Application Systems Specialist I – Cirdan Health Systems

Job ID: 12788
Job Title: Application Systems Specialist I
Organization Name: Cirdan Health Systems
No of Openings: 1
Hours per Week: 40
Wage/Salary: Negotiable
Employment Start Date: ASAP
Job Description: Cirdan Health Systems provides actuarial analysis, healthcare finance, strategic planning, and data management services to the healthcare and insurance industry. The company has been in business since 2001, with offices in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. Salary is negotiable based on experience and abilities. Excellent benefits include full medical, retirement/401(k) and profit-sharing.

The Application Systems Specialist I will work on a small development team in a dynamic healthcare actuarial and data warehousing environment and will support our many and varied ETL operations and Visual Studio.NET web applications with an emphasis on improved standardization, accuracy, efficiency, automation and documentation in our data warehouse operation.

As with any small, growing company, specific duties may vary according to specific client needs. The responsibilities of the Application Systems Specialist I will include, but will not be limited to:

• Performance of recurring ETL tasks in SSIS, SQL, VBscript,VB6 and ASP.NET environments/tools
• Development of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) ETL packages
• Migrating current ETL processes into SSIS infrastructure
• Programming support of data warehouse activities in SSIS, VBScript, SQL, and ASP.NET
• Documentation of code, user instructions, data elements, and process flow
• Routine data downloading, uploading, and validation
• Using source code management software
• Assisting in and/or performing database analysis and producing data extracts
• Development/maintenance of and support for Visual Studio.NET web applications, both internal, and client-facing
• EDI X12 Encounter data submissions to state and federal government agencies
• Data analysis and validation
• Software testing
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have:

• 4-yr degree in computer/information science or similar
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong analytical abilities
• Up to 2 years professional experience in the following:
o Visual Studio 2005-2008/ASP.NET/Visual Basic.NET
o T-SQL, stored procedures
o MS SQL 2005-2008
o MS SQL 2005-2008 Integration Services (SSIS)
o SQL Server 2005-2008 Reporting Services (SSRS)
o SQL Server 2005-2008 Business Intelligence
o VBScript
o VB6
o EDI file parsing and creation
• At least one course in an object-oriented programming language
• Experience with healthcare data preferred
Application Instructions: Please submit resumes via email to
On-line Application Address :

Posting Information
Job Location: St. Paul, MN
Job Category:
Database Management
Position Type:
Full-time Entry Level
Applicant Type:
Minimum GPA:
Graduation Start:
Graduation End:
*Post Date: 12/9/2010
*Expiration Date: 2/28/2011

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