Programmer/Systems Analysts perform the jobs of both a systems analyst and programmer at Mind Springs. An effective Programmer/Systems Analyst will be able to bring technology and business processes together by understanding the needs and limitations of both sides. As systems analysts you meet with end users to perform a needs analysis and write requirements for the project, identify risks to the system, and design the data system that will be built. Programmer/Systems Analysts must understand data modeling techniques to document technical designs of the data system. As a programmer you will take the designed data system and write code to implement the data system and create technical specifications. You will work in collaboration with the database administrator to validate and verify code before the code is deployed into our production environment. Programmer/Systems Analysts must have awareness of programming languages and a willingness to learn new programming skills. Programmer/Systems Analysts must be highly proficient in SQL. After the new data systems have been developed, the Programmer/Systems Analyst will work with the end user to design and develop needed reports and dashboards. As a Programmer/Systems Analyst, you are responsible for developing test strategies to validate and verify projects and will be called upon to troubleshoot and debug existing solutions. Programmer/Systems Analysts may also be required to write instruction manuals for end users and train users on new software. This position is also required to meet monthly and annual reporting requirements to the Office of Behavioral Health. Programmer/Systems Analysts are expected to stay abreast of new technology trends in order to identify new methodologies we can use at Mind Springs. This position requires a high degree of collaboration, not only within our internal team, but with other individuals within our organization.
Bachelor’s Degree required; minimum four (4) years of relevant experience. Two (2) years of healthcare experience preferred.