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Associate System Programmer

Company: Lifepoint Health Support Center
Location: Brentwood
Posted on: September 14, 2023

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:Utilizing basic technical skills, provides systems programming and administration support for assigned functional area. Develops more advanced technical skills.Essential Functions:

  • Installs and configures hardware and software products on support systems, including vendor supplied communication software products (terminal emulators, proxies, firewalls,etc).
  • Configures standard communications products such as modems, line sharing devices, line drivers, etc.
  • Uses statistical tools to monitor system performance and resource utilization of installed systems, and project impact of future system. Uses system-monitoring tools to optimize system
  • performance and perform degradation analysis.
  • Adapts and quickly assimilates new system and network architectures as they are introduced within the company.
  • Develops and documents operational procedures for supported systems, including development of dialogs and user interfaces appropriate to the end user of the systems developed.
  • Provides 24/7 oncall support for supported systems. Troubleshoots, coordinates, assists and advises in recovery from component failures of supported systems.
  • Provides administrative support for development systems, including requirements for maintaining the environment for program development, user account maintenance, and the logistics of
  • software turnover and release distribution.
  • Installs, configures, and provides ongoing administrative and technical support for various local area networking products such as Novell NetWare and Windows NT.
  • Assists in technology evaluations. Develops technical drawings that illustrate abstract technical concepts, architectures, infrastructures, and strategies.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:--
    • In-depth understanding of abstract operating system and networking concepts, including the use of interrupts, device control, program loading, task dispatching, reentrancy, and storage
    • management.
    • Have a working knowledge of network operating systems in general.
    • Working knowledge of system dialogue and scripting languages for developing macros, scripts, etc. on a variety of systems.
    • May require knowledge of systems specifically in use at Kindred.
    • Ability to interact effectively with other IS departments and management.SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Technical Computer Skills: Demonstrate use of intermediate computer operations (basic programming, relational databases, and operating systems) and intermediate software packages.PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS:--The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.-- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.--While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit for extended periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, bend, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.-- The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.-- Repetitive motion of upper body required for extended use of computer. Required specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.--WORK ENVIRONMENT AND TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:--Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.-- Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job responsibilities.Works in well-lit, ventilated and climate controlled office environment with routine office equipment; some equipment has moving mechanical parts.In hospital environment, may be exposed to hazards and unusual elements, which may include but are not limited to bloodborne pathogens and / or contagious illnesses, toxic chemicals, and biohazardous materials which may require extensive safety precautions and the use of protective equipment.Noise level in the work environment is typical for an office and/or hospital environment.Moderate overnight travel (up to 25%) by land and/or air.-- ----EDUCATION:Associate or Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience requirements ---EXPERIENCE:
      • 2-4 years experience in IS with 1 year in a technical support area.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Lifepoint Health Support Center, Franklin , Associate System Programmer, IT / Software / Systems , Brentwood, Tennessee

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