Development Manager – EDI in Portland, Oregon - #65475 | VanderHouwen

Portland, Oregon

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Job Id: 65475

IS EDI Development Manager
This position is responsible for managing cross-functional software development teams comprised of a range of technical roles and responsibilities.  This position is in charge of managing a team or teams which are focused on Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) analysis and development.  This position assesses current technical architecture; evaluates and proposes architectural and design changes; and leads implementation of changes to system architecture to improve reliability, maintainability, and upgradability of the system.  This position maintains oversight over technical choices, development of software code, configuration and infrastructure set up.  Additionally, this position oversees and ensures the timely resolution of any production issues associated with the systems managed by their team.

This is a remote position, candidates must reside in Oregon, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Arizona, Nevada, Texas, Montana, or Wisconsin.

IS EDI Development Manager Responsibilities
Operational Planning and Oversight:
Participates in long-term systems architecture planning.
Create systems architecture plans with focus on taking advantage of new cloud technologies, resolving challenges encountered today and to setting up system for scale to handle future volumes.
Develops 18-to-24-month roadmap for system improvements in consultation with appropriate stakeholders.
Plans and executes regular releases/upgrades as per agreed roadmap.
Implements changes to system to support enterprise project requirements.
Maintains visibility into vendor and partner roadmaps and appropriately adjust roadmaps, plans, and priorities to maintain low technical debt.
Develops resource and capacity plans for team’s direction and roadmaps.
Manages and oversees the operations and performance of all areas of responsibility to ensure organizational effectiveness.
Works collaboratively with other teams within ISBI to provide expertise, support, and capacity to solve larger cross team challenges, facilitate resolution of intermittent issues and support processes spanning multiple teams.
Develops and maintains strong relationships with stakeholders in other business units and peers in ISBI; collaborates effectively with these groups.
Creates consistency in IS development processes and communicates these clearly to IS and non-IS groups.
Communicates plans and intentions clearly to ISBI and Non-ISBI groups Incorporates best practices for design, architecture, development, and support.

Technical/Operational Leadership:
Leads the execution of strategic initiatives, plans, and goals and contributes to organizational vision and goals.
Provides continuous evaluation of systems in support of scale, agility, and stability to meet existing and emergent organizational needs.
Establishes and maintains an implementation teams to implement near term and ongoing improvements to systems.
Leads innovation, process reviews, and improvement efforts; improves processes and procedures to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies and statutes, including HIPPA standards for PHI protection and transmission.
Refines business and systems requirements for new information technologies in support of application rationalization and modernization.
Maintains and enhance existing systems; discontinue systems no longer cost effective.
Lead teams in the building of application systems using a variety of software development tools including TSQL, SQL Server Integration Services, Visual Studio.Net and others.
Develops, monitors, and reports on KPIs, metrics and SLAs across the team.
Ensures compliance with internal auditing, HIPAA, and other federal regulations.
Promotes ISBI programs and staff achievements across the organization through regular and transparent reporting, as well as publishing workplans.
Provides operational leadership for ISBI teams by recommending, developing, and implementing third-party solutions.
Acts as project leader on complex software development programs.
Exercises sound business and technical judgement in making effective technical decisions for design and architecture of systems.
Ensures technical documentation is established and maintained for systems and related components and processes for technical focus area.

Project Management and Participation:
Plans, organizes, manages, and monitors work projects.
Acts as project manager for projects related to system improvements for technical focus area.
Ensures project deliverables are met according to quality control schedules and standards.
Develops plans and processes to eliminate need for internal project management team’s engagement for routine operational projects such as releases, version upgrades, technology stack upgrade, etc.
Utilizes ServiceNow or similar tool for managing resources, work plans and commitments.
Performs business needs analysis and develops functional requirements for technical focus area as needed.

Relationship Management:
Leads effective communication system for work groups, ensuring a collaborative culture.
Builds and ensures effective relationships across internal teams and external organizations for current or future integration.
Liaises between the IS Development teams, other IS groups and non-IS business partners.
Partners with internal leaders and managers to identify improvement plans and processes.
Partners with or leads other ISBI leaders in support of project management, release management, change management and incident management decisions and administration.
Develops and maintains knowledge of critical functions that support our members and patients; collaborates with stakeholders to understand informational requirements to support department goals.
Represents company within and outside the organization, providing productive leadership presence and effectiveness.
Establishes and maintains cooperative and productive working relationships with internal and external customers.
Works collaboratively to resolve complex system problems and assist internal and external user departments as required.

Employee Supervision:
Manages team(s) and recommends team direction and goals in alignment with the organizational mission, vision, and values.
Identifies work and staffing needs to meet work expectations; recruits and hires, using an equity, diversity, and inclusion lens.
Plans, organizes, schedules, and monitors work; ensures employees have information and resources to meet job expectations.
Leads the development, communication, and oversight of team and individual goals; ensures goals, expectations, and standards are clearly understood by staff.
Trains, supervises, motivates, and coaches employees; provides support toward employee development.
Incorporates guidance from equity tools into people leadership, planning, operations, evaluation, and decision making.
Ensures team adheres to department and organizational standards, policies, and procedures.
Evaluates employee performance and provides regular feedback to support success; recognizes strong performance and addresses performance gaps and accountability (corrective action). 
Performs supervisory tasks in collaboration with Human Resources as needed.

Organizational Responsibilities:
Perform work in alignment with the organization’s mission, vision and values.
Support the organization’s commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion by fostering a culture of open mindedness, cultural awareness, compassion and respect for all individuals.
Strive to meet annual business goals in support of the organization’s strategic goals.
Adhere to the organization’s policies, procedures and other relevant compliance needs.
Perform other duties as needed.

IS EDI Development Manager Qualifications Required
Minimum 8 years’ EDI Domain relevant experience.
Minimum 3 years’ experience with one or more of the following: Biztalk, Edifecs, MuleSoft, QNXT.
Minimum 3 years’ experience leading development teams with senior software Healthcare EDI developers, including leading teams accountable for systems design, implementation, and support.
Experience with Healthcare Domain, EDI HIPAA transaction types and ANSI X12 data (837, 835 and 834).
Experience with Agile methodology.

Experience with Encounter Management and Risk Adjustment Cycle Management.
Experience with Medicaid and Medicare programs.
Experience with Healthcare Domain, EDI HIPAA transaction types and ANSI X12 data (820, 270/271, 276/277, 278, 997, 277CA, 277U, 824, NCPDP, and Encounters Submission Process).
Experience with transforming EDI data into XML for consumption by other systems or processes.
Experience implementing an EDI platform.
Experience with migrating Biztalk to MS Azure Logic Apps or comparable solution.
Information Technology Information Library (ITIL) Certification,
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or other project management training and experience in managing large projects.
Master’s or equivalent in Business Administration with focus on Information Technology.
Minimum 2 years' experience in a supervisory position or minimum 1 year experience in a supervisory position and completion of Aspiring Leader Program.

Knowledge of Healthcare Domain, EDI HIPAA transaction types and ANSI X12 data (837, 835 and 834).
Technical knowledge and leadership skills in the areas of modern software development, production support, vendor management, and to successfully drive implementation of modern architecture.
Sound knowledge of systems and operations.
Expert knowledge of managing and leading Agile teams.
Knowledge of software engineering and design.
Knowledge of the basic concepts of managed care.

Salary: $140,640 – $170,170/yr. (DOE)

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

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