Application Developer Sr
University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Application Developer Sr

University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn's distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

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.

Posted Job Title
Application Developer Sr

Job Profile Title
Application Developer Senior

Job Description Summary
The Center for Practice Transformation (CPX) in the Department of Radiology seeks a Senior Application Developer. The Senior Application Developer is responsible for supporting the execution of CPX projects through software development. This position requires a high degree of sophistication, resourcefulness, and creativity. The Senior Application Developer is a full-stack developer who will work with staff in many roles within the Department of Radiology and other departments within the health system. Required skills include web development (HTML/CSS, JavaScript, XML, JSON), database systems (SQL, SQL Server, MySQL), and scripting (PHP, Python, R). Familiarity with radiology technology and standards (PACS, RIS DICOM, HL7, FHIR) is a plus. The Senior Application Developer has strong verbal and written communication skills in English.

CPX facilitates the development, testing, and implementation of initiatives to re-imagine care delivery to patients in radiology, improve patient outcomes, optimize patient and clinician experience, and decrease the cost of care. It applies innovation principles to identify opportunities to 1) improve how patients and their families experience care in radiology, 2) support referring clinicians in managing their patients, 3) enable radiologists to use cutting-edge technology to deliver care, and 4) train the next generation of radiologists to deliver the highest quality care. CPX provides the perfect environment for individuals looking to usher radiology into the future, both within Penn Medicine and in the community at large.

Job Description

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.

Technical skill requirements:

Proficient in web development with HTML/CSS, JavaScript, PHP, JSON, XML, MySQL and SQL Server. Experience with Python, R, GitHub a plus, with PACS, RIS (Epic Radiant preferred), DICOM, HL7 and with FHIR, IHE a plus. CIIP certification a plus. Experience with both Windows and Linux, with C, C++ helpful Familiar with Microsoft .NET, REST, Node.js a plus and with agile development methodologies. Ability to maintain and troubleshoot server hardware, including GPU servers a plus. Able to write clear, concise and efficient code with documentation, read, debug, update and maintain code developed by others.

Job Location - City, State
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine

Pay Range
$59,703.00 - $168,837.00

Affirmative Action Statement
Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.

Special Requirements
Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

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