Application Developer Undergraduate Intern Summer 2018 (Wilkes-Barre)- HM Health Solutions
Highmark Health - Wilkes Barre PA

Internship Category: Paid

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  • Description

    Summer Internship May ““ August 2018 in the Application Development division of HM Health Solutions. This internship will be specializing in the programming of languages such as JAVA, JavaScript, Open Systems, and
    WebSphere.

    The start date for this position would be May 2018. Interviews of qualified applicants will begin in February- March and offers will be extended within this given time frame.

    SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    This job has the goal of providing the opportunity to acquire practical experience through direct exposure to the related business line(s) and to develop the next generation of diverse business professionals. To that end, the program will provide hands-on training and experience in the business line, expose the various career opportunities in the business line and related areas, and prepare participants for positions in the business.

    Typical responsibilities include:

    • Responsible for assisting in analyzing, designing, coding, testing and implementing less complex application enhancements, as well as providing general production support, meeting defined scope, target dates and budgets with minimal or no defects.
    • Utilizes and participates in the full system less complex development life cycle, per current Highmark SDLC standards.
    • Assists in collaborating with customers, business analysts, partners, and IT team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. Concentrates on providing less complex innovative solutions to business needs.
    • Assists in providing required technical support, including release implementations, on-call and 24×7 supports when necessary.
    • Performs work in compliance with all Highmark and Highmark IT standards, policies and procedures.
    • Assists and actively participates on project teams in various project roles, including, but not limited to, Developer, Technical Lead and Project Manager, based upon level of experience.
    • Effectively communicates with team members, customers, partners and management, including assisting with or conducting less complex technical walkthroughs, reporting project status, enabling Vendor solutions and providing accurate and concise documentation.
    • Other duties as assigned or requested.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Full or part-time enrollment in an accredited college or university baccalaureate program.
    • Due to government requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for this position

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s Degree ““ Computer Science, Information Security or related field

    PREFFERED CERTIFICATIONS

    • Certification in applicable areas; such as JAVA Developer, DB2 Certification, Cognos Certification

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    1. Communicate effectively while interacting directly with colleagues, clientele, and/or other internal or external constituencies in the planning of assignments and the resolution of day-to-day operational problems.

    2. Under supervision, provide entry-level professional services as appropriate to the day-to-day operating objectives of the area. Receives guidance, training, and mentoring from senior personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

    3. Undertake and/or participates in projects and programs designed to develop professional skills and expertise appropriate to the needs of the organization.

    4. Participate in the planning and implementation of unit projects and initiatives within area of expertise and ability.

    5. As specifically requested by management, conduct research and reporting inclusive of recommendations or alternative proposals for action.

    6. Undertake related studies or enrichment programs as appropriate to the specific objectives of the operating unit.

    7. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

    Description

    Summer Internship May ““ August 2018 in the Application Development division of HM Health Solutions. This internship will be specializing in the programming of languages such as JAVA, JavaScript, Open Systems, and
    WebSphere.

    The start date for this position would be May 2018. Interviews of qualified applicants will begin in February- March and offers will be extended within this given time frame.

    SUMMARY OF JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    This job has the goal of providing the opportunity to acquire practical experience through direct exposure to the related business line(s) and to develop the next generation of diverse business professionals. To that end, the program will provide hands-on training and experience in the business line, expose the various career opportunities in the business line and related areas, and prepare participants for positions in the business.

    Typical responsibilities include:

    • Responsible for assisting in analyzing, designing, coding, testing and implementing less complex application enhancements, as well as providing general production support, meeting defined scope, target dates and budgets with minimal or no defects.
    • Utilizes and participates in the full system less complex development life cycle, per current Highmark SDLC standards.
    • Assists in collaborating with customers, business analysts, partners, and IT team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. Concentrates on providing less complex innovative solutions to business needs.
    • Assists in providing required technical support, including release implementations, on-call and 24×7 supports when necessary.
    • Performs work in compliance with all Highmark and Highmark IT standards, policies and procedures.
    • Assists and actively participates on project teams in various project roles, including, but not limited to, Developer, Technical Lead and Project Manager, based upon level of experience.
    • Effectively communicates with team members, customers, partners and management, including assisting with or conducting less complex technical walkthroughs, reporting project status, enabling Vendor solutions and providing accurate and concise documentation.
    • Other duties as assigned or requested.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Full or part-time enrollment in an accredited college or university baccalaureate program.
    • Due to government requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for this position

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s Degree ““ Computer Science, Information Security or related field

    PREFFERED CERTIFICATIONS

    • Certification in applicable areas; such as JAVA Developer, DB2 Certification, Cognos Certification

    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

    1. Communicate effectively while interacting directly with colleagues, clientele, and/or other internal or external constituencies in the planning of assignments and the resolution of day-to-day operational problems.

    2. Under supervision, provide entry-level professional services as appropriate to the day-to-day operating objectives of the area. Receives guidance, training, and mentoring from senior personnel in planning and carrying out activities and assignments.

    3. Undertake and/or participates in projects and programs designed to develop professional skills and expertise appropriate to the needs of the organization.

    4. Participate in the planning and implementation of unit projects and initiatives within area of expertise and ability.

    5. As specifically requested by management, conduct research and reporting inclusive of recommendations or alternative proposals for action.

    6. Undertake related studies or enrichment programs as appropriate to the specific objectives of the operating unit.

    7. Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

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