Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Founded in 1948, Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, an Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, is the largest health insurer in Arkansas. Arkansas Blue Cross is a not-for-profit mutual insurance company offering sales, customer service, medical management and provider relations services to counties in their parts of the state.

Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield 515 West Pershing Boulevard, North Little Rock, AR, USA
12/12/2019
Full time
The Database Administrator (DBA) reports to the Database Administration Supervisor within the Infrastructure Planning Division. This position is responsible for providing technical support and guidance in the use of database related software. This position will be responsible for administration of Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and up. The DBA maintains and utilizes a current, working knowledge of database administration to support the Enterprise databases and interfaces with vendor representatives in order to resolve issues with the assigned database and asked to assist with database planning, development and troubleshooting. Minimum Job Requirements Database Administrator I Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university (prefer degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, etc.) and a minimum of three (3) years prior experience in data operations, computer operations or application systems programming OR a minimum of five (5) years of prior experience in data processing, computer operations or application systems programming AND Minimum three (3) years previous experience with at least one programming language, as well as appropriate OS, utilities, shell scripts, visual editor, etc. for the assigned database. One (1) year previous experience with Data Base Management Software (DBMS) Must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational, and judgment skills in addition to organizational vision Must demonstrate strong analytical and solution development skills Prefer experience with Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan, health care industry, and specific information systems technologies and concepts which facilitate corporate information systems advancement. Ability to work independently much of the time under general supervision Internal Applicants - Must demonstrate ability to assume additional responsibilities and receive commendable rating on last performance evaluation. Contributes to Enterprise-related activities in support of the customer experience (documentation must be provided). External Applicants - Must provide documentation from previous employer that demonstrates commendable performance in current job. Database Administrator II Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university (prefer degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, etc.) and a minimum of three (3) years prior experience in data operations, computer operations or application systems programming OR a minimum of five (5) years of prior experience in data processing, computer operations or application systems programming AND Minimum four (4) years previous experience with at least one programming language, as well as appropriate OS, utilities, shell scripts, visual editor, etc. for the assigned database. Two (2) years previous experience with Data Base Management Software (DBMS) One (1) year previous experience in project management (through participation in full technical management of database components of large scale projects). Must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational, and judgment skills in addition to organizational vision Must demonstrate strong analytical and solution development skills Prefer experience with Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan, health care industry, and specific information systems technologies and concepts which facilitate corporate information systems advancement. Ability to work independently much of the time under general supervision Internal Applicants - Must demonstrate ability to assume additional responsibilities and receive commendable rating on last performance evaluation. Contributes to Enterprise-related activities in support of the customer experience (documentation must be provided). External Applicants - Must provide documentation from previous employer that demonstrates commendable performance in current job. Database Administrator III Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university (prefer degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Business, etc.) and a minimum of four (4) years prior experience in data operations, computer operations or application systems programming OR a minimum of six (6) years of prior experience in data processing, computer operations or application systems programming AND Minimum five (5) years previous experience with at least one programming language, as well as appropriate OS, utilities, shell scripts, visual editor, etc. for the assigned database. Three (3) years previous experience with Data Base Management Software (DBMS) Two (2) years previous experience in project management (through participation in full technical management of database components of large scale projects) Must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, organizational, and judgment skills in addition to organizational vision Must demonstrate strong analytical and solution development skills Prefer experience with Blue Cross Blue Shield Plan, health care industry, and specific information systems technologies and concepts which facilitate corporate information systems advancement. Ability to work independently much of the time under general supervision Internal Applicants - Must demonstrate ability to assume additional responsibilities and receive commendable rating on last performance evaluation. Contributes to Enterprise-related activities in support of the customer experience (documentation must be provided). External Applicants - Must provide documentation from previous employer that demonstrates commendable performance in current job. Principal Activities or Accountabilities (Essential Functions of Job) 1. Provide consultation and support to Applications Development areas regarding database and program design and implementation. 2. Assist other team members in providing 24-hour “on-call” support to Applications Development areas regarding databases, program design and implementation and performance. 3. Develop personal training objectives for obtaining further knowledge of the assigned database by evaluating and recommending new database technologies. 4. Participate in reviews to evaluate database performance and recommend solutions to ensure the effectiveness of scheme, tables, procedures and permissions. 5. Assist Lead DBA in the maintenance of the assigned DBMS-based application system and the associated security procedures. 6. Provide status reports to the Database Administration Supervisor for all active and scheduled projects. 7. Assist the Database Administration Supervisor with configuration management and database control programming. 8. Monitor production databases for space utilization and the need for design change or reorganization. 9. Define and allocate space for all test databases. 10. Assist Lead DBA and Database Administration Supervisor as needed in technical management of database components of large-scale projects. 11. Monitor standards and procedures to ensure recoverability and availability of production databases. Participate in disaster recovery testing efforts. 12. Perform any other job-related duties as required.
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield 320 West Capitol Avenue, Little Rock, AR, USA
12/12/2019
Full time
This position is accountable for the analysis, development, maintenance and testing of software applications and/or programs as it relates to the ABCBS Private Programs application systems. These activities include development and maintenance of programs, preparation of test data, program coding and documentation. The incumbent is expected to make recommendations of workable solutions to processing problems. Minimum Job Requirements Application Systems Programming includes performance in the areas of analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation and documentation of system projects. Level I 1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer and/or analytical related studies (preferably in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, etc.)  AND  three (3) years of prior experience in Applications Systems Programming design and analysis with emphasis in the areas: Microsoft.NET, ASP, HTML, VBScript, and JavaScript. OR Five (5) years of prior experience in Applications Systems Programming design and analysis with emphasis in the areas:   Microsoft.NET, ASP, HTML, VBScript, JavaScript. 2. One (1) year minimum experience with SQL Server or DB2 and Microsoft IIS experience. 3. Internal applicants - Must demonstrate ability to take on additional responsibilities and receive commendable rating on performance evaluation at Programmer II. 4. External applicants - Must provide documentation from previous employer to demonstrate commendable performance in current job. Level II 1. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer and/or analytical related studies (preferably in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, etc.)  AND  three (3) years of prior experience in Applications Systems Programming design and analysis with emphasis in the areas:  Microsoft.NET, ASP, HTML, VBScript, JavaScript. OR Five (5) years of prior experience in Applications Systems Programming design and analysis with emphasis in the areas:   Microsoft.NET, ASP, HTML, VBScript, and JavaScript. 2. Two (2) years minimum experience with SQL Server or DB2, and Microsoft IIS experience. 3. Two (2) years minimum experience with Crystal Reports. 4. One (1) year minimum experience working with XML file formats. 5. Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Certification with an emphasis in Web applications. 6. Internal applicants - Must demonstrate ability to take on additional responsibilities and receive commendable rating on performance evaluation at Web Analyst Programmer I.  7. External applicants - Must provide documentation from previous employer to demonstrate commendable performance in current job. Level III 1.   Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer and/or analytical related studies (preferably in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, etc.)  AND  four (4) years of prior experience in Applications Systems Programming design and analysis with emphasis in the areas:  Microsoft.NET, ASP, HTML, VBScript, JavaScript. OR Six (6) years of prior experience in Applications Systems Programming design and   analysis with emphasis in the areas:   Microsoft.NET, ASP, HTML, VBScript, JavaScript. 2. Three (3) years minimum experience with SQL Server or DB2 and Microsoft IIS experience. 3. Three (3) years minimum experience with Crystal Reports. 4. Three (3) years minimum experience working with XML file formats. 5. Must have participated in a minimum of three (3) large scale projects with heavy user interfacing. Successful completion of the projects (e.g. implementation, problem resolution and user satisfaction) must be shown. 6. Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) Certification with an emphasis in Web Applications or Microsoft Certified Applications Developer (MCAD). 7. Health insurance experience will be given preference. 8. Internal applicants - Must demonstrate ability to take on additional responsibilities and receive commendable rating on performance evaluation at Web Analyst Programmer II. 9. External applicants - Must provide documentation from previous employer to demonstrate commendable performance in current job. Principal Activities or Accountabilities  (Essential Functions of Job) 1. Ensure that the project supervisor is adequately informed concerning the status of all assigned tasks. 2. Ensure that all assigned tasks are completed accurately and by the assigned target dates and within cost estimates. 3. Become knowledgeable of company functions to the level necessary to accomplish assigned tasks. 4. Formulate solutions to business problems through the use of data processing concepts and techniques. 5. Enhance programming skills including coding, testing, debugging and documentation. 6. Consult with users to identify current operating procedures and to clarify program objectives. 7. Write documentation to describe program, development, logic, coding, and corrections. 8. Use standard application design principles to create appropriate logical and physical application designs to promote efficiency and code reuse so systems operate at highest level of efficiency. 9. Follow corporate standards in naming conventions, security, and interface design. 10. Thoroughly test and debug/fix code. 11. Ensure positive working relationships exist with all customers. 12. Become familiar with the ABCBS Private Programs applications and operational usage of the applications. 13. Ensure that a cooperative and productive climate is maintained with all internal and external contacts. 14. Contribute to and support enterprise-wide undertakings and commitments. 15. Contribute to and support the enterprise strategic and operational planning process to include total quality management philosophies. 16. Become knowledgeable of, and adhere to Corporate and ABCBS Information Systems standards and policies.
Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield 320 West Capitol Avenue, Little Rock, AR, USA
12/12/2019
Full time
This position reports to the Information Systems Supervisor of Membership Applications. The Systems Analyst Programmer performs the majority of his/her assigned tasks in a project team environment with direct supervision from the project supervisor or senior member of the project team. Most job activities are performed in the realm of small systems, subsystems, or programs, and their general relationship to Membership Applications. The incumbent works closely with members of the Information Systems team, Business Analysts, software vendors, members of the AMISYS configuration team, Membership Operations staff, data warehouse staff, other enterprise-wide technical staff, as well as the internal and external users to ensure user/customer requests, problems and questions are researched and resolved in a timely manner. An individual in this position is able to formulate logical statements of business problems and devise effective solutions to these problems through the use of proposed manual procedures, an existing automated system or a proposed automated system. Assignments include analysis, data gathering, program logic development, coding, testing, documentation and various other tasks as requested by the project supervisor. The Systems Analyst Programmer is expected to conduct detailed analysis of defined system specifications. Minimum Job Requirements Application Systems Programming includes performance in the areas of analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation and documentation of system projects. Level 1: 1. Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 semester hours in computer and/or analytical related studies (pref. degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, etc.) and a minimum of 3 years of prior experience in application systems programming design and analysis with emphasis and experience in the skills listed in the base requirements on the attached sheet for the system specified. OR a minimum of 5 years of prior experience in application systems programming design and analysis with emphasis in the base requirements on the attached sheet for the system specified. 2. One (1) year minimum experience with the specified system. Related application programming experience in a similar development environment may be substituted. Level 2: 1. Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 semester hours in computer and/or analytical related studies (pref. degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, etc.) and a minimum of 3 years of prior experience in application systems programming design and analysis with emphasis and experience in the skills listed in the base requirements on the attached sheet for the system specified. OR a minimum of 5 years of prior experience in application systems programming design and analysis with emphasis in the base requirements on the attached sheet for the system specified. 2. Two (2) years minimum experience with the specified system. Related application programming experience in a similar development environment may be substituted. 3. Two (2) years minimum experience with the database design and database access methods for systems specified. 4. One (1) year minimum experience with skills identified in Systems Analyst Programmer Level 2 & 3 requirements on the attached sheet for the system specified. 5. Internal - Production Support Team detailed knowledge of one (1) ABCBS Private Program System supported by Production Support Team. Level 3 1. Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 24 semester hours in computer and/or analytical related studies (pref. degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, etc.) and a minimum of 4 years of prior experience in application systems programming design and analysis with emphasis and experience in skills listed in the base requirements on the attached sheet for the system specified. OR a minimum of 6 years of prior experience in application systems programming design and analysis with emphasis in the base requirements on the attached sheet for the system specified. 2. Three (3) years minimum experience with the specified system. Related application programming experience in a similar development environment may be substituted. 3. Three (3) years minimum experience with skills identified in Systems Analyst Programmer Level 2 & 3 requirements on the attached sheet for the system specified. 4. Three (3) years minimum experience with the database design and database access methods for systems specified. Related database access methods may be substituted. 5. Project Management Experience - must have participated in a minimum of three large scale projects with heavy user interfacing. Successful completion of the project (e.g. implementation, problem resolution and user satisfaction) must be shown. 6. Internal - Production Support Team detailed knowledge of two (2) ABCBS Private Program Systems supported by Production Support Team. 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