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University New Grad – Associate Developer
Location: Helena, MT
As the health care industry continues to rapidly transform, our IT team conceives, develops and delivers impactful technology solutions to support access to quality, affordable health care for our members. We are driven by our collective company purpose: To do everything in our power to stand with our members in sickness and in health®. Our IT team unleashes the power of this purpose through technology. We come to work every day to make a difference, and we deliver the highest quality and best solutions to our members.
What Are Your Responsibilities? – Job Purpose
The role will be supporting a high-profile project that is a main initiative of senior management at the organization. The position will be engaged in a robust training program to learn our mainframe technology, COBOL, and follow a development action plan that challenges them to reach proficiency in a year.
In this role, you will be responsible for full cycle development, with a focus on maintaining critical existing mainframe applications. You will have the opportunity to leverage your knowledge of programming languages and methodologies to make a strong impact on the business.
In addition, HCSC has a learning culture and developers are encouraged to continuously explore new technologies and develop their skills.
What Do You Need to Be Successful? – Job Responsibilities
-Ability to communicate effectively and collaborate cohesively with various teams.
-Delivers software and integrations that align to strategic objectives
-Contribute to product feature prioritization and technology roadmaps.
Traditional Development
-Design, build and unit test highly scalable applications.
-Provide maintenance support to applications as required supporting incident escalations.
-Identify new technologies, trends, and opportunities.
Agile Development
-Participate in sprint planning, design, coding, unit testing, sprint reviews.
-Provide basic design documents and translates into component-level designs to accelerate development. Design, develop, and distribute reusable technical components.
-Assist in developing of technical documentation; participate in test-plan development, integration and deployment.
-Define & develop project requirements, functional specifications and detailed designs of application solutions for clients.
What Are the Requirements You Must Meet? – Required Job Qualifications
-Bachelor’s degree OR Technical Certification and/or College Courses and 1 year Information Technology experience OR 4 years Information Technology experience.
-Possess ability to sit and perform computer entry for entire work shift, as required.
-Possess ability to manage workload, manage multiple priorities, and manage conflicts with customers/employees/managers, as applicable. 
--Knowledge of, or exposure to traditional app languages (COBOL / Perl / C+, scripting languages (BASH / PERL / PYTHON / RUBY), application / product feature design, integration technologies (Tibco/Informatica/CAS), mobile technologies (HP Anywhere / iOS / Android / Java / HTML5), Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), web technologies (HTML/CSS/Java/ASP.Net/PHP/Ruby/C#), cloud computing technologies (SaaS / IaaS / PaaS), and application configuration.
-Knowledge of Rapid prototyping. 
-SDLC Methodology (Agile / Scrum / Iterative Development). 
-System performance management.
-Systems change / configuration management.
-Business requirements management.
-Problem solving /analytical thinking.
-Creative thinking.
-Ability to execute.
-Travel availability up to 20%.
What are the Preferred Job Qualifications? – Preferred Job Qualifications
-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Technology.
What Does the New Grad Program Entail?
-The New Grad program provides an entry point for new college graduates to come in and build a career with one of the largest health insurers in the United States
-New Grads will be supported with a New Employee Orientation and Onboarding program to assimilate them to the company and build business and industry acumen.
-New Grads enter into a very successful program that rapidly introduces both our business and technology through real-world hands-on projects aligned to transition them from students to professionals.
-Quarterly networking opportunities & professional development workshops among peers and company leader
HCSC is committed to diversity in the workplace and to providing equal opportunity and affirmative action to employees and applicants. We are an Equal Opportunity Employment / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to workforce diversity and a drug-free and smoke-free workplace. Drug screening and background investigation are required, as allowed by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.