This role develops, codes, tests, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing software. This role ypically works with senior staff, but may coordinate smaller or less complex projects independently. This role designs and implements basic technical solutions ensuring that business needs and requirements are met. This role performs basic system integration tasks. This role provides estimation for assigned tasks.
The position will reside in the Northwestern Medicine Enterprise Data Warehouse (NMEDW) and will have design responsibilities for the implementation of software development projects. The position will be expected to work well and closely with faculty and staff of the Feinberg School of Medicine.
- Participates in the development of new goals and strategies based on interactions with primary user.
- Develops plans for software deployment on heterogeneous systems.
- Collaborates with user to develop work flow and best practices.
- Partners with user in designing features for technology.
- Responds to customer inquiries via phone, online, in-person, etc.
- Creates and maintains code documentation.
- Grants system access to new user.
- Evaluates feature/upgrade/change requests and recommends action.
- Participates in interview process for new hires.
- Identifies database and software performance issues, and makes adjustments.
- Researches and develops new algorithms and statistical techniques designed for analyzing data based on customer needs.
- Develops and maintains software infrastructure, via patches, bundles, releases and maintenance packs.
- Codes software applications adhering to designs supporting internal business requirements or external user.
- Completes tier 3 troubleshooting.
- Designs databases and data structures.
- Prioritizes tasks within project.
- Meets with business analyst/stakeholder to determine requirements.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree in a major such as computer science, information technology, or related; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
- 2 years relevant experience required.
- Infrastructure (extends across applications): Code Repositories (Git, Subversion), Information Security, Linux Operating System, Oracle and Oracle RAC, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Windows Operating System
- Programming Languages and Frameworks:.Net, C#
- Compliance: HIPAA
- Analytical: Critical thinking, database design/ data structure, debugging, decision making, enterprise architecture, problem solving, troubleshooting
- Project: Agile environment, code documentation, collaboration and teamwork, facilitate collaboration, iterative & incremental development, workflow development & documentation
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
- Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
- Excellent organizational and problem solving skills.
- Team Player: ability to build effective collaboration and trust in a team environment.
- Multi-tasking: ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
- Attention to detail: must be able to manage a complex project and maintain accuracy while working on complex tasks.
Preferred Qualifications: (Education and experience)
- Experience working in a University environment
- Experience with support of researchers and scientists
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.