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Associate Software Engineer

Universal Health Services


Location:
KING OF PRSIA, PA
Date:
05/23/2017
Job Code:
225023
Universal Health Services
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Associate Software Engineer

Job Code:  225023
Facility: UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office
Location: KING OF PRUSSIA, PA US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: 0-10%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Entry Level
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Information Technology
FTE: 1
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Associate Software Engineer.

The Associate Software Engineer assists senior development staff in the analysis of business requirements and needs of the Corporate and facility customers, and using Microsoft .NET Technologies, designs, develops, implements, supports, and maintains Web-based applications that meet those requirements.  Monitors the resolution of maintenance or enhancement issues assigned by the Manager of the Custom Application Development team.  Implements modifications to existing applications that will effectively accomplish desired objectives.    Provides technical support to UHS entities as needed.  Meets deadlines and ensures continued progress toward assignment completion. Shares experience with other members of team.  Typically works on smaller projects and systems while assisting the more experienced analysts on larger projects and systems.  Under guidance of senior staff, assists and interacts with the user community regarding application design and support.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Designs, codes, tests and documents new systems or enhancements to existing systems.
  • Assists in recommending application solutions to meet business need.
  • Participates in meetings with users, vendors, and IS staff to develop/modify system specifications.
  • Supports the implementations of applications and prepares the appropriate documentation.
  • Performs system testing and documentation for all phases of the application development life cycle.
  • Performs Q/A on application functionality.
  • Researches and resolves implementation-related application issues.
  • Adheres to appropriate UHS Project Management standards.
  • Ensures strict adherence to work plans, reporting all serious deviations to management.
  • Assists with the training of users in operating procedures for application.
 
Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • This position requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems with a preference of knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following disciplines: Web Development using ASP.NET, JQuery, HTML, CSS and Responsive Design; Application coding using C# and Object Oriented design principles; Database programming using ADO.NET, Entity Framework and MS SQL Server coding including the use of stored procedures, functions, triggers and ad hoc queries; Application design and development methodologies, or any combination of education and experience that provides the skills and abilities necessary to perform this job.
  • Basic knowledge of current web development methodologies.
  • Knowledge of system application implementation, enhancement and support methods and practices. 
  • Basic knowledge of computer systems analysis and programming techniques and procedures, including: consulting with users to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications; design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing, coding, debugging, or modification of computer systems or programs based on and related to user design specifications. 

 

Travel Requirements: Minimal domestic US travel.

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off

 

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


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