Remote within WA, OR, UT or ID - Portland OR Preferred
The Programmer Analyst performs technical, analytical, support, and leadership functions to help the division and the company meet its goals. Responsible for programming business solutions based on requirements for all business areas within Cambia Health Solutions.
Develops knowledge of health plan operations, health plan data sources and structures, and cost containment strategies; including how these subjects relate to the company’s products and competitive market position.
Identifies needed reporting, assembles or directs the assembly of reports, and distributes such information to the people who need it.
Designs, develops or directs the development of, and directs the performance of acceptance testing of new reports, programs, and models.
Proactively identifies issues and concerns to management.
Applies knowledge of how various departments within the corporation work together to make the company run effectively.
Communicate effectively with both internal and external clients.
Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, and changes.
Interprets business requirements and develops design specifications.
Writes code or configuration to implement business requirements using approved technologies.
Develops tests to validate correct implementation of the business requirements.
Acquire knowledge of Cambia data systems to meet the analytical and reporting needs of the division and the corporation.
Actively participates in the division’s peer review processes.
Responsible for corporate profitability by prudent management of risk.
Additional Responsibilities for level II
Assist and mentor other team members and internal business partners.
Keeps familiar with the latest developments in medical management programs, cost containment strategies, medical technology, market conditions as they relate to healthcare and revisions to existing coding structures.
Keen analytical and problem solving skills.
Solid oral and written communication skills, including presentation and technical writing skills.
Familiarity with relational databases and client-server concepts.
Demonstrated computer skills using ETL, SQL coding and report tools.
Proven ability to perform difficult analytical tasks with minimum supervision.
Must be able to develop efficient and effective program and system solutions in solving business problems.
Ability to review, analyze, and enhance configuration/programming systems including coding, testing, and debugging.
Ability to consult with application’s users to identify current operating procedures and to clarify program objectives.
Must be able to effectively adapt to changing technologies and methodologies and apply them to technological and/or business needs.
Ability to negotiate common solutions with acceptable compromises for business users with conflicting Business Intelligence needs.
Understanding of business process improvement, benefit and risk management and software testing, and of all testing events throughout the development lifecycle
A wide degree of creativity is required.
Knowledge of healthcare and healthcare business processes a plus.
Additional Minimum Requirements for level II
Demonstrated success with project management.
Ability to work independently on complex projects and issues with large financial and/or risk impact to the corporation.
Demonstrated proficiency in code development using multiple reporting tools (MicroStrategy, SAS, SSRS, etc.), ETL tools (Talend, Data Stage, SSIS, etc.) and SQL coding (Toad, PGAdmin, etc.)
Advanced knowledge of program evaluation concepts and methodologies, with expertise in program effectiveness analysis, measurement, and reporting.
Normally to be proficient in the competencies listed above
The Programmer Analyst I would have a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Operational Technology Management, Computer Science, Operations Research or an equivalent related field and 5 + years job-related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience. (New Grads Welcome)
The Programmer Analyst II would have a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Operational Technology Management, Computer Science, Operations Research or an equivalent related field and 7 + years job-related work experience including 2 + years prior work experience in healthcare and healthcare business processes . or an equivalent combination of education and related work experience.
Regence employees are part of the larger Cambia family of companies, which seeks to drive innovative health solutions. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. Regence is 2.2 million members, here for our families, co-workers and neighbors, helping each other be and stay healthy and provide support in time of need. We've been here for members for 100 years. Regence is a nonprofit health care company offering individual and group medical, dental, vision and life insurance, Medicare and other government programs as well as pharmacy benefit management. We are the largest health insurer in the Northwest/Intermountain Region, serving members as Regence BlueShield of Idaho, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Utah and Regence BlueShield (in Washington). Each plan is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.
If you’re seeking a career that affects change in the health care system, consider joining our team at Cambia Health Solutions. We advocate for transforming the health care system by making health care more affordable and accessible, increasing consumers’ engagement in their health care decisions, and offering a diverse range of products and services that promote the health and well-being of our members. Cambia's portfolio of companies spans health care information technology and software development; retail health care; health insurance plans that carry the Blue Cross and Blue Shield brands; pharmacy benefit management; life, disability, dental, vision and other lines of protection; alternative solutions to health care access and free-standing health and wellness solutions.
This position includes 401(k), healthcare, paid time off, paid holidays, and more. For more information, please visit www.cambiahealth.com/careers/total-rewards .
We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A drug screen and background check are required.