Application Developer

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 11/28/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/27/2018
Working Title Application Developer
Job Classification Systems/Programmer III
Department Name 39074-Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135937
Hiring Range TBD based on qualifications
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is looking for an Application Developer to analyze, design, and program custom-developed software applications that support research activities at the University of Pittsburgh.

Applications developed for CTSI are typically database-driven web applications, but also include components required to integrate with third-party software and clinical systems at UPMC, the University-affiliated healthcare provider organization. Candidates for this position must be able to work well in a team environment and interact with stakeholders to collect requirements, verify application design and functionality, and provide technical consultation, as needed.

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Bachelor’s degree with at least two years of relevant technical experience; Associate’s degree or technical school graduate with 3 to 5 years of related experience increasing in responsibility OR high school diploma with 6 to 7 years of related experience increasing in responsibility.

The position requires experience in programming multiple computer languages, development for relational databases, architecting and designing multi-tiered software applications, and creating and maintaining software with best practices and processes. Familiarity with T-SQL, PL/SQL, C#, Java or another object-oriented language, ASP, web services, XML, SQL Server, Oracle, Microsoft, .Net framework, MVC architecture, and reporting services are desired.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Background Check For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check.
Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  2. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents