Job Description :
Title: Application Developer
Duration: 3 to 6 months
Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Qualifying Questions (strongly encouraged):
1) Describe your Java development projects
2) Describe your SOA web services
3) Discuss your ability to do testing and verification of applications


Day to Day Responsibilities:
Designs, codes or configures, tests, debugs, deploys, documents and maintains large and/or complex programs, using a variety of software development toolkits, programming languages, testing/verification applications and other tools, while adhering to specific development best practices and quality standards. Gathers business requirements, translating that information into detailed technical specifications from which programs will be written or configured, and validating that the proposed applications align with the architectural design and with the business needs. Drives process leadership for work groups, and product/service delivery strategy and work plans. May be responsible for successful completion of projects or phases of projects. Other responsibilities may include deep troubleshooting and issue analysis, as well as coding, testing and implementing software enhancements and/or applying patches. Staff members in this position are skilled, effective and self-sufficient in working within a diverse technology portfolio, and regularly provide guidance and training to less experienced Application Development Analysts.


Under minimal supervision, designs, codes or configures, tests, debugs, deploys, documents and maintains programs, using a variety of software development toolkits, programming languages, testing/verification applications and other tools, while adhering to specific development best practices and quality standards. Gathers business requirements, translating that information into detailed technical specifications from which programs will be written or configured, and validating that the proposed applications align with both the architectural design and the business needs. Participates in process leadership for work groups, and product/service delivery strategy and work plans. Other responsibilities may include deep troubleshooting and issue analysis, as well as coding, testing and implementing software enhancements and/or applying patches. Competent to work on most phases of applications systems analysis and programming activities, but requires instruction and guidance in others. Provides coaching to less experienced Application Development Analysts.


Basic Requirements:
3+ year experience developing Java web services;
Attention to details and Ability to work well in a dynamic environment
Must be onsite 100% Prefer local but if traveler - submit all inclusive rate.

Preferred:

SOA web services
Jira, Bamboo, Stash,
Familiarity w/ TriZetto Facets
No healthcare experience required.


Interview Process:
2-3 interviews, first one - phone