IT Software Development Advisor

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POST DATE 9/6/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Memphis, TN

Memphis, TN
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IT Software Development Advisor (467812)

Engagement Type:Contract


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.


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.


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

Leadership skills

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