Highmark Health Senior Application Developer in Topeka, Kansas
Job Description :
This job takes the lead in providing more complex application development services typically as part of a project team or in an application support role. Developers analyze, design, code, test and implement more complex systematic solutions to meet customer requirements that adhere to Highmark IT standards and policies. Developers provide general support to maintain more complex applications that meet the service levels, system availability, performance and quality levels required by their customers. May mentor less experienced team members.
Takes a lead role for analyzing, designing, coding, testing and implementing more complex application enhancements, as well as providing general production support, meeting defined scope, target dates and budgets with minimal or no defects.
Utilizes and participates in the more complex full system development life cycle, per current Highmark SDLC standards.
Takes a lead role in collaborating with customers, business analysts, partners, and IT team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. Concentrates on providing innovative solutions to more complex business needs.
Takes a lead role in providing required technical support, including release implementations, on-call and 24x7 supports when necessary.
Performs work in compliance with all Highmark and Highmark IT standards, policies and procedures.
Actively takes a leading role and participates on project teams in various project roles, including, but not limited to, Developer, Technical Lead and Project Manager, based upon level of experience.
Effectively communicates with team members, customers, partners and management, including assisting with or conducting more complex technical walkthroughs, reporting project status, enabling vendor solutions and providing accurate and concise documentation.
Other duties as assigned or requested.
- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Information Technology or related field
- 6 years of related and progressive experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree
5 years of experience as a developer
Experience with Project Management tools
Experience with databases
Experience with multiple coding languages
LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS
- Certification such as JAVA Developer, DB2 Certification, Cognos Certification
Problem solving, root cause analysis, and issue resolution
Demonstrated leadership skills
Experience in Healthcare or Health Insurance Industry
Experience with technology platforms, application development tools, business processes, software development life cycle used by Highmark enterprise
Language (Other than English):
0% - 25%
PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS and WORKING CONDITIONS
Teaches / trains others regularly
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
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As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.
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Req ID: J213137