• Applications Developer I

    Req No.
    2019-4052
    Company
    Central Health
    Job Locations
    US-TX-Austin
    Category
    Technical
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Applications Developer I is responsible and accountable for designing, developing, implementing, enhancing, and providing advanced support for applications, databases, and/or integrations. This role will perform various development related tasks to meet the needs of the Central Health Enterprise. The Applications Developer I will collaborate with other members of the development team to ensure developments are complete, accurate, and meet customer needs. The Applications Developer I will also perform other duties as assigned.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Duties (at least 5 that are non-negotiable duties and are absolutely pertinent to successfully completing the job without accommodations):

    The Applications Developer I MUST:

    • Design, develop, and implement new applications, databases, and/or integrations.
    • Enhance, and provide advanced support for existing applications, databases, and/or integrations.
    • Optimize applications, databases, and/or integrations to provide optimal performance.
    • Analyze applications, databases, and/or integrations for problems and develop solutions.
    • Communicate barriers with the Technical Architect, and Applications Development Manager.
    • Implement processes and logic to extract, transform, and distribute data across one or more data stores from a wide variety of sources.
    • Automate integration/ETL jobs and processes when possible.
    • Perform unit testing and maintain version control on all developments.
    • Ensure all developments are consistent with and according to project requirement documentation.
    • Create and manage technical artifacts relating to development on our Confluence wiki.
    • Adhere to coding standards and participate in peer design, code, and test reviews throughout the development life cycle.
    • Coordinate with QA Specialists to review test cases for applications, databases, and/or integrations.
    • Collaborate with other development team members for all application, database, and/or integration developments.
    • Collaborate with Enterprise team members for implementation of new applications, databases, and/or integrations, as well as enhancements to existing applications, databases, and/or integrations.
    • Collaborate with the Project Management Office (PMO) staff and serve as a subject matter expert (SME) during project planning.
    • Collaborate with other Joint Technology team members or vendors to assess, address and resolve problems as needed.
    • Utilize standardized department tools/software systems to document work and track progress toward project milestones and deadlines.
    • Perform vendor management and oversight as needed.
    • Have the ability to work outside of standard business hours.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

    • Proficiency in application, database, and/or integration development
    • Proficiency with one of the following structured query languages such as (T-SQL, PL/pgSQL)
    • Proficiency with one of the following programming languages, object oriented languages such as (Java, C#), and/or scripting languages such as (JavaScript, Python)
    • Proficiency with MSSQL Server and/or PostgreSQL management tools
    • Proficiency with one integration platform including but not limited to Cloverleaf, Mirth, Iguana, CorePoint, Rhapsody, and/or Mulesoft
    • Proficiency with one ETL platform including but not limited to Pentaho, Informatica, Talend, and/or SSIS
    • Proficiency with at least one healthcare integration standard such as HL7, CCD/C-CDA , EDI X12, and/or FHIR APIs
    • Proficiency with XML, flat/delimited files, and JSON objects.
    • Understanding of ETL and data integration methodologies
    • Understanding of coding logic and best practices such as the software development life cycle (SDLC)
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
    • Ability to manage multiple task or projects, prioritizing appropriately
    • Critical thinking and decision-making skills
    • Strong facilitation and communication skills
    • Self-motivated and well organized
    • Ability to work well within a team
    • Strong customer service skills
    • Attention to detail and accuracy
    • Adaptable and responds willingly to change

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM EDUCATION:
    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
    OR
    • Associate’s degree in computer science or related field AND 2 years of additional experience in related field
    OR
    • High School Diploma or GED AND 4 years of additional experience in related field
    *Examples – Associate’s degree + 2 years additional experience + 1 year from minimum experience section or High School Diploma/GED + 4 years additional experience + 1 year from minimum experience section


    MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
    • 1 year of experience in Healthcare IT
    • 1 years of experience as an application, database, and/or integration developer
    • 1 years of experience with databases such as MSSQL and/or PostgreSQL
    AND
    • 1 year of experience with integration platforms such as Cloverleaf, Mirth, Iguana, CorePoint, Rhapsody, and/or Mulesoft
    OR 1 year of experience with ETL platforms such as Pentaho, Informatica, Talend, and/or SSIS
    *Experience may be accumulated during one employment if the job requirements meet the above minimum experience

     

     

    PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
    • 2 years of experience in Healthcare IT
    • 2 years of experience as an application, database, and/or integration developer
    • 2 years of experience with databases such as MSSQL and/or PostgreSQL
    AND
    • 2 years of experience with integration platforms such as Cloverleaf, Mirth, Iguana, CorePoint, Rhapsody, and/or Mulesoft
    OR 2 years of experience with ETL platforms such as Pentaho, Informatica, Talend, and/or SSIS
    BONUS
    • Experience working with healthcare-related business, finance, operations, and clinical systems
    • Experience with Bit Bucket, JIRA, Confluence, Source Tree, Trello, Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience working on a team utilizing Scrum/Agile methodologies

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