Senior Programmer / Analyst

Dec 07, 2012
Feb 20, 2013
Employment Status
Full Time

Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota’s leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs. UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We’re an organization that’s going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


AS the Senior Programmer/Analyst you will analyze science, engineering, business, and other data processing problems to implement and improve computer systems. Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems and review computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations. Expand or modify system to serve new purposes or improve work flow. Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems. Develop, document and revise system design procedures, test procedures, and quality standards. Review and analyze computer printouts and performance indicators to locate code problems, and correct errors by correcting codes. Consult with management to ensure agreement on system principles. Confer with clients regarding the nature of the information processing or computation needs a computer program is to address. Coordinate and link the computer systems within an organization to increase compatibility and so information can be shared. Work with systems based on Microsoft Visual Studio.net, including Oracle 11g, PL/SQL, UNIX, COBOL, Microsoft SQL Server including stored procedures, SSIS, Crystal Reports, client server systems including n-tier systems.  Position based in Minneapolis headquarters. 



Position requires a Master's degree, or foreign equivalent degree, in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, or related, plus at least 3 years of progressively complex systems analysis experience in an IS environment, in a healthcare environment, working with Microsoft Visual Studio.net, ASP.net, Oracle 9i/10g/11g, PL/SQL, Crystal Reports, stored procedures and client server systems including knowledge of n-tier systems. In lieu of a Master's degree plus at least 3 years of experience, a qualified candidate may have a Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of post-Bachelor's experience. All experience may be gained concurrently.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve. EOE/AA


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You’ll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis—just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

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