Apps Sys Program Analyst III in Boston, MA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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About The Position:

The Applications System Programmer Analyst III for Software Development Services (SDS) is a senior individual contributor position who will be functioning as an integral part of the team in developing various technical aspects of complex development projects. The developer will work closely with the Manager of Application Development, the Software Architect, Solutions engineers/Analysts and SME (Subject Matter Experts) to deliver on time, state-of-the-art software solutions that support the ever-changing business needs. This individual will also be required to perform code merges for deployments. The developer will also be required to communicate with the business units as needed for supporting needs. The developer will also assist the Manager in improving the team's technical ability, utilization, and overall efficiency by adhering to best practices.  The ideal candidate for this role is someone who enjoys being hands on with software development teams and possesses strong technical abilities to implement successful development strategies.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Understanding of a standard typical Software Development Life Cycle
  • Maintain knowledge of client/server development and architectural principles and approaches.
  • Utilize and conform to design standards and methodologies.
  • Use applicable design/development languages (e.g. VB6, SQL/XML, ASP.NET, DO.NET, C#, scripting and HTML) and tools.
  • Develop and maintain overall knowledge of business applications and any 3rd party components.
  • Work with Data Architect and Manager to determine file/database structure design and definition.
  • Work with Application Architects to assure design and conformance to best practices.
  • Under direction of the Manager, Application Development, assists with development designs and works with SA/BA to document specifications. Create and utilize test plans and tools to validate quality of deployment deliverables.
  • Assist in resolution of issues and defects found in quality control.
  • Work with architects and analysts to design and implement enhancements and future release.
  • Assist in developing quality and performance benchmarks for the systems.
  • Keep analysts, developers, and management informed of all relevant issues.
  • Consult with support teams regarding database usage, interfaces, performance tuning, and issues.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field required. 
  • Relevant Work Experience: Three (3) years of experience in application development and/or analytical role required.​

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