Programmer Analyst
Quest Diagnostics - Worcester, MA

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The Journey Begins with you.

There's quite a distance between wondering and knowing. And for patients waiting for answers to important health questions, it's a road they want to travel as quickly as possible.

At Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, we understand urgency. But more than speed, we focus our energies on accuracy. Currently, we seek a Programmer Analyst at our Athena Diagnostics business



Main Duties:
Assist in the functional needs analysis and provide the defined functionality through application code development. Ensure systems developed are integrated into the technical and functional environments.

Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Contribute to customer and Systems Analyst definition of functional specifications. 2. Translate functional specifications into programming and sub-system specifications. 3. Estimate work effort and timeframe for completion. 4. Code application in appropriate programming language, job control language, and utilities. 5. Develop and execute unit and systems integration test plans. 6. Prepare and test Operations instructions for developed programs and sub-systems. 7. Maintain assigned systems' application source code and job control language. 8. Analyze system problems, write and test code for problem resolution. 9. Maintain and resolve code problems on both a scheduled and on-call basis. 10. Meet scheduling deadlines and project commitments. 11. Train Computer Operators and End Users on the developed systems. 12. Document technical and functional aspects of the program or sub-system.

Required Knowledge:
Education AA or BS degree in Computer Science with an emphasis on application programming and systems analysis/development. Work Experience: 3 years software development; Some business knowledge of Healthcare Industry; Knowledge of database design; Knowledge of relevant programming language; Knowledge of communications across various platforms.

Required Experience:
Minimum 3 years software development;

Special Requirement:
Team focused; Some travel may be necessary; Must carry pager; After hours and weekend support as needed.

How To Apply

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Closing Statement

Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality products and services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Dedicated people improving the health of patients through unsurpassed diagnostic insights."

[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.]

Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).