Associate Software Engineer

American Specialty Health, Inc. is seeking an Associate Software Engineer, Inspire to join our Information Technology Software department. This position will design, develop and automate letters generated within American Specialty Health using Quadient Inspire software that offers composition-through-delivery services, including workflow solutions, and comprehensive print production and distribution. As a Inspire programmer, you would be using this industry supported software to write logic and precisely lay out variable and static elements on direct mail pieces in accordance with customer specifications. This position will be working directly with customers and various departments within the ASH organization.

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  • Develop letter templates using Quadient Inspire software to customer specifications. 
  • Write rules, scripts, and data transformations within the Quadient Inspire Designer as directed.
  • Implement document features required by the high volume print production in the context of Inspire Designer and Quadient Automation Server. 
  • Maintain image, template, and XML libraries.
  • Understand and update XML code.
  • With minimal supervision, perform research and debug technical issues.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.  If equivalent experience, high school diploma required.
  • Minimum 6 months software programming experience, including object-oriented development, working with relational databases, and writing SQL queries or stored procedures required or successful completion of programming internship.
  • Familiarity with Quadiant Inspire software development preferred.
  • C#/ VB.NET/SQL Server experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems by analyzing variables and applying appropriate solutions learned through experience and proficiency in understanding the job.

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Core Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a positive, respectful manner and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to display excellent customer service to meet the needs and expectations of both internal and external customers.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal communication skills to identify critical core competencies based on success factors and organizational environment.
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, multi-task and manage time.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and productivity in a changing environment with constant interruptions.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze information, problems, issues, situations and procedures to develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to exercise strict confidentiality in all matters.


Primarily sedentary, able to sit for long periods of time. 

Physical Requirements

Ability to speak, see and hear other personnel and/or objects. Ability to communicate both in verbal and written form. Ability to travel within the facility. Capable of using a telephone and computer keyboard.  Ability to lift up to 10 lbs.

Environmental Conditions

Usual office setting.

American Specialty Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

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If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact our Human Resources Department at (800) 848-3555 x6702.

ASH will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.