Applications Analyst

Summary:
Under general supervision of the Applications Manager provides analysis and programming to assist in the selection implementation and ongoing support of application software including all interfaces necessary to assure a high value widely accessible comprehensive integrated information network which meets customer needs.

 

Responsibilities:
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Meets with personnel from user departments Information Services staff and vendors to define and resolve application system problems.



Develops specifications for software applications; design codde test debug document and install software programs. Tests and updates software products with new releases.



May evaluate new software products to determine their applicability to current and future hardware and software environments.



Assists with the testing and installation of new software packages and modifications from vendors.



Assists in designing programming testing and installign interfaces among systems.



Modifies and maintains existing software via maintenance releases and utilities from vendor to enhance the usefulness of the information sustem to the organization.



Assists in preparing manuals training materials and training user personnel in the use of systems and modifications to systems.



May coordinate straightforward Information Services projects including project planning task assignment and project implementation.



Maintains up-to-date technical knowledge by attending seminars and reading professional literature.



Participates in councils quality improvement teams and other such committees as required.



Maintains quality assurance safety environmental and infection control in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies procedures and objectives.



Performs other related duties as required.

 

Other information:
BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science Business Administration or a related field required. A combination of computer-related technical training and successively increasing information systems management responsibility may substitute for a degree.



EXPERIENCE:

One year of work experience in programming or related technical work.



WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Work is performed in a typical office setting.



SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

None.

 

Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status.   Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

 

Location: Corporate Headquarters USA:RI:Providence

 

Work Type: Full Time

 

Shift: 1

 

Union: Non-Union