Programmer Analyst

  • Healthcare Association of New York State
  • Rensselaer, NY, USA
  • Nov 08, 2018
Full-time .NET ASP.NET Application Development Computer Science HTML JSON Programming Project Management VB.NET XML

Job Description


The Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) is seeking a Programmer/Analyst to join our Information Services (IS) team.  Reporting to the Applications Manager, this position is primarily responsible for:

  • Application development – analysis of business requirements, design, specification, development, testing, and application production implementation (including post implementation review and assessment)
  • Project management – leading projects to implement new systems or functions including participation in build vs. buy recommendations, vendor/product selection, and providing work direction to contractors and staff
  • Innovation – bringing forward opportunities to improve delivery, provide a better user experience, and identify new technologies for consideration and investment
  • Application support – primary support and maintenance of multiple business application systems and database.
  • Application maintenance – minor enhancements, problem investigation/resolution, and application tuning

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced programming professional with strong technical skills who is enthusiastic about making positive contributions in a team environment and providing top-notch customer service to internal and external stakeholders.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience with at least 5 years of programming experience
  • Full SDLC application development experience required including the use of project tracking and source control using TFS or similar products
  • Understanding of object oriented principles and design patterns
  • Experience with .NET utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Proficiency in two or more preferred programming languages required (ex:  ASP.Net, VB.Net, C#.Net, C/C++, HTML/XHTML, R, D3)
  • Experience with building web services (SOAP, REST, JSON, XML)
  • Experience working with relational databases (SQLServer) with a strong background with complex queries required
  • Project lead experience preferred. Experience supporting AMS (Association Management Software) or CRM (customer relationship management software), and MRS (Microsoft Reporting Services) experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and train less experienced staff
  • Good oral and written communications skills required as well as the ability to perform effectively with minimal supervision
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and make substantive contributions to division and organization excellence


  • Experience with access and authentication management products such as OKTA a plus but not required
  • MVC framework experience preferred

We offer the opportunity to work at a Capital Region Top Employer* with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including a 401(k) plan.

Equal Opportunity Employer – race, sex, veteran or disability status, gender identity, sexual orientation

*As designated by the Times Union’s Top Workplaces program and employee survey since 2012.