BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York

About BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York


Job Category:

Information Technology


United States

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Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Web & Mobile Developer

Posted: 08/5/2018

Auto req ID 1726BR Company HealthNow NY, Inc. About Us HealthNow New York Inc. is one of New York’s leading health care companies that provide access to quality health care and innovative solutions for individuals and employers. HealthNow offers a full range of insured, self-insured, and government programs and services, as well as life and disability coverage, dental and vision plans and stop-loss coverage. Headquartered in Buffalo, NY, the company operates BlueCross BlueShield of Western New York (Buffalo), BlueShield of Northeastern New York (Albany), Health Now Brokerage Concepts (Blue Bell, PA) and Health Now Administrative Services (across the Northeast US and California). In 2013 the company had revenues of $2.46B and reserves of $592 million. Title Web & Mobile Developer Position Posting Location Buffalo Status Full Time Regular Hours Asp Specified Job Description Creates specifications, codes, debugs, and tests software applications. Maintains system applications, researches and resolves problems, and tests software releases. May act in a limited project leadership role. Primary Responsibility Through effective application of IT development standards and procedures, documents technical specifications based on provided business requirements. Codes, unit tests, resolves defects, maintains and implements high quality program changes. Collaborates with Solution Architects and Technical Lead staff to develop application designs. Performs program analysis for assigned work by obtaining a detailed understanding of business processes and procedures. Prepares clear and comprehensible user-level documentation.

Provides accurate and timely estimates for assigned work accompanied by documentation for all completed work assignments. Effectively collaborates with Quality Assurance Testing and business staff to review application functionality and test results. Act as mentor to other team resources. Coordinates SDLC tasks for small to moderate change requests, as requested. Coordinates with third party vendors to resolve problems and answer business questions, as requested. May act in a limited project leadership capacity. Responds to emergency maintenance situations based upon application knowledge. Performs administrative duties such as status and time reporting. Performs special duties and assignments within scope of expected skills and experience.
Knowledge and Skills Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment with supervision. Demonstrated critical thinking and/or problem solving skills are a must. Effective oral and written communication skills are necessary to meet team collaboration and programming documentation standards. Exhibits professional demeanor and interpersonal skills. Maintains neutrality when resolving conflicting IT and business issues. TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: WEB - Intermediate Level Java Programming
- Understand Object Oriented Development Concepts
- Understand Intermediate Web Development Concepts
- Intermediate HTML/CSS/JavaScript
- Intermediate JSP & Servlet
- Knowledge of intermediate SQL commands
- Understand database structure and concepts
- Intermediate Mobile Development (iPhone, Android, Windows, HTML 5)
Intermediate Source Control knowledge (SVN)
- Intermediate Knowledge of Web Content Management System
- Prefer Adobe CQ Experience TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: BAS Core
- Intermediate to Advanced C++ and C# skills
- Intermediate understanding of .Net framework
- Knowledge of intermediate SQL commands
- Understand database structure and concepts
- Intermediate problem solving and analytical skills
- Intermediate Source Control knowledge (SVN)
- Intermediate level XML, XSD, WSDL, BPEL
- Intermediate level Web service standards (SOAP and REST)
- Intermediate level WebSphere M
- Nice to have WebSphere Integration Developer
- Intermediate level .NET development frameworks (C#, VB)
- Intermediate level SQL (Sybase, SQL Server)
- Novice level EDI standards (HIPAA, X12, XML)
- Intermediate level Trading Partner Gateways knowledge and experience
- Novice level EcMap Translation Software
- Nice to have WebSphere Message Broker TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: Finance
- Experience using SQL, HTML, CSS, Java script
- Must have experience with (Java, JSP) or any one of (ASP.NET, C#, VB.NET)
- Knowledge of Service Oriented Architecture and solution designs
- Strong interpersonal as well as verbal and written communication skills
- Desire to adapt and learn new development technologies (e.g., WebSphere Message Broker)
- Experience with PeopleSoft and the PeopleTools Suite/Server administration(PeopleSoft developer only)
Nice to have
- Experience with developing SOA technical designs and specifications
- Experience with COBOL and JCL
- Strong Business Analytical and Design skills
- Experience with ORM(Object Relational Map) tools
- Knowledge of source control tools such as Subversion or Team Foundation Server
- Knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycle
- Experience in Healthcare
Experience or related field. In addition to the bachelor's degree, requires three (3) years of progressively responsible developer experience. In lieu of a bachelor's degree, requires a minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in a developer role. Prior experience in a healthcare organization is preferred. Education Required Education:Bachelors Degree (Computer Information Systems) Working Conditions Must be able to work in an office environment Must have ability and access to work from remote location such as home Manual Dexterity Req: Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to effectively use a computer with all its components for prolonged periods of time and for the majority of required tasks Manual Dexterity Req: Eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to effectively utilize various office equipment (phone, computer, fax machine, printer, copier, filing cabinet, etc) Physical Effort: Minimum; typical of most office work. Mostly sedentary work. Prolonged Sitting Vision Req: Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less) Weight: lift/carry/push/pull under 10 lbs. EEO Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Removal Date 19-Mar-2019

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