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Norfolk, VA
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Database Developer Sr (MS SQL Server/ Oracle) - PS4336

About the Job


Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Database Developer Sr (MS SQL Server/ Oracle)

Responsible for participating in all phases of the development and maintenance life cycle, typically for an assigned business unit, client program, or corporate department and utilizing various customer technology platforms. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintains active relationships with customers to determine business requirements.
  • Collaborates with engineers and graphic designers, analyzes and classifies complex change request and reviews and evaluates possible enhancements.
  • Works with development team to develop and define application scope and objectives and prepare functional and/or technical specifications.
  • Analyzes and evaluates detailed business and technical requirements. Codes and maintains complex components of information systems.
  • Mentors others on coding standards and performs code reviews. Develops and performs system testing and fixes defects identified during testing and re-executes unit tests to validate results.
  • Aids in integrating activities with other IT departments for successful implementation and support of project efforts.
  • Provides on call support and monitors the system and identifies system deficiencies.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Responsible for participating in all phases of the software development and maintenance life cycle. Provides feedback to owners for continuous improvement.
  2. Collaborates with customers to determine business requirements. Leads requirement gathering meetings.
  3. Works with the development team to develop and define the scope of applications and objectives, and to define functional and/or technical specifications.
  4. Prepares technical and/or functional specifications from which programs will be written; guides less senior developers in preparation of functional specifications.
  5. Applies broad knowledge of various technical functions to accurately anticipate organizational or cross application impacts.
  6. Oversees and/or supports application design and implement system functionality and performance enhancements.
  7. Responsible for change requests throughout the entire process. Coordinates with other teams as necessary.
  8. Supervises others on developing application internals; considers all alternatives and implements the best strategy to ensure design meets performance, usability, reliability, and scalability requirements; performs code reviews.
  9. Provides analysis and performs system/architectural design, project planning, and coding.
  10. Ensures system testing is completed and meets the test plan requirements.
  11. Ensures system is implemented according to plan.
  12. Ensures effective monitoring of system and that system deficiencies are resolved.
  13. Maintains technical development environment.
  14. Performs Run the Business (RTB) activities, i.e. fixing all the Anthem GBD Facets Disbursement system IT related issues that may come up during the implementation phase. This also includes helping the application users in understanding the application and setting up the environment for them to make the application up and running.
  15. Provides training to team members regarding software design, solutions, and coding standards.
  16. Mentors others and may lead multiple or small to medium sized projects. Facilitates group sessions to elicit complex information on requirements clarification, design sessions, code reviews, and troubleshooting issues.
  • Requires BA/BS degree or technical institute training; 3+ years' experience on one platform, multi database, multi-language or multi business application, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Incumbent should also have the ability to mentor others, lead small projects and provide troubleshooting support.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2017 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at antheminc.com/careers. EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.


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