Application Developer Senior
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The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.
Job Description Summary
The Senior Application Developer delivers systems solutions for business needs. This includes designing, coding, testing, implementation and maintenance of application software and associated middleware; interfaces and databases in highly complex solutions. Performs technical and functional analysis of information, processing and management systems; designs systems and identify interrelationships among systems. Develops and implements security, maintenance, installation and optimization of systems and applications either user created or third party database systems. The incumbent also recommends and establishes strategy and standardized procedures to streamline system implementations. Consults with departments on planning, selection and use of database products and services; may perform product research/design, acquisitions, audit, inventory and records management. Ensures adherence to technical, quality assurance, data integrity and security standards. Plans, organizes and manages projects and associated schedules and budgets. Collaborates with other technical team members and business clients to propose innovate solutions and resolve day-to-day technology issues in order to meet the needs of the clients. Participates in and, at times, leads the analysis, design/architecture and development of new innovative solutions as well as the refinement and optimization of existing systems. May supervise other IT staff.
This position is contingent on funding.
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of programming or systems analysis experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An understanding of programming languages, user interfaces, integration methods, and development lifecycles. Demonstrated competence in systems analysis and design and the ability to quickly learn and apply technologies.
Office, library, computer room
Typically sitting at a desk or table
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$59,703.00 - $168,837.00
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