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Software Engineer I (Accessibility)

Availity, LLC.

Jacksonville, FL,US

Availity delivers revenue cycle and related business solutions for health care professionals who want to build healthy, thriving organizations. Availity has the powerful tools, actionable insights and expansive network reach that medical businesses need to get an edge in an industry constantly redefined by change.

As an Availity Developer, you are responsible for the detailed design, documentation, development, unit testing and maintenance of internally developed applications for Availity business partners. Your SCRUM team responds to business partner needs, expectations, and challenges that are identified.

Experience coding, testing, and correcting web apps and electronic documents for Section 508 compliance preferred. Willingness to contribute to a culture of accessibility by training others on 508 remediation processes.

Application Development

Writes and/or modifies application code to enhance existing programs
Can read and understand system and functional requirements
Writes simple technical specification for single programs
Reports missing elements found in system and functional requirements to senior Developers, System Analysts, Technical Leads, System Architects, and Product Managers
Supports transition of application throughout the Product Development life cycle
Prepares thorough documentation of work

Consults with senior Developers and System Architects
Accurately scopes project time and resources required to complete programming projects
Reviews project scope and time line estimates with senior Developers
Consults with senior Developers to confirm time and resource estimates

Performs unit testing and debugging. Establishes test conditions based on code specifications
Consults with senior Developers on testing plans and results
May work with senior Developers to resolve/debug program errors
Researches vendor products for viable alternatives
The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.


Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in relevant work experience
0 - 4 years of progressive work experience designing business processes, process mapping, working on process improvement initiatives, and business applications system design development
Experience testing and debugging business application systems and processes
Demonstrates proficiency using PC skills such as; MS Suite products, flowcharting tools, e-mail, and electronic calendar scheduling
Experience with data modeling, relational databases, data structures and design a plus
Experience working with Product and Business Management teams a plus
Experience working in an entrepreneurial company a plus

Technical Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Knowledge, skills, and experience to write detailed technical documentation, specifically business requirements and functional specifications for application development
Ability and experience to facilitate JAD sessions or other requirements gathering processes. May work with senior Developers to resolve/debug program errors
Knowledge and ability to apply OOD (Java, HTML, XML, Java Script, and Patterns) and impact to the application development process
Knowledge of web development methodologies (primarily Agile/Scrum), application design, navigation, and information architecture
Knowledge of basic database design and query language
Soft Skills:

Strong relationship management and collaboration skills requirements and functional specifications for application development
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships, supporting company leadership and other team members
Ability to work under pressure. Maintains composure and professionalism in an interrupt-driven environment
Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities/tasks
Must be flexible and embrace change

Seeking a general knowledge in the following areas:

Test Driven Development
Pair Programming
HTML, JQuery, and CSS
Basic understanding of web services a plus
Understanding of Git a plus
Understanding of basic unit testing a plus
Knowledge or experience is section 508 Remediation is a plus
Knowledge or experience with accessibility is a plus

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