Applications Developer Assoc

Position: Applications Developer Assoc

Job ID: 166925

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Executive Comp & Benefits

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.    Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for an Applications Developer Associate -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will assist in the custom application development, maintenance and support of custom applications for Texas Children's
Information Services.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Conducts application software development and testing.
  • Deploys applications and supports transition.
  • Provides support and maintenance of existing applications.
  • Plans, communicates and manages risk related to tasks.
  • Provides problem solving and analysis related to support of applications and application integration.


Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption. 

H.S. Diploma or GED required.
Experience as a software developer or software engineer for 1 year.
An Associate's degree in the computer sciences may substitute for 2 years of work experience.
A Bachelor’s degree in the computer sciences may substitute for 4 years of work experience.
A Master’s degree in the computer sciences may substitute for additional 2 years of work experience.

Knowledge and Skills
• Experience with application development, design, coding, testing and maintenance
• Working knowledge of basic control structures and elements of programming like loops, variables, functions, and objects
and classes.
• Knowledge of relational databases, appropriate programming languages, data structures, server and network, a variety of
operating systems and multi-tier/web development methods.
• Ability to demonstrate logic, analytical and verbal and written communication skills, team-oriented work habits, good
interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to different levels of technical experience.
• Excellent problem-solving skills with a passion for continuous learning
• Required Skills
• Entry level experience with software development in C#/Visual Studio (.NET Framework) and WPF (Windows Presentation Foundation)
• Java or other Object, Oriented development
• Test Case Creation, Unit Testing
• Experience with MS-SQL
• Preferred Skills
• Agile: Scrum or Kanban
• Cloud development (Azure, AWS)
• Web Development (such as HTML5, ASP.NET, MVC, JavaScript, CSS, jQuery, etc.)
• Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc.)

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