Developer IA (Contract)

Availity Richardson , TX 75080

Posted 2 weeks ago

Availity delivers revenue cycle and related business solutions for health care professionals who want to build healthy, thriving organizations. Availity has the powerful tools, actionable insights and expansive network reach that medical businesses need to get an edge in an industry constantly redefined by change.

As an Availity Developer, you are responsible for the detailed design, documentation, development, unit testing and maintenance of internally developed applications for Availity business partners. Your SCRUM team responds to business partner needs, expectations, and challenges that are identified.


  • Maintain and Write fundamental code to address project specifications and guidelines.

  • Provide input on programming or development standards.

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of database set-up.

  • Applies the software development life cycle.

  • Learns and applies database set-up.

  • Develops code that reuses subroutines or objects, is well structured, includes sufficient comments, and is easy to maintain.

  • Writes programs, ad hoc queries, and reports.

  • Actively participates in code reviews and begins to review the code of other developers.

  • Analyze existing programs and modify the application code to create enhancement under the direction of senior developers.

  • Reviews requirements and determines gaps or missing elements in system, process and/or functional requirements.

  • Write moderate level technical documentation and submit for review by a senior developer.

  • Performs unit testing and moderate debugging to ensure requirements are satisfied.

  • Work on smaller, moderately complex projects that typically require a singular area of expertise but may work on more complex projects as a member of a project team.

  • Estimate work efforts for AIR backlog.

  • Partner with all stakeholders to identify potential slippage or inter-team dependencies.

The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.


  • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in relevant work experience

  • Two (2) or more years of experience working in an Agile and/or iterative development environment.

  • Prefer two (2) or more years of healthcare industry experience

  • Experience working in an entrepreneurial company or entrepreneurial environment


Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge, skills, and experience to write detailed technical documentation, specifically business requirements and functional specifications for application development

  • Ability and experience to facilitate JAD sessions or other requirements gathering processes. May work with senior Developers to resolve/debug program errors

  • Knowledge and ability to apply OOD (Java, HTML, XML, Java Script, .Net C# and Patterns) and impact to the application development process

  • Knowledge of web development methodologies (primarily Agile/Scrum), application design, navigation, and information architecture

  • Knowledge of basic database design and query language

Soft Skills:

  • Strong relationship management and collaboration skills requirements and functional specifications for application development

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, supporting company leadership and other team members

  • Ability to work under pressure. Maintains composure and professionalism in an interrupt-driven environment

  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities/tasks

  • Must be flexible and embrace change


Seeking a general knowledge in the following areas:

  • Test Driven Development

  • Pair Programming

  • HTML, JQuery, and CSS

  • Basic understanding of web services a plus

  • Understanding of Git a plus

  • Understanding of basic unit testing a plus

Availity is an equal opportunity employer and makes decisions in employment matters without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Availity is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

NOTICE: Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. When required by state law or federal regulation, Availity uses I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification in conjunction with E-Verify to determine employment eligibility. Learn more about E-Verify at

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Developer IA (Contract)