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Position:  Systems Analyst Programmer
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Division:  Blue Advantage Info Syst (2400)
Company:  ABCBS
Location:  Label
Job Code:  035011
Min Salary:   56500
Date: 

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Job Summary
This position is accountable for the analysis, development and maintenance of software applications and/or programs
as it relates to the AMISYS Advance application and surround code.  The incumbent is expected to make
recommendations of workable solutions to processing problems.  All deliverables should be timely and cost effective.
This position is also accountable for assisting in the testing and installation of AMISYS Advance releases.

Nature & Scope
This position reports to a Project Supervisor within BlueAdvantage Information Systems. The incumbent works
closely with software vendors, members of the Information systems configuration team and systems staff, data
Enterprise-wide technical staff, as well as the internal and external users to ensure user/customer requests, problems,
and questions are researched and resolved in a timely manner. An individual in this position is able to formulate
logical statements of business problems and devise effective solutions to these problems through the use of proposed
manual procedures, an existing automated system or a proposed automated system.   Assignments include analysis,
data gathering, program logic development, coding, testing, documentation and various other tasks as requested by
the project supervisor.  

Minimum Job Requirements

Level 1

1.    Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university (pref. degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, etc.) and prior experience in application system programming, design, and analysis with emphasis in the areas of UNIX shell scripting, SQL and/or Cobol; 
2. Experience programming with the AMISYS system. Related application programming experience in a UNIX or IBM Mainframe environment may be substituted.

Level 2

1. Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university (pref. degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, etc.) and prior experience in application system programming, design, and analysis with emphasis in the areas of UNIX shell scripting, SQL and/or Cobol;

2. Experience programming with the AMISYS system. Related application programming experience in a UNIX or IBM Mainframe environment may be substituted.

3. Experience in SQL/PLSQL with Oracle. Related access methods may be substituted.

4. Experience with screen development using Java/J2EE, Speedware, or Oracle Forms.

Level 3

1. Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university (pref. degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, etc.) and  prior experience in application system programming, design, and analysis with emphasis in the areas of UNIX shell scripting, SQL and/or Cobol;

2. Experience programming with the AMISYS system. Related application programming experience in a UNIX or IBM Mainframe environment may be substituted.

3. Experience in SQL/PLSQL with Oracle. Related access methods may be substituted.

4. Experience in screen development using Java/J2EE, Speedware, or Oracle Forms.

5. Must have participated in a minimum of three (3) large scale projects with heavy user interfacing. Successful completion of the project (e.g. implementation, problem resolution and user satisfaction) must be provided.

 


Security Requirements
This position is identified as level three (3). This position must ensure the security and confidentiality of records and information to prevent substantial harm, embarrassment, inconvenience, or unfairness to any individual on whom information is maintained. The integrity of information must be maintained as outlined in the company Administrative Manual.

Segregation of Duties
Segregation of duties will be used to ensure that errors or irregularities are prevented or detected on a timely basis by employees in the normal course of business. This position must adhere to the segregation of duties guidelines in the Administrative Manual.

PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES OR ACCOUNTABILITIES (Essential Functions of Job)
1. Effectively use data processing skills to solve business problems.
2. Solicit the necessary systems resources to attend to urgent internal/external customer concerns.
3. Maintain the production systems at the highest levels of efficiency.
4. Interact with the internal and external customers and systems areas in resolving problems and system change requests.
5. Attend internal and external customer meetings regarding AMISYS to become knowledgeable of concerns and viewpoints in order to better serve these customers.
6. Ensure that a cooperative and productive climate is maintained with all internal and external contacts.
7. Ensure that the Supervisor is aware of all problems and the action that is being taken to correct the problem.
8. Become knowledgeable of the enterprise functions to the level necessary to accomplish assigned tasks, including Enterprise integration initiatives.


Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

1. Possess effective interpersonal skills.
2. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
3. Effective ability to analyze a problem and develop a solution.  
4. Ability to establish goals and objectives and plan methods to achieve these goals.
5. Demonstrate stability of performance under pressure and/or opposition.
6. Ability to be scheduled for work on short notice and overtime - nights, days, Saturdays, Sundays or holidays - and travel on short notice.
7. Possess effective organizational skills.
8. Possess a basic understanding of the healthcare industry and the specific information systems technologies and concepts employed to satisfy the Enterprise IS direction.
9. Ability to influence events to achieve goals.
10. Ability to make decisions based on facts, intuition or experience and assume the responsibility for those decisions.

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