IT Software Development Advisor
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POST DATE 9/6/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONIT Software Development Advisor (467812)
To design, develop, maintain, test and debug software and applications; to determine the impact of new programs on and ensure compatibility with existing systems; to develop expertise in and assume responsibility for one or more specific system functions; under general supervision, to formulate/define system scope and objectives; to devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results; in some cases, to be responsible for project completion; and to provide guidance and training to other analyst/programmers.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Becomes familiar with all aspects of the application, including reports, parameters, claims management, intake services, carrier/client interfaces and vendor/business partner interfaces.
Assumes responsibility and develops expertise for a specific area of functionality of the application.
Analyzes user needs, as required, and leads in the design of specifications to meet those needs.
Develops and maintains software to meet the specifications outlined in data processing requests.
Assesses requirements of insurance carriers and regulatory groups; leads in the design and development of software to meet those requirements.
Tests and debugs software; assists in testing projects for other analyst/programmers.
Prepares documentation for assigned projects and completes the paperwork necessary to release the project.
Assists in the professional growth of other analyst/programmers.
Follows departmental pre-established standards and guidelines as applicable to design and development.
Adheres to the goal of delivering and maintaining the highest quality of customer service to clients.
Keeps up-to-date with technology changes and direction.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supports the organization's quality program(s).
Education & Licensing
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required. Information Systems or Computer Science major preferred.
Eight (8) years of program development experience or equivalent combination of education and experiencerequired to include two (2) years specialized experience with an emphasis on interpreting user requirements, business application design and programming of business applications. Insurance industry experiencepreferred.
Skills & Knowledge
Knowledge of client/server applications and claims management systems
Excellent project management skills
High level of self-motivation
Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills
PC literate, including Microsoft Office products
Analytical and interpretive skills
Strong organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies