Sr. Healthcare Developer Consultant

posted on March 19, 2019

Job Description

Location: Durham, NC

Duration: 6+ Months


  • We are looking for an individual with Big Data experience, familiar with the HADOOP environment and skilled with tools such as SPARK, IMPALA, HIVE, PIG, UNIX, PYTHON at a Senior level.
  • Responsible for the analysis, development, installation, modification and support of complex software and/or information solutions.
  • Designs software and/or information solutions based on functional area assigned.

Major Job Functions/Components:

  • Independently perform all necessary discovery and fact finding to fully understand and execute all assignments.
  • Independently code, debug, revise and document intricate objects or systems.
  • Design solutions based on functional area assigned.
  • Works closely with solution and information architecture to ensure alignment to design.
  • Implement the tested and approved objects in a manner which protects the integrity of all test and production environments.
  • Adhere to all solution delivery standards, service level agreements, and processes (i.e., Balancing, Data Security, Walkthru and Approval processes, Program/System documentation, Status Reporting, Escalation, Change Management, Problem Management, Software Development Methodology, etc.), as well as participate in the development of these standards and processes.
  • Independently analyze complex business problems or opportunities and prepare detailed specifications and estimates from which objects will be written at the project level.
  • Evaluate solution options and make buy vs. build recommendations to management.
  • Independently provide effective communication to business and IS partners.
  • This includes verbal, written, and electronic communication, as well as delivering presentations.
  • Create effective unit test plans from the technical specifications as well as review junior staff members’ unit test plans for completeness/thoroughness.
  • Independently analyze application and system problems and incidents; develop recommendations and solutions for those problems, implement those solutions, and provide communications on the associated actions, business impacts, and results.
  • Identify best practices, communicate and implement these practices to the department.
  • Create and sustain business literacy and understanding of business processes in the IS organization.
  • Provide detailed application and code expertise to the development, testing, business teams.
  • Coordinates vendor solution delivery and partners with vendors to effectively meet business needs and timelines.
  • Provide direction and assistance to junior staff members.

Hiring Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or mathematics OR Associate’s degree specifically in computer science field.
  • 5 years development experience.
  • With no degree, 7 years experience required.
  • Significant experience with at least one development language (i.e. COBOL, JAVA, SIEBEL, PEGA, J-Caps, Ab Initio, etc).
  • Experience working with vendors for effective solution delivery.
  • Professional Certification

Hiring Preferences:

  • Experience with integrated solutions.
  • Experience with software development tools (i.e. Rational)
  • Experience with testing methodologies with the stated major development languages.
  • Experience with at least one of the major database systems (i.e. DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, Teradata).

Soft Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to apply seasoned judgment to facilitate informed decision making in difficult situations.
  • Strong relationship management skills to facilitate effective working relationships with vendors.
  • Ability to manage and/or participate in projects and ensure work is completed on time with high quality
  • Must be self directed with proven initiative.
  • Focused on continuous learning with solid problem solving skills.
  • Ability to interview with a focus on fact finding and discovery
  • Ability to assimilate factual data pursuant to formulating a conclusion
  • Process and logic oriented
  • Effective verbal or written communication skills
  • Excellent time-management skills.
  • Ability to be self-disciplined, flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Comfortable providing recommendations and status updates on a regular basis
  • Highly organized with the ability to work in an environment where the ability to effectively multi-task is often needed