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Developer Advisor (Sr. Integration Analyst ) - AIM - Deerfield, IL - PS14111 in Deerfield, IL at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Deerfield, IL
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  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
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Job Description

Your innovation. Our impact. At AIM Specialty Health (AIM), a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies,  it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating access to greater care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve. 
Bring your expertise to our innovative culture where you will have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives, and to take your career further than you can imagine.
The Developer Advisor (Sr Integration Analyst) position plays a key role in the development of AIM’s next-generation integration platform. This platform powers our ability to connect to clients and partners. We are looking for a new member of our Enterprise Integration Services team who, together with the team, will be responsible for analyzing, designing and implementing integration capabilities that will carry AIM forward into the future. As you grow in this role, opportunities will exist to grow into an Enterprise Integration Architect as well as other leadership roles.
The primary duties for the (Sr. Integration Analyst) Developer Advisor role include, but are not limited to:
  • Understand the strategic business vision and proposed initiatives, as they relate to integration capabilities
  • Partner with Integration Architects to define and effectively communicate the standards and best practices which will help the AIM Information Technology department implement and maintain integrations with clients and partner organizations
  • Work effectively across all areas of the organization to drive common integration approaches that will assure the consistency of integrations
  • Partner with Integration Architects to define and implement tactical approaches to integration when constraints demand it
  • Perform discovery documentation of partner integration approaches
  • Design, development and implementation of applications/software for EAI
  • Document and present proposed architectural patterns, workflows and integration implementation for architectural reviews/discussions
  • Manage key vendor associations and involvement in negotiations
  • Maintain the AIM integration playbook (implementations, policies, patterns, and standards)
  • Coordinate with UNIX, Networking, DBA, and Storage teams to fulfill pre-requisites for server builds
  • Learn and test the newest versions of integration products such as the Axway suite and open source Pivotal’s RabbitMQ
  • Manage the installation and patching of integration related products and software  
  • Create and configure integration objects like integration flows that provide data mapping and translation, RabbitMQ exchanges and queues, and users
  • Partner with Application Development Teams to perform testing operations
  • Configure and support the Integration platform
  • Understanding and utilization of DevOps best practices (Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment, Automated Testing, etc.)
    The (Sr. Integration Analyst) Developer Advisor should possess the following leadership skills:
  • Must be a self-starter, working both independently and as an influential team member
  • Must effectively utilize system/abstract thinking – The ability to see how parts interact with the whole and to clearly articulate conceptual, logical and technical aspects of solutions
  • Consistently demonstrates optimism, flexibility, confidence and pragmatism
  • Tactfully influences others
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to clearly communicate to a wide variety of audiences and adjust communication to the audience level (i.e., explain highly complex technical concepts to non-technical people, and/or effectively summarize key points of detailed solutions).
  • Utilizes effective time management, organization and planning techniques
  • Demonstrates proactivity and takes full accountability for all assignments/duties
  • Demonstrates a strong customer focused and results-oriented work ethic
Requires BA/BS degree in related field or technical institute training; 5 or more years related experience; multi platform experience; expert level experience with business and technical applications, or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Incumbent should also have the ability to mentor others, lead multiple small projects and provide troubleshooting support. Multi dimensional required. Multi database and/or multi language preferred.   Qualified Candidates will have:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field plus 5 or more years of experience in relevant integration technologies
  • 5+ years full systems life cycle experience including requirements gathering, functional and technical design, requirements specifications, detail design, program specifications, coding and unit testing /integration testing automation
  • 5+ years of experience in information technologies with a strong preference in the health care industry
  • Excellent understanding of REST, SOAP, OAUTH, and EDI healthcare standards (HL7, X12)
  • Strong understanding of Domain Driven Design, Event Driven Architecture and DevOps
  • 5+ years of experience with the Axway or Mulesoft or BizTalk or TIBCO or WebMethods or Edifecs or Apigee or Sterling suites, Apache’s Cassandra, Spring microservices development with RabbitMQ, and events
  • 3+ years of Java development experience.
  • Full stack understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment CI/CD, Automated Testing
  • Expertise in application integration patterns and the ability to drive and document preferred architectural approaches
About AIM Specialty Health
AIM Specialty Health (AIM) is a leading specialty benefit management company with more than 20 years of experience and a growing presence in the management of radiology, cardiology, oncology, sleep medicine, and specialty pharmacy benefits. Our mission is to make healthcare services more clinically appropriate, safer and more affordable. As such, we promote the most appropriate use of specialty care services through the application of widely accepted clinical guidelines delivered via an innovative platform of technologies and services. With over 32 million members covered across 50 states, AIM ensures delivery of the right test at the right time in the right place.
We maintain offices in Chicago, Deerfield, Schaumburg and Westchester, IL as well as Glendale, CA. 
AIM‘s services include:
  • Prospective clinical review of outpatient advanced imaging procedures such as CT, MRI, Nuclear Cardiology and PET Scans
  • Clinical review for cardiology and specialty pharmacology products and services.
  • Oncology Management programs leveraging AIM's proven specialty benefit platform to drive consistent and effective cancer care through services review along with management of close to 70 oncologic drugs.
  • Specialty Drugs programs to provide review for over 142 specialty drugs offering providers an automated drug review process through our provider friendly web portal.
  • Sleep Management, designed to align the diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea against clinical guidelines, enhance member access to high value providers and ensure treatment compliance for the dispensing of supplies.
Our programs combine clinical excellence, its innovative technology and a commitment to customer service, ensuring the company’s on-going leadership in the rapidly evolving healthcare environment. 
AIM is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) and has received Full Accreditation for Health Utilization Management from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC.)
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and is a 2018 DiversityInc magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company please visit us at