Large insurance company in downtown KCMO has a great 6 month contract to hire opportunity for an Applications System Programmer/Analyst/ETL Developer.
Summary of Position:
Under general supervision, identifies system requirements through research and fact-finding to develop or modify moderately complex information systems. Prepares detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Designs, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains these programs.
Essential Accountabilities – Other duties may be assigned:
*Creates and/or updates the appropriate Project Management Methodology (PMM) documents within the needed timeframes.
*Designs, develops and tests software components of an application using appropriate software tools and languages.
*Provides assistance concerning the resolution of technical problems.
*Provides project leadership and technical expertise to facilitate the implementation of new applications and enhancements of existing applications.
*Effectively communicates business and technical information and developments to users and technical staff.
Qualifications – The following qualifications are representative of the basic knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform this job at a satisfactory level. Reasonable accommodations may need to be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
*Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical journals.
*Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
*Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
*Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
*Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent, and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
*Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages.
*Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
*Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Other (please specify)
Knowledge and Skills:
*Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, or similar software applications preferred.
*Demonstrated thorough knowledge of SQL (stored procedures and embedded), Sybase or MS SQL Server, Visual Basic or C++.
Education and Years of Experience:
Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) in computer science, information systems, business administration, or a related academic field, with 2-4 years of progressively responsible experience programming mid-range and/or client-server computer systems, preferably in a healthcare setting; or any combination of education and experience providing the types and levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities required by the job. This level is competent to work on most phases of application systems analysis and programming activities, but requires instruction and guidance in other phases.