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Sr. Applications Analyst

Date Posted:  Jul 31, 2021
Requisition ID:  183381

Indianapolis, IN, US, 46204

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion – Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.


About the Indiana Department of Health:
The Indiana Department of Health’s mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and safety of all Hoosiers.  Our vision is that every Hoosier reaches optimal health regardless of where they live, learn, work, or play.  


Salary Information:

This position traditionally starts at an annual salary of $54,782.00 annually but may be commensurate with education and job experience.

About the Job:

You be working with and provide senior level application systems support for the Laboratory Information Management System (STARLIMS) Laboratory division.  You will work as part of an application systems development team as well as independently on projects, and be responsible for maintenance and development of STARLIMS; including the creation of instrument interfaces and other related LIMS operations. You will also be responsible for providing maintenance support to existing systems such as LimsNet, a web-based tool used to communicate between the lab and submitters. 

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Use Microsoft .NET Framework and a supported MVC framework, VB.Net programming language to development of the applications.
  • Senior level full-stack development experience with .Net technologies. 
  • Responsible for support of the LimsNet application and the LIMS API using ASP.Net and Oracle skills
  • Assist internal users with STARLIMS application.
  • Provide technical assistance for outbound HL7 messages to CDC, D-REX and PHINMS using the Rhapsody application.
  • Responsible for configuration of new assays in STARLIMS and creation of scripts to import instrument data files to STARLIMS.
  • Solve production technical issues with STARLIMS, and LimsNet reports as needed.
  • Create data extracts for insurance billing, institutional billing, and grant requirements.
  • Work with program area team on technical issues including system design and testing.
  • Analyzing information to recommend and plan the development and implementation of new systems or modifications of an existing system.
  • Work with Program team members on detailed business requirements, understanding business processes and technology, agency standards, and ensuring project goal alignment.
  • Write technical specifications based on conceptual design and stated business requirements.
  • Have ability to work independently and under general supervision with opportunity for independent judgement. 

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to interview and to perform the essential functions of this role.

What You'll Need for Success:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related fields with IT experience.
  • At least twelve (12) years of Information Technology working experience. 
  • At least ten (10) years of working experience with ASP.NET, C#, MVC, and SQL/Oracle DB.
  • Working experience with LIMS and STARLIMS applications preferred. 
  • Experience in analysis and addressing security related issues for applications built in multiple languages. 
  • Current working experience with Web Services. 
  • Expert understanding of SDLC. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Ability to solve complex programming issues. 
  • Experience in Healthcare Industry is a plus.


Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes:

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) and vision/dental coverages
  • Wellness program (offers premiums discount for the medical plan)
  • Health savings account (includes bi-weekly state contribution)
  • Deferred compensation account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • Group life insurance
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Paid vacation, personal and sick time off
  • Competitive leave policies covering a variety of employee needs
  • 12 company paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • New Parent Leave
  • Free Parking
  • Free LinkedIn Learning


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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