Kforce Senior Application Engineer in Springfield, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client in search of a Senior Application Engineer in Springfield, Massachusetts (MA). Summary: The incumbent in this position supports the integration and development of health information exchanges between EMRs for their area of responsibility. Responsibilities include the design, coding/programming, testing, implementation and ongoing support of integrated systems supported by the EMR Engineering & Integration Team within the Information Services Division. The incumbent will lead large, complex projects; including the development of detailed project plan tasks, timelines, technical specifications, testing plans, and cut-over plan. The development and on-going maintenance of support documentation is required. They will work closely with architects and manager to collaborate on system design. These activities require skills in independent decision-making, application engineering, complex problem solving, leadership, systems analysis, customer service, teamwork, organization and excellent written and verbal communication skills.What You Will Do:

  • System Maintenance and Support. Provides effective, timely problem resolution and constituent support for assigned systems, services, and clients

  • Works closely with IS Infrastructure Teams and IS Application (clinical & financial) Teams (both internal to the client and external to the client) to establish operational standards to ensure reliable operation and output with minimal manual intervention

  • Mentors team members on engineering & integration touch points within the systems supported by the HIE Team and EMR Engineering & Integration Team

  • Monitors vendor software releases and technical updates/patches, tests and implements upgrades or maintenance patches to ensure current version is supportable and scalable

  • Writes functional and technical specifications for complex system modifications

  • Minimum of 5 plus years of experience in the implementation, configuration, deployment, maintenance, and ongoing support of large system interfaces/applications; Requires a programming/technical background with proficiency in two or more programming languages or specialties: HL7 Interface Standards, XML, JAVA, SQL, JavaScript, Business Objects, Informatica, Oracle, Oracle SOA, WebSphere, Web Logic, eGate using JAVA and UNIX

  • Microsoft Office suite - Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Project, Access, and Outlook

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Proven ability to troubleshoot technical issues and implement resolutions

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks

  • Ability to interact with all levels of the organization

  • Ability to perform problem and structure analysis, and proven ability to design and develop applications/applications to support health information exchange

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex technical and process issues and document resolutions, attention to detail, ability to handle multiple tasks, and ability to appropriately delegate tasks

  • Ability to interact with all levels of the IS Division and Organization Exemplifies customer satisfaction excellence

  • Contributes to a team environment through mentoring and coaching

  • Flexible, team-player, solutions-oriented, exemplifies customer service excellence

  • Understanding of the healthcare information system environment preferred

  • Knowledgeable of technologies such as: IHE profiles and standards, HITSP standards, SOA 12 preferred

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00