Application Developer II in Boston, MA at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 10/19/2018

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About The Position:

The Application Developer II (developer) for Software Development Services (SDS) is an 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 Business Analysts on the team to understand the requirements and desired outcomes of assigned issues and enhancements. The developer may also engage with end users, Business owners and Subject Matter Experts to determine their needs and workflows. The developer will also assist the Manager in the team 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, ADO.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: Bachelors with at least 4 years’ experience or Masters with at least 1 years’ experience with a major / specialization in Computer Sciences or Information Technology or an equivalent degree.

Relevant Work Experience:

  • Microsoft Development Platform (.NET, ASP.NET & C#) Experience with MediRegs or other regulatory research platform.
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Development Certifications (Microsoft)
  • Microsoft Programming Languages (VB6, C, C++)
  • Microsoft SQL Development Environment
  • Automation and Scripting
  • Web and Server Concepts (IIS)
  • Web Markup Languages (HTML, XML)
  • Modeling and Design Tools
  • Agile Methodology
  • Documentation and Auditing
  • Behavioral Health Industry and HIPPA and other regulator Knowledge
  • Interpersonal skills, presentation skills, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Progressive Experience in Technical Environments

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Beacon Health Options is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled