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Contract to Hire Productions Support Application Developer/Programmer Lead
Ref No.: 18-00006
Location: San Francisco, California
Start Date: 04/06/2017
SQL/Shell Script Production Support
6 month contract to hire
San Francisco (preferred) or Woodland Hills
What are the day to day responsibilities of this role:
Job Responsibilities:

Provides technical expertise in the support of specialized programming projects using web based and client server tools. Provides levels 1 – 4 production support of data systems including making recommendations on the use of technology standards and tools, issue troubleshooting, and root cause analysis and resolution on both production and non-production environments.  Responsible for production support and design and development of systems including making recommendation on the use of technology standards and tools. Collaborates across multiple IT and Business departments and external vendors to troubleshoot and resolve complex system and data issues. Performs business and application analysis and design. Develops applications using a variety of application development tools. Responsibilities: Operates under general direction. Assignments are very broad in nature and of the highest level of complexity. Able to impact beyond area of responsibility. May instruct, guide and oversee work of lower-level technical professionals. Consults and makes recommendations to management on significant issues. Responsible for developing and implementing new products and/or approaches in conjunction with implementing new/existing technologies.  
  • Generally, requires 8 to 12 years of directly related professional experience and deep technical abilities in one or more primary products, programs or technologies.
  • Solid understanding of data design and structures.
  • Hands-on application design/development – 8 + years- in multiple technologies and platforms including SQL, Python, C, C++, JAVA, Websphere, MQ, Microsoft SQL,Oracle SQL, Web Services, Windows ,RedHat Linux
  • Strong problem solving skills and orientation
  • Excellent presentation and verbal/written communication skills.
  • Experience with data manipulation, reporting, data mining, and analytics tools (SQL, Crystal Reports, Business Objects, etc.)
  • 3+ years in a lead software development role (includes training, guidance, technical standards development and enforcement, project delivery responsibilities)
  • End user management skills – good at managing productive user relationships.
  • Working knowledge of the Health Care/Insurance Industry systems and business operations a strong plus.
  • Must be able to think and perform independently with a minimum of direction or supervision and to adapt quickly to shifting and /or competing priorities.
Critical Success Factors
  • Must be able to build strong partnerships with technical team, peers, and business partners.
  • Teamwork - demonstrated ability to maintain cohesive relationships and negotiate with various teams to complete delivery work.
  • Knowledge of automated systems design and development processes and standards.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.