• Senior General Software Developer

    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of LouisianaBaton Rouge, LA 70806

    Job #1202365111

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    POSITION PURPOSE :

    Under general direction, performs programming and analysis tasks on business systems using development technologies such as C#, SSRS, Crystal Reports, SSIS, SQL Coding, Share Point and XML. Requires technical knowledge and understanding of business applications. Evaluates the business and technical needs of an organization to resolve customer issues and requirements. Assists in the formulation and definition of scope and objectives for assigned projects. Works with business and technical stakeholders to devise or modify solutions for complex problems. Acts as team leader on less complex projects.

    Provides guidance and training of other team members. Documents system and functional requirements, incorporating technical requirements needed to develop the solution. Designs solutions and prepares detailed specifications. Enhances, tests, and debugs systems per approved business and technical requirements. Documents all programming and systems enhancements. Creates detailed test cases and supports testing team for final user acceptance as needed. Participates in the development of software user manuals. Provides technical support and troubleshooting assistance on software application related issues. Maintain configuration management.

    NATURE AND SCOPE :

    Position Location :

    This position reports to a Manager, IT.

    ACTIVITIES OF DIRECT REPORTS

    This position has no direct reports, but may mentor less experienced Software Developers.

    NECESSARY CONTACTS:

    To do this job effectively the incumbent has to be in contact with all levels of BCBSLA personnel.

    QUALIFICATIONS :

    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field required. Four years of additional relevant experience can be used in lieu of degree.

    Must have a minimum of five years of IT experience using C#, SSRS, Crystal Reports, SSIS, SQL Coding, and/or XML or comparable computing language as approved by the hiring manager.

    Ability to think strategically, balance long and short-term priorities.

    Ability to establish and maintain a high level of trust and confidence with clients; establish strong working relationships with business and technology partners at all levels; exercise sound judgment; collaborate effectively with peers, subordinates and superiors.

    Must understand and have experience in all aspects of the software development lifecycle (SDLC).

    Ability to multitask and prioritize a heavy workload in a fast paced, dynamic environment.

    Understanding of business operations and key business drivers.

    The candidate must be flexible in terms of working practices as the role requires on call rotation which might include some evening, weekend and holiday work.

    Preferred Qualifications

    4+ years' experience as a full stack Developer/Architect

    Experience with Azure Devops Services

    Experience with the Microsoft .NET Framework

    Experience working with software automation frameworks to do functional testing.

    Experience developing applications in a cloud environment, such as AWS or Azure (Azure preferred).

    Experience with Website/REST experience

    Scalable distributed computing (Services/Microservices)

    Familiarity with .Net Framework and .NET Core

    A strong foundation in programming fundamentals, design patterns, data structures, object-oriented design principles, unit testing and modern version control flows.

    Understanding of and experience working in a continuous integration and continuous delivery environment.

    Familiarity with various Architectural frameworks.

    ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS :

    Gather information from stakeholders to document functional, system, and data requirements.

    Assess available technologies and create detailed technical specifications or data models for development of new or modifications to existing internal applications or systems.

    Develop and maintain internal systems or applications involving various programming languages.

    Perform testing, analysis, and debugging on applications and systems to identify and fix problems.

    Use development specifications to create detailed test cases. Analyze results of testing to ensure technology solution matches the organization's business needs.

    Train or contribute to training of stakeholders and evaluate the effectiveness of implemented technologies.

    Research and remain informed of new technology and development tools.

    Provide support to the testing team on an as needed basis.

    Provides leadership, advice, and training to less experienced peers.

    Document system problems and resolutions for future reference.

    Provides technical support and troubleshooting assistance on software application related issues.

    Maintain configuration management.

    The candidate must be flexible in terms of working practices as the role requires on call rotation which might include some evening, weekend and holiday work.

    Accountable for complying with all laws and regulations associated with duties and responsibilities.

    Job Duties are performed in a normal and clean office environment with normal noise levels.

    Work is predominately done while sitting or standing.

    The ability to comprehend, document, and analyze is required.

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