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Introduction IBM Watson Health™ business provides market-leading performance improvement solutions built on data integrity, advanced analytics and domain expertise. For more than 40 years, our insigh

IBM Watson Health™ business provides market-leading performance improvement solutions built on data integrity, advanced analytics and domain expertise. For more than 40 years, our insights and solutions have been providing hospitals and clinicians, employers and health plans, state and federal government agencies, and life sciences companies and policy makers, the facts they need to make confident decisions that directly affect the health and well-being of people and organizations in the US and around the world. Watson Health aspires to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and cognitive insights.The IBM Payer/Employer Implementations and Operation Team is seeking an Application Developer who will be responsible for developing new and maintaining existing applications. The applications are used by multiple internal roles and a 100+ global end user base. Internal Applications are key to enabling multiple internal roles to perform their work efficiently and effectively while also providing leadership with insight on key performance indicators. The Application Developer is responsible for gathering requirements, designing, coding, testing, releasing applications that will enable those roles.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The role and responsibilities of a data engineer will vary depending on client assignments and your own skillset and experience to date, and may include but not limited to

  • Authenticate, extract and/or load data into Healthcare databases using provided toolset.
  • Perform data analysis and validate data for accuracy and completeness.
  • Identify and collaborate with external data suppliers to resolve data quality queries in a timely manner and provide any feedback to ensure data submitted is accurate.
  • Prepare and share status reports with external clients and/or internal stakeholders.
  • Document process changes, update key information on client databases and internal systems.
  • Build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders and ensure a collaborative approach to jointly owned actions.
  • Communicate in a clear, concise and articulate manner in both verbal and written communication, interfacing primarily with U.S. based clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.
  • Review, identify and drive efficiencies in processes within the team.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Third level education in a technical field or science field with exposure to data and its management, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 0 -3 years of work experience in a analyst role or customer facing role, with experience gained in healthcare (specifically U.S. Healthcare) a plus.
  • Previous relevant internships will also be considered.
  • Experience with Microsoft suite of applications, GitHub, SQL and python a plus but not mandatory.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to a new environment and learn new tools, systems and techniques.
  • Strong communication skills with an ability to deal with all levels in a confident and professional manner.
  • Self-starter, can do attitude and team player.
  • Ability to manage time, prioritise tasks and have strong attention to detail.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise


About Business Unit

IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments—with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

Your Life @ IBM

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It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

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Location Statement

IBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

Being You @ IBM

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