Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0185
Post Date 2/5/2018
Title Database Developer & Analyst 300223
City Fargo
State ND

Job Summary

The Database Developer & Analyst is responsible for the performance, integrity, usability, and security of all databases supporting Continuous Improvement (CI) initiatives with regard to both-back end and front-end functionality. This position provides technical expertise and applies sound practices for all Microsoft SQL and/or Access CI databases, administers Microsoft SQL database, develops databases in pursuit of strategic initiatives, and performs data analysis, reporting, and business intelligence. 



Key Performance Indicators

  • Provides technical expertise and sound practices for all databases
  • Ability to multitask, meet project milestones, and provide a high level of accuracy
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve system and related issues


Essential Functions       

Key Duties/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Develops unique coding solutions involving Microsoft Excel, Access, and/or SQL as needed to support key CI initiatives.
  • Ensures performance, integrity, and security of the CI databases including ensuring consistency in data across departments, applying effective naming conventions, ensuring data within the database is clearly defined, and ensuring data is in a form that suits the needs of users.
  • Coordinates and obtains appropriate approval to work on technical development of or any work/maintenance done on all other systems, tools, and SQL databases within the CI department.
  • Acts as primary support for database issues, trouble shooting, and problem analysis for all platforms and related applications for CI department.
  • Determines structural requirements by analyzing operations, applications, and programming.
  • Develops database solutions by designing proposed systems and defining database structure and capabilities.
  • Maintains database maintenance, determines optimum parameters, integrates existing systems, and installs new releases.
  • Provides quality assurance testing of all technical aspects of CI databases.
  • Primary support for report writing across all CI databases.
  • Communicates as needed within Operations staff to ensure usability and functionality.
  • Ability to act as administrator of all systems/database for which this position is responsible.
  • Provides collaboration on CI projects to leverage the use of technology and databases to drive performance and achieve efficiencies.
  • Follows appropriate design standards, methods, and tools and ensures they are applied effectively.
  • Highly optimizes the performance of several significant spreadsheet applications.


Non-Essential Duties and Functions

  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Special projects as needed.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business Administration, or closely related field
  • 1 years’ experience or equivalent combination of college degree and/or work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced MS Excel (V lookups, pivot tables, formulas, macros, etc.) and Access experience and strong VBA coding capability
  • Experience with MySQL and MSSSQL
  • Ability to facilitate new processes and implement new formulas to help improve systems in place
  • Strong experience in manipulating data, scrubbing data, and ensuring compliance
  • Experience with MySQL and MSSSQL


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business
  • Administration, or closely related field
  • 5 years’ experience
  • Ability to apply basic statistics to solve business problems
  • Lean Green Belt Certification or Continuous Improvement related experience


Environment and Cognitive/Physical Demands

  • Office Environment
  • Ability to read, hear, speak, keyboard, reason, communicate effectively and problem solve
  • Requires prolonged sitting and telephone usage
  • Requires the use of office equipment such as computer terminals, telephones, copiers and printers
  • Infrequent lifting up to 15 pounds
  • Infrequent stooping



Segregation of Duties

Every employee is responsible to perform their duties and responsibilities in accordance with Noridian values, policies and procedures, including but not limited to, Segregation of Duties Principles, HIPAA Security and Privacy, CMS requirements, the Noridian Compliance Program, and any other applicable laws, rules and regulations.

Statement of Other Duties

This document describes the essential functions, requirements, and responsibilities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Employees may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those specifically listed in this description, and may be required to perform any task requested by the supervisor or by management.


CMS Access Compliance and Regulation Contingency Statement

 Some positions require compliance with (i) federal and agency-specific regulations and related clauses included in NHS’s prime contracts with the Government, (ii) background checks, and (iii) eligibility for a government-issued identification card.

Other Information

Job Posting Policy 6.05

New employees with Noridian Healthcare Solutions will be eligible to apply for positions within their assigned department after successfully completing a 90-day review. For positions outside your department, you must attain a minimum of six months of service before you can apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individual with Disabilities, as well as Sexual Orientation or Gender Identity.

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This job posting will be closed 6/27/2018 at 8:00 AM CST. No further applications will be considered.

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