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COME WORK WITH US! The Arizona Department of Health Services promotes and protects the health of Arizona’s children and adults. Our mission is to promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona. We strive to set the standard for personal and community health through direct care, science, public policy, and leadership. ADHS promotes alternative work schedules, flexible hours. We have positions that can fit any stage in your career, from entry to senior level. We offer a robust benefit package, including the ADHS Student Loan Assistance Program, where eligible employees can receive up to $437.50 per month for their outstanding student loans. Come check us out and see how you can make a difference in the lives of all Arizonans.





Job Location:

Address:  150 N 18th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85007  

Posting Details:

Salary: $99,000.00 

Grade: 27

Job Summary:

A Career in Public Service Awaits You, Come Join our Division of Planning & Operations Team !

Your Talent, Our Mission: To promote, protect, and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.

What You'll Do:

As the Senior/Lead Developer - Integration Engine Specialist, you will develop, implement, and manage Rhapsody Electronic Data (EDI) Interchange integration and mapping projects for electronic laboratory results and case reports. This includes providing production support for EDI transactions and analyzing and designing specifications for enhancements and extensions in EDI applications, interfaces, and mappings.

You will play a senior role in complete systems life cycle management (e.g., analysis, technical requirements, design, coding, testing, implementation of systems and applications software, etc.) to ensure delivery is on time and within budget.

You'll serve as the main point of contact to key stakeholders, keeping them apprised of progress, issues, changes, status, timelines, and other issues. This position will also work across the organization to gather requirements, research issues, and create solutions for trading partners and key departmental contacts.

The EDI specialist's day-to-day responsibilities include establishing contact with trading partners, analyzing the data exchanged with any partners, observing data records to record any errors, and correcting any failures. EDI specialists work with employees at all levels of their organization to support accurate, proper data exchanges.

Senior/Lead Developer - Integration Engine Specialist directs component and data architecture design, technology planning, and testing for applications development initiatives to meet business requirements and ensure compliance. This position develops and, at times, leads application development project activities and integrations.

Job Duties:

-Supports production systems which include monitoring the data exchange for errors in order to analyze, debug, and resolve defects in applications in a timely manner. This includes resolving end-user service requests as assigned by contacting the associate trading partner for analysis and resolution.
-Develops, coordinates, implements, and manages all EDI-related developments for electronic laboratory results and case reports objectives to meet functional and technical designs.
-Engages with business analysts and stakeholders to understand functional requirements, and contributes to the completion of functional specifications with precise attention to detail. This includes creating and updating technical specifications and other documentation tasks.
-Engages with business analysts and stakeholders to understand functional requirements, and contributes to the completion of functional specifications.
-Coordinates all EDI testing and on-boarding. Additionally, the EDI specialist serves as the primary link between the client and any data-trading partners. They assist with any testing to observe and interpret messages received and offer updates to their supervisor.
-Guides teams to ensure effective communication and the achievement of objectives. This position researches and supports the integration of emerging technologies. They provide knowledge and support for applications development, integration, and maintenance.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities (KSAs):

Knowledge of:
-Effectively translating user requirements into business, functional, and test scenarios for projects of various sizes and complexity.
-Developing and writing technical documentation.
-Evaluating information gathered from multiple sources, consolidating details, and extracting to functional requirements.
-Directing multiple/concurrent implementations of IT solutions.
-EDI mapping and integration
-Rhapsody Integration Engine
-Multiple programming languages, multiple database management systems, and multiple development platforms.
-Performance Management (PM), Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI), and Lean methodologies.
-Mapping within the Healthcare industry to a variety of standards and formats.

Skill in:
-Analysis, design, coding, testing, and implementation of EDI systems.
-Strong customer service skills
-Strong organization and coordination skills
-Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
-Excellent problem determination skills

Ability to:
-Ability to develop reports and ad-hoc queries using SQL.
-Demonstrated ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks
-Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and across organizations
-Demonstrated ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly
-Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships inside and outside the organization
-Demonstrated ability to develop and write technical documentation
-Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and develop in new programming languages, APIs, and platforms
-Demonstrated ability to evaluate and test emerging technologies
-Demonstrated ability to apply creative solutions to business problems to ensure business needs are most effectively
-Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination.

Selective Preference(s):

Bachelor’s degree plus 8 or more years of programming and analysis experience (or equivalent experience). Five years of experience in EDI mapping and integration. Three years of experience with Rhapsody Integration Engine v.6. A Rhapsody certification is a plus.

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Must possess a valid level one fingerprint clearance card issued pursuant to A.R.S.41-1758.07 or must apply for a level one fingerprint clearance card within seven working days after beginning employment. You will be required to pay an $8.25 fee for fingerprint screening. If hired, you will be able to request reimbursement of the $8.25.


The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:
− Affordable medical and dental insurance plans
− Paid vacation and sick time
− 10 paid holidays per year
− Wellness program and plans
− Life insurance
− Short/long-term disability insurance
− Defined retirement plan
− Award-winning Infant at Work program
− Credit union membership
− Transit subsidy
− ADHS Student Assistance Pilot Program

For a complete list of benefits provided by The State of Arizona, please visit our benefits page


To help you build a financially secure future, the State makes monthly contributions to finance your retirement benefit. The State will make a contribution to the ASRS in an amount equal to your contribution. In other words, you and the State will each pay 50% of the total cost of the benefit. New State employees have a 27 week wait period for contributions to begin.

Contact Us:

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by calling (602) 542-1085. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation. DHS is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All newly hired employees will be subject to E-Verify Employment Eligibility Verification.


All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress.  Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results.  
State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

The State of Arizona is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.