Reviews, analyzes, modifies, creates, debugs, designs, and tests applications using modern development methodologies and tools and oversees this activity by others. Uses creativity and out of the box thinking to drive key insights in design and application architecture discussions. Must be detail orientated, able to do advanced problem solving, understand complex systems and perform thorough problem analysis. Required to maintain continuing education on the ever-changing application development tool sets. Is a key leader on a multidisciplinary team and will engage in all aspects of the application development life-cycle as needed for each project to be successful. Works directly with the business to establish project scope and milestones and ensure the project is meeting the business needs. Is expected to be a self-starter, work with minimal supervision, and coach, lead and direct the work of others based on extensive experience. Uses seasoned judgment to plan the team’s work and accomplish the team’s goals. Is an expert on the team's systems, technology and methodology.
Typically reports to a project leader, manager, or director.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. *Understands assigned tasks and ask for seeks clarification when necessary.
2. *Works with and directs other technical staff to complete assignments.
3. *Responsible for individual and the team's implementation in code and documentation of all system changes based on assignments and time lines.
4. *Develops and follows department coding and user interface guidelines.
5. *Oversees and provides code review, testing, debugging, technical documentation, general testing instructions, go-live planning, assistance in go-live moves, and post-live support.
6. *Communicates any and all progress, roadblocks, issues to the team and management in a timely manner.
7. *Provides training and documentation to team members on new development assignments.
8. *Trains and mentors staff members.
9. *Performs human resource activities for the team, including hiring, performance management, contributing to the increase and promotion recommendations, career development, corrective action and recommendations for termination.
10. Develops and presents an approach for a solution to the team stakeholders.
11. Assists in the development of deployment strategies, MSI Creation, Click-One deployment and AD documentation for applications to be used by the organization. Ensures support turnover documentation is provided as required.
12. Performs technical interviews and evaluates potential new team members. Provides an assessment to management.
13. Performs other duties as required or assigned.
*Denotes essential functions
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates attention to detail and the ability to problem solve through problem analysis.
Demonstrates strong familiarity with relational database client-server and application development concepts.
Demonstrates the ability to develop effort estimates for tasks within projects.
Demonstrates the ability to break a project down into manageable and estimate-able tasks.
Demonstrates the ability to mentor and teach advanced database and application development concepts.
Demonstrates the ability to lead others, assign workload, organize projects, prioritize the work of others, and handle issue resolution.
Demonstrates the ability to prepare project plans, estimate project effort, and assist management with project budgets.
Demonstrates the ability to learn independently. Must be able to handle on-call situations and be available 24 hours a day while serving on-call.
Demonstrates excellent documentation and communication skills.
Demonstrates the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s Degree in computer or information science required. Minimum of seven years of application development experience required.
Minimum of 13 years demonstrated professional success in the area of application development using the specific team technology stack may be considered in lieu of degree/experience requirement.
Requires a good understanding with at least 7 years professional experience in database structure and design and in application development for web, mobile and/or form-based platforms.
Requires strong knowledge and at least 4 years professional experience implementing modern programming concepts including: object-oriented programming, multi-tier application architecture, and unit testing.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an office environment with occasional travel to different buildings. Mostly sedentary work interacting with computers and people. Requires ability to perform visual inspection and lifting less than 10 pounds.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.
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