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This Application Development Specialist will be responsible for:
Supporting the applications, IT systems, and COTS products used by Boston Children's Hospital's (BCH) anatomical pathology and molecular pathology clinical teams. Responsible for the technical direction and integration of these systems Boston Children's Hospital Pathology Department.
Specifying, designing, developing, coding, testing and implementing software applications that support the needs of multiple projects considering the individual goals and objectives of each entity.
Works with the BCH Information Services Division (ISD) team to develop the technical roadmap and strategy for the BCH Laboratory for Molecular Pediatric Pathology (LaMPP) team. This work guides BCH's LaMPP team maintain national leadership in the emerging discipline of molecular pathology to advance the study and diagnosis of disease through the examination of molecules using bioinformatics tools.
Provides analytical and technical guidance and working with hospital information systems and hosting staff to ensure seamless operation of the anatomical pathology lab.
Serving as the primary administrator and SME diagnosing and troubleshooting problems, managing software and hardware installations and upgrades, documenting application configurations and operating procedures, keeping current with relevant technologies.
Responsible for developing long-term strategic considerations between BCH Information Services Division (ISD) and BCH Pathology Department clinical and technical teams responsible for ensuring that issues are responded to and resolved appropriately in a timely manner.
Recommends and implements improvements to the IT systems used within the BCH Pathology Department's ever-changing technological environment making it more efficient and responsive to end-user needs.
Demonstrates and maintains a broad in-depth knowledge of bleeding-edge software, technologies and related systems. Recommends new technology as appropriate to BCH ISD and pathology leadershi
To qualify, you must have:
A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field
4 to 5 years of directly related work experience which must include:
Professional Web development experience
Networking and networking protocols
Relational Database experience (SQL)
Hands-on experience with the Python programming language
LINUX/UNIX server maintenance and scripting
Experience with Amazon Web Services including Virtual Machine administration and maintenance
Sharp, driven, strong communication skills
Comfort with version control and project process (i.e., Git, SVN and Jira)
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.