Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center - Programming & Development Careers

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Full Job Title: Application Developer

Job Number: 94760

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Date Posted: 10-25-2017

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Responsible for the development and maintenance of web based applications, as well as analysis, design, implementation and enhancements of these applications. Responsible for creating and running SQL queries in order to do data extracts.


Application Development

Produce software that delivers requested functionality by following the development lifecycle. Deliver quality software by possessing a working knowledge of modern modular programming techniques for construction, testing and implementation of customer needs. Convert detailed requirements and designs into language processable by computer. Perform software testing, correct program errors, using methods such as modifying program or altering sequence of program steps.

Application Design

Confers with customer and stakeholders involved or affected by the application to resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of data quality and internal checks and controls. Prepares, or receives from business analyst, detailed use cases and activity diagrams to illustrate the customer needs and the sequence of steps that the software must follow that describe input, output, and logical operations involved. Collaborates with customers and if appropriate, the business

analyst to obtain and analyze project specifications (use cases and activity diagrams). Proposes a viable overall design approach by analyzing the possible courses of action and associated impacts.


Participates in formal reviews with use cases and activity diagrams to understand the problem to be solved. Analyzes, reviews, and rewrites programs to increase operating efficiency or to adapt program to new requirements. Evaluates and recommends software and hardware to meet specific business needs or requirements.


Actively participate in the development of functional and technical design documents such as user interface wire frames and working prototypes, database designs using entity relationship models and/or object relational modeling. Compiles and writes documentation of program development and subsequent revisions.

Project Management

Develops documents and presents project implementation plans. Appropriately and effectively communicates project status to all necessary parties. Actively utilizes project and time management skills to complete projects within specified timeframes

Skills & Competencies
·Communication - Intermediate
Good verbal, written and/or interpersonal communication skills
·Diversity Appreciation
Understanding and showing respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of all individuals; leveraging differences in others' perspectives and ideas; appreciating cultural differences and adjusting one's approach to successfully integrate with others who are different from oneself
Skills with designing and developing MVC web based applications using Python, PHP, SQL, HTML on Linux server environments. Strong knowledge of relational databases and database programming.
Familiar with Python web application development with experience using the Django framework. Experience with continuous integration practices is also preferred.

·Bachelor's Degree in information systems, computer science or information technology OR Closely related discipline AND 3 years related experience OR
·Master's Degree AND 1 year related experience

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