Interface Design Analyst (2944) District of Columbia, USA

Create a high-level design of an end-to-end integration solution. Define the flow of data between the applications that must be integrated, mapping business process activities to the applications that support them and drafting a data object. Interface analysis and design. Establish connectivity with external partners. Heavy DoD customer interaction and cross-team management and coordination. Analyze user needs to determine functional and cross-functional requirements. Perform functional allocation to identify required tasks and their interrelationships. Identify resources required for each task. Provide daily supervision and direction to support staff.

Job Responsibilities

• Provides technical expertise and analytical support to the users in solving system-wide issues with ongoing support within multiple disciplines including system infrastructure operations of administration, analysis, engineering, and design.
• Designs and develops reusable components, code and document custom automation frameworks, maintains scripts, and updates as needed to build continuous delivery pipelines, ensuring rapid availability of the product.
• Provides technical expertise and recommendations in assessing new IT software projects and initiatives to support and enhance existing systems.
• Recommends new or improved design solutions and processes; reviews literature, patents and current industry practices of relevance to assigned project.
• Performs complex systems development and design work that may include operating systems upgrades, systems enhancements logic design, I/O design, firmware development, model formulation, manufacturing and development cost projections, computer architecture analysis and design, and analog or digital systems engineering.
• Performs business case analysis and feasibility, including the examination of costs, benefits, and risks associated with the proposed investment or project. Recommends alternatives for solutions and highlights strategic implications.
• Develops technical specifications based on user needs, interface control documents, test plans and procedures, analyzes configuration and processing solutions, and tests conformance to specifications.
• Analyzes business operations and processes to identify opportunities for process improvement, management control of work, or automation. Generates process and solution options and reviews with appropriate stakeholders.
• Serves as liaison with clients, participating in meetings to ensure client needs are met.
• Architects, designs, implements, supports, and evaluates secure, infrastructure focused tools and services.
• Installs, configures, tests, and maintains operating systems, applications software, and system management tools.
• Ensures that the technical infrastructure is sufficiently robust, scalable, and efficient to deliver the integrated services underlying the physical environment that supports the processes, resources, and operators required for developing, integrating, sustaining enterprise applications and support services.
• Provides analytical support in the conceptualization, development, and implementation of complex, inter-linked systems.
• Develops solutions by preparing and evaluating alternative workflow solutions, validates results by testing programmers, and ensures operation by training client personnel and providing support.  

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, other relevant field, or equivalent relevant experience.
Advanced computing certification preferred.
5-10 years of experience in Systems Engineering/Analysis
5+ years of experience in Health Care Interfaces and Conversion designs with HL7, X12 and Rest/XML
2+ years of experience with Cerner Electronic Health Records

Other Job Specific Skills

• Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
• Experience with Rhapsody or other interface engines (i.e CorePoint, Iguana, Cloverleave etc.) a plus.
• Attention to detail, and a commitment to quality work.
• Ability to elicit, analyze, document, and validate the system requirements that support the required system changes to meet the business need.
• Must have the ability to work under aggressive deadlines, manage multiple tasks, and prioritize as necessary.
• Excellent analytical, comprehension, communication, writing, and interpersonal skills.
• Strong skills in IT fundamentals including, but not limited to: server administration, networking, database support/administration, infrastructure support, and IT security design.
• Demonstrated ability to provision, install, configure, operate, and maintain systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.
• Ability to work with various programming languages, operating systems, and computer hardware platforms.
• Proven ability to investigate, troubleshoot and resolve complicated technical issues.
• Demonstrated capability to creatively solve complex requirements needs.
• Strong experience applying process and systems engineering, analytics and operations research methods at every phase of a project.