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Web & Mobile Developer

Posted: 10/5/2018

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 As required Job Description The intermediate level Web & Mobile Software Developer builds web & mobile applications partnering with various business departments across the organization. This developer will create applications and services that support the organization by leveraging a skill set across various client-side and server-side technologies including Java, HTML, CSS, jQuery, Ionic, SQLServer, and others. While focusing on the User Experience, our developers are responsible for developing the full application stack including database tables, server-side development, and understanding the server architecture and performance implications. In addition to developing new applications, our web & mobile developers will be called upon to enhance existing applications, troubleshoot and fix issues that arise, and use their creativity and problem solving skills to provide innovative solutions to tough problems.

As an intermediate level Web & Mobile Software Developer, you will be developing web, mobile, and digital software applications while providing guidance to more novice team members.
Primary Responsibility • Document, analyze, design, develop, unit test and resolve defects.
• Implement and maintain high quality applications.
• Respond to emergency maintenance situations where assigned and based upon application knowledge.
• Provide accurate and timely estimates for assigned work.
• Effectively apply IT development standards, methodologies, compliance and Quality Assurance practices.
• Provide accurate and complete documentation for all completed work assignments.
• Perform special work assignments within scope of expected skills and experience.
• Gain a detailed understanding of HealthNow business processes.
• Effectively collaborate with Quality Assurance group and business staff to review application functionality and test results.
• Consistently perform administrative duties such as status and time reporting.
• Participate in business requirements gathering sessions.
• Document technical specifications based on provided business requirements.
• Coordinate SDLC tasks where called upon for small to moderate change requests.
• Collaborate with Solution Architects and Technical Leads to create application designs.
• Coordinate with third party vendors where called upon.
• Perform mentoring and training of designated IT team members.
• Prototyping of new technologies to assess feasibility for the organization.
• Act in a limited technical leadership role when called upon.
Knowledge and Skills • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to work effectively under minimum supervision.
• Effective oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously while maintaining quality standards and meeting assigned deadlines.
• Ability to adapt and learn new development technologies.
Qualifications Technical Requirements:
Object Oriented Development Concepts - Intermediate
- Knowledge of Web Development Concepts - Intermediate
- Knowledge of Responsive Design- Intermediate
- SQL Knowledge - Intermediate
- Knowledge of Source Control Tools - Intermediate
- Knowledge of Database Structures and Concepts - Intermediate
- Knowledge of Model-View-Controller (MVC) or Model-View-Viewmodel (MVVM) Concepts - Intermediate
- Knowledge of Web Architecture - Intermediate
- Knowledge of Networking Concepts - Intermediate
- Knowledge of Secure Web Development Concepts - Intermediate
- Knowledge of APIs, Service Oriented Architecture, and MVC design patterns
- Knowledge of Accessibility Standards such as Section 508 Compliance - Intermediate
- Java / Groovy Development or Equivalent - Intermediate
- HTML / CSS / JavaScript - Intermediate
- AJAX - Intermediate
- XML / JSON - Intermediate
- Bootstrap, Material Design, or Equivalent - Intermediate
- Templating Engine Experience with JSP, Sightly, Thymeleaf or Equivalent - Intermediate
- Hibernate or other ORM Equivalent - Intermediate
- Maven, Ant, or Equivalent - Intermediate
- Knowledge of Adobe Experience Manager or Equivalent Web Content Management System - Intermediate - Preferred
- Knowledge of Mobile Development (iPhone, Android, Ionic, or Titanium) - Intermediate
- Knowledge of Single Sign On Concepts such as SAML - Novice
- Knowledge of Apache Tomcat / Apache HTTP Server, or equivalents - Intermediate
Experience 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, Information Technology or other related field) 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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