Application Development Consultant

at Highmark Health in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Company :

Highmark Health

Job Description :


This job instructs, directs, and checks the work of other systems analysts and programmers. Formulates and defines the most complex system scope and objectives for assigned projects. Devises or modifies procedures to solve the most complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. Prepares complex, detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Responsible for program design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation. Has full technical knowledge of all phases of applications systems analysis and programming. Has excellent understanding of the business or function for which application is designed. Responsible for quality assurance review. Responsible for directing and monitoring the work of team members. Responsible for project completion and user satisfaction.


+ Provide the most complex architecture and technical designs including data mapping and process modeling in order to understand capability gaps or new requirements, particularly when onboarding new clients. Recommend changes to the client based on this analysis.

+ Responsible for all aspects of the application life cycle, including coordination with user groups to identify solutions that improve business processes, implementing the most complex process and system changes, system training, and other user-focused activities.

+ Conduct the most complex analysis and provide estimates based on technical component changes. Plan the installation of enhancements, integrations, and other systems changes. Ensure adherence to project schedule.

+ Scan and debug complex technology to maintain optimum system performance.

+ Provide guidance and education to lower level employees.

+ Other duties as assigned or requested.



+ Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or closely related field


+ none


+ Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or closely related field



+ 7 years of Application Development experience

To Include:

+ 3 years of Business Systems experience


+ Full Stack Java , Angular, Oracle and GCP



+ None


+ Java Developer

+ DB2


+ Enterprise Architect (SCEA)

+ Project Management

+ Certifies Quality Analyst (CQA)

+ Scrum Master Certification

+ Lean/Six Sigma Certification


+ IMS, DB2, Oracle and Teradata Databases, Data Warehousing

+ COBOL, Visual Basic, C C++, SAS

+ Java/JavaScript Framework

+ PEGA, CSS3, Mobile, JSON, Cognos, Hadoop, SQL, J2EE, HTML5/XM

+ Business Object

+ Waterfall, Agile, Rational

+ Analytical Skills

+ Communication Skills

+ Problem-Solving Skills

? Language required (other than English)


Travel Required

0% – 25%


Position Type


Teaches / trains others regularly


Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site


Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)


Physical work site required


Lifting: up to 10 pounds


Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds


Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds


Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement : This job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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Base pay is determined by a variety of factors including a candidate’s qualifications, experience, and expected contributions, as well as internal peer equity, market, and business considerations. The displayed salary range does not reflect any geographic differential Highmark may apply for certain locations based upon comparative markets.

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Job Posting: JC240932730

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Jun 01, 2023

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