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IT Software Development Specialist

  • Location: Jacksonville, Duval, Florida
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Expiry Date: 29 July 2021

Job Description:

***This position is Contract to Hire***

  • PRIMARY PURPOSE:

    To develop, maintain, test and debug software to meet generally defined requirements in a Windows client/server environment utilizing software development languages/environments such as PL/SQL, Oracle, Progress 4 GL Application Development Environment (ADE), .Net, Microsoft SQL, or other platforms; to formulate and define system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding for the purpose of developing or modifying moderately complex information systems; to prepare detailed specification from which programs will be written; and to design, code, test, debug, document and maintain programs.

  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Becomes familiar with most aspects of the application including reports, parameters, claims management, intake services, carrier/client interfaces and vendor/business partner interfaces. Analyzes user needs as required; assists in the design of specifications to meet end user needs. Develops and modifies software to meet the specifications outlined in data processing requests. Develops and maintains software to meet requirements of insurance carrier and regulatory groups. Tests and debugs assigned projects; assists in testing projects for other members of the programming staff. Prepares documentation on new or existing software. Investigates call escalations from the support staff; makes the necessary corrections to data and/or software. Assists in the professional growth of programmers. Follows departmental pre-established standards and guidelines as they pertain to design and development. Adheres to the goal of delivering and maintaining the highest quality of customer service to our clients. Keeps abreast of software development language revisions and technology advances.

  • ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Performs other duties as assigned. Supports the organization's quality program(s). WORK ENVIRONMENT: When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations. Mental: Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines Physical: Computer keyboarding, travel as required Auditory/Visual: Hearing, vision and talking NOTE: Credit security clearance, confirmed via a background credit check, is required for this position. The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

  • SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

    Strong knowledge of language development and applications design Analytical and interpretive skills Strong organizational skills Excellent interpersonal skills Excellent negotiation skills Ability to work in a team environment Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies EXPERIENCE: Six (6) years of language development in a relevant and applicable language and/or business analytical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required. Proven experience in interpreting user requirements, business applications design, and development of business applications strongly preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required. Information Systems or Computer Science major preferred.

Skills Required:

  • APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT

  • DOCUMENTATION

  • SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

  • PL/SQL

Additional:

  • DEBUG

  • GL

  • 4 GL

  • KEYBOARDING

  • .NET

  • ORACLE

  • ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS

  • PROGRESS

  • CUSTOMER SERVICE

  • CLAIMS

  • CUSTOMER SERVICE ORIENTED

  • PROBLEM SOLVING

  • SQL

  • QUALITY PROGRAM

  • RETAIL SALES

  • STRUCTURED SOFTWARE

About ASK: ASK Consulting is an award-winning technology and professional services recruiting firm servicing Fortune 500 organizations nationally. With 5 nationwide offices, two global delivery centers, and employees in 42 states-ASK Consulting connects people with amazing opportunities

ASK Consulting is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all associates.