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State of Maine
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6 Months
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18 Sep 2012
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Short Description:

The Programmer is responsible for analysis, design, coding, component and assembly testing, documentation and placing in production of all application code owned by the Application Team.


Complete Description:

Resource needed to augment technical capacity to implement enhancements to the syndromic surveillance system, including SQL programming to receive and process HL7 2.5.1 messages and to prepare messages for transportation to cloud-based BioSense 2.0 information system. 




Programmers typically are involved in maintenance (including production support), enhancement and development work. Programmers have a range of skills and knowledge of the technologies used and applications supported by the Application Team. The Programmer works with the Functional Architect, Team Lead and Technical Architecture Specialist on an as needed basis to ensure that design and code meets customer requirements.  Programmers may schedule nightly jobs and may be responsible for job status monitoring and recovery.


Years of Relevant Experience: 5 plus years

Preferred Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study


Role Description:

All roles specified plus the following:

•Plan all required process steps.

•Review and understand the Application Team’s workplan.

•Provide status of work to Team Lead.

•Anticipate, identify, track and resolve issues and risks affecting own work and work of the Application Team. Develop contingency plans as necessary.

•Engage in ongoing process improvement.

•Detailed functional and process knowledge.

•Utilize deep modeling, design and coding skills.

•Provide expertise in one or more database environments.



SQL Programming

Required 5 Years


HL7 messaging

Highly desired



Highly desired


Strong communication skills