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Application Developer

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 01/08/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/08/2018
Working Title Application Developer
Job Classification Systems/Programmer III
Department Name 35296-Med-Critical Care Medicine
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135728
Hiring Range $35,100.00 - $56,784.00
Position Description

The Department of Critical Care Medicine (CCM) is seeking a full-time Application Developer who will provide programming support for web and client application development in an established clinical research data team.

The incumbent will design and construct complex applications for data collection and analysis related to clinical research studies and strategic departmental initiatives.

Primary duties include working as a team with research investigators and their groups to design and implement applications, database structures, and collection systems. Responsibilities also include assisting in the design and implementation of systems for flow and organization of data collection, laboratory specimen collection and inventory mechanisms, and procedures to extract and evaluate data. The incumbent will also produce data extractions, summaries, and reports (including constructing real-time reports using Crystal Reports and/or VBA).

Education Required Baccalaureate
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 5-6 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Requirements include: bachelor’s degree in Information Science, Computer Science or commensurate education and experience. A minimum of 5 years of application development and two or more years of data management experience is desired.

The position requires a broad set of web development and data management capabilities and expertise. Experience related to medical research is a definite plus.

The incumbent is expected to have intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft, net framework, ASP.NET, and C# or VB.Net in addition to an intermediate set of data management capabilities in MS SQL Server and t-SQL. The incumbent must be highly analytical, and work well independently and as a team. Excellent communication and analytic skills are a must.

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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree or will have completed one by the end of this current term?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * 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)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents