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Programmer (Epic) - Technical Lead

  • Job ID: 2100028R
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: Chief Innovation Officer
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $38.70 to $62.83 / hour

Description

The Office of Health Care Innovation (OHI)  functions at the intersection of clinical care and research to enhance UPMC’s position as a world leader in the delivery of patient care. The OHI’s goal is to create a culture of “Learning While Doing”, by leveraging the UPMC system as a learning lab to continuously evaluate and adopt best care practices, with a particular focus on underserved communities, while paving the way for UPMC to become a leading Learning Health Care System. The OHI team works across disciplines at UPMC and Pitt, and partners with leading international experts in trial design, artificial intelligence, and clinical operations to translate and integrate research into clinical care.

The Programmer - Technical Lead provides highly complex programming services, input into defining technical requirements, and develops, maintains, and troubleshoots computer applications/systems to meet client IT and business needs. Develops an understanding of a broader range of technologies. The Programmer will be involved with mentoring and leading projects/initiatives of the team.

Responsibilities:
  • Maintenance/Support - Handle complex requests for program design. Show the ability to program code that others can use. Provide supervision to, mentors, and gives feedback to less experience team members who are providing support. Monitor change requests.
  • Communication - Responsible for demonstrating appropriate, clear, concise, and effective written and oral communications in all interactions to build relationships and accomplish day to day work and projects.
  • Project Management - Manage multiple, complex projects. Facilitate full project management lifecycle and mentor team members of aspects of project management. Prioritize projects based on business need.
  • Disaster Recovery Plan/Business Continuity - Provide input to disaster recovery plan. Show the ability to understand the points of integration. Mentor junior staff on disaster recovery plan and delegate tasks to team members as necessary. Identify business continuity/disaster recovery considerations in team members? programs.
  • Evaluate/Develop/Implement Technical Solutions - Responsible for evaluating, developing, and implementing highly complex technical solutions. Responsible maintaining highly complex software code. Provide guidance to less experienced members of the team with software maintenance.
  • Self Development - Responsible for continuous self-study, trainings, partnering with management and more senior members of team, and/or seeking out opportunities to broaden scope to stay up to date with industry and organizational trends. Seeks feedback from management and more senior team members for development and effectively incorporates feedback into work and behaviors.
  • Interactions with Others - Successfully completes projects, tasks, and initiatives by embracing a team-first approach. Works in collaboration with team and offers feedback, where appropriate, to complete individual and group efforts. Shows the ability to adjust and be flexible to change by adapting approach when necessary. Mentors less experienced staff.
  • Documentation - Create detail oriented technical documentation. Document new and moderately complex processes. Is responsible for the quality and validity of the team's documentation.
  • Deploying production applications/change control processes - Show the ability to provide input into and management of changes control processes.

Qualifications

  • Typically has 7+ years experience in a programming language.
  • Highly driven and self-motivated to exceed expectations.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-based environment.
  • Effective in mentoring and leading less experienced team members.
  • Proficient in both oral and written communication.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of information technology fundamental tools and concepts of one of the information technology professional disciplines and applies that understanding to make independent practical contributions to IT work within a particular UPMC department or function.
  • Additionally, this position may be required to maintain a stand by status as part of a rotation within the team. This requires 24 hours per day, 7 days per week availability during the standby period. The frequency varies based upon the number of colleagues in the rotation.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience working with Epic is a plus
  • Experience with SQL is preferred
  • Experience with coding languages such as Python, JavaScript, C, C++, and others is a plus

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

UPMC has a Center for Engagement and Inclusion that is charged with executing leading-edge and next-generation diversity strategies to advance the organization’s diversity management capability and its national presence as a diversity leader. This includes having Employee Resource Groups, such as Women in Information Technology (WIT), Female Leadership Innovation and Growth in Health Care & Technology (FLIGHT), or PRIDE Health, that support the implementation of our diversity strategy.

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