Application Developer - Wilmington
Company: Nemours Children's Health System
Posted on: September 15, 2019
As one of the nation's leading pediatric health care systems,
Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best
chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered
care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric
hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in
Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours
strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children - even
those who may never enter our doors - through our world-changing
research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our
Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family
we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they
were our own. The Application Developer is responsible for the
design, development, maintenance, and support of web-based
applications, which support the Nemours Medical Bioinformatics team
and the Delaware CTR. This position will work at several phases of
the software development life-cycle and will be personally
responsible for front-end application appearance and functionality:
requirements gathering/specification, designing interfaces, writing
code, compliance testing, documentation, maintenance, and some user
support. The successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding
of research and technical requirements for each assigned
project.This position will make recommendations about web
technologies and general applications programming within the
development team. The individual in this position must work well
with other members of the Medical Bioinformatics team.Essential
Functions1. Design, develop, test, document, and maintain web-based
Wordpress. Knowledge of at least one PHP development framework is
highly desirable.2. Ensure usability and accessibility across all
projects - Coding to w3c standards compliance on all new projects
and moving everything in this direction when working on existing
models. Section 508 accessibility compliance wherever possible.
look, and feel across all modern browsers.3. Tests, troubleshoots,
and analyzes complex system problems and determines solution.
Willing to work during non-business hours when needed to maintain
live sites.4. Requirements Documentation & Project conception -
Create documentation from initial job request through completion.5.
Assess and make recommendations regarding tools, languages,
methodologies, and processes pertaining to the work of the team.6.
Keep up to date with a wide range of communications technologies
(particularly those related to web-based applications), and
operationalize those new technologies as they provide benefit to
the work of the team.Skills and QualificationsExpertise in HTML,
application software testing (unit, integration, and
application-level). Familiarity with QA Test Plans and QA
Methodologies.Proficiency with at least one of the following
programming languages perferred: Python, Perl, R.Excellent
interpersonal/communications skills with the ability to interact
effectively with Core staff and members of other departments.
Ability to work in a fast paced / dynamic team environment and
possess time management skills to meet schedules.Bachelor's degree
in related field requiredAt least one year of related experienceOur
dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children
frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in
the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive
benefits, including our unique "Bridge to a Healthy Future"
pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program,
opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal
opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified
applicants for our openings.
Keywords: Nemours Children's Health System, Wilmington , Application Developer - Wilmington, IT / Software / Systems , Wilmington, Delaware
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