SQL Programmer Analyst

Latham, New York

Post Date: 01/08/2016 Job ID: 12963 Industry: Other Area(s)

Position Description:


We currently have openings for a top notch individual at office in Latham, NY for the position of Programmer Analyst.  The Analyst will be responsible for analyzing business requirements, develops a design plan, translates plan into program specifications and implementation execution.



Essential Responsibilities:


  1. Develop work plans for client implementations.
  2. Assist in logical and physical data design.
  3. Review project requests and recommends action to be taken.
  4. Monitor existing applications. Identify issues/deficiencies and recommend solutions.
  5. Troubleshoot issues reported by application users.
  6. Complete all required documentation to meet department standards.
  7. Perform the role of project leader when needed.
  8. Works with external clients to determine requirements and timing.
  9. Adhere to privacy, confidential and proprietary company policies and procedures (i.e., HIPAA)
  10. Interface with external customers and document their requests.
  11. Adhere and maintain a positive working relationship with all the enterprise departments to optimize working relationships and communication.




  • Preferred Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field or equivalent combination or experience and education


Experience & Background:


  • 2-3 years of experience in insurance, health or vision care industry preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of system analysis and programming experience required
  • Advanced MS SQL/SQL Studio skills
  • Previous leadership on projects
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Business Objects or similar reporting tool
  • Experience with ETL and data warehouse processes preferred


Language Skills:


  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively with Associates of the organization.


Mathematical Skills:


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.


Reasoning Ability


  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Exhibit sound and accurate judgment and demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Physical Demands/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Required repetitive motion of sitting and using hands to finger and feel. The noise level in this location is moderate (use of computers, printers and machines).


Behavioral Characteristics:


  • Ability to work under strict deadlines, attention to detail and the flexibility to think of alternative solutions
  • Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with associates at all levels of the organization as well as with outside customers and vendors.
  • Strong analytical and reasoning abilities.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.
  • Fierce commitment to provide exemplary customer service in a value add, cost-effective manner.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time between simultaneous projects.





SQL – advance

SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services)



SAP/BI Data Integrator/Data Services

Datamart/Datawarehouse experience (doesn’t need to be a lot)



SQL Optimization

Informatica or other ETL tools

Cognos/Information Builder

SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services)


Olga Yavtushenko

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