1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Software Development
Health Care & Medicine
R & D Development/Operations Engineer
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Job Description



Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree

Specific Requirements and Preferences

Bachelor's degree in Programming/Systems or
Computer Science or other related field.

Minimum Work Experience
1 Year(s)

Specific Requirements and Preferences

0-3 years of programming experience.

Required Skills/Knowledge

- Requires working knowledge of one programming language.
- Comfort with frequent, incremental code, testing and deployment.

Functional Accountabilities

RCR and Regulatory 1 Ensures compliance with standards for the responsible conduct of research.
2 Plans, conducts, and manages research projects within the federal and institutional regulations and policies under the direction of the principal investigator.
3 Responsible for appropriate use of research funds and resources.
4 Compliance institution policy and procedure related to IT.
Project Planning
(Planning / Business Requirements)
1 Participates in project planning processes including creates and shares development estimates.
2 Assesses client needs utilizing a structured requirements process (gathering, analyzing, documenting, and managing changes) in order to develop business requirements.
3 Writes and communicates business requirements and functional specifications for the implementation of client solutions.
Application Development
(Design / Development / Deployment)
1 Develops/builds IT solutions to meet business requirements and build test cases, test scenarios and scripts.
2 Codes and documents custom test automation frameworks. Assists with setup and maintenance of test environments for both manual and automated testing.
3 Deploys new modules, upgrades and fixes to the production environment.
Production Support
(Maintenance / Support / Documentation)
1 Assist in production support and performs ongoing routine application maintenance tasks.
2 Performs script maintenance and updates due to changes in requirements or implementations.
3 Documents functions and changes to new or modified modules and test activities/results.
4 Assists in the development of user guides and training documentation for systems.
Performance and Research Management 1 May provide training to interns and assist in the direction of their work

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.