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Programmer Analyst/Application Engineer

Req #: 170007P1_en
Location: Largo, FL US
Job Category: Information Technology
Date Posted: 10/3/2017 5:19:12 PM
Baxter International
About Baxter
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company's global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter's employees worldwide are building upon the company's rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

  • The opportunity is for an “Application Engineer” position based out of the Largo, FL office supporting the DoseEdge product line. 
  • Create and deliver fully tested technical solutions and, when required, modify basic computer systems design on schedule, within prescribed resource limits, and in accordance with client requirements and departmental standards. 
  • Continue to develop understanding of the computer programming process in both development and maintenance situations and assume an increasingly active role in the area of computer systems design. 
  • Support user client inquiries and problems, and address operational and program discrepancies.
  • Analyze, develop and support pharmacy order interfaces in support of business requirements.
  • Follows approved software development life cycle methodologies, creates design documents, and performs program coding, testing, and application support. 
  • Provide configuration and end-user support to current client-server applications. Actively resolves technical issues through thorough debugging, research, and issue investigation. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Code, test, debug, and document programming application activities following SDLC processes, application processes and quality validation (when appropriate) for small to medium projects. 
  • Assist in developing detailed specifications from which incumbent will write programs. 
  • Develop test requirements, prepare and document test data for unit and system testing. 
  • Assist in support of production systems. Develop problem-solving skills to assist in resolution of business problems. 
  • Develop analytic skills to identify solutions to problems and trend and identify opportunities. 
  • Develop relationships with businesses and functions to understand their needs. Continue to develop business or functional knowledge by responding to and resolving user questions, problems and inquiries. Work with the business or function to assist in the discussion of proposed solutions and define user requirements. 
  • Increase exposure to the technical infrastructure. 
Qualifications for this role
  • Programming skills in technologies used. 
  • Understanding of database concepts. 
  • Solid written and verbal skills. 
  • Knowledge of the systems development life cycle and technology infrastructure.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent experience required. 
  • Must 1+ years of programming experience either through formal education, internship, or work experience.
A Career That Matters
Baxter's employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.


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