HRIS Software Engineer

San Diego, California



The Scoop:

The Software Engineer III works within the Software Engineering team to provide complex software programming for new software, production support and maintenance for existing software, as well as ad-hoc support of key departmental initiatives which drive business functions. The Software Engineer III receives general instructions on new projects and works autonomously to complete deliverables.

The position works within one of the following areas within the Software Engineering team: IT Corporate solutions, Government Programs & Services, Enterprise Data Warehouse, Data Exchange, Formulary Master Process, Pharmacy Network, Performance Engineering, Portals or Formulary Process Automation.

What You Get To Do:

  • Gains a thorough understanding of functional requirements for new software requests
  • Works with Business Systems Analysts to understand and clarify software requirements and translate into working software
  • Designs, develops and performs testing of software to meet functional requirements
  • Practices good software engineering techniques and standards to reduce coding errors and ensures robustness and efficiency of work products
  • Partners with software team in the development of the software engineering processes
  • Works to identify and resolves technical or product problems
  • Participates in software project meetings and provides status reports
  • Translates technical designs into working software
  • Maintains existing applications by enhancing software and troubleshooting issues
  • Collaborates with team members and partners with others as needed to ensure successful completion of assigned software development tasks
  • Participates in code reviews and incorporates recommendations
  • Applies software engineering and Object Oriented Design principles in creating UML diagrams and technical design documents for software components
  • Partners with team members and technical project lead to ensure component design fits in with the overall solution
  • Adopts new techniques and technologies
  • Initiates attendance at job related training to keep skills current; maintains current understanding of the industry’s best practices
  • Assists with mentoring and training of less experienced IT staff members

Education and/or Experience

  • For consideration candidates will need a Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and five (5) to eight (8) plus years’ related experience in the essential job functions listed
  • Prior PBM or healthcare experience is helpful but not required

Computer Skills

  • HRIS, payroll, time and labor management system mandatory
  • Kronos Workforce Central Timekeeper/Accrual/FAP/WIM preferred, HR/Payroll a plus
  • Kronos Workforce Central integration with 3rd party applications preferred
  • Microsoft SQL server/development, SSRS and SSIS
  • Oracle PL/SQL experience a plus
  • Other HRMS experience such as Oracle HRMS, Workday a plus
  • Experience in implementation of a new HRMS system preferred
  • HR and payroll administration

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on project teams and/or matrix-managed teams
  • Ability to appropriately schedule and prioritize multiple projects to ensure timely and effective delivery of IT solutions
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills with emphasis on translating technical concepts to non-technical audiences
  • Results oriented and ability to juggle multiple concurrent projects with changing priorities and deadlines
  • Familiarity with HR and Payroll processes, regulations and policies


This position may require domestic travel as well as attendance at various local conferences and meetings.

The Perks:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision / Wellness Programs
  • Paid Time Off / Company Paid Holidays
  • 401K with Company match
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Referral Bonus
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