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EDI Developer - REMOTE

  • Location: Addison, 75001
  • Salary: $50.00 - $60.00 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract to Hire

Posted 10 months ago

This nationwide insurance industry leader has an immediate 6+ month contract-to-hire opportunity for an EDI Developer.  Can work 100% remotely from anywhere in the United States.  This position involves analyzing a vendor file layout(s) and the needs of the particular vendor, writing business requirements, meeting with vendors and programmers to ensure understanding, creating test plans and testing scenarios, documenting testing results and collaborating with programmers to achieve the end result and finally providing user sign off for deployment of files to production. This position requires analytical and critical thinking skills to ensure that programming is accurate based on the needs of a client’s vendor. In addition this position works with team members and other internal customers and external customers by analyzing a question or issue to either provide an explanation or determine if programming changes are needed and work with programmers to implement a change when needed. Problem solving and sound decision making skills are needed.

Responsibilities include:

•    Understanding the overall purpose of why a vendor needs a particular file(s).
•    Analyzing a vendor file layout(s) field by field.
•    Meeting with vendor and/or client to obtain additional information when needs are unclear.
•    Facilitating ongoing communication with vendor and/or client.
•    Meeting with case build to ensure understanding of needs for each field on a file layout.
•    Creating test plans for a specific file(s) based on client and vendor criteria.
•    Creating testing scenarios in the test region.
•    Performing review of test files field by field and document testing results. The review and testing cycle may occur multiple times. •    Collaborating with team on solutions to achieve the end result needed.
•    Tracking progress and ensure due dates are met.
•    Providing final user sign off after all requirements have been met so programming can be deployed to the production environment.
•    Reviewing and auditing 1st production files to ensure production turnover accuracy.
•    Working collaboratively with team members, other internal departments and external customers to analyze and research a question, determing a solution and providing an explanation or request programming changes when necessary.
•    Other duties as needed/assigned


•    Bachelor’s degree in business or equivalent experience
•    Prior experience working in the insurance or TPA industry in a technical role working with EDI files and/or analyzing and testing electronic data files or relevant technical experience
•    Understanding of Payroll and EDI terminology and file structures (834, flat files, etc)
•    Ability to read, understand and interpret file specifications
•    Experience with SQL and compare tools like UltraEdit
•    Proven problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills are essential
•    Ability to determine solutions and resolve issues with minimal supervision
•    Ability to work collaboratively with team members and other internal departments as well as external vendors
•    Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize workload in a frequently interrupted environment
•    Proficient with Excel and Word
•    Strong written, verbal, collaboration and interpersonal communication skills
•    Sound decision making skills
•    Customer service focused