Application Developer
Company: Methodist Hospital
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Professional, Information Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 8/9/2019

Analyzes, implements, tests, and maintains mobile, standalone or Internet/Intranet applications offered by the department, as directed by management.  Responsible for the implementation of security and the performance monitoring of applications. Reviews and redesigns existing applications as needed, implements new applications with database and inter-system connectivity. Assists in the installation, configuration, testing, and file management of existing applications. Works in conjunction with other team members in the development of software with emphasis on programming, testing, and implementation of applications accross varied layers and platforms. Assists Sr. Developers, User Experience Designers, and Technical Leads in developing the architecture, design, and implementation of software applications.


Job responsibilities labeled EF capture those duties that are essential functions of the job.

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  1. Ability to work with team members within the assigned project, and/or department effort. (EF)
  2. Strong oral and written communication skills. Must properly engage and interface with all stakeholders within or outside the organization. (EF)
  3. Foster relationships and engage in regular communications within the department, IT and the organization at large. (EF)
  4. Assist in the design and implementation of application layers.



  1. Respond promptly to internal and external customer requests. (EF)
  2. Strive to meet and exceed patients¿ and coworkers¿ expectations.
  3. Work alongside team members in achieving standards set by management in order to achieve high quality of software produced.



  1. Ability to develop applications that utilize set standards to ensure the highest quality. (EF)
  2. Ensure written software is tested and meets the expectations of the stakeholder per previously discussed and accepted requirements. (EF)
  3. Execute daily, iteration and project level tasks on time and within committed timeframes. (EF)



  1. Utilize department resources and supplies effectively.
  2. Identify cost saving or revenue opportunities
  3. Manage time effectively to meet established and committed deadlines. (EF)



  1. Pursue knowledge of new technologies and methodologies that improve productivity, workflow, production, efficiency, and effectiveness.
  2. Seek out innovative technologies that provide solutions to new ideas, trends, and concepts.



This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.


Equal Employment Opportunity
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of  race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.


VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or similar.



  • 5 years developing enterprise applications
  • 5 years developing N-Tier applications.
  • 5 years developing web applications
  • 5 years with database systems such as SQL Server and Oracle
  • Healthcare industry experience preferred.

Required Web Developer Skills

  • 5 years Service Oriented Architecture using ASMX, WCF and REST services
  • 5 years developing applications using WebForms
  • 3 years developing web applications with ASP.NET MVC


Responsive web design

  • 5 years Service Oriented Architecture using ASMX, WCF and REST services
  • 5 years developing applications using WebForms
  • 3 years developing web applications with ASP.NET MVC
  • Responsive web design

Required Native IOS Developer Skills

  • 3 years iOS development
  • Latest Xcode (swift 3 or swift 4)
  • Cocoapods

Required Native Android Developer Skills

  • 3 years Android development
  • Latest Android Studio
  • Gradle for builds 


  • MCSD or other pertinent certification desired


  • Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going skills, competency assessments, and performance evaluations.
  • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results under limited supervision.
  • Ability to effectively participate in multiple, competing, high-priority projects with varying deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with all levels of an organization.
  • Ability to think analytically with strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to gather and interpret relevant data and information.
  • Ability to interact effectively with individuals from different countries and cultures, with a sensitivity to cultural diversity.
  • Ability to organize workload for effective implementation of multiple concurrent projects.
  • Motivated self starter with initiative.
  • Strong interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Experience with software modeling tools like MS Visio a plus
  • SiteCore version 8 or newer, Coveo Search Engine experience preferred.
  • Xamarin, Native Android or IOS mobile development experience preferred
  • .Net / Web API and Responsive Web Design experience preferred.
  • Third Party Library Integration and Restful Services preferred
  • Writing unit tests, preferable with XCTest or Junit preferred.


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