Application Development Lead
Leads a technical project team. Understands the business strategy of client department and defines the information systems requirements to meet the business requirements. Provides expert functional and technical support for vendor applications and programs. Collaborates with other department resources to ensure system integration. Monitors, defines, and reports on critical path workflows. Resolves issues or escalates issues as required. Drives the design and implementation of new business processes within required configuration. Functions as lead in the design, coding, debugging, testing, documentation, and implementation of in-house applications and customization of vendor-supplied applications. Collaborates with the Data Base Administrator, Systems and Security teams on system upgrades. Develops and supports multiple-system interfaces and integration.
Education & Experience
o Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Technology, Engineering, or related field with courses in programming and database systems
o 7+ years experience supporting healthcare applications.
o 5+ years experience programming and report-writing in an Oracle environment
o 2+ years experience leading technical project teams
o 9+ years experience supporting healthcare applications
o 7+ years experience programming and report-writing in an Oracle environment
o 4+ years experience leading technical project teams
Expert knowledge in applications programming methodologies, and Tool Control Language (TCL scripting language - required for EXL applications only); Proficient with Microsoft Word & Excel; Strong knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) in an Oracle environment and TriWest vendor-supplied application development tools; Functional expertise in assigned application
Team-Building / Team Player
Influence the actions and opinions of others in a positive direction and build group commitment.
Problem Solving / Analysis
Ability to solve problems through systematic analysis of processes with sound judgment; Has a realistic understanding of relevant issues.
Ability to organize people or tasks, adjust to priorities, learn systems, within time constraints and with available resources; Detail-oriented.
Multi-Tasking / Time Management
Prioritize and manage actions to meet changing deadlines and requirements within a high volume, high stress environment.
Independent Thinking / Self-Initiative
Critical thinkers with ability to focus on things which matter most to achieving outcomes; Commitment to task to produce outcomes without direction and to find necessary resources.
Creativity / Innovation
Ability to develop unique and novel solutions to problems; View change as necessary.
Coping / Flexibility
Resiliency in adapting to a variety of situations and individuals while maintaining a sense of purpose and mature problem-solving approach is required.
Ability to function in a multi-system Microsoft environment using Word, Outlook, TriWest Intranet, the Internet, and department software applications.
Communication / People Skills
Ability to influence or persuade others under positive or negative circumstances; Adapt to different styles; Listen critically; Collaborate.
Commitment to Task
Ability to conform to established policies and procedures; exhibit high motivation.
o Standard office environment, with weekend or nighttime work to implement changes when users are off the system.
o Extensive computer work with prolonged sitting
o Department of Defense security clearance required