EXPRESS SCRIPTS SERVICES COMPANY Programmer Analyst in Saint Louis, Missouri

POSITION SUMMARY The IT Software Engineer has specific responsibilities of leading application development systems design. The delivery of reliable and secure software solutions meeting the operational specifications required through development of the system logic. Responsible for reviewing and guiding the code of other team members through reviews. This role is empowered and accountable for software systems designs, including loosely coupled designs across verticals and platforms. Triage, debugging, surveillance and monitoring are all key activities for non-development environments. Professional growth of knowledge across both technical and operational domains is required. Expectations include innovation and critical thinking leading to decision making driving towards efficient, simple solutions answering to complex business needs. Partner with fellow COE team members, Planning, Architecture, Infrastructure, and Operational teams towards constructing solutions while progressing towards the approved enterprise technology stack. This position is also responsible for looking for synergy across Specialty applications, and realizing benefits gained sharing features across home delivery applications. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Works to develop skills, self-motivated, provides feedback to others, and oversees resolution technical issues and complexities. Identify process improvement and code synergies achieved through innovative ideas and critical thinking. * Consult with business departments as needed. Ensures projects/initiatives are completed within designated time frames and tracks progress reports to management. * Works on resolution of urgent and on-going problems to ensure their team s contribution to overall reliability. * Trusted advisor to Operations and cross-functional team members, providing data and technical insight from the application metrics, pertaining to business impact. * Ensures defects are quickly assessed and/or mitigated and resolved, whether in non-production or production. * Represents Information Technology in cross-functional meetings and projects. Prepares for, implements and communicates new corporate initiatives and processes within assigned team. QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor s Degree in related field or 8 years experience. * 2 years relevant experience with Bachelor s Degree or Master s degree and 0-1 years of relevant experience. * Working knowledge of Microsoft application software i.e., Word, Excel, Visio and Project. * Proven organizational skills with the ability to develop a detailed work plan to ensure project success. * Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other departments to resolve issues. * Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills. * Strong requirements elicitation and conflict resolution skills. * Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, handling multiple priorities. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT ABOUT Company Company is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the \\"Most Admired Companies\\" in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services. We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401k with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan. Express Scripts is an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran.Employer's Job# ESMEUS6981Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.