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Technical Specialist

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Up to $47.35/hour
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We are looking for a Technical Specialist to support our client based in Des Moines, Iowa


This is an on-site position. Candidates must be located in or near Des Moines, Iowa. 

Who we are

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in beautiful Miami, FL, TECKpert is a tech consulting and staff augmentation firm.  At TECKpert, we offer a contingent workforce built for any size digital transformation project. Experts in design, development, IT, analytics and marketing, provide innovative digital solutions to achieve success in our new economy. Our leaders identify the technical talent best suited to bolster our client’s capabilities, across all industries, including, healthcare, government, finance, legal, real estate, and startups.

The project

TECKpert seeks to hire a Technical Specialist  to support our client, a government agency based in Des Moines, IA. 

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • The purpose of this position is to design, develop, and manage the technical aspects of the disease surveillance electronic data exchange infrastructure for a government agency.
  • This role also oversees the development work performed by the augmented technical assistance staff.
  • Design and development of the components related to surveillance electronic exchange
  • Maintain the Rhapsody integration engine
  • Providing guidance and training to external surveillance partners with HL7 standard message development
  • Interface development with in-bound surveillance partners
  • Interface development with out-bound to other public health jurisdictions
  • Interface configuration with surveillance partners or aggregation facilities such as the AIMS platform or health information exchange (HIE) organizations
  • Implementation of messaging interfaces with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Development related to interoperability projects within the Department
  • Periodic upgrades to the Rhapsody integration engine
  • Daily operational tasks such as error handling and routine maintenance of data flow and systems

Compensation and Term 

This opportunity is for a full-time, one year contract position with possible extensions with pay commensurate with experience up to $47.35/hour or $98,488 per year. Medical, dental, vision and life insurance available after 30 days of hire. 

Qualifications you need

A successful Technical Specialist possesses or provides the following:

  • 5 years experience - Capacity to quickly troubleshoot technical issues - including researching new concepts - that may be required to meet the demands of the fast- paced
  • 5 year experience - Expertise with HL7 electric messaging standards
  • 5 years experience - Expertise with development and configuration within integration engines (especially the Rhapsody integration engine)
  • 5 years experience - Expertise with SQL 
  • 5 years experience - Ability to provide guidance to other development staff related to electronic messaging interface projects

Working with us

Working with TECKpert means more options. As new opportunities arise, you tell us what you think is a good fit for you. What industries interest you most? Do you prefer an on-location, 9-5? Or would you want a flexible schedule and remote work? We proudly offer a wide variety of roles. Many of our TECKperts enjoy coworking and skills training coupled with the stability of full-time employment. We believe TECKpert gives today's digital professionals an agile path to start and advance their career. All of our opportunities require at least 20 hours per week and can be one to twelve months in length. Choose the opportunity that matches your interest and desired cadence. 

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