Job Description

Reference # : 20-00877Title : Programmer
Location : Menands, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 10/01/2020 / 07/01/2021
Medicaid Public Health Information Exchange -Data exchange for NYS public health agencies -Promoting Interoperability

NYS DOH must support message exchange with other entities to support public health reporting objectives. This position will enhance public health data exchange to promote the Meaningful Use (MU)/Promoting Interoperability of Certified EHR Technologies from Medicaid providers participating in the CMS Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive program. This position will provide technical development regarding data exchange including implementation and testing. Furthermore, this consultant will provide technical support for the Universal Public Health Node, developing and maintaining production data streams and systems to ensure adequate reporting for Meaningful Use measures.

The consultant will be performing application development tasks including researching and documenting technical designs, programming solutions, writing and executing unit test plans, researching, resolving, and testing defects, customer technical support, and close collaboration with other team members.
--Review business requirements documentation with technical manager to ensure clarity in implementation of technical design
--Implement systems and program design to meet highly complex business needs and technical design document.
--Creates appropriate documentation in work assignments such as program code and technical documentation.
--Assists technical manager in development time estimates and assigned tasks
--Codes, tests, debugs, implements, and documents highly complex programs, and developing complex test plans to verify logic programs.
--Troubleshoots complex end user technical issues, identifying problems and leading solutions
--Implements release management process including technical steps to promote, test and release through the development environment, coordinating with infrastructure staff.
--Uses iterative and agile software development life cycle methodologies.


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