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Integration Software Developer III

Company: PacificSource
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

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PacificSource is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
Diversity and Inclusion: PacificSource values the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We are committed to creating a diverse environment and fostering a workplace in which individual differences are appreciated, respected and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person's talents and strengths.
Position Overview: Provide technical leadership within a team developing complex integrations within an enterprise application environment in support of internal and external customers and partners. Responsibilities include analyzing requirements, understanding business processes and needs, and designing/building integration solutions to achieve business goals. Solutions usually involve integration of functionality across on-prem and cloud-based production platforms, business partner sources, and government sources. Projects are completed with cross-functional teams of IT peers and business partners. Manage time and expectations to ensure a high degree of stakeholder and user satisfaction.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and evaluate existing or proposed systems. Contribute to solution design for processing data, and provide integration with other systems or applications. Assess user requirements and provide input to departments and other IT staff to improve user productivity.
  • Proactively identify, diagnose, and resolve potential and evident system problems. Escalation point for troubleshooting support to other staff.
  • Design and apply new methods and procedures. Develop and test systems, programs, workflows, reports, and databases. Focus on efficiency and effectiveness of integration technologies, data exchange, distributed bus architecture, and middle tier software development.
  • Prepare systems specifications, project plans, and other internal documents. Ensure users and partners understand nature of work being performed, as well as timeframes and milestones. Provide regular status updates to management and stakeholders.
  • Depending on focus, maintain existing functionality in company software systems by working with internal and external users to develop new system features or install new versions of vendor software and perform unit, system, and integrated tests. Work closely with related staff to upgrade and maintain systems.
  • Train peers and users in technical aspects of systems.
  • Participate in selection and recommendation of suppliers and vendors.
  • Develop and maintain metrics to provide visibility to system functions and company operational data. Educate stakeholders on metrics.
  • Advocate for standard use of technology to improve company efficiency, system accuracy and correctness, and customer value. Advocate use of technology to empower stakeholders.
  • Prioritize work effectively to ensure both success of projects and smooth operation of existing functions.
    Supporting Responsibilities:
    • Meet department and company performance and attendance expectations.
    • Follow the PacificSource privacy policy and HIPAA laws and regulations concerning confidentiality and security of protected health information.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
      Work Experience: Minimum of five years of real-world systems development and analysis in a business environment required. Healthcare or health insurance industry experience strongly preferred. Experience with systems analysis, workflow, and service/data layer software development required. Experience with data architecture, structured testing, and quality assurance preferred.
      Education, Certificates, Licenses: BS in Computer Science or equivalent education. Project management certification, MS or MBA preferred.
      Knowledge: Visual Studio.NET languages (principally C#) and Microsoft Transact-SQL. Strong knowledge of software design and Object Oriented Programming principles. Structured code management best practices using Git, Team Foundation Server, or Azure DevOps. Experience modeling workflow and business processes. Experience with REST/SOAP API design and construction. Experience with synchronous and asynchronous integration patterns utilizing APIs and API management platforms, message/service bus approaches, queuing, etc. Experience quickly analyzing, designing, and creating data integrations drawn from normalized databases, SSIS packages, NOSQL, JSON, and other sources. Working familiarity with systems analysis techniques and event management/monitoring and alerting. Familiarity with healthcare related data formats such as EDI, FHIR, and HL7 highly recommended. Self-management skills for coordinating numerous, simultaneous projects. Responsible for accurate, reliable design, development, maintenance, and testing of applications. Participate in broad information systems assignments requiring originality and ingenuity. Work independently and in teams. Use of change control and production control for deployments.
      Additional desired experience includes: Data and application architecture, structured testing, quality assurance, and enterprise application environment management. Excellent verbal and written communications skills required. Must be able to engage with all levels of the organization, vendors, and customers.
      • Adaptability
      • Building Customer Loyalty
      • Building Strategic Work Relationships
      • Building Trust
      • Continuous Improvement
      • Contributing to Team Success
      • Planning and Organizing
      • Work Standards
        Environment: Work inside in a general office setting with ergonomically configured equipment. Travel is required approximately 5% of the time.
        Our Values
        We live and breathe our values. In fact, our culture is driven by these seven core values which guide us in how we do business:
        • We are committed to doing the right thing.
        • We are one team working toward a common goal.
        • We are each responsible for customer service.
        • We practice open communication at all levels of the company to foster individual, team and company growth.
        • We actively participate in efforts to improve our many communities-internally and externally.
        • We actively work to advance social justice, equity, diversity and inclusion in our workplace, the healthcare system and community.
        • We encourage creativity, innovation, and the pursuit of excellence.
          Physical Requirements: Stoop and bend. Sit and/or stand for extended periods of time while performing core job functions. Repetitive motions to include typing, sorting and filing. Light lifting and carrying of files and business materials. Ability to read and comprehend both written and spoken English. Communicate clearly and effectively.
          Disclaimer: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position and is subject to change. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Employment remains AT-WILL at all times.

Keywords: PacificSource, Springfield , Integration Software Developer III, IT / Software / Systems , Springfield, Massachusetts

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