IS Developer II

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19107

Location: LOC_1300_MKT-Wanamaker Building 

Req ID: 99692

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

An ideal candidate for the IS Developer II role will:


1. Develop custom applications and extend platforms such as Drupal and Salesforce, programming in JavaScript, PHP, and Python. 
2. Exhibit in-depth knowledge of modern programming languages and the application development life cycle.
3. Have strong full-stack development, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills. 
4. Demonstrate intermediate knowledge of project management software and related tools.
5. Need to work closely with other developers, clients, and external vendors to gather requirements, estimate timelines, and execute implementation plans.
6. Have the ability to become subject matter experts in the applications they develop or are responsible for.  
7. Exhibit knowledge of and contributes to developing best practices, policies, and procedures. 
8. Exhibit the ability to work with minimal supervision in support of team initiatives.
9. Be familiar with Agile software development and project management methodologies.


The position requires outstanding written and verbal communications skills, high emotional intelligence, and ability to develop strong relationships with internal and external customers across the organization.

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 intermediate complexity. Demonstrates ability to diagnose and resolve technical, management, and business issues and to recommend areas for process improvement or innovation.

  3. Exhibits the ability to work on concurrent projects and to work with a reasonable degree of autonomy 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 elicit, analyze and document business and functional requirements through requirements workshops, interviews or meeting sessions with Project Sponsors, SMEs and other Stakeholders to diagnose and resolve complex technical, management, and business issues. Identify and document business and technical requirements using standard templates

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

  7. Monitors effectiveness of current business practices and identifies areas for improvement/innovation.

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

  9. Communicates effectively with clients and colleagues.

  10. May be required to travel to/from and work in the various CHOP locations, including patient care areas.

  11. May be required to travel for mandatory certifications.

  12. May be designated a “Health Care Worker”

Required Education and Experience

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in IS or related field


Required Experience:
1. 3 (three) to 5 (five) or more years of clinical or financial data integration development experience. 
2. Experience working on complex team-oriented projects. 
3. Minimum of 1 (one) year maintenance support.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: Relevant experience (1-3 years) within a healthcare environment

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.

  • Intermediate critical thinking, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.

  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office products.

  • Basic ability to facilitate meetings

  • Basic documentation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and work collaboratively.

  • Basic proficiency in programming languages, web services, APIs, web and mobile development, application domain knowledge, and integration technologies commensurate with job role.

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.

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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