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Senior Software Engineer (Flexible Opportunity)

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Senior Software Engineer Software (Flexible Opportunity)

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Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing,information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. Theseare often serious decisions with far-reaching consequences, and requiresensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It's about providingclarity and hope.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will work for the worldleader in the industry, with a career where you will have the opportunity tocollaborate and affect change while expanding your leadership skills and technicalknowledge. You can make a real impact in a market that is growing anddeveloping.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-The primary responsibility of this role is the development and support of the Antrim based lab system (LIS) and billing system, using InterSystems Caché technology.
-Working as part of a small development team, the Software Engineer will develop new programs and make enhancements to existing programs in order to deliver new functionality to the system.
-All aspects of the standard system development life cycle (SDLC) are in the scope of this role, such as problem analysis, functional design, technical design, code development, unit testing, integration testing and documentation.
-This role will have close interactions with IT project managers, business analysts and test engineers, and will have direct communications with users and with key business stakeholders. The role will also involve interactions with other IT groups such as architecture, solutions design and the program management office. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are a requirement.
-Perform design and Code review activities with team.
-Develop and execute unit, systems integration, and user-acceptance test plans.
-Prepare and test Operations Instructions for developed programs and systems.
-Agile and waterfall methodologies are both used, depending on the project type. Small projects will be self-managed, with larger projects being run by a project manager.
-Provide unsolicited suggestions for enhancements of functional effectiveness and technical efficiencies.
-Provide second level support to fix the issues with system. Maintain and resolve code problems on both a scheduled and on-call basis.


Education Preferred:
• BA/BS degree in Computer Scienceor equivalent experience with an emphasis on application programming andsystems analysis/development.•

Work Experience:
• 5+ years professional experiencein software development using InterSystems Caché technology.
Excellent customer service, interpersonal communication, andorganizational skills.

Required Knowledge:
MUMPS/Caché, Caché Objects, CachéObjectScript, Caché Server Pages (CSP)/ZEN Framework, Javascript/JQuery, XML/XSLT
Knowledge of Intersystems IRIS,Ensemble would be preferred

Required Experience:
-Strong understanding of information systems concepts, applicable methodologies, tools, standards and procedures.
-Development and design experience using InterSystems Caché technology, such as Caché ObjectScript, CSP/ZEN.
-Experience with clinical laboratory systems or healthcare information systems.
-Experience with configuration management tool such as StarTeam, Github.
-Experience of working in a regulatory compliant environment with the associated attention to detail.
-Ability to provide high quality, timely support to a mission-critical application.
-Knowledge of SQL Server, Business Objects and modern programming language such as Java, Python would be preferred.
-Knowledge of Web Services, Microservices, Containerization, Cloud native application development using AWS or Azure would be advantageous.
-Knowledge of HL7 and ICD-10 would be advantageous.

Project implementations may needto be done outside normal hours during downtime coordinated with thelaboratory. Urgent issues may require support outside normal hours.

Physical and Mental:

Ability to multi-task, Analytical skills, Ability to follow verbal or written instructions, Thinking analytically, Communication, Using effective verbal communication, Using effective written communication, Handling stress & emotions, Concentrating on tasks, Making decisions, Adjusting to change, Examining/observing details, Sitting for long periods at a time.

Leadership Capabilities Individual Contributors Behaviors

1Know the Business

Uses knowledge of Quest's key customer groups and needs, markets, business operations, performance trends and emerging issues to inform short and longer-term focus.

Understands the business, the market and the broader industry and applies this knowledge when making business decisions

Consistently delivers on the organization's value proposition to customers

Has awareness of how the organization makes money and how his/her contributions impact profit margins

Gathers data to holistically diagnose problems before acting

Focus on the Customer

Seeks to understand and meet the needs and expectations of customers in a manner that provides internal and external customer satisfaction and loyalty.

Understands key customer groups served across Quest businesses

Develops relationships with and understands the needs of his/her key customers

Delivers on all commitments made to his/her customers

Anticipates customer requests and proactively identifies potential solutions

Promote Strategic Alignment

Collects, analyzes and leverages the broader market and competitor trends to set and communicate strategy and ensure alignment of all core business processes.

Is able to effectively balance details or tactical work with an understanding of the bigger organizational and business context

Personally ensures alignment between his/her goals and the company's strategy

Uses his/her knowledge of broader strategic priorities to help guide and influence work focus and adjustments

Continuously monitors industry and business trends that are relevant to his/her own focus area(s)

Collaborate with Others

Demonstrates ability to successfully work with others to achieve business priorities. Approaches others with a positive attitude toward achieving common goals. Treats others with respect and values the contributions of others.

Understands how to navigate the organization's formal and informal systems/processes to deliver on commitments

Demonstrates awareness of the goals of other functions/departments and the organization and makes decisions based on that knowledge

Develops strong relationships by delivering on all commitments and displaying a willingness to compromise when appropriate

Consistently approaches work with a collaborative spirit within and across groups/departments, and demonstrates appreciation and respect for others' perspectives and ideas

Communicate Openly & Transparently

Effectively communicates by actively listening and sharing relevant information to others so as to anticipate problems and ensure delivery on all commitments; adjusts style, tone and level of detail appropriate to the audience.

Actively listens to others and shows comprehension by restating messages to ensure full understanding and asking open-ended questions to encourage exchange of ideas

Adapts communication content and delivery (oral or written) by taking into consideration the needs and perspectives of the audience

Openly expresses opinions, even when different from others', and refrains from judging or criticizing others' ideas

Enlists others' support in accomplishing objectives or tasks by referencing data or logic as a means of influence

Continuously Develop Self and Others

Consistently shows a commitment to learning by proactively seeking and sharing with others opportunities to develop new capabilities, skills, and knowledge; acquires the skills needed to continually enhance his/her contributions to the organization; solicits and openly provides feedback to others.

Takes ownership for identifying and taking advantage of learning opportunities to further develop his/her skills and capabilities, both technical/functional and behavioral

Consistently transfers learning to the job through application of newly acquired skills

Regularly seeks out feedback from others (e.g., manager, peers)

Joins external networks/associations to augment knowledge base and build relationships with others in the field, and applies relevant knowledge or best practices on the job

Deliver Superior Performance

Consistently delivers required business results; sets and accomplishes stretch objectives and goals; adheres to quality standards and meets deadlines; maintains focus on the organization's broader goals.

Consistently finds new and innovative ways to solve business problems

Identifies and directly addresses barriers that may interfere with successful completion of work and attempts to mitigate possible future issues

Maintains commitment to all goals, even in the face of challenges

Exhibits action orientation around solving problems and meetings and/or exceeding goals

Demonstrate Agility in Decision Making

Makes informed decisions based on analysis, experience, knowledge and judgment but is unafraid to make sound decisions without all information or in ambiguous situations. Leverages personal experiences, background and subject matter expertise to consider relevant alternatives when making good decisions

Consistently makes good choices by evaluating data, impact, risk, perspective, and organizational goals and contingencies

Is unafraid to make quality decisions, even with incomplete data

Exhibits sound judgment when deciding whether or not to take action or to escalate an issue to management

Accelerate and Embrace Change

Initiates and/or leads the change process; engage others in all aspects of the change; models agility and comfort with ambiguity by seeking out and responding to feedback about the change, including direction, priorities, approaches and pace. Makes recommendations about changes that should be made in a given situation and voices ideas and concerns

Embraces and communicates support for organizational changes that positively affect work processes

Demonstrates comfort in shifting priorities to address changes in the work environment

Is resourceful about identifying the best course of action, even in the face of ambiguity

Apply Today

Join us forcompetitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive andsupportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of ourpatients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

Your Questcareer. Seek it out.

Allrequirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodateindividuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal OpportunityEmployer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation /Gender Identity or Citizenship.

Job ID: 1555567548212512909



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