Programmer Analyst III - Biomedical Informatics

Information Technology
UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics
2100014T Requisition #

Department: School of Biomedical Informatics

Location: Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX

Position Type: Full Time/ Exempt 

Position Summary:

Provides the technical skills involving writing and documenting moderate to complex applications and programs.

Position Key Accountabilities:

1.  Designs and documents the program or series of programs which will best meet the needs of the client/user.
2.  Ensures that the specification provided are thorough and detailed in order to avoid problems in coding development.
3.  Adheres to the departmental standards for program specifications and ensures the documents are approved by the client and supervisor.
4.  Consults resources materials as needed.
5.  Codes moderate to complex programs and ensure that the programs conform to departmental standards.
6.  Thoroughly and adequately tests all functions of the program prior to submitting it to the lead analyst or manager for quality review and verification.
7.  Prepares the proper paperwork and follows correct procedures for implementing new programs or changes in production.
8.  Responsible for the maintenance of completed/existing programs and systems.
9.  Other duties as assigned



Minimum Education:

 Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or relevant experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

Three and a half years of programming experience.

Experience in Java, JavaScript and/or Python, e.g., Java Springboot and Angular, Vue, or React frameworks highly preferred.

Experience in application development in AWS, Google, or Azure cloud environments highly preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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