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MedImpact, Inc. Software Engineer (Contract) in San Diego, California

Software Engineer

6 month assignment


The position works within the Data Exchange team to provide software programming for new software, production support and maintenance for existing software, as well as ad-hoc support of key departmental business areas, databases, applications, and tools which drive business functions. As part of the IT Data Exchange function, this position supports application development for data exchanges for internal and external clients. This Software Engineer IV receives general instructions on new projects and works autonomously to complete deliverables.

What You Get To Do:

  • Develops software at all layers by programming, designing and testing code to meet requirements
  • Gains a thorough understanding of functional requirements for new software requests
  • Works with Business Systems Analysts to understand and clarify software requirements and translate into working software
  • Practices good software engineering techniques and standards to reduce coding errors and ensures robustness and efficiency of work products
  • Partners with software teams in the development of the software engineering processes
  • Works to identify and resolves technical or product problems
  • Participates in software project meetings and provides status reports
  • Translates technical designs into working software
  • Maintains existing applications by enhancing software and troubleshooting issues
  • Collaborates with team members and partners with others as needed to ensure successful completion of assigned software development tasks
  • Participates in code reviews and incorporates recommendations
  • Applies Object Oriented Design principles and design patterns in creating System level solution designs
  • Creates and maintains software design specifications document
  • Assumes full responsibility for assigned tasks and end-to-end accountability for end-product delivery
  • Makes recommendations to management for the adoption of (1) new technology (2) industry’s best practices, and (3) streamlining processes
  • Communicates and presents designs in group settings to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Partners with team members and technical project lead to ensure component design fits in with the overall solution
  • Adopts new techniques and technologies
  • Initiates attendance at job related training to keep skills current. Maintains current understanding of the industry’s best practices
  • Assists with mentoring and training of less experienced IT staff members

Education and/or Experience

Prior PBM or healthcare experience is helpful but not required.

For consideration, candidates will need a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and eight (8) to twelve (12) plus years’ job related experience in the essential job functions listed.

Computer Skills

  • Five (8) plus years of experience in development of database processes using Oracle SQL, PL/SQL in Oracle 12c and Unix shell scripting
  • Excellent knowledge of debugging, tuning and optimizing performance of database queries
  • Solid SQL and Unix command level experience
  • Thorough knowledge of software methodologies, distributed networking, databases, communications, and multiprocessing applications
  • Strong proficiency in database interfacing and relational database management systems.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on project teams and/or matrix-managed teams
  • Ability to appropriately schedule and prioritize multiple projects to ensure timely and effective delivery of IT solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with emphasis on translating technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Results oriented and ability to juggle multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Familiarity with PBM business model (plans, programs, and practices) as well as pharmaceutical practices (nomenclature, medications) helpful

Location: San Diego, CA

# of openings: 1

Employment duration: Temp

Exemption Status: Non-Exempt

Relocation Assistance: N/A

Added to system: 7/15/19 12:38 PM

Job Code: Temp.280.6247