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CPPA Data Team
JOB SUMMARY The Lead Application Developer provides expert leadership in the development and modification of complex, critical applications. Strategic lead to design, code, perform benchmark testing, debugging and documentation of programs. Implements complex development projects. Coaches development of staff.
* Support legacy web application and tools consisting of Perl, SQL, Excel, VBA, Access, and others.
* Develop new, cloud friendly web applications and tools using Azure, SQL, Excel, Power Apps, and potentially others such as Python or Java.
* Has the heart of a teacher. Be the "go to" person for departmental systems and software.
* Ensures appropriate documentation for all development and modification. * Ensures integrity and security of institutional data. * The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES * Application Development (Expert): Is considered an expert in all application development tasks, including structured programming. Called upon to design and code programs for the most demanding and sensitive applications. Often consulted for reviewing programs to assure accuracy, completeness and integrity. * Applications System Analysis (Expert): Is considered an expert in conducting systems analysis tasks and structured systems analysis, if applicable. Called upon to perform systems analysis for the most demanding and sensitive mission-critical systems. Often consulted for reviewing systems analysis documents to assure accuracy, completeness and integrity. * Applications Development Standards and Procedures (Expert): Is a recognized expert and authority in applications development standards and procedures. Responsible for weighing the risk of developing an application within the total corporate architecture. Establishes standards for state-of-the-art products and mission-critical procedures which require the highest level of expertise and knowledge. Occupies the position which is the last internal resource for support or direction regarding changes in applications development standards and procedures. Demonstrates industry knowledge of applications development standards and procedures in area of expertise and may take a role in helping to establish new industry standards. * Applications System Design (Expert): Is considered an expert in conducting systems design tasks and structured systems design, if applicable. Called upon to design systems for the most demanding and sensitive mission-critical applications. Often consulted for reviewing systems designs to assure accuracy, completeness and integrity.
Our professional administrative functions include critical supporting roles in information technology and informatics, finance, administration, legal and community affairs, human resources, communications and marketing, development, facilities, and many more.
At our growing health system, we support each other and encourage excellence among all who are part of our workforce. High-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt Health for professional growth, appreciation of benefits, and a sense of community and purpose.
* Organizational Impact: Plans and sets own objectives to deliver against responsibilities that have a direct impact on the near term results of a system or institution. * Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Solves highly complex problems and recommends solutions that may have broad impact to the function.* Breadth of Knowledge: Viewed as the technical expert at VUMC within a professional area and a broad knowledge of other professional areas. * Team Interaction: Leads complex project teams; coaches and guides team members and develops strategy for project execution.
Core Capabilities :
Supporting Colleagues: - Develops Self and Others: Acts upon constructive feedback from all levels of the organization and initiates strategies to develop talent in others. - Builds and Maintains Relationships: Leverages relationships and insight to forecast potential future needs and influence delivery of work to exceed expectations. - Communicates Effectively: Anticipates difference audience concerns, styles and finds mutually beneficial solutions across conflicting and sensitive issues. Delivering Excellent Services : - Serves Others with Compassion: Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of broad-based issues and considers the interests of others to improve satisfaction of services. - Solves Complex Problems: Critically evaluates complex information and identifies trends/risks to make recommendations to improve processes across areas. - Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing feedback and development discussions to motivate and support team members to maximize performance. Ensuring High Quality : - Performs Excellent Work: Anticipates problems or obstacles which may interfere with quality standards and develops plants to ensure area's quality standards are met.- Ensures Continuous Improvement: Routinely draws upon valuable learning from others, past experiences, and new information to determine key opportunities. - Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Develops appropriate corrective actions for unsafe environments in order to ensure operational and safety compliance. Managing Resources Effectively: - Demonstrates Accountability: Identifies potential obstacles to goal achievement and develops solutions to address those obstacles. - Stewards Organizational Resources: Creates the appropriate systems and processes to effectively manage resources. - Makes Data Driven Decisions: Applies in-depth knowledge of data to recommend and implement new approaches to improve decision making capabilities. Fostering Innovation: - Generates New Ideas: Identifies opportunities and leads development of new initiatives that create value across areas. - Applies Technology: Creates the energy and drive for self/others to identify and leverage technology in new, innovative ways to drive greater efficiencies. - Adapts to Change: Anticipates the change process and clearly communicates impact on others/own team(s), assisting them in embracing the change.
Relevant Work Experience
Vanderbilt Health recognizes that diversity is essential for excellence and innovation. We are committed to an inclusive environment where everyone has the chance to thrive and to the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action. EOE/AA/Women/Minority/Vets/Disabled
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.