The Developer will assist with analysis and documentation of requirements for enhancements to complex VistA clinical information systems AND assist with development of enhancements to VistA modules, primarily FileMan, based on these requirements.Researches, designs, develops and/or modifies enterprise-wide systems and/or applications software.
- Candidate must be proficient in the MUMPS programming language and as well as with the with Caché database software product. Candidate must also be proficient with the VA FileMan database management system and the VA VistA health information system. Candidate must also be proficient in MS office products such as Visio, Word, and Excel. Knowledge of overall VA VistA functionality and underlying technical building blocks of VistA such as FileMan, RPC Broker, ScreenMan, MenuMan, Security Keys, and FileMan templates required. Agile programming experiences and Test Driven Development experience is a plus.Experience in a healthcare setting analyzing, developing, and documenting functional and software requirements
- Meet deadlines and project goals Prioritize responsibilities and work independently Proven ability to develop and document Business/Functional RequirementsAbility to work in large integrated teams working across business and technology departments and bridging the gap between business and technologyAbility to produce requirements documentation using Standard MS Office Tools. Ability to work effectively as a member of a large integrated virtual team Develop and document technical solutions from business requirements Work across departments within the VA organization to clarify requirements and meet stakeholder needs Adhere to VA VIP process for SDLCEvaluate and understand VA Vista Architecture and develop technical solutions in MUMPS, Caché, and FileMan
- Ability to Obtain a Tier 2 / Moderate Background Investigation (MBI) - A Tier 2/MBI is conducted by OPM and covers a 5-year period. It consists of a review of National Agency Check (NAC) records [OPM Security Investigations Index (SII), DOD Defense Central Investigations Index (DCII), FBI name check, and a FBI fingerprint check], a credit report covering a period of 5 years, written inquiries to previous employers and references listed on the application for employment; an interview with the subject, law enforcement check; and a verification of the educational degree.