Children's Hospital Boston Applications Development Specialist II in Boston, Massachusetts

46098BRTitle:Applications Development Specialist IIDepartment:Information Systems-Financial ApplicationsAutoReqId:46098BRStatus:Full Time Standard Hours per Week:40 Shift:DayJob Posting Description:At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness and in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Information Service Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.

This position will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining an in-depth technical understanding of the vendor applications you support including requirements for upgrades, patching and interfaced integration with other systems.

  • Working closely with functional and technical team members and vendors to support the day to day operation of these applications.

  • Participating with functional areas on the analysis and requirements, design and testing of enhancements and customizations.

  • Evaluating upgrades and releasing notes for assigned applications and working with functional areas to insure that changes are fully tested before implementation into production.

  • Troubleshooting and resolving reported system and application problems in the test and production environments. Resolution may require coordinating functional and technical resources (Technical Administrator, Interfaces, Operations, and System Managers, Networking etc.) in the investigation, analysis and solution.

  • Providing detailed documentation of all analysis, configuration and implementations.

  • Following prescribed methodologies for all project implementations. You may work on multiple implementations at any given time.

  • Developing reports, scripts and forms according to required specifications utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio or other reporting tools as needed.

  • Covering required on-call coverage responsibilities.

To qualify, you must have:

  • 5+ years’ experience installing, supporting and maintaining vendor applications on complex server platforms. These include delivery through Web, Citrix and thick client interfaces.

  • Experience in a hospital setting is preferred but not required.

  • Database, OS and Server support experience/understanding as well as report writing skills are beneficial to this position.

  • Understanding of application interfaces and messaging is beneficial to the job but not required.

  • Knowledge of Kronos support, interface development and reporting is beneficial but not required.

  • Strong administrative, analytical, problem-solving, written and verbal communication, and facilitation and presentation skills.

  • Ability to cooperatively and effectively work with people from all organizational levels.

  • Demonstrated ability to assimilate and understand new software releases and succeed in a changing environment.

Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.

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.Office/Site Location:Boston