Application Developer Senior

Geisinger Health System   •  

Pittston, PA

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 56 days ago

Job Summary:

Want to work for a company that is a technology leader in healthcare and is also using the latest technologies? We are currently looking to add a senior application developer to our team. You will work on the team which is responsible for developing software for our core claims system and other internal projects. You will need to collaborate with other team members to solve problems and design systems that meet the specified requirements.

Applications are written in C# and enterprise services are implemented in Tibco BusinessWorks. Applications are developed incrementally using an agile process allowing us to provide new features to our customers.

The Senior Application Developer’s responsibilities will range from designing, developing, writing automated tests, debugging and maintaining applications with other members of the team. Responsibilities also include:

Work with a team that includes web/app developers, integration developers, testers, systems analysts, business analysts, and project managers.

Help design and implement a high-quality software architecture

Design schemas for data persistence

Write automated tests for your code

Work with testers to find and fix problems and performance issues

Typically reports to a project leader, manager, or director.

Competencies and Skills:

Demonstrates attention to detail and the ability to problem solve through problem analysis.

Demonstrates excellent communication and documentation skills.

Demonstrates the ability to develop effort estimates for tasks within projects.

Demonstrates a strong familiarity with relational database, client-server and application development concepts.

Demonstrates the ability to break a project down into manageable and estimate-able tasks.

Demonstrates the ability to learn independently. Must be able to handle on-call situations and be available 24 hours a day while serving on-call.

Demonstrates the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. NET Developer (C#, SQL Server, Entity Framework)

Solid understanding of Agile (Scrum) framework

Solid understanding of OOP, relational databases, and SQL for implementing database-driven applications

Experience designing, developing and consuming APIs.

Education and or Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in computer or information science required. Minimum of six years of application development experiencerequired.

Ten years of demonstrated professional success in the area of application development using the specific team technology stack may be considered in lieu of degree/experience requirement.

Requires a good understanding with at least 4 years professional experience in database structure and design and in application development for web, mobile and/or form-based platforms.

Requires strong knowledge and at least 2 years professional experience implementing modern programming concepts including: object-oriented programming, multi-tier application architecture, and unit testing.

If a suitably experienced candidate cannot be found, applicants who meet the basic qualifications but possess fewer years of experience will be considered for hire at a lower level. Salary would commensurate with experience.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

Work is typically performed in an office environment with occasional travel to different buildings. Mostly sedentary work interacting with computers and people. Requires ability to perform visual inspection and lifting less than 10 pounds.

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.