Kaiser Permanente Programming Analysis Intermediate in Oakland, California

The scope of the Programming/Analysis family includes development and production support responsibilities. Development work is typically creating new programs/applications to support a business need. The process is typically project-based and involves all aspects of the project life cycle from inception to implementation. This work may be conducted internally or through a vendor supported program/application, and work may include ongoing maintenance of the program/application. Production support work is focused on maintaining and/or supporting existing programs/systems. Work is typically centered on enhancements to the existing application/system and responding to user/client problems and issues with the application/system. Work categories for this role include designing solutions, estimating requirements, analyzing efficiencies, performing coding, may conduct and support functional testing, debugging, documentation, scheduling/managing new program releases and/or updates, configuring/deploying the program/application/system update for implementation and ongoing maintenance (database development, job scheduling, network support, responding to client/user requests and issues).

Essential Functions:

  • For development, majority of time is spent coding with broad direction to meet client/user specifications or conducting routine maintenance activities (basic changes or adds to program/application/system).

  • For production support, majority of time is divided between maintenance (monitoring systems, responding to standard client/user requests and issues), development (standard coding, installing minor upgrades) and testing activities.

  • Supports implementation of new program releases or updates through assigned tasks.

  • Conducts analyses for efficient program/ application solutions which support client business processes and functional requirements.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum two (2) years of related experience.


  • Associate's degree in related field, OR two (2) years of experience in a directly related field.

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

  • N/A

Additional Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of policies, practices and systems.

  • General application of concepts and principles.

  • Full use and application of standard information technology and programming principles, theories, concepts and techniques.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Frequent use and general knowledge of healthcare industry practices, techniques and standards preferred.

  • Technical certifications preferred and/or required, where applicable.

  • Experience with AJAX, Java and SQL is strongly preferred.


TITLE: Programming Analysis Intermediate

LOCATION: Oakland, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.