Washington University of St. Louis Siteman Cancer Center in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Siteman Cancer Center. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides technical and analytical work to develop, design, and/or support applications for the business, research, and/or instructional functions of clients. Employee participates in the development of solutions using programming expertise for day-to-day problems to include maintenance, modification, or development of complex inter-related applications/solutions. Solutions link technical knowledge with business, research, and/or instructional solutions and may range from consulting services (software or hardware recommendations) to developing integrated-automated systems. Duties include client-needs assessment as well as evaluating hardware availability and software requirements. Additionally, employee may be involved in administration of the databases(s) that support the application code. Employee will either be involved in code, database administration, or a combination of both depending upon the size and complexity of the application portfolio of the entity being supported. Employee should be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

For Large Environment with Dedicated Application Programming Staff (using team development approach):

  • Helps determine appropriate architecture, and other technical solutions, and makes relevant recommendations to the project manager or clients
  • Works closely with project managers and other members of the development team to develop detailed specification documents with clear project deliverables and timelines
  • Works with clients, project managers and designers to build and refine graphic designs for websites and applications
  • Communicates to the project manager with efficiency and accuracy any progress and/or delays of assigned projects
  • Coordinates with team members to develop front-end applications, including HTML code and scripts for website applications
  • Develops assigned forms and pages according to the design specifications given by the team leader
  • Tests applications to ensure displays meet ease of use and flexibility standards and to ensure websites execute properly for multiple browsers, engaging users as necessary
  • Develops, reviews, and integrates new forms and pages, graphics, and other elements
  • Ensures designs make efficient use of network and database resources
  • Creates online help functions, including application documentation
  • Coordinates work with other team members for application development and administration, network administration, and database administration to ensure that architecture, functionality, and design are consistent with all information technology strategies
  • Researches and evaluates new technology, products, specialized hardware and tools to optimize development and functionality of web sites and applications
  • Performs other duties as assigned

For Department-Level Environment with Combined Responsibilities (using full life cycle development approach):

  • Develops projects of minimal size and complexity
  • Helps to determine appropriate architecture, and other technical solutions, and makes relevant recommendations to clients
  • Contributes to development of detailed specification documents with clear deliverables and timelines
  • Defines database requirements, functionality, and utilization
  • Designs and develops application database structure, tables, entity relationships, and security privileges
  • Works with clients and designers to build and refine graphic designs for websites and applications
  • Tests applications to ensure displays meet ease of use and flexibility standards and to ensure websites execute properly for multiple browsers, engaging users as necessary
  • Develops, reviews, and integrates new forms and pages, graphics and other elements, including HTML code and scripts for website applications
  • Ensures designs make efficient use of network and database resources
  • Creates online help functions, including application documentation
  • Coordinates work with other team members for application development and administration, network administration, and database administration to ensure that architecture, functionality, and design are consistent with all information technology strategies
  • Researches and evaluates new technology, products, specialized hardware and tools to optimize development and functionality of websites and applications
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Degree or certification from a technical school or college in computer programming required; experience in computer programming and/or relevant DBA experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for required education.

Diversity strengthens our sense of community, and is vital to knowledge creation, problem solving and productivity — all of which are essential to the mission of Siteman Cancer Center. With this in mind, individuals who can demonstrate a strong interest in bringing diverse people together are encouraged to apply for this position.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management: Interacts as a productive team member on a project team or manages a project task
  • Technical Knowledge: Understands theory behind applications systems analysis and programming and requires some guidance to develop applications
  • Technical Solution Development: Develops logical flow of simple applications; ability to design input/output and file specifications based on project specifications
  • Technical Support:Effectively uses available tools in problem-solving and systems analysis; ability to perform diagnostics on assigned software and/or hardware according to standard operating procedures; previous programming skills (database, HTML, Java, C#)
  • Consultancy Skills: Ability to consult with clients on issues and requests that require the implementation or creation of a custom solution

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $55,370 - $71,968 annually.

Benefits

  • Retirement Savings Plan

  • 22 vacation days

  • 8 Paid Holidays

  • Sick Time

  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children

  • Free Metro Link/ Bus pass

  • Free Life Insurance

  • Health, Dental, Vision

  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Flex Spending Plan

  • Other Benefits

Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)

Applicant Special Instructions

Standard computer department working environment with standing, walking, and lifting less than 50 pounds required; a moderate amount of work performed at customer site

EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Job Title: Business and Technology Applications Analyst I - Siteman Cancer Center - 40313

Job ID: 40313

Location: Medical School

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular