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Posted Job Title
Application Developer Sr.
Job Profile Title
Application Developer Senior
Job Description Summary
The Senior Application Developer delivers systems solutions for business needs. This includes designing, coding, testing, implementation and maintenance of application software and associated middleware; interfaces and databases in highly complex solutions. Performs technical and functional analysis of information, processing and management systems; designs systems and identify interrelationships among systems. Develops and implements security, maintenance, installation and optimization of systems and applications either user created or third party database systems. The incumbent also recommends and establishes strategy and standardized procedures to streamline system implementations. Consults with departments on planning, selection and use of database products and services; may perform product research/design, acquisitions, audit, inventory and records management. Ensures adherence to technical, quality assurance, data integrity and security standards. Plans, organizes and manages projects and associated schedules and budgets. Collaborates with other technical team members and business clients to propose innovate solutions and resolve day-to-day technology issues in order to meet the needs of the clients. Participates in and, at times, leads the analysis, design/architecture and development of new innovative solutions as well as the refinement and optimization of existing systems. May supervise other IT staff.
This position is contingent on funding.
Qualifications Bachelor's degree and a minimum of three years of programming or systems analysis experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. An understanding of programming languages, user interfaces, integration methods, and development lifecycles. Demonstrated competence in systems analysis and design and the ability to quickly learn and apply technologies.
Working Conditions Office, library, computer room
Physical Effort Typically sitting at a desk or table
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
Perelman School of Medicine
$59,703.00 - $168,837.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00011849
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.