AppSystems Analyst Specialist Jobs in Chattanooga, TN at BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Title: AppSystems Analyst Specialist

Company: BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Finance & Insurance

Provides application design, analysis, programming, testing and documentation for the development, integration, enhancement, and maintenance of information systems solutions.Job Description:

Job Responsibilities

Formulates and defines system scope and objectives through research and fact-finding to design, develop, modify, or integrate complex information systems.

Devises or modifies application systems and procedures to optimize functional requirements including capacity, operating time, response time, and form of desired results.

Designs, codes, tests, debugs, and documents programs, subroutines, and scripts.

May serve one or more project team roles, such as project lead, business systems analyst, or technical lead, for small to medium efforts or manage phases of medium to large efforts.

Maintains technical skill set for software languages, databases, platforms, operating systems, utilities and networks needed to support work assignments.

Responds to system failures and performance events by taking appropriate measures to reduce system downtime and eliminate recurrence of problems.

Regularly provides guidance and training to less-experienced analysts/programmers.

Job Qualifications


Bachelors Degree in Business, Computer Science or equivalent work experience required. Equivalent years of experience are determined as one year of technical experience for every year of college requested.


1 year – Experience with information technology concepts, application development methodology, terminology, and standards required

3 years – Systems and programming experience required

1 year – Expert working knowledge of at least one programming language in use at BCBST.


Proven skill with information technology in use at BCBST is required

Proven analysis, design, and coding skills, and demonstrated success in leading large and complex projects

Demonstrated ability to interpret and translate technical and/or or complex concepts into information meaningful to project team members and/or business personnel.

Be organized, reliable, and able to manage multiple tasks with exceptional work ethic.

Leadership skills

Must be able to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical co-workers

Job Specific Requirements:

– Experience working with Sybase, Windows, AIX, and VB.Net is preferred

About BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina (BCBSSC) is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. BCBSSC serves 21.5 million people through private business and government contracts. BCBSSC has several subsidiaries, two of which are affiliates licensed with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association. Licensed subsidiaries include BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation and BlueChoice HealthPlan. Non-licensed affiliates include Companion Captive Insurance Company, Companion Life, PGBA, LLC, Planned Administrators, Inc. (PAI) and TCC of South Carolina. BCBSSC began as the South Carolina Hospital Service Plan, later becoming BlueCross of South Carolina (BlueCross), when the General Assembly passed legislation bringing this group into existence. In the spring of 1947, the South Carolina Hospital Service Plan merged with the Hospital Benefit Association of Greenville, giving them a financial base. In 1971, BlueShield of South Carolina merged with BlueCross to form the current company.