Job Summary Researches, designs, develops, implements and maintains modules within clinical or financial applications which support multiple departments in the hospital. Provides analytical and technical guidance to clients. Participates in standards for development and software selection, and makes application processing and design recommendations both within the department and to application users in the hospital.
This Application Development Specialist III will be responsible for:
Researching and identifies the requirements of information system programmatic needs. Analyzes vendor provided and internally developed solutions to meet the integrated needs of multiple departments
Specifies, designs, develops, codes, tests and implements software applications that support the needs of multiple departments considering the individual goals and objectives of each entity.
Provides analytical and technical guidance to team members and clients. Identifies requirements, develops application design, codes, plans and executes testing, and ensures that the application delivered meets specifications.
Drafts (or assists with drafting) minutes for circulation and review; records decisions and purposes, as well as agreements on distribution of responsibilities and timeliness.
Creates all systems development life cycles documents or assists team members in the creation of SDLC documents.
May assist team members in database administration and maintenance and preparing reports.
Creates all necessary documentation for code and applications and supports applications.
Supports applications on a 24 x 7 basis.
In order to qualify, you must have:
Knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field and four to five years' experience.
Analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems OR design relatively complex systems and programs that cross department/divisional lines.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in difficult interpersonal situations.
Ability to manage projects in a self-starting, nearly autonomous fashion.
Ability to work well on a team, communicating effectively and supporting team members as needed.
Work requires that incumbent works on-site for most or all of the workweek, being available for frequent in-person meetings.
Work requires the ability to interact with outside collaborators, providing prompt and professional service, support and communication.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a rotating days/evenings and week-end schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.