Senior Application Developer

Honolulu, HI
$80,000 - $110,000 / Year 
Senior level

Job Description

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The Company:

AlohaCare is a local, non-profit health plan serving the Medicaid and Medicare dual eligible population. We provide comprehensive managed care to qualifying health plan members through well-established partnerships with quality health care providers and community-governed health centers. Our mission is to serve individuals and communities in the true spirit of aloha by ensuring and advocating access to quality health care for all. This is accomplished with emphasis on prevention and primary care through community health centers that founded us and continue to guide us as well as with others that share our commitment. As Hawaii’s third-largest health plan, AlohaCare offers comprehensive prevention, primary and specialty care coverage in order to successfully build a healthy Hawaii.

The Culture:

AlohaCare employees share a passion for helping Hawaii’s most underserved communities. This passion for helping and caring for others is internalized and applied to our employees through a supportive and positive work environment, healthy work/life balance, continuous communication and a generous benefits package.

AlohaCare’s leadership empowers and engages its employees through frequent diversity, recognition, community, and educational events and programs. AlohaCare has a strong commitment to support Hawaii’s families and reinforces a healthy work/home balance for its employees. Because AlohaCare values honesty, respect and trust with both our internal and external customers, we encourage open-door, two-way communication through daily interactions, employee events and quarterly all-staff meetings. AlohaCare’s comprehensive benefits package includes low cost medical, dental, drug and vision insurance, PTO program, 401k employer contribution, referral bonus and pretax transportation and parking program.

These employee-focused efforts contribute to a friendly, team-oriented culture which is positively reflected into the communities we serve.

The Opportunity:

The Senior Application Developer is responsible for helping the organization achieve business goals with software solutions. The Senior Application Developer will work under the guidance of the Director of Application Development to mentor other application developers within the organization and will lead projects that consist of designing, developing, and maintaining software applications. The Senior Application Developer will share knowledge and experience to help enhance team development and competency.

Primary Duties Responsibilities of the Senior Application Developer:

  • Develop and maintain application software programs, crystal Reports and scripts in support of organizational objectives, both strategic and operational.
  • Understand and analyze business requirements in order to develop and/or recommend technical or procedural design solutions
  • Ensure that internally developed application programs, crystal Reports and scripts are thoroughly tested prior to implementation.
  • Understand QNXT application (functionality, database structures, interfaces and reports) as needed to perform assigned job tasks.
  • Participate in implementing system conversions and upgrades.
  • Work collaboratively with other Information Systems staff, exchanging information as appropriate in support of organizational and departmental objectives.
  • Participate in technical design reviews as needed, making recommendations as appropriate.
  • Develop and maintain documentation as needed.
  • Keep supervisor informed of activities and issues.
  • Pursue professional development as necessary to enhance job performance.
  • Other duties as assigned by CIO or IT Management.
  • Responsible to maintain AlohaCare’s confidential information in accordance with AlohaCare policies, and state and federal laws, rules and regulations regarding confidentiality. Employees have access to AlohaCare data based on the data classification assigned to this job title.


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required in Computer Science, Programming, or similar curriculum.
  • Minimum 5 Years of experience as an Application Developer.
  • Combination: Equivalent combination of education, experience and credentialing.
  • Health care industry experience within managed care, hospital, medical office or equivalent.
  • Previous experience with QUEST, QI and/or any Medicare program.
  • Strong verbal and written communication in English.
  • Requires operation of general office equipment to include; PC, fax/copy machine and ACD Mitel Phones.
  • Intermediate skill using Microsoft Programs; Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Strong knowledge of Transact-SQL (MS SQL Server), C#, ASP.NET, AJAX, HTML, CSS and javascript.
  • Familiarity with .Net Framework.
  • Knowledge on emerging web technologies and internet/web security.
  • Understanding working knowledge of relational database, SQL Server Internet Information Server (IIS).
  • Available for weekend or extra hours work during project implementation.
  • Available for on-call duties if required to support critical application.
  • Strong coding, debugging, and problem solving skills and ability to express idea clearly.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and meet the deadlines.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Previous experience with the Cognizant QNXT software system.

Mental, Physical and Environmental Demands:

  • Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.
  • Inside working conditions
  • No environmental hazards
  • Requires operation of general office equipment to include PC

Salary range: $80,000 - $110,000 annually

AlohaCare is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all applicants in accordance with sound practices and federal and state laws. Our policy prohibits discrimination and harassment because of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, age, national origin, ancestry, marital status, arrest and court record, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, credit history, citizenship status, military/veterans status, or other characteristics protected under applicable state and federal laws, regulations, and/or executive orders.

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