Partners In Diversity,

Staff Analyst II - Programmer Analyst

10 days ago
Employment type
Los Angeles
Closing date

About this organization

Founded in June 2002, Partners In Diversity, Inc. is a 100% women owned and operated enterprise. We are a full service recruiting and staffing firm providing a complete range of front and back office employment solutions. Our scope includes Administrative/Clerical, Financial, Information Technology and Professional Personnel. Our client base consists of a variety of industries including federal, county, state and local agencies; non-profit and commercial companies. From 2015-2021 the Los Angeles Business Journal named Partners In Diversity, Inc. one of the Top 100 Women-Owned Businesses.

Partners In Diversity takes a consultative approach by listening to our client’s needs, learning about their company and assessing the best overall fit for their organization. We specialize in sourcing, recruiting and placements that are tailored to meet your company’s diverse staffing requirements. Partners In Diversity thoroughly qualifies all candidates to ensure that their knowledge, skills and ability to exceed your expectations. The goal of Partners In Diversity is to make your experience with us a positive one by producing visible results to your overall business mission.

About this job

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health

Substance Abuse Prevention and Control

Staff Analyst II – Programmer Analyst – Job Description

Position: Exempt

Monthly Salary: $7,221

Fully Paid Medical/Dental Insurance

Contract through June 30,2023

The following provides a general description of duties and a more specific description of requirements for the Staff Analyst. Please note that the summary of responsibilities and required abilities identified below are not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

This SA- Programmer Analyst will provide application development that will address the resource needs of several mission-critical Federal and State mandates from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)’s California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM). Those multiple interoperability initiatives (HIDEX, BHQIP, etc.) have aggressive timelines and significant funding associated with their successful implementation.

Staff Analyst will support capacity building activities for implementing the expanded responsibilities under the Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) Waiver and meet regulatory and contractual requirements.

Roles & responsibilities

The duties of the Staff Analyst include, but are not limited to:

Design, develop, and implement interoperability functionality using Azure Health Data Services (AHDS) and Azure DevOps (Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment).

Develop and test RESTful Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) using the HL7 Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) standard.

Perform analysis, design, and development to support existing and new business applications according to program requirements. Performs unit, regression, and integration testing.

Mentor SAPC IT development team members on new technology and best practices, conduct code and design reviews as necessary, and function as a technical liaison with the PHIS application development team.

Act as principal liaison to quality assurance teams on the testing of functional and non-functional components, system performance, and component integration. Analyzes defect report logs from quality assurance teams and identifies technical approach to address the defects. Leads and participates in coding efforts to resolve defects and release new builds for re-testing.

Other duties as assigned; may be temporarily reassigned to COVID-19 assignments as needed.


Minimum Qualifications: Programmer Analyst with 2+ years of experience developing with Microsoft and Web programming technologies including the following:




SQL Server

Relational database design and concepts

HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery


A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of the department AND- two years of experience in the analysis of public or non-public programs including those in health (e.g., medicine, physiology), public health, public policy and/or social work/social welfare. A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a discipline related to the core business function of DPH may be substituted for one year of the required experience;

Experience researching and analyzing protocols, best practices, policy issues, pending legislation, regulations, potential funding sources, fiscal/accounting principles, and reports and makes recommendations to management regarding impact on services;

Experience collecting, analyzing, and evaluating program data and making recommendations for program modifications, funding allocations, quality improvement or corrective action;

Computer literate and skilled in the use of MS Windows-based programs, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);

Excellent oral and written communication skills; and

A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.

The candidate should have experience gathering and analyzing requirements, developing functional and technical designs, and performing unit and system testing. We are looking for a fast, eager learner with a strong technical foundation.

Desirable Skills/Experience

Full-stack development using Microsoft technologies

Creating Console and Web-based software

Agile methodology

Azure DevOps CI/CD

Healthcare business knowledge including Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems, EDI, HL7 FHIR

Developing APIs especially RESTful APIs

Full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Power BI

To apply

Qualified candidates should email their cover letter and resume to or call the office at (626) 793-0020

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