Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield IT Solutions Developer in Des Moines, Iowa

Job Summary

About the Career: In this role, you will design, develop, test, implement, maintain and document software and systems in support of Wellmark’s business and Wellmark Technology applications. Specifically, you will focus on BlueSource, the distribution platform for agents to sell and maintain our products. You will ensure completed activities meet project specifications, requirements and Wellmark standards. And you will begin to establish and build working relationships within Wellmark Technology and business units. You will participate in determining Wellmark Technology alternatives and solutions, and assist with system integration.

Why Wellmark Technology? At a time when technology is creating new business models, disrupting industries and creating valuable experiences for consumers, our role as technology team members must elevate an organization through innovative transformation, modernized technology and delivery of new business strategies, including an aim to continuously evolve and enhance the customer experience. At Wellmark, our technology transformation program is called ASCEND and is led by our empowered technology leaders and team members. Together, we are leaning into the future, owning the outcome and working together to transform how we work and what innovative solutions we deliver.

Wellmark has been named one of the in the U.S. by Forbes Magazine, ranking #3 out of the top 500 midsize employers in the nation and 1st among midsize insurance companies!

Minimum Qualifications Required (all must be met to be considered)

  • Associates Degree or direct and applicable work experience

  • 1+ year experience to include a combination of the following:

  • Java, JavaScript, .NET or C# experience

  • SQL experience

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties

  • Ability to set and meet established time-frames while assuring data and information integrity

  • Experience prioritizing and managing time with little direction

  • Previous experience troubleshooting and developing creative technical solutions

Hiring Specifications Preferred

  • Associates Degree or higher

  • Coaching/mentoring capability

  • Exposure to Angular 2 (or newer) and Node.js (or newer) through coursework or project experience

  • Prior AWS experience preferred

Job Accountabilities

a. Define, maintain, develop and support specific software applications that support Wellmarks business requirements.b. Analyze, develop, test, implement, document and maintain programs and systems that meet business requirements.c. Support and adhere to Wellmark software development lifecycle SDLC, operational procedures and development and security standards by following required process.d. Report status and issues appropriately.e. Provide production support for research and root cause analysis.f. Work with internal/external resources to accomplish changes to programs and systems and the coordination of resources. Provide timely and accurate results, and exceptional customer service.g. Develop and maintain documentation using Wellmark standards.h. Assist in project proposals, estimates and proofofconcept activities as needed.i. Participate in fact finding of business and technology processes, to identify potential improvement opportunities.j. Other duties as assigned.

Job ID213166

CategoryInformation Technology

Requires Non-Compete?No