Healthcare Business Solutions Developer Consultant

posted on September 6, 2018

Job Description

Location: Durham, NC

Duration: 6 Months, Contract to Hire


  • Creates technical solutions to address moderately complex business capability needs by utilizing at least one technical application; including but not limited to: Business Objects, Access, Crystal Reports, SQL, VBA, etc.
  • Acts as the technical lead for development initiatives, including communication and coordination with the impacted business areas.
  • Works with appropriate business management in evaluating the business case and cost justification.
  • RevieCw and analyze business requirements (or uses cases) to create a technical solution residing outside of the normal Information Services production environment.
  • Identify and implement automation tools to eliminate manual processes and improve existing systems.
  • Utilize technical solutions for the creation of business enabling tools, error handling management and productivity improvements while adhering to technical specifications, industry developmental standards and service level agreements (SLA’s).
  • Independently test and debug code; participate in the testing of other Business Solutions Developers’ projects as needed.
  • Act as departmental business coordinator on small to medium and/or moderately complex projects
  • Provide consultative support to team members or business partners across business areas.
  • Effectively interview business partners with a focus on fact finding and discovery to ascertain requirements, document as is and to be process and develop metrics and success criteria.
  • Document and track project plan for work deliverables.
  • Work with business partner to ensure project moves forward according to plan
  • Effectively communicate development and production issues to the project team and/or the manager in a timely manner.
  • Develop and manage implementation plans with Business area
  • Create training materials, support documentation, including user guides and train end users in the use of tools.
  • Post Implementation; provide support during warranty period, problem resolution including root cause analysis and tool performance trending to ensure efficiency for day-to-day business use. Provide system administration and coordination oversight as needed.
  • Communicate actions, business impacts and expected results in a meaningful format and at the appropriate level.

Hiring Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of experience with at least one development tool like Business Objects, Crystal, Access VBA, etc.
  • If no degree, 5 years as a technician utilizing multiple development tools/languages will be considered.

Hiring Preferences:

  • Ability to write or prepare support documentation for users (such as training or user’s guides, and process flows)
  • Capable of providing direction to team members or to partners across business areas with guidance
  • Experience managing concurrent multiple assignments
  • Proven ability to work independently, as well as to work effectively as part of a team
  • Process and logic oriented
  • Commitment to excellent customer service and customer focus
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and properly set priorities based on business need and sense of urgency
  • Very good verbal and written communication skills
  • Very good PC skills (e.g., Word, Excel)
  • Very good time management skills; basic skills in project management/planning
  • Provide project status updates per agreed upon schedule
  • Very good research, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to present findings in a manner that the end user understands
  • Ability to use automated tools to perform detailed analysis and reporting.

Must Have Requirements:

  • Base SAS (e.g., Proc SQL, Macros, import/export)

Good to Have, But Not Required Skills:

  • SQL, Business Objects and Access


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