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CL - Programmer - Advanced
Ref No.: 17-00633
Location: CLEMSON, South Carolina
Client: Clemson University
Location: Clemson,SC
Duration: 12 Months


Job Description:
General - This position will provide Quality Assurance duties for MEDS, MMIS and RMMIS systems projects. The Mainframe Quality Assurance team is a combination of Clemson information technology professionals and experienced consultants, and we are seeking individuals who are highly productive, very flexible, and can work effectively in an environment where ambiguity is common. Team members are expected to contribute with minimal supervision and be self-motivated. The project demands individuals who are strong collaborators, who want to make a positive contribution to the State of South Carolina, and can understand top-level goals and objectives and drive toward them. Candidates who enjoy working on complex, change-oriented projects with motivated team members will find this position attractive.

SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
THIS PROJECT INCLUDES MAKING FEDERALLY MANDATED CHANGES FOR THE MEDICAID SYSTEM OF SC. THIS POSITION WILL PERFORM QUALITY ASSURANCE (QA) REQUIREMENTS AND SUPPORT USER ACCEPTANCE (UA) TESTING OF SOFTWARE CODING CHANGES TO MEDICAID SYSTEMS RELATED DATA. TESTING OF CHANGES WILL INCLUDE TESTING WITH THE USERS AND EXTERNAL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS AND TRADING PARTNERS AS NEEDED. THIS PROJECT REQUIRES INTERFACING WITH OTHER AGENCIES AND OTHER INTERNAL SYSTEMS.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH PROJECT TEAM TO TEST CODING CHANGES. DUTIES INCLUDE CREATION OF TEST SCENARIOS, RUNNING OF TESTS, ANALYSIS OF TEST RESULTS, RESOLUTIONS OF DIFFERENCES IN ACTUAL AND EXPECTED TEST RESULTS AND WORKING WITH SCDHHS TO SUPPORT USER ACCEPTANCE TESTING. COMMUNICATE EFFECTIVELY IN BOTH WRITTEN AND SPOKEN COMMUNICATION. WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH CLEMSON STAFF AND OTHER CONTRACTED STAFF.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA AND EXPERIENCE IN QUALITY ASSURANCE TESTING.

Skills:
Category Name Required Importance Level Last Used Experience
Administrative Problem Solving Skills Yes 2 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
Miscellaneous Analytical Skills Yes 2 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
Programming Languages Cobol (Any) Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
Programming Languages JCL Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
Programming Languages MVC development Yes 2 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years
Programming Languages CA-ADS No 4 Intermediate Within 6 Months 2 - 4 Years
Quality Assurance (QA) Software Testing Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 - 6 Years


REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

MAINFRAME, MVS COBOL, JCL, SOFTWARE TESTING, CREATION OF TEST SCENARIOS
SOFT SKILLS REQUIRED: EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS (WRITTEN AND ORAL), ADAPTABILITY, FLEXIBILITY, SELF-MOTIVATION, PROBLEM SOLVING, ANALYTICAL THINKING, TIME MANAGEMENT, ABILITY TO WORK EFFECTIVELY IN A STRESSFUL ENVIRONMENT

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
CA-ADS, SQL, SERENA CHANGEMAN OR OTHER CHANGE CONTROL TOOLS, USE OF TESTING TOOLS