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    Shelton, CT 06484

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Spec Technical-Sr - Shelton, CT

Quest Diagnostics • Shelton, CT

Posted 26 days ago

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Job Description

Schedule:  Monday-Friday 8:00 - 5:00
On-call rotation
Some weekends

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

You will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.


•Assumes a senior technical specialist role in management of laboratory information system

•Designs, develops and implements test database builds and system integration

•Provides technical expertise throughout application
development phases from inception to requirements, elaboration, construction,
deployment and maintenance

•Supports production applications and systems; ensuring each
system operates per service level agreements, and complies with government
regulations and industry standards


•Collaborate with business partners, architects, project managers,
and IT Infrastructure colleagues throughout development

•Provide project estimations

•Support project manager during planning and development

•Ensure development compliance with established development
methodologies, company policies, CAP,  and security standards

•Evaluates emerging technologies, application architecture,
development trends / methods and industry best practices

•Gather and document requirements in use case or applicable
technical specification format

•Develop code based on design specification

•Create and execute unit test cases and support QC, load and
integration testing

•Create implementation plan to deploy software in
development, staging and/or production environments

•Provide production support

Supervision Exercised: 
•No direct reports


Education Preferred:
Bachelor’s degree – BA or BS – or equivalent

Work Experience:

Minimum of 5 years of laboratory information system experience. 

Below lists the
required knowledge and experiences.

• Thorough understanding of laboratory information systems including database, reporting, compliance, regulatory, and workflows

• SQL and reporting knowledge

• Knowledge of laboratory workflow and terminology, including Clinical, AP, Blood Bank, and Micro

•Design patterns
Data modeling

•Windows, HPUX or Linux

Other qualifications should include the following:

•Master data management concepts, solutions and
implementation experience

•Excellent communication skills – both oral and written

•Excellent problem solving skills and proven ability to
systematically debug problems and isolate root cause

•Ability to work in a matrix environment – collaborating
across different IT functions

•Load testing using LoadRunner or equivalent (desirable)

Critical Competencies 

•Learning on the Fly

•Decision Quality

•Priority Setting

•Customer Focus

•Problem Solving


•Technical Learning

•Functional/Technical Skills

Job ID: req26017
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