IT Software Engineer Senior-Health Plan

Job Number
University Physicians Health Plans
University Physicians Health Plans - HP Statewide IS Core Adm Sys
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
2701 E. Elvira Rd.
City & State
Posting Category
Information Technology - Non-Clinical


About University Physicians Health Plans
The University of Arizona Health Plans (UAHP) manage a variety of health plans. Our mission is to advance health and wellness through education, research and patient care.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position is a high level individual contributor with expertise in selected business or healthcare processes and participates in formulating system scope and objectives relative to the companys requirements. Works as part of a team who provides knowledge, guidance, research and fact finding expertise to define, design, and code programs within applications and on various hardware platforms.


Essential Functions

  • Creates and installs computer code following established coding standards to instruct a system to perform a required function by working close with peers and customers. Able to manage projects that have a broad impact on application performance to meet customer needs.


  • Tests application programs utilizing available productivity tools following established testing standards.


  • Documents programs created using established standards with programs and external documents noting relationships with other programs and applications.


  • Works with the customer to research and develop solutions. Designs work flows and specifications for presentation to senior members of the team and customers for feedback and approval.


  • Supports and practices established change control standards.



Minimum Qualifications

Must possess strong knowledge of programming and technology as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor's degree.

Must also have full knowledge of concepts within job function as would normally be obtained in work experience of 3-4 additional years in the field.

Strong working knowledge of a programming language, hardware environment, and use of program logic. Needs experience in small scale project planning. Successful candidate will have skills to mentor less experienced team members. Requires communication and presentation skills to engage technical and non-technical audiences. Requires ability to communicate and interact across facilities and at various levels. As is typical in this industry, variable shifts and hours and carrying/responding to a pager may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

General knowledge of healthcare industry.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.