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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 Specialist (470592)

Engagement Type:Contract,Contract to Perm,Permanent

PRIMARY PURPOSE: To develop, maintain, test and debug software to meet generally defined requirements in a Windows client/server environment utilizing software development languages/environments such as PL/SQL, Oracle, Progress 4 GL Application Development Environment (ADE), .Net, Microsoft SQL, or other platforms; to formulate and define system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding for the purpose of developing or modifying moderately complex information systems; to prepare detailed specification from which programs will be written; and to design, code, test, debug, document and maintain programs.


Becomes extremely familiar with several key modules of the application that are being supported such modules include but not limited to reports, parameters, claims management, intake services and interfaces.

Analyzes user needs as required; assists in the design of specifications to meet end user needs.

Develops and modifies software to meet the specifications outlined in data processing requests.

Develops and maintains software to meet requirements of insurance carrier and regulatory groups.

Tests and debugs assigned projects; assists in testing projects for other members of the programming staff.

Prepares documentation on new or existing software.

Investigates call escalations from the support staff; makes the necessary corrections to data and/or software.

Assists in the professional growth of programmers.

Follows departmental pre-established standards and guidelines as they pertain to design and development.

Adheres to the goal of delivering and maintaining the highest quality of customer service to our clients.

Keeps abreast of software development language revisions and technology advances.


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.


Five (5) years of experience working in the software development lifecycle to include three (3) years specifically using a software development platform to build or enhance technology solutions and three (3) years of specific experience/knowledge of Oracle databases, PL/SQL, C#/C++/C, Open Source, Korn Shell Script, Perl or Progress 4GL or equivalent combination of education and experiencerequired.

Skills & Knowledge

Strong knowledge of software development and applications design

Excellent oral and written communication skills

PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

Excellent interpersonal skills

Strong organizational skills

Ingenuity and creativity

Logical approach to problem solving

Analytical capabilities

Ability to work under pressure

Attention to detail

Tenacity and patience

Understanding of business processes and constraints

Proven ability to work with a specific software development technology pertinent to the department's needs and goals

Ability to work in a team environment

Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies

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