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Application Developer, Experienced at Blue Shield of CA

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Location: El Dorado Hills, California

Job Description:

Job Summary

Application Developer, Experienced for Automation Team is responsible for creating and enhancing automation software/tools to support Facets Configuration and Business Configuration Reporting and Metrics.

Application Developer, Experienced reports to the manager of Business Configuration Automation Team.The position is available to work out of the greater Sacramento area. It will be required to come into El Dorado Hills, CA as needed, based on location of residence.


  • Develops user interfaces, application programs using the technical specifications and applies design pattern

  • Writes and executes unit test scenarios for development and integrated environments

  • Troubleshoots development and production problems across integrated systems.

  • Has a detailed understanding of standard IT concepts, practices, procedures, policies, and guidelines

  • Performs tasks ranging from moderate to complex variation and difficulty

  • Ability to work across 1-2 technology platforms or stacks

  • Works on 1-2 moderately complex projects simultaneously

  • Recommends ways to improve code quality and system/component availability

  • May identify ways of improving the timely completion of projects and services

  • Performs root cause analysis and suggests remediation for commonly occurring issues

  • Works under some supervision with instructions

  • Reviews objectives and assignment details with senior level staff to ensure a thorough understanding of them

  • Work is monitored at checkpoints while underway and all work is reviewed upon completion

Knowledge and Experience

  • Effective Verbal and written Communication with peers

  • Participates in peer code reviews

  • Intermediate level User Interface Design, Application Programming Skills, and development methodologies (data structures, algorithms, and design patterns)

  • Detailed understanding and experience with Software Debugging and integration techniques (API, Services, SOA, REST)

  • 100% Development and unit testing moderate code complexity for new enhancements and to fix defects based on detailed specifications.

  • Expert knowledge in SQL and writing queries

  • Experienced in VBA (Visual Basic for Applications), PowerShell, SVN/Git Repository, and JIRA

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience in IT

  • 3+ years' experience in software development

  • Typically, requires a college degree or equivalent experience and 3 years of prior relevant experience

Additional Information

  • About Company: At Blue Shield of California we are parents, leader, students, visionaries, heroes, and providers. Everyday we come together striving to fulfill our mission, to ensure all Californians have access to high-quality health care at a sustainably affordable price. For more than 80 years, Blue Shield of California has been dedicated to transforming health care by making it more accessible, cost-effective, and customer-centric. We are a not-for-profit, independent member of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with 6,800 employees, more than $20 billion in annual revenue and 4.3 million members. The company has contributed more than $500 million to Blue Shield of California Foundation since 2002 to have a positive impact on California communities. Blue Shield of California is headquartered in Oakland, California with 18 additional locations including Sacramento, Los Angeles, and San Diego. We're excited to share Blue Shield of California has received awards and recognition for - LGBT diversity, quality improvement, most influential women in corporate America, Bay Area's top companies in volunteering & giving, and one of the world's most ethical companies. Here at Blue Shield of California, we're striving to make a positive change across our industry and the communities we live in - Join us!

  • Physical Requirements: Office Environment - roles involving part to full time schedule in Office Environment. Based in our physical offices and work from home office/deskwork - Activity level: Sedentary, frequency most of work day.
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  • EEO Footer: External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, State and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classification protected by Federal, State and local laws.

  • Requisition ID: 21001OK

  • Posting Date: May 5, 2021

  • Schedule: Full-time