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Applications Engineer, IT Pathfinder Program

Location Oakland, California Job Number 1056583 Date posted 04/13/2022
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Description:

Start date: Fall 2022



This is a 100% remote role. The employee can be based in any of our Kaiser Permanente regions.



Kaiser Permanente is looking for an IT Engineer Applications for the IT Pathfinder Program, a two-year rotation program within the Corporate Services IT (CSIT) organization.



The Pathfinder Program will offer early career professionals the opportunity to increase business acumen in various departments, grow technical and leadership skills, and receive coaching and training from mentors, managers, and executives. The Pathfinder will work in three different CSIT teams in three 8-month rotations.



CSIT shapes KP’s transformation with data and technology excellence through digital solutions for our workforce and members. Rotation assignments can include HR Systems & Technology, National Functions Systems & Technology, Revenue Management Technology, Technical Services, or Business Operations & Strategic Services. The Pathfinder will have an opportunity to work on integration, cloud/mobile/web development, and/or release management.



Preferred Qualifications:




  • Experience in automation, bots

  • Experience in integration or cloud/mobile/web development

  • Experience with DevOps tools

  • Experience in data analytics

  • Experience in solution verification or testing

  • Experience with release management




This individual contributor is primarily responsible for translating business requirements and functional specifications into software solutions, for developing, configuring or modifying integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions, and for facilitating the implementation and maintenance of software solutions.




Essential Responsibilities:



  • Completes work assignments by applying up-to-date knowledge in subject area to meet deadlines; following procedures and policies, and applying data and resources to support projects or initiatives; collaborating with others, often cross-functionally, to solve business problems; supporting the completion of priorities, deadlines, and expectations; communicating progress and information; identifying and recommending ways to address improvement opportunities when possible; and escalating issues or risks as appropriate.

  • Pursues self-development and effective relationships with others by sharing resources, information, and knowledge with coworkers and customers; listening, responding to, and seeking performance feedback; acknowledging strengths and weaknesses; assessing and responding to the needs of others; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.

  • As part of the IT Engineering job family, this position is responsible for leveraging DEVOPS, and both Waterfall and Agile practices, to design, develop, and deliver resilient, secure, multi-channel, high-volume, high-transaction, on/off-premise, cloud-based solutions.

  • Provides insight into recommendations for technical solutions that meet design and functional needs.

  • Provides systems incident support and troubleshooting for basic to moderately complex issues.

  • Assists in identification of specific interfaces, methods, parameters, procedures, and functions, as required, to support technical solutions.

  • Supports collaboration between team members, architects, and/or software consultants to ensure functional specifications are converted into flexible, scalable, and maintainable solution designs.

  • Assists in translating business requirements and functional specifications into code modules and software solutions, with guidance from senior colleagues, by providing insight into recommendations for technical solutions that meet design and functional needs.

  • Assists in the implementation and post-implementation triage and support of business software solutions, with guidance from senior colleagues, by programming and/or configuring enhancements to new or packaged-based systems and applications.

  • Develops and executes unit testing to identify application errors and ensure software solutions meet functional specifications.

  • Supports component integration testing (CIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT) for application initiatives by providing triage, attending test team meetings, keeping the QC up-to-date, performing fixes and unit testing, providing insight to testing teams in order to ensure the appropriate depth of test coverage, and supporting the development of proper documentation.

  • Assists in the development, configuration, or modification of integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions within various computing environments by designing and coding component-based applications using programming languages.

  • Writes technical specifications and documentation.

  • Assists with efforts to ensure new and existing software solutions are developed with insight into industry best practices, strategies, and architectures.

  • Assists in building partnerships with IT teams and vendors to ensure written code adheres to company architectural standards, design patterns, and technical specifications.

  • Participates in some aspects of software development lifecycle phases by applying an understanding of company methodology, policies, standards, and internal and external controls.

  • Works with vendors (e.g., offshore, application, service).


Minimum Qualifications:



  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field and Minimum three (3) years experience in software development or a related field. Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

     



 

Primary Location: California,Oakland,Ordway Additional Locations:

Atlanta
Denver
Honolulu
Pasadena
Portland
Seattle
Washington
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-PO-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Specialty: IT ENG Applications Department: Po/Ho Corp - Career Development Programs - 0308 Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.