AmeriHealth Caritas Responsibilities: in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Responsibilities:

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Under the direction of the Application Development Manager and in cooperation with other IT Staff, responsible for designing, developing, distributing and maintaining custom software applications in a multi-user, networked environment. Participate in the design and implementation of related databases and associated hardware and software. Maintain working level knowledge of the following technologies: (preferred) - SQL SERVER, ASP.NET, ADO.NET … (nice to have) - C#, SYBASE, DATASTAGE, UNIX, TIDAL

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Programming and Application Development Functions (90%):

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  • Participates in the full application development life cycle including working with user requirement gathering, documentation of functional requirements, software design, project progress reviews, technical writing, testing and debugging code, quality assurance processes, deployment, writing user manuals and application support, with primary duties related to writing code.

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  • Participates in the creation of data models, database designs, SQL programming, stored procedures and utilization of any other SQL database tools required to support the development and release of developed applications.

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  • Provides customized Microsoft Office solutions to improve user productivity.

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  • Responsible in conjunction with other IT staff to ensure all application development meets accepted “best practices” standards, including the security requirements as mandated by HIPAA and CBHNP policies.

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Other Functions ( 10%):

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  • Develops and maintains documentation, including policies and procedures on all operations within the scope of this job description.

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Other Skills:

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Software Development & Testing:

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  • Basic understanding of design, develop, unit test, document, schedule, & deploy supportable technical solutions to business needs.

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  • .NET and Sybase or MS SQL and development.

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  • Scheduling batch jobs using Tidal.

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Analysis & Design:

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  • Basic understanding of carries out systematic problem identification, analysis, and resolution.

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

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

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  • Develops technical design specifications.

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  • Participate in code reviews and technical meetings.

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Communications & Documentation:

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

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  • Documents various processes, procedures and workflows accurately.

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

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  • Writes and updates task/project status and reports.

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  • Comfortable interacting with all levels of stakeholders.

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Qualifications / Education:

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  • One to three years of technical support experience in a fast-paced environment.

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  • One to three years programming in .NET.

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  • One to three years using Sybase T-SQL or MS SQL.

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  • One to three years knowledge in the following technical areas: tuning and optimization, modular code development, and hands-on experience in stored procedures and triggers & functions.

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Skills Required/Desired:

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  • SDLC experience.

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  • Good technical and troubleshooting skills.

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  • Ability to manage multiple tasks with multiple priorities required.

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

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  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills required.

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

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

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  • Healthcare experience nice to have.

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  • Keeps abreast of industry standards and development best practices.

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Education:

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Bachelor’s Degree

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Programmer Analyst I

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Telecommuter?: No

ID**: 14246

Job Brief

Responsible for designing, developing, distributing and maintaining custom software applications in a multi-user, networked environment.

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 atwww.amerihealthcaritas.com.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Application Development Manager and in cooperation with other IT Staff, responsible for designing, developing, distributing and maintaining custom software applications in a multi-user, networked environment. Participate in the design and implementation of related databases and associated hardware and software. Maintain working level knowledge of the following technologies: (preferred) - SQL SERVER, ASP.NET, ADO.NET … (nice to have) - C#, SYBASE, DATASTAGE, UNIX, TIDAL

Programming and Application Development Functions (90%):

  • Participates in the full application development life cycle including working with user requirement gathering, documentation of functional requirements, software design, project progress reviews, technical writing, testing and debugging code, quality assurance processes, deployment, writing user manuals and application support, with primary duties related to writing code.

  • Participates in the creation of data models, database designs, SQL programming, stored procedures and utilization of any other SQL database tools required to support the development and release of developed applications.

  • Provides customized Microsoft Office solutions to improve user productivity.

  • Responsible in conjunction with other IT staff to ensure all application development meets accepted “best practices” standards, including the security requirements as mandated by HIPAA and CBHNP policies.

Other Functions ( 10%):

  • Develops and maintains documentation, including policies and procedures on all operations within the scope of this job description.

Other Skills:

Software Development & Testing:

  • Basic understanding of design, develop, unit test, document, schedule, & deploy supportable technical solutions to business needs.

  • .NET and Sybase or MS SQL and development.

  • Scheduling batch jobs using Tidal.

Analysis & Design:

  • Basic understanding of 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 code reviews and technical meetings.

Communications & Documentation:

  • Conveys ideas clearly and tailors communication based on selected 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 stakeholders.

Qualifications / Education:

  • One to three years of technical support experience in a fast-paced environment.

  • One to three years programming in .NET.

  • One to three years using Sybase T-SQL or MS SQL.

  • One to three years knowledge in the following technical areas: tuning and optimization, modular code development, and hands-on experience in stored procedures and triggers & functions.

Skills Required/Desired:

  • SDLC experience.

  • Good technical and troubleshooting skills.

  • 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 supervision.

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

  • Healthcare experience nice to have.

  • Keeps abreast of industry standards and development best practices.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

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