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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Software Development
IT Associate
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Blue Cross Blue Shield | Portland, OR
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Job Description

IT Associate
Portland, Oregon

This entry-level position participates in a team environment for the delivery and maintenance of application systems.

As an IT Associate you may:
Develop efficient and maintainable program code Develop efficient and effective program and system solutions in solving simple business problems Provide consulting support for IT and Business partners by researching, identifying and resolving technical programming problems Develop simple programs and systems in support of business processes and objectives Prepares system test plans, test criteria, and test data Develops innovative solutions to problems Determine program design and prepares work estimates for development or changes for assigned work Prepare program, system, operational and User documentation Perform testing and documents the results Design and write formal test plans and test specifications to address unit, system and integration testing. Execute detailed test procedures, manual or automatic, designed to validate application functional requirements Ensure that software requirements are verifiable and quantifiable Writes test plans and build test cases with direct involvement from business customers Creates and maintains automated test scripts Documents defects in a tracking system Uses automated testing tools Ensure that reliability considerations have been adequately addressed during the development life cycle Contributes to efficient and effective program and system solutions in solving light to medium-complex business problems Develops light to medium-complex programs and systems in support of software quality assurance processes and objectives Key qualifications and experience for Software Developer role:
Academic experience, including development projects, with one or more of the following premium technologies: Java, J2EE, .NET, Unix Infrastructure, Oracle, mobile apps, and/or SQL Server/MySQL Work well with business customers and IT partners Take direction from others in analyzing and solving program and system issues and problems Familiar with core technologies and methodologies used by the team Effectively adapt to rapidly changing technologies and methodologies and apply them to technological and/or business needs of limited scope Analyze, diagnose and resolve simple programming problems and system coordination issues Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems or a related field
At Cambia, we advocate for transforming the health care system. You aren't satisfied with the status quo and neither are we. We're looking for individuals who are as passionate as we are about transforming the way people experience health care. We offer a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug and tobacco-free workplace. A drug screen and background check is required.

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.
We have nearly a century of experience in developing and providing health solutions to serve our members. We had our beginnings in the logging communities of the Pacific Northwest as innovators in helping workers afford health care. That pioneering spirit has kept us at the forefront as we build new avenues to improve access to and quality of health care for the future.

About Blue Cross Blue Shield

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association is a national federation of 39 independent, community-based and locally operated Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies that collectively provide health care coverage for more than 100 million individuals , one-in-three Americans.