Job Description

Reference # : 20-00880Title : Software Architect
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 immunization 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 and onboarding support to surrounding immunization data exchange as it relates to CDC WSDL implementation and testing for immunization query and reporting data exchange. Furthermore, this consultant will provide technical support to components of this data exchange that involve the Universal Public Health Node, developing and maintaining production data

streams and systems to ensure adequate reporting for Meaningful Use measures.

-Guides a development team to analyze, design and program complex projects. This will include coordinating activities on multiple aspects of the project, assuring quality control and providing technical guidance to project teams, as well as interfacing with business owners and project management staff.
-Review business requirements documentation with project team to clarify for technical design
-Oversee systems and program design to meet highly complex business needs, preparation of detailed technical specifications from which programs are developed, and creation of appropriate documentation in work assignments such as program code and technical documentation.
-Prepare development time estimates and justifications for assigned tasks and provide recommendations to project managers.
-Coordinate development activities, design testing plans, assure quality control and effective change control and provide technical guidance to project teams
-Consult with the software development team in coding, testing, debugging, implementing, and documenting highly complex programs, and developing complex test plans to verify logic programs.
-Develop and maintain release management process including planning, tracking, communication and coordination of technical tasks associated with release.
-Support project personnel in resolving complex program problems. Work with partners to resolve issues and validate programming requirements.
-Serve as technical project guide providing guidance to less experienced technical personnel.
-Develop and maintain iterative and agile software development life cycle methodologies.
-Identify, track and resolve issues, recommend changes and provide supporting documentation.
-Develop work plans and work estimates for large scope projects.


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