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Senior Applications Programmer

Manhattan, New York Software Development
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Job ID R011179

Evaluates defined complex client area requirements and processes (e.g., new, enhancements or maintenance), develops/prepares application programming solutions that may involve diverse development platforms, software, hardware, technologies, and tools. Works under general supervision.


$98,200.00 - $130,800.00 Annual

What We Provide

  • Referral bonus opportunities     
  • Generous paid time off (PTO), starting at 30 days of paid time off and 9 company holidays   
  • Health insurance plan for you and your loved ones, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability    
  • Employer-matched retirement saving funds   
  • Personal and financial wellness programs    
  • Pre-tax flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for healthcare and dependent care     
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for qualifying degrees   
  • Opportunities for professional growth and career advancement    
  • Internal mobility, generous tuition reimbursement, CEU credits, and advancement opportunities 

What You Will Do

  • Evaluates systems specifications for complex business requirements and develops/prepares computer solutions.
  • Determines and implements the most efficient and cost-effective solution consistent with procedures, quality standards and existing resources (e.g., codes new or modified programs, reuses existing code through the use of program development software alternatives or integrates purchased solutions).
  • Acts as a liaison between clients and applications area to ensure a clear, mutual understanding of business processes, requirements and project status.
  • Analyzes problems outlined by Systems Analysts in terms of detailed equipment requirements and capabilities to determine appropriate solutions and develops detailed program specifications.
  • Prepares test data for trial runs to verify program logic. Oversees module as well integrated testing activities as assigned.
  • Collaborates with Systems Analysts, Operations technical staff and IS staff to test and debug programs. Participates in the overall systems testing to ensure coordination with all participants. Conducts module testing and works with project team during the QA and end user acceptance testing. This involves explaining systems flows and functionality, responding to issues (verbally and in writing) as well as implementing fixes.
  • Works with Operations technical staff, and supports the implementation of the application into production to ensure operational validity, reliability and/or integration of programs. Monitors system performance and response time and review database to insure integrity. May be called upon to provide direct user support through a system implementation as well as provide instructions to end users, tester or trainers on system features or functionality
  • Confers with technical staff to resolve issues, obtain better understanding or coordinate activities.
  • Provides procedural and programming guidance/direction to less experienced Applications Programmers to develop their knowledge and ensure their adherence to standards.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, a related discipline or the equivalent, required
  • Salesforce Platform Developer, Admin Sales Cloud, Service Cloud and/or Data Architect certification, preferred

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of four years of progressive applications program development experience required
  • Demonstrated effective oral/written communication and analytical skills, and the ability to make sound judgments and work effectively with clients and IT management and staff required
  • Experience with agile/product management development methodology required
  • Experience with database design concepts and use of SQL required. required
  • Experience with JavaScript, HTML, XML, WSDL and CSS required
  • Project management skills required
  • Experience with Apex programming, Visual Force, Community sites, and Complex Security models required
  • Experience with Salesforce platform, Lightning development and Health or Service Cloud experience, with Lightning Web Component, Aura component, Apex, Visualforce, Java, HTML, JavaScript, REST, SOAP experience preferred
  • SFDX development experience preferred
  • In depth hands-on experience with continuous integration practices, processes, and tools (Ant Scripts, SF CLI, Jenkins, JUNIT, GitLab) required
  • Experience in using CRM model-driven-development specifically to produce analysis, design, configured/customized component for SalesForce CRM solutions required
  • Experience with Salesforce API and Web Services (REST/SOAP/Bulk) and integrating with 3rd party applications, including incorporating non-functional design aspects into the CRM components required
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the system developmental life cycle including application security concepts required
  • Advanced technical knowledge of IBM WebSphere Transformation Extender, Design Studio, Database Designer, Integration Flow designer, Resource Registry, launcher, and/or command server required
  • Working Knowledge of EDI X12(HIPAA, HL7) required
  • Proficient in IBM WTX software install and version upgrade required
  • Intermediate knowledge of shell scripting, programming languages such as XML and SQL, and knowledge in SFTP/FTP/PGP Encryption/SSH/ODBC required
  • Knowledge of FHIR & API integration patterns required. Knowledge of MuleSoft any point platform preferred
  • Experience with Angular, React, Node JS, Express and Complex Security models required
  • Strong technical skills in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, jQuery, UI/UX support tools and technologies and frameworks required
  • Proficient understanding of UI best practices, design patterns using various UI frameworks, and writing UI Unit test cases required
  • Demonstrated ability to explore and communicate design ideas using sketches, journey maps, flow diagrams, wireframes, and prototypes with users and works with business and IT teams to develop and build out functional experiences required
  • Experience with Web Services (REST/SOAP) and integrating with 3rd party applications, including incorporating non-functional design aspects into the commercial software design required

About Us

VNS Health is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit home and community-based health care organizations. Innovating in health care for more than 125 years, our commitment to health and well-being is what drives us—we help people live, age and heal where they feel most comfortable, in their own homes, connected to their family and community. On any given day, more than 10,000 VNS Health team members deliver compassionate care, unparalleled expertise and 24/7 solutions and resources to the more than 43,000 “neighbors” who look to us for care. Powered and informed by data analytics that are unmatched in the home and community-health industry, VNS Health offers a full range of health care services, solutions and health plans designed to simplify the health care experience and meet the diverse and complex needs of the communities and people we serve in New York and beyond.

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