The Applications Programmer I is an entry-level position, the primary responsibility of which is to gain an in-depth knowledge of programming tools and techniques in the BCBSMS T&D context. The incumbent is expected to take all available training opportunities so as to become proficient enough to support T&D initiatives. Under close supervision, the incumbent will also be responsible for preparing new programs and program modifications, primarily in a mainframe environment, using supplied functional program specifications for new and revised systems, and for executing appropriate testing, debugging and support processes.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field is required.
A working familiarity with computer languages (COBOL, C, C++ or Java) is required.
Some exposure to SDLC Methodology is preferred.
Some exposure to mainframe programming experience using COBOL, JCL, and TSO/ISPF is preferred.
Proficiency in LAN, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Visio is highly preferred.
Familiarity with Business Writing, Project Management, Time Management and Conflict Resolution and Teamwork concepts and practice is preferred.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that is worth approximately one-third of the salary compensation. Our benefits program is among the best in the health care financing field. We are looking for employees who can bring their experience, expertise and dedication to work for our customers.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi - 2 years ago