IS Developer I

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19146

Job Type: 

ROBERTS - Roberts Ctr Pediatric Research Req ID: 26748

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF - Active - Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

An IS Developer I is an entry level position level creating solutions to business problems by designing, testing, and programming software applications. This role will work under direct supervision of senior developers to translate requirements into workable programming code. 

Job Responsibilities
  1. Performs routine operational support, maintenance and system configuration as defined in departmental operating procedures.

  2. Identifies, analyzes and resolves data and system issues of low complexity. Demonstrates ability to diagnose and resolve technical, management, and business issues and to recommend areas for process improvement or innovation.

  3. Works under direct supervision in support of team initiatives.

  4. Attends specific client-based meetings and directs the communication of client needs to the appropriate support/service groups.

  5. Actively participates with clients, internal and external, to identify and document business and technical requirements using standard templates.

  6. Participates in the development, validation and execution of test plans.

  7. Performs 24/7 on call support if applicable.

  8. Communicates effectively with clients and colleagues.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

1.    Codes complex programs in required languages as defined in specifications prepared by IS personnel or vendors.
2.    Independently modifies existing or creates new code to meet specific user requirements.
3.    Performs project evaluation and/or installation, testing and support.
4.    Prepares conversion documentation and mappings for moderate level system implementations.
5.    Prepares formal change implementation plans and monitors their implementation. 
6.    Prepares unit, system and integrated test data to meet specified requirements and conducts testing.
7.    Participates in the development and maintenance of change control methods.
8.    Generates moderate to complex documentation, including design specifications, flow charts, etc.
9.    Provides instruction on various technical topics to other staff members and assist in training intermediate and end-users.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelors degree in IS or related field


Required Experience: Relevant application and integration development experience (0-1 years)

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: Relevant experience (0-1 years) within a healthcare environment

Additional Technical Requirements

1. Drupal 8 CMS use and development
2. LAMP stack development (system & environment configuration, a plus)
3. HTML5, javascript (AJAX, JSON, etc.), CSS3, UI/UX design/development
4. Database design, development, programming, and integration
5. Linux commandline, system configuration, scripting, CRON, etc.
6. Solr development and support

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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