Application Development Supervisor - Remote

at WPS Health Solutions in Marion, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Who We Are
WPS Health Solutions is a leading not-for-profit health insurer and federal government contractor headquartered in Wisconsin. WPS offers health insurance plans for individuals, families, seniors, and group health plans for small to large businesses. We process claims and provide customer support for beneficiaries of the Medicare program and manage benefits for millions of active-duty and retired military personnel across the U.S. and abroad. WPS Health Solutions has been making healthcare easier for the people we serve for more than 75 years. Proud to be military and veteran ready.
Culture Drives Our Success
WPS' Culture is where the great work and innovations of our people are seen, fueled, and rewarded. We accomplish this by creating an inclusive and empowering employee experience. We recognize the benefits of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as an investment in our workforce-both current and future-to effectively seek, leverage, and include diverse perspectives that fuel agility and innovation on high-performing teams. This results in people bringing their authentic selves to work every day in an organization that successfully adapts to business changes and new opportunities.
We are proud of the recognition we have received from local and national organization regarding our culture and workplace: WPS Newsroom - Awards and Recognition
Role Snapshot
Our Application Development Supervisor will lead a staff of 8 - 10 full-time application developers that support the enhancement and maintenance of internal and external systems. The interactions will involve a variety of solutions ranging from processing application flows inside vendor framework applications to portal exposed interfaces used by WPS EDI external customers. You will work with individual lines of business to align resources for high priority projects and provide next level customer service to stakeholders through pro-active communication and responsiveness. You will also identify and implement solutions that reduce maintenance costs, improve system performance and reduce resource requirements by approaching work with a sense of urgency, drive, and passion to solve problems and provide work backlog metrics for capacity planning.
How do I know this opportunity is right for me? If you:
You are a thought leader and know how to mentor, grow, and engage teams.
Have a passion for Information Technology and leading an innovative development team.
Get excited about IT strategy, process improvement, efficiency and automation.
You communicate with confidence, clarity, and sound reasoning when discussing concerns, ideas, and suggestions with all levels of staff and management.
Work with clients to design systems enhancements and processes to improve productivity and meet business needs.
Can define scope, estimate the effort and plan the resources necessary to accomplish the work.
Analyze and develop reports to forecast workload and measure department performance.
Lead staff to meet defined Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and Change Control processes.
Understand concepts of frontend web development, backend data processing applications, Agile Principles, and Team Leadership.
Coach and mentor employees through technical challenges and learning opportunities.
Stay current with client business processes and the latest technical solutions.
Design, implement, and support application solutions to support business needs
Provider leadership oversight to on-call issues and problem resolution.
Take a leadership role on small to medium size projects and provide guidance to less experienced staff.
Prepare specifications and documentation according to department standards.
Peer review code and technical documents for other team members.
What will I gain from this role?
Experience working in an pragmatic agile environment to help drive high priority work.
Work experience in a highly secure and compliance conscious environment.
Increased experience with a wide range of software architectures, platforms and tools including Service Oriented Architecture, Software as a Service, Web Services, Java, Portal technology, JavaScript, HTML, etc.
Experience working in an environment that serves our Nation's military, veterans, Guard and Reserves and Medicare beneficiaries.
Working in a continuous performance feedback environment.
Minimum Qualifications
U.S. Citizenship is required for this position due to Department of Defense restrictions.
Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent post high school and/or related work experience.
1 or more years of related work and/or leadership experience.
Preferred Qualifications
3 or more years of experience in software development.
3 or more of years leading staff or complex... For full info follow application link.

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities employer.

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Job Posting: 11998714

Posted On: Jun 23, 2024

Updated On: Jun 28, 2024

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