Application Developer (JAVA) - Biomedical Informatics



DEPARTMENT: Biomedical Informatics

SUPERVISOR'S TITLE: Senior Application Developer

TITLES SUPERVISED: N/A

TOTAL NUMBER OF FTE's DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY SUPERVISED: 0

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Responsible for development and running of SQL or Oracle queries, as well as analysis, design, development, implementation and enhancements of various other applications, including operation and management of the application.

Responsibilities
·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.
·Analysis
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.
·Documentation
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
·Technical
Skill designing, developing and coding programming using SQL, SQL Plus, Java, HTML, C#, and Microsoft .NET on Windows workstation and Linux server environments. Strong knowledge of relational databases and database programming.
·Preferred
Skill with Oracle database software; knowledge of Java servlets, Apache Tomcat, Eclipse, and Cerner CCL scripting

Required:
·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

Preferred: