Application Designer I – CoreLink – Fargo


Application Designer I

Location: Fargo
Job Code: 1705
# of openings: 2



  • Understand and utilize Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Understand and adhere to approved design standards
  • Collaborate with BOS to capture and analyze technical, functional and non-functional requirements
  • Attend meetings to discuss user requirements for assigned projects, modifications and enhancements
  • Participate in estimation process
  • Report any deviations in project schedules to the team leader on a timely basis
  • Interpret functional requirements
  • Document technical and non-functional requirements
  • Define and document application designs that meet all requirements (i.e., functionality, operability, architectural alignment, security, etc.)
  • Evaluate and recommend appropriate solutions that both satisfy the user’s business needs and support the IT technical environment
  • Provide support to the Application Development team during the analysis, development and testing processes
  • Contribute business domain knowledge to information flow design and database reviews
  • Participate in others’ design reviews
  • Lead design reviews
  • Design data models and data flow
  • Assist with designing prototypes
  • Identify and document applicable system platform and dependencies
  • Analyze and resolve design defects
  • Participate in code reviews and ensure that all solutions are aligned to pre-defined design specifications
  • Maintain and updates system documentation
  • Identify opportunities to save costs and more effectively manage assets (e.g. process improvements)


  • Develops solutions
  • Communicates effectively in writing
  • Understands business impact of task/project
  • Makes effective decisions
  • Provides subject matter expertise
  • Coordinates with applicable resources to accomplish task/project
  • Accepts questions and input from others
  • Makes decisions objectively based on business needs
  • Works to ensure that solutions will be designed and implemented to meet defined requirements
  • Demonstrates ability to partner with client or other internal resources
  • Understands business process, system, and information flow
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of tools and techniques for converting business requirements and models into a technical application design
  • Has ability to design functionality in accordance with business requirements, design standards and/or PPQA requirements
  • Skilled in working with architects to clarify and improve specifications or in identifying alternative solutions
  • Understands current and emerging application design processes, practices, and trends
  • Has ability to design systems that meet business requirements
  • Skilled in aligning solutions to pre-defined architectural specifications
  • Creating system documentation/artifacts for use by development staff (for example operations documents, UML models, etc.)
  • Has ability to translate design requirements into code in a selected programming language (e.g., COBOL, COMS/CICS, .Net/C#, VB6, Classic ASP, XML, SOA/WCF) and as required document code
  • Demonstrates ability to provide initial project estimates with minimal project data
  • Demonstrates ability to create detailed project / development estimates using estimation models
  • Seeks out opportunities to increase knowledge
  • Applies prior experience and lessons learned
  • Understands current technology capabilities
  • Identifies how existing or new data, workflow or applications will assist customers in delivering key business initiatives
  • Applies knowledge of business processes to design and develop technology solutions that meet business requirements
  • Demonstrates ability to translate technical language into business language, and vice versa
  • Is able to evaluate and propose alternative solutions
  • Knows major processes/functions (i.e., claims processing, enrollment, billing etc.)
  • Understands business risks
  • Demonstrates the ability to act in a timely, decisive and committed way to achieve results
  • Holds self and others accountable for results
  • Communicates to those stakeholders affected by changes and addresses their questions, Concerns and need for information
  • Embraces and supports change
  • Supports others in order to achieve results by focusing on mutual purpose
  • Shares knowledge and responsibility
  • Articulates ideas through verbal and written communications effectively
  • Seeks the facts by asking quality questions. Stays focused on the facts. Communicates the facts.


  • Associate or Bachelor degree in Computer Science related field with 2+years experience

 CoreLink Administrative Solutions does not provide sponsorship for employment visas. 

CoreLink Administrative Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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