Application Development Systems Analyst # JN -032021-61011

Columbia, South Carolina
Industry: Business Analyst / Project Manager
Job Number: JN -032021-61011

Position summary:

  • Responsible for analysis, design, programming, and implementation of complex applications tasks and projects. Devise feasible, logical procedures to resolve business problems through the use of computer resources. Formulate scope and objectives through research to develop or modify complex systems. Review detailed specifications and recommend modifications. Design, code, test and debug complex application programs


Daily job responsibilities:

  • Perform all phases of applications systems analysis and design. Analyze systems specifications and develop applications to support information systems processes. Prepare detailed specifications from which complex programs will be written. Design, code, test, debug, document and maintain these programs. Formulates scope and objectives through research to develop or modify complex systems
  • This position resides in the EDIG (Electronic Data Interchange Gateway) team working on the non-host side with a small team of developers. The non-host side interacts with a host team and operations team in order to support the EDIG process managing healthcare claims. This position has on-call responsibilities in addition to the day-to-day responsibilities


Required Work Experience:

  • 6 years of application development, systems testing or other job related experience
  • Experience in a mid-range AIX environment with: C programming, shell scripting, data reformatting, data transport (NDM, Mqueue), AIX and Windows o/s


Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree. or 4 ADDED years of job related work experience or 2 ADDED years of job related experience plus an Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree


Required Software and Tools:

  • Strong knowledge of relevant operating systems, programming languages and development tools and their usage in the company
  • UNIX
  • AIX (flexible with version)
  • C
  • Shell Scripting
  • Windows with SFTP (SFTP is a MUST HAVE)
  • IIS
  • IBM Connect Direct


Preferred Experience:

  • X12 Knowledge
  • VB Script
  • Java


Job description:

  • 20% Produce deliverables related to the assigned project. Perform analysis, design, programming, and implementation of systems and procedures to solve complex business or scientific problems. Evaluate interrelationships in immediate programming area to determine how changes in one program will affect another related area. Apply conversions and enhancements to business systems. May lead or provide expertise on assigned projects
  • 20% Work closely with customers, business analysts, and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. Ensure solutions are aligned with business and IT strategies and comply with the organization’s architectural standards. Assist in post-implementation support and system enhancements
  • 20% Develop design and functional specifications. Make recommendations towards the development of new code or reuse of existing code. Responsibilities may also include participation in component and data architecture design, performance monitoring, product evaluation and buy versus build recommendations
  • 15% Design and develop IT systems. Devise new sources of data and develop new approaches and techniques. Involved in the full systems life cycle and is responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting complex application software that is delivered on time and within budget
  • 15% Provide guidance to lower level programmers/analysts. Act as an internal consultant by providing technical guidance on complex projects. Determine and resolve problems with other systems analysts, programmers, and systems users
  • 10% Test designed programs, verify logic, perform any necessary "debugging," and write the documentation
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