Availity delivers revenue cycle and related business solutions for health care professionals who want to build healthy, thriving organizations. Availity has the powerful tools, actionable insights and expansive network reach that medical businesses need to get an edge in an industry constantly redefined by change.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The Developer I is responsible for the detail design, documentation, development, unit testing and maintenance of planned and unplanned internally developed applications created for Availity business partners.  The Developer I participates with a Developer II or III in the design documentation, evaluation and system performance testing of externally purchased software products against major business processes and specifications.  This position may be called upon to serve in multiple roles in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial corporate environment.
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Application Development
• Writes and/or modifies application code to enhance existing programs
• Can read and understand system and functional requirements
• Writes simple technical specification for single programs
• Reports missing elements found in system and functional requirements to senior Developers, System Analysts, Technical Leads, System Architects, and Product Managers
• Supports transition of application throughout the Product Development life cycle
• Prepares thorough documentation of work
Collaboration
• Consults with senior Developers and System Architects
• Accurately scopes project time and resources required to complete programming projects
• Reviews project scope and time line estimates with senior Developers
• Consults with senior Developers to confirm time and resource estimates
Testing
•  Performs unit testing and debugging.  Establishes test conditions based on code specifications
• Consults with senior Developers on testing plans and results
• May work with senior Developers to resolve/debug program errors
• Researches vendor products for viable alternatives   
The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.
 
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
• Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in relevant work experience
• 0 - 4 years of progressive work experience designing business processes, process mapping, working on process improvement initiatives, and business applications system design development
• Experience testing and debugging business application systems and processes
• Demonstrates proficiency using PC skills such as; MS Suite products, flowcharting tools, e-mail, and electronic calendar scheduling
• Experience with data modeling, relational databases, data structures and design a plus
• Experience working with Product and Business Management teams a plus
• Experience working in an entrepreneurial company a plus
 
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Knowledge, skills, and experience to write detailed technical documentation, specifically business requirements and functional specifications for application development
• Ability and experience to facilitate JAD sessions or other requirements gathering processes. May work with senior Developers to resolve/debug program errors
• Knowledge and ability to apply OOD (Java, HTML, XML, Java Script, .Net C# and Patterns) and impact to the application development process
• Knowledge of web development methodologies (primarily Agile/Scrum), application design, navigation, and information architecture   
• Knowledge of basic database design and query language
       
Soft Skills:
• Strong relationship management and collaboration skills requirements and functional specifications for application development
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, supporting company leadership and other team members
• Ability to work under pressure.  Maintains composure and professionalism in an interrupt-driven environment
• Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities/tasks
•  Must be flexible and embrace change
 
CUSTOMER SCOPE
Seeking a general knowledge in the following areas:
• Test Driven Development
• Pair Programming
• HTML, JQuery, and CSS
• Basic understanding of web services a plus
• Understanding of Git a plus
• Understanding of basic unit testing a plus

Availity is an equal opportunity employer and makes decisions in employment matters without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

NOTICE: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. When required by state law or federal regulation, Availity uses I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification in conjunction with E-Verify to determine employment eligibility. Learn more about E-Verify at http://www.dhs.gov/e-verify.