Application Specialist



Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Profile Summary

The Application Specialist will use their healthcare, business and InterSystems product knowledge to ensure that we contract and implement InterSystems products in a successful, standard and timely manner. The Application Specialist will become an “expert” product resource for customers and will be expected to understand the customer process, assess solution best fit and advise the customer how to best implement the standard solution as early as possible. Advise the customer on driving maximum benefits from the solution, whilst keeping customer specific work to an absolute minimum and liaise with various areas of the business on these accordingly. It is therefore essential, that they keep up to date with new product developments as they become available through the normal product release cycle. The Application Specialist must be available to visit customer sites and may be assigned to projects that require regular travel with the possibility of spending up to 5 days away from home each week.

Key Responsibilities

The Application Specialist will act in accordance with the latest version of the InterSystems ARIES Customer Engagement Methodology, which will be modified from time to time as part of our ongoing culture of continuous improvement. The Application Specialist will undertake the following:


  • Review proposal and tender documentation prior to release to customer and inform colleagues on gaps in areas of functionality
  • Analyse customer processes
  • Identify gaps and possible solutions
  • Run Edition Proposed solution presentations with the customer.


  • Run Edition Customer Induction workshops
  • Consult and advise the customer as to how adopting InterSystems solution could benefit the customer to improve their existing processes
  • Propose solutions for customer problems by mapping existing product components and minimize the need for variations from standard ISC products lines including where relevant Regional Editions
  • Produce clear documentation (business requirements/maps, solution design document, validation scripts)
  • Work with the customer to ensure early data collection information is gathered correctly and as per the schedule
  • Log any additional configuration through Edition change process and follow up with product team to close the configurations


  • Set up customer site configuration
  • Create validation scripts for verifying agreed configuration
  • Participate in validating the configured system based on solution design
  • Participate in validating the migrated data to ensure it works with the solution
  • Log errors following the standard corporate procedure
  • Support customer validation
  • Troubleshoot customer issues during implementation phases
  • Follow-up on test fixes and work with the Project Manager/Product Team to implement fix
  • Distinguish issues from change requests and log following standard corporate procedure
  • Document Handover Documentation for Support


  • Participate in Dry Run process
  • Prepare Train the trainer material
  • Conduct individual and group training, product demonstrations and workshops as required
  • Train Customer Trainers on TrakCare functions as per customer solution
  • Provide on-site support to Customer Go-Live


  • Liaise with other InterSystems departments to resolve any remaining issues
  • Complete the support handover process

On-going responsibilities

  • Support colleagues and assist in spreading application knowledge
  • Maintain consistent and traceable documentation as required
  • Learn new functionalities available on the TrakCare product

Skills and Experience


  • University degree or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent communication skills and experience of conducting customer training, workshops and/or presentations
  • Excellent consultative skills ability to articulate and communicate ideas
  • Experience interacting directly with customers, including clinicians, and confidently delivering strong messaging
  • At least 3 years’ experience working in healthcare and a good understanding of administrative and/or clinical processes
  • Experience implementing software solutions
  • Experience contributing to a multi-disciplined team
  • Experience with writing functional documents
  • Experience of business process mapping
  • Knowledge of Information Systems


  • Proficiency in English and one other language
  • Clinical specialty
  • Experience in communicating with key stakeholders at various levels within healthcare organisations which may be government/public and/or private sector businesses
  • Experience with EMR systems
  • Exposure to IT services in a customer-facing setting
  • Previous experience as an Application or Configuration Specialist
  • Previous experience of change management
  • Good computer skills
  • Experience conducting software testing

We are an equal-opportunity employer and do not discriminate because of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, membership in uniformed armed services, or any other class protected by applicable law.

About InterSystems

Established in 1978, InterSystems provides innovative data solutions for organizations with critical information needs in the healthcare, finance, and logistics sectors and beyond. Our cloud-first data platforms solve interoperability, speed, and scalability problems for organizations around the globe. InterSystems also develops and supports data management in hospitals through the world’s most proven electronic medical record, as well as unified care records for health systems and governments through a powerful suite of healthcare data integration solutions. The company is committed to excellence through its award-winning, 24×7 support for customers and partners in more than 80 countries. Privately held and headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, InterSystems has 25 offices worldwide. For more information, please visit