Applications Development Systems Analyst

Company: BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina ( Learn More )

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Job Description
  • Responsible for analysis, design, programming and implementation of complex applications tasks and projects.
  • Devises feasible, logical procedures to resolve business problems through the use of computer resources.
  • Formulates scope and objectives through research to develop or modify complex systems.
  • Reviews detailed specifications and recommends modifications.
  • Designs, codes, tests and debugs complex application programs.
  • Job RequirementsRequired Education

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology or other job-related field, OR

    • Four years of job-related work experience, OR

    • Two years of job-related experience, plus an associate degree in computer science, information technology or other job-related field.
    Required Work Experience

    • Six years of application development, systems testing or other job-related experience.

    • Experience with one or more of the Medicare shared systems - FISS, MCS or VMS.
    Required Skills and Abilities

    • Comprehensive understanding of applications/development, quality assurance and integration methodologies, concepts and facilities in a mainframe, mid-range and/or PC/LAN environment.

    • Demonstrates a high level of technical proficiency in the areas of programming languages, platform capabilities and methods of systems analysis and program design.

    • Strong JCL skills.

    • Excellent research abilities.

    • Excellent analysis, decision-making and problem-solving skills.

    • Demonstrates logical abstract thinking and assimilating/adhering to project goals and deadlines.

    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

    • Able to work well under pressure and as part of a team.

    • Strong knowledge of interpersonal skills/team building.

    • Familiar with project management concepts.

    • Ability to assess requirements, alternatives and risks/benefits for low- to high-impact projects.

    • Pays attention to detail.

    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients, vendors, etc.

    • In-depth understanding of organizational functions, behavior and inter-relationships.

    • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant operating systems, programming languages and development tools and their usage in the company.

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, veteran status, disability, weight, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other legally protected status.