HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Senior Application Developer in Sugarland, Texas

Why work for HCA IT&S? * For the eighth consecutive year, in 2016, HCA’s Information Technology & Services was recognized as one of the/Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT/by_Computerworld_Magazine. * * *HCA has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. * * *You can be a part of a fast growing Fortune 79 company.

Summary of Duties: The Senior Application Developer will act as the lead for the applications development team, coordinating development projects and resources to ensure quality applications are delivered on time following business owner specifications and HCA IT&S development standards.

Duties Include But Are Not Limited To: * Assists in developing, supporting, and maintaining database and other applications * Leads the Applications Development Team by coordinating resources, ensuring business owner specifications and project development standards are met. * Provides development team staff feedback to Director of Applications Services at performance review time * Documents technical requirements by working with other developers and the business users * Completes application development tasks assigned according to the project plan (if applicable) and communicates obstacles and status. * Leads in developing prototypes / models and determining data sources (if applicable) * Follows industry technical and development standards when developing database and web components. * Executes application testing plans. Documents and resolves resulting defects. * Facilitates system and user acceptance testing (as appropriate) * Creates and maintains application documentation. * Reviews and facilitates the analysis and executing of change requests and enhancements. * Develops or follows appropriate change management controls to mitigate operational and financial risks. * Actively participates in application design sessions. * Provides technical guidance to business users, and application developers. * Devises technical solutions to promote business activities. * Coordinates routine application monitoring and maintenance as assigned. * Trains service desk staff to support developed applications and provides second level support for those applications. * Provides advanced technology solutions to end users * Develops complex automation tools for end users using formal programming languages * Creates advanced reporting dashboards using standard reporting tools (SQL Server Reports, Crystal Enterprise, Xcelcius, ASP.net) * Implements programs written by others for the Division * Ensures programs are written to comply with current software standards * Works to create a development strategy for development in the Division * Works with Division Directors to prioritize project portfolio * Participates as needed in the enterprise development community. * Adheres to Code of Conduct and Mission & Value Statement. * Other duties as assigned Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities * /Organization –/Follows industry development standards and change control processes. Actively builds technical knowledge by taking advantage of internal team mentoring and attending professional development opportunities. * /Communication –/communicates clearly and concisely (oral and written) at the appropriate level for the business users. * /Customer orientation –/establishes and maintains long-term customer relationships, building trust and respect by consistently meeting and exceeding expectations. * /Tactical execution –/demonstrates personal ownership of tasks and follows through to get the required results in the established timeframe. * /Technical skills –/Extensive skill in formal programming languages (C#, ASP.net, JavaScript, VBScript, PL/SQL, T-SQL, XML, etc.), has a foundational understanding of database configuration and integration concepts to provide end user support. Has basic skills using business intelligence applications such as Business Objects. Advanced skills in standard reporting tools (SQL Server Reports, Crystal Reports, Business Objects, NPR). Expert in MS Office Products

Education Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related degree preferred. Equivalent work experience may substitute degree requirement.

Experience: * Minimum 10 years Information Technology experience including database and other application design and development along with prior DBA experience required. * Minimum 5 years experience leading development teams * Experience with HCA database and systems preferred. /Who is HCA, Hospital Corporation of America?/ * /The nation's leading provider of healthcare services/ * /Comprised of locally managed facilities that includes over 160 hospitals and more than 100 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and Great Britain/ * /Employing approximately 197,000 people/ * /Recognized in Computerworld Magazine's Top 100 Workplaces to work for Information Technology Professionals (#25), 4 years running./ * /Recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies./

Title: Senior Application Developer

Location: Texas-Sugarland-Field IT%26S - Gulf Coast Division

Requisition ID: 25393-10096