Healthfirst Application Developer in New York, New York

The Senior Developer’s primary responsibilities are to analyze, design, implement and test customized software applications. The Senior Developer will have a strong knowledge of software development and design and will have experience working to develop business-critical applications.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops, and maintains complex applications

  • Develops unit tests and provides code coverage to accurately test business logic and functionality

  • Participates in developing specifications such as user stories and designs

  • Solves or recommends solutions for complex issues and problems

  • Assist in the development of logical and physical specifications

  • Documents designs, issues, solutions, tips & tricks as needed

  • Fosters a team approach to software development and delivery

  • Stays current in new IT technologies to maintain a high level of subject matter expertise.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications :

  • High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution.

  • Experience building interfaces, services, or APIs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited institution

  • Healthcare experience

  • Experience with HL7

  • Experience with Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) or Electronic Medical Records (EMRs).

  • Experience with InterSystems HealthShare, Ensemble, or Cache.

  • Experience with Agile development processes and continuous integration.

  • Experience working with remote and offshore resources.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disability Act or a similar law, and want a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to or calling 1-212-801-6000. In your email please include a description of the accommodation you are requesting and a description of the position for which you are applying. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a position within Healthfirst Management Services will be reviewed at the e-mail address and phone number supplied. Thank you for considering a career with Healthfirst Management Services.

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Healthfirst is a provider-sponsored health insurance company that serves more than 1.2 million members in downstate New York. With more than 4,000 employees, a network of nearly 30,000 providers, and revenues in excess of $8.6 billion, Healthfirst is one of the largest health plans in the New York City area.

Our members are our North Star, and our mission is guided by their needs and preferences in ensuring a superior experience and access to the highest quality healthcare when and where they need it. Healthfirst’s commitment to quality and member satisfaction has helped us earn top ratings for HMO health plans in New York City. We know that employees shape our company and connect us to our communities, and we look to recruit and retain intelligent, driven leaders who are passionate about healthcare and embody our five culture drivers:

  • Dream Big, Plan Wisely

  • Break Down the Walls

  • Think Critically, Speak Up, Deliver with Pride

  • Inspire Through Trust, Lead By Example

  • Be Unstoppable