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Ref No.: 17-00322
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 05/18/2017

Tailwind Associates, an EOE, has a 12 + months contract opportunity with our client in El Paso, Texas for a PBM/SLR/HIE .NET Tech Lead

Job Description:
Candidate will have the responsibility of understanding the requirements, Analyze, design and implement. Developing unit test cases and executing and ensure high quality deliverables.


  • 7+ years of experience in .NET Application development with over all 8-9 years of IT experience.
  • 3+ years of Tech Lead role with responsibility for systems specification, application design & Development, performance tuning, and ensuring high quality
  • Ability to work effectively with business users and (or) Client to understand needs and priorities to deliver on time with quality
  • Should be having inclination towards designing and architecting the system
  • Actively participate in requirement gathering discussions
  • Code quality and Coding standards needs to be tracked and maintained
  • Team member's technical backup planning and ensuring no dependency on any developer
  • Good Estimation skills
  • 5+ years of experience using T-SQL with very strong working knowledge of stored procedures, queries and joins
  • 5+ years of database design best practices, including normalization, query optimization, referential integrity and logical database architecture
  • 5+ years of .NET Framework and ability to work with C# and ASP.NET using Microsoft Visual Studio
  • 5+years of developing and maintaining solutions using SSRS and SSIS with SQL Server Management Studio
  • Understanding of object-oriented design, client-server architecture and relational database design
  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to quickly understand business requirements and transform user requirements into queried reports / stored procedure

Required Skills:
  • Hands-on Technical experience in:
    • .NET and SQL Server
    • ASP
    • Oracle 11g
  • Experience with Java/Javascript, XML/XLST. Experience with Server Operating Systems (both Windows & Linux an advantage), Clustering and Load Balancing (an advantage).
  • Working experience in Java development and knowhow of working on relational databases
  • Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms
  • Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns
  • Strong experience with healthcare EDI transactions (X12), especially with the X12 837, 834, 835, 270/271, 276/277 messaging standards.
  • Good communication skills. EDI-X12 Developer will be required to bring an additional perspective to the team based on knowledge of the 37, 834, 835, 270/271, 276/277 standards and their proper use in Claims Management
  • Have worked on/ understand other messaging engines - IBM MQ, Active MQ etc.
  • Clear understanding & working knowledge of HIPAA EDI protocols
  • Able to generate HIPAA transactions using mapping application tool and data from claims system
  • Experience with MS SQL/Oracle Server or other relational database systems and EDI transmission protocols
  • Healthcare industry experience as it relates to risk adjustment, medical claims submissions, adjudication and payment, eligibility, etc.
  • Profound insight of Java and JEE internals (Class loading, Memory Management, Transaction management etc)
  • Excellent know-how in developing web services (REST and SOAP)
  • ETL operations
  • Gather requirements, create technical design, document and implement solutions to satisfy business and development needs
  • Work with other team members on design of software systems
  • Create, maintain and develop documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to clearly explain technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Exceptionally detail orientated and ability to cross-check work to user specifications
  • Proficient working independently - with little direction - and as a supportive team member
  • Accustomed to fast-paced environments with simultaneous, high-priority tasks
  • Can perform in a dynamic environment, handling multiple tasks simultaneously with the ability to work on multiple projects at any time

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, sex or age.