Â IT Applications Associate
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Providing both satisfying and challenging work along with a highly professional and friendly work atmosphere, Sedgwick Claims Management Services, Inc. has a strong commitment to its colleagues and its clients. If you are seeking place where you can do great things for those whose livesÂ you touch while maximizingÂ your own career possibilities, Sedgwick CMS is the place for you. As the largest and most innovative Third Party Administrator in the claims industry and the first and only TPA to receive both recognition as the Best TPA in America and the coveted Employer of Choice designation, we invite you to come be a part of our team and, 'Claim Your Future.'
This is a developmental position for entry career placements.
PRIMARY PURPOSE: To understand and help define requirements and perform analysis for various strategic and tactical projects for the purpose of assisting in developing or modifying simple to moderately complex software programs to meet the desired business need; to assist in developing and submitting requirements to programmers; to assist with review sessions to discuss the requirements or desired system functions with developers, quality analysts and management; and to potentially perform the development function if applicable.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Serves as IT Applications Associate for assigned projects if applicable.
Assists in performing moderately complex analysis of data and system, including loading and balancing creation of derived fields and formatting, process flows and data diagrams.
Assists in performing all development tasks required to ensure the accuracy of each software program within the specified timeframes.
Works closely with management on assigned projects from inception through implementation ensuring adequate internal communication and user involvement is maintained.
Analyzes client and customer needs as required; assists in the requirement process, development, unit testing of simple to moderately complex code.
Proactively obtains information needed for the successful development of software programs.
Programs and tests using Informatica, PL/SQL, Progress and other programming languages as specified.
Completes required documentation as needed to provide a full and clear history of development and changes.
Assists in investigating issues and developing resolution in a timely manner with a technical author.
Follows pre-established departmental 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.
Provides feedback and suggestions to improve process to IT management/Team Lead.
Works closely with project managers to meet and complete project milestones accurately and on time.
ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs other duties as assigned.
Support s the organization's quality program(s).
Travels as needed.
Education & Licensing
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university required. Major in information systems or computer science preferred. Language development courses in a relevant and applicable language and/or business analytical experience required. Education in interpreting user requirements, business applications design and development of business applications strongly preferred.
Work experience or college experience desirable. Language development courses in a relevant and applicable language and/or business analytical experience required. Knowledge of Oracle databases, PL/SQL, C#/C++/C, Open Source, Korn Shell Script, Perl or Progress 4GL strong preferred.
Skills & Knowledge
Knowledge of Informatica and SQL Working knowledge of UNIX command line interface Strong knowledge of PL/SQL or similar procedural language Excellent oral and written communication skills PC literate, including Microsoft Office products Excellent interpersonal skills Ingenuity and creativity Logical approach to problem solving Analytical capabilities Ability to work under pressure Attention to detail Tenacity and patience Understanding of business processes and constraints Ability to work in a team environment Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies WORK ENVIRONMENT
When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.
Mental:Â 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:Â Computer keyboarding, travel as required
Auditory/Visual:Â Hearing, vision and talking
NOTE:Â 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.Â They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances.Â Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.
Sedgwick CMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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