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Programmer Analyst

Position Summary: Under the guidance of the Manager, the Senior Programmer Analyst is responsible for determining and defining the needs of user requests, creates program specifications, programs and oversees projects in a leadership capacity. Job Duties: Defines and follows the progress of user requests to completion: Interfaces with various user areas to determine user needs. Writes program specifications, test plans and implementation schedules. Coordinates work schedule of project group (with assistance from manager) to meet expected completion dates. Follows up on user satisfaction. Designs, implements and documents new systems, interfaces, security, and availability for all new systems purchases and/or developed with in-house resources. Oversees multiple projects and systems on any platform (PC, mainframe, Unix, Novel). Determines major project tasks and ensures timely completion of projects. Assists the manager with department planning, staffing, training and evaluating performance. Analyzes financial impact of technical alternatives and makes recommendations. Assesses business needs and researches technical solutions. Performs approximately fifty percent (50%) analysis and design and fifty percent (50%) programming. Maintains established department policies and procedures. Collaborates on projects with vendors and other technical support. Participates in continuous improvement processes with other departments as required. Participates in the application after-hours support rotation

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in computer science or a combination of relevant experience and/or education. Five to seven years experience in Information Systems field. Expertise in database concepts (relational hierarchical) IE, IMS, VSAM, Sybase, Oracle and Informix. Expertise in COBOL II, JCL, CICS, ADSPLUS, TCP/IP, HL-7 Standards, AIX, ESA, Interface Engines, SQL Tools and Graphical User Interfaces. Knowledge of various systems and how each interacts/interfaces with other systems. Knowledge of other programming/software products. Expertise in project management software. Expertise in MVS/ESA and Unix (AIX) operating systems. Expertise in PC tools (word processors, spreadsheets and databases). Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to manage people and projects.


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Human Resources, Division of Recruitment and Retention

Akron General Health System
400 Wabash Avenue
Akron, Ohio 44307

Akron General Health System is an equal opportunity employer.



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