Mission and Values.


  • B.S. in Computer Science or Information Technology

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled