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Programmer Analyst - EBM
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Baxter | Los Angeles, CA
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Job Description

Create and deliver fully tested computer programs, mainly the manufacturing executing system (MES), and, when required, modify basic computer systems design on schedule, within prescribed resource limits, and in accordance with client requirements and departmental standards. Continue to develop understanding of the computer programming process in both development and maintenance situations and assume an increasingly active role in the area of computer systems design. Support user client inquiries and problems, and address operational and program discrepancies.

Essential duties and responsibilities:
Participate in and contribute to small & medium size projects relating to electronic batch management (EBM), perform assigned tasks, demonstrate basic business knowledge, resolve non-complex problems, receive moderate direction, provide no direction to others and possess basic knowledge of SDLC.
1) Code, test, debug, and document programming application activities following SDLC processes, application processes and quality validation (when appropriate) for small to medium projects.
2) Assist in developing detailed specifications from which incumbent will write programs.
3) Develop test requirements, prepare and document test data for unit and system testing.
4) Assist in support of production systems. Develop problem-solving skills to assist in resolution of business problems.
5) Develop analytic skills to identify solutions to problems and trend and identify opportunities.
6) Develop relationships with businesses and functions to understand their needs. Continue to develop business or functional knowledge by responding to and resolving user questions, problems and inquiries. Work with the business or function to assist in the discussion of proposed solutions and define user requirements.
7) Increase exposure to the technical infrastructure. Provide guidance and mentor less experienced programmers so that they develop their application skills.
8) Develop solid understanding of the application infrastructure and SDLC.
9) Begin to work with business vendors to resolve day-to-day problems or make process changes.
10) Required to work on-call, shift work when needed and provide on floor support.
Programming skills in technologies used. Understanding of database concepts. Solid written and verbal skills. Knowledge of the systems development life cycle and technology infrastructure.

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering required. Must 2 years of programming experience either through formal education, internship, or work experience.

Physical demands:
- Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 25 lbs.
- In general, the position requires a combination of on-call support and floor support.

Working Environment:
- Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning. Will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body.
- No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment.
- Will work in a cold, wet environment
- Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends.
- May be required to work in a confined area.
- Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage conditions.

About Baxter

Baxter International Inc. (Baxter) develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, cancer, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care worldwide. These products are used by hospitals, kidney dialysis centers, nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, doctors' offices, clinical and medical research laboratories, and by patients at home under physician supervision. The Company operates in three segments: The BioScience, Medication Delivery and Renal. (Source: 10-K)