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Associate Software Developer

Company: PacificSource
Location: Springfield
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Looking for a way to make an impact and help people?

Join PacificSource and help our members access quality, affordable care!

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: Design, document, develop, configure, test, and maintain mission-critical applications. Investigate and resolve system problems. Provide information system solutions to internal departments and external customers and partners. Analyze requirements, understanding business processes and needs. Recommend solutions to achieve the business goals. Complete projects with cross-functional teams of IT peers and business partners. Manage time and requirements expectations to ensure a high degree of stakeholder and user satisfaction.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and evaluate existing or proposed systems. Develop, program, and configure mission-critical applications. Assess user requirements and provide input to departments. Liaise with other IT staff to improve system efficiency, security, and functionality.
  • Identify, diagnose, and resolve potential and evident system problems. Provide troubleshooting support to other staff.
  • Design and apply new methods and procedures. Develop and test systems, programs, and database structure for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • 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 supervisors and stakeholders.
  • Participate in selection and recommendation of suppliers and vendors. Assist in management of those relationships.
  • Balance high-priority work with lower priority maintenance work to ensure both success of projects and smooth operation of existing functions.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for system and process improvement. Work with management and stakeholders to prioritize and implement solutions accordingly.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities.
    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: Relevant real-world experience in software development and analysis, preferably in a business environment.

      Education, Certificates, Licenses: Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or closely related field.

      Knowledge: Structured, object oriented programming skills, preferably in a .NET language. Familiarity with systems analysis and software design concepts. Knowledge of SQL/TSQL or similar relational databases. Experience working in a team-oriented, managed code environment. Requires ability to define and prioritize problems in a timely manner. Manage workload within a team environment or without direct supervision. Investigate and resolve data anomalies and/or software defects. Conform to IT standards and methodologies. Must be able to take direction from a knowledge holder that could be a manager, technical staff or user. Ability to quickly learn and apply new business or technical concepts.

      • 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 , Associate Software Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Springfield, Oregon

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