Sr. Applications Developer

Position: Sr. Applications Developer

Job ID: 152543

Location: US-TX-Houston


Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8-5

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are looking for an Sr. Applications Developer -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will perform custom application development, data and application integration for our organization, and devise and design technical requirements and estimate effort. You’ll be responsible for documentation of well-defined methods, procedures, programs and configurations in the delivery of application services. You’ll also collaborate with clinical and business users to ideate and create new solutions that will directly impact patient care.


Think you’ve got what it takes?


Highly Preferred Skills:

  • .NET Frameworks
  • Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio
  • C#
  • Web Development (such as HTML5, ASP.NET, MVC, JavaScript, CSS, jQuery , etc.)
  • SQL Server Database Development(T-SQL)
  • Experience with micro services architecture
  • Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc.)
  • Object Relational Mapping (Entity Framework preferred)
  • Test Case Creation, Unit Testing
  • Agile: Scrum or Kanban

Preferred Skills:

  •  Azure DevOps
  • Alexa skill development
  • Xamarin (or other mobile app development experience with Android or iOS)
  • Node.js
  • R
  • Python

Responsibilities :

  • Designs and provides design documentation for applications and processes
  • Plans, communicates and manages risk related to tasks
  • Accurately communicates status on individual assignments and prioritize to complete on schedule. Contributes details to the overall plan within your scope of experience and skills
  • Conducts application software development and testing
  • Applies knowledge of tools and technologies relevant to software development and assists Developers and Sr. Programmer/Analysts in the use of the tools
  • Deploys applications and supports transition
  • Provides problem solving and analysis related to support of applications and application integration
  • Participates in overall application support delivery activities
  • Leads application development for projects


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 8 years’ experience as a software developer or software engineer, including 2 years of database design and programming experience, and including 3 years of experience with Microsoft tools, required
  • Project management or project leadership experience preferred
  • An associate's degree in the computer sciences may substitute for 2 years of work experience. A bachelor’s degree in the computer sciences may substitute for 4 years of work experience. A master’s degree in the computer sciences may substitute for 2 years of work experience

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