CareFirst Careers

Systems Programmer/Analyst

Resp & Qualifications

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Under the direct supervision of the team lead or above, the incumbent’s accountabilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Develop, Test, and Implement efficient and maintainable program logic for existing and new applications in accordance with the technical specifications.  Generate clear and concise documentation as required within the programs and application documentation repository.

Analyze and translate functional specifications and change requests into technical specifications including an estimated level of effort for the relatively small project requests.

Monitor performance of  assigned system applications, resolving operational abends, and investigating and resolving reported code defects.

Expand technical and business knowledge appropriate to team and section through reading, research, on-the-job training and classroom training.

This position is also subject to being "on call" for emergency situations requiring immediate resolution.  Travel between all CareFirst locations may be required.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Required: A College degree/certificate in Computer Science or Information Systems OR total equivalent experience plus 2-4 years of information technology programming experience.  Depending on the area of IT, any of the following may be required:

Abilities/Skills: Additionally, this position requires demonstrated proficiency and appropriate skills for the application platform and MS Office Suite.  The ability to work independently and in small teams is necessary, as well as the willingness to work overtime when necessary and to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  Good conceptual skills, with high-quality oral and written communications abilities are necessary. Strong Analytical and Organizational skills are required

Preferred:  College Degree.  Knowledge of other software packages such as debugging tools, an e-mail tool, and 4th generation languages are preferred.

Department

Department: UW Systems

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer.  It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Closing Date

Please apply before: 11/3/2018

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note:  The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position.  Occasional walking or standing is required.  The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects.  The associate must frequently talk and hear.  Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship

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