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.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Pediatrics Computing Facility. The position is located at 4480 Clayton. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Provides technical work in developing and/or supporting applications for the business, research, and/or instructional functions of clients within a defined or limited scope. Employees determine the logical flow of applications and develop program code. Employees are involved with other business and technology employees in assessing the needs of clients and developing technical solutions of limited complexity. Detailed specifications are provided to employees for complex applications.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Writes, updates, and maintains computer programs or software as assigned.
Corrects errors by making appropriate changes, rechecking and testing programs to ensure that the desired results are produced.
Performs necessary revision, repair, or expansion of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements.
Conducts trial runs of programs and software applications to be sure they will produce the desired information and that the instructions are correct.
Compiles and write documentation of program development and subsequent revisions, inserting comments in the coded instructions so others can understand the program.
Writes, analyzes, reviews, and rewrites programs, using workflow chart and diagram, and applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic.
Consults with managerial, engineering, and technical personnel to clarify program intent, identify problems, and suggest changes.
Prepares detailed workflow charts and diagrams that describe input, output, and logical operation, and convert them into a series of instructions coded in a computer language.
Performs other duties as assigned.
High school or GED required.
2 years of programming experience required.
A degree or certification in computer programming from a technical school or college may substitute for the required experience.
Planning and Organizing: Understands tasks required in job and takes ownership to complete tasks.
Project Management: Ability to contribute ideas and collaborate with others to meet project goals.
Technical Knowledge: Understands theory behind applications systems analysis and programming and requires regular guidance to complete projects.
Technical Solution Development: Knowledge of standard operating procedures to implement routine solutions of low to medium complexity for customer.
Ability to develop logical flow of simple applications.
Knowledge of the design of input/output and file specifications.
Ability to evaluate code and its functionality and recommend or make changes to improve performance of simple applications.
Technical Support: Ability to resolve some non-routine problems.
Consultancy Skills: Ability to understand user needs as communicated and translate that to necessary code modifications to existing solutions based on an on-going customer reviews and communication.
The hiring range for this position is $51,293 - $66,685 annually.
Standard computer department working environment with standing, walking and lifting less than 50 pounds required.
A moderate amount of work performed at customer site.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G11.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
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