Technical Specialist in Mason, OH at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 2/20/2021

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    4690 Parkway Drive
    Mason, OH
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Job Description

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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.

As a Technical Specialist you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you will have the opportunity to collaborate and affect change while expanding your leadership skills and technical knowledge. You can make a real impact in a market that is growing and developing.

Basic Purpose:

 Reporting to the Lead Application Analyst of Quanum Technology Operations, the Technical Specialist is responsible for implementation and support of the Healthcare Technology & Analytics Solutions of Quest Diagnostics.  The position entails utilizing Agile, DevOps and Cloud best practices for installation, configuration, defect remediation and support of multi-platform proprietary applications.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Provide 24 x 7 tier three application support for Non-Prod, Production and Disaster Recovery environments including on-call rotation
-Triage support incidents and escalate high priority events to appropriate staff
-Investigate production defects by reviewing appropriate application code and making recommendation on resolution by either development staff or operations
-Ability to troubleshoot Cloud, Kubernetes and/or container issues
-Communicating proactively with our sales and business partners to assess issues and provide periodic status updates
-Work in a collaborative manner with other teams internally and externally including: Customer Help Desk, IT Service Desk, Infrastructure Partners, Vendors, etc.
-Install and configure proprietary applications in Non-Prod, Production and Disaster Recovery environments using Agile, DevOps and Cloud best practices in a primarily Linux and Java environment (WebLogic, Tomcat)
-Create and maintain documentation relative to application support and implementation
-Lead or provide support for technical projects from design to implementation
-Maintaining proficiency in application and product expertise.
-Keeping abreast of the new Quest Diagnostics technologies and organizational impact 
-Demonstrating ability to communicate effectively with all levels, including customers, technical personnel and management.

Education Preferred: 

BS/BA degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience

Work Experience:  

-3 – 5 year’s experience in DevOps environment
-3-5 years’ experience in technical support and troubleshooting of multiple systems including; cloud native applications, interface engines, J2EE applications and complex distributed systems.
-3-5 years’ Customer Service experience.


-Experience with ticketing systems such as Service Now or HP Service Manager preferred
-Experience with Unix/Linux, Windows Server, Tomcat/JBoss, WebLogic, Apache/ Nginx, Redis, Java, SQL, Unix/Linux, HL7, XML, FTP, TCP/IP, Azure, AWS
-Experience with enterprise monitoring tools such as BMC Patrol, Graphite, Nagios, Elk Prometheus or Splunk preferred
-Experience with DevOps methodologies and tools such as Ansible, GitLab, Chef, Jenkins
-Application experience with MS Windows, MS Office, MS Lync, and MS Outlook.
-Excellent proficiency in problem solving and troubleshooting production issues
-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
-Excellent organizational, time management, customer service, prioritization and multi-tasking skills
-Overnight, Weekend, Holiday support on-call as required
-First Shift Hours – Slight change in shift hours may be required to provide adequate overlap of support coverage
-Less than 25% Travel required for training and/or team meetings

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Join us for competitive benefits and development opportunities in a progressive and supportive environment. Help us improve our service, and the experiences of our patients and colleagues. Work with us and together we can be better.

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All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity or Citizenship. 

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