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Programmer Analyst

Vacancy Number: 27227
Location: Austin
Date Posted: November 20, 2020

Our client, a large healthcare system provider is looking to redesign their Health Safety Network system. The client will be migrating from a Maven based reporting system due to ongoing quality issues with the system and is looking for an experienced Developer/Programmer Analyst to assist in the development and implementation of a replacement system that will meet new business requirements for the program.

The replacement system will allow the company to improve reporting and tracking of Health Associated Infections (HAI's) and enhance infection prevention activities that may prevent transmission of communicable diseases such as COVID-19 in healthcare facilities across the state of Texas.

The new system will also be augmented to track infection control assessment and response activities in response to COVID-19 pandemic or other infection prevention emergencies.


  • Build, implement and maintain software solutions/products to meet business needs utilizing industry standard tools and Agile methodology best practices.
  • Develops analysis and design strategies, testing strategies, technical designs.
  • Work with infrastructure teams to setup continuous deployment (CI/CD pipelines) and delivery models.
  • Code with Test-driven-development, clean code practices and design patterns.
  • Code with event driven architecture and micro services-oriented architecture.
  • Assist in the development of user stories, estimates, and work plans.
  • Prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation, and maintenance of software.
  • Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and corrections. Writes manual for users to describe installation and operating procedures.
  • Assists users to solve operating problems and defects.
  • Applies Object oriented programming principles, Single responsibility, Open-closed, Liskov substitution, Dependency inversion (SOLID) principles during development.
  • Applies domain-driven design principles to development.
  • Applies test driven development approach for development and focuses on high test coverage.
  • Able to work both in team and independently with minimal guidance.
  • Finds ways to improve solutions, systems, and processes.
  • Helps in building and maintaining continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) infrastructure.
  • Develops designs and oversees the implementation of .Net applications and REST services with SQL back end. Establishes software best practices, designs and analyzes requirements and specifications and develops production migration procedures. Provides specifications for the acquisition of tools as required.
  • Works with application development team to solve technical challenges with industry best practices.
  • Takes accountability and drives project to the completion
  • Develops and maintains precise system documentation, guidelines and presentations for management review.
  • Initiates and creates enterprise strategies and plans for systems administration and security. Prepares and maintains storage management plans, including routine backups, long-term archives, and disaster recovery support. Collaborates in the development and deployment of the Disaster Recovery Plan.
  • Analyzes enterprise system performance. Develops and implements system performance improvements.
  • Participates in development activities including code reviews, as well as coding and testing of new enhancements.


Required Experience

  • Plans, develops, and tests programs, applying knowledge of programming techniques and computer systems. Formulates plan outlining steps to develop programs, using techniques structured analysis and design or object-oriented development.
  • Convert project requirements, using industry-standard object-oriented tools. Generates code into sequenced detailed instructions for coding languages processable by computer. Applied knowledge of computer programming techniques and languages.
  • Converts project requirements, problem statements and procedures. Analyses data to create or modify programs. Prepare detailed requirements. Enters program code, input test data, corrects program errors, modifies sequence and provides documentation.
  • Experience with Enterprise software development to include 2 years of experience working in an architecture capacity within an enterprise development organization.
  • Developing using MS Visual Studio C#, .Net, Asp.Net, Asp.Net Web API, HTML, CSS LESS, Bootstrap, NET Core, ASP.Net Core
  • Knowledge and experience working with a scrum team in an agile environment to deliver software release sprints for HHSC, on time, with a focus on quality.
  • Angular 2+, typescript, Angular JS, JQuery
  • SQL Server and Database Design, Create Stored Procedures, SSIS
  • Broad knowledge and experience of Microsoft technology, frameworks, solutions, and tools. (i.e. Microsoft Azure).
  • Possess hands-on knowledge of EIR Accessibility, required technical specifications (US Section 508 and WCAG2.0), and tools used to code / validate for EIR Accessibility. Integrates EIR criteria into planning, design, development, and test phases.
  • DevOps
  • Scalable application architectures


Preferred Experience

  • Years of experience with Enterprise software development to include 2 years of experience working in architecture capacity within an enterprise development organization.
  • Develops designs and oversees the implementation of .Net applications and REST services with SQL back end.
  • The primary responsibility of the Application Architect is to provide the overall technology guidance and structure for creating and maintaining the .Net web applications and REST services.
  • Experience with public health information systems and software applications
  • Participation in Information Technology projects implementing commercial health registry applications

Competentia is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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