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Company: VUMC
Location: Nashville, TN
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech


Job Summary:

The Sr. Java Developer develops and modifies software independently. Designs, codes, performs benchmark testing, debugging and documentation of programs. Implements large/multiple development projects. Functions as lead on projects. May lead teams. Coaches development of Application Developers.


Position Shift:

  • First Shift


  • Develops or modifies 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.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology and Computer Science.
  • 5 years relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Java developer
  • Business application experience in applicable environment writing web applications
  • Oracle DB experience
  • Understanding/experience in Agile environment


Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

Experience in Java, Oracle Based Systems



APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT (ADVANCED): Demonstrates expertise of application development tasks for complex applications. Has played a lead role in the conduct of all of the tasks and activities required to complete the application development phase and participated in the process of fully implementing the system. In terms of structured programming, has used structured code to produce modules of complex logic. Familiar with the basic principles of structured design as applied at the module level and has environmental knowledge of data structure. Is capable of educating others in the use of structured code and has been involved in directing the work of others.

APPLICATIONS DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates mastery of the applications development standards and procedures in practical applications of a difficult nature. Possesses sufficient knowledge, training, and experience to be capable of successfully following applications development standards and procedures without requiring support and instruction from others. Able to train and educate by setting the example, giving appropriate instruction, providing leadership, and generally raising the level of performance of others while on the job. Demonstrates an attentiveness and vigilance regarding violations of standards and procedures, and takes appropriate action to remedy.

APPLICATIONS SYSTEM DESIGN - (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates mastery of systems design tasks independently and without support from others for moderate to difficult applications, batch, on-line and event-driven. Has conducted all of the tasks and activities required to complete the systems design phase and participated in the process of fully developing and implementing the system. In terms of structured systems design, if applicable, has knowledge of all the tools of a structured design. Has applied structured design tools independently to the design of moderately complex systems.

APPLICATIONS SYSTEM ANALYSIS (INTERMEDIATE): Demonstrates mastery of systems analysis tasks independently and without support from others for moderate to difficult applications, such as batch, on-line and event-driven. Has conducted all of the tasks and activities required to complete the systems analysis phase and participated in the process of fully designing, developing and implementing the system. Has participated in feasibility studies and cost benefit analyses. In terms of structured systems analysis, if applicable, has used data flow diagrams to define work flow and data structure diagrams to refine data base needs in a simple system. Has independently used structured English to define processes and has participated in data flow transformation analysis resulting in the physical data flow diagram of the proposed system.




  • Organizational Impact: Independently delivers on objectives with understanding of how they impact the results of own area/team and other related teams.
  • Problem Solving/ Complexity of work: Utilizes multiple sources of data to analyze and resolve complex problems; may take a new perspective on existing solution.
  • Breadth of Knowledge: Has advanced knowledge within a professional area and basic knowledge across related areas.
  • Team Interaction: Acts as a go-to resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead small project teams.



  • Develops Self and Others: Invests time, energy and enthusiasm in developing self/others to help improve performance and gain knowledge in new areas.
  •  Builds and Maintains Relationships: Maintains regular contact with key colleagues and stakeholders using formal and informal opportunities to expand and strengthen relationships.
  • Communicates Effectively: Recognizes group interactions and modifies one's own communication style to suit different situations and audiences.


  • Serves Others with Compassion: Seeks to understand current and future needs of relevant stakeholders and customizes services to better address them.
  • Solves Complex Problems: Approaches problems from different angles; Identifies new possibilities to interpret opportunities and develop concrete solutions.
  • Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Provides ongoing support and coaching in a constructive manner to increase employees' effectiveness.


  • Performs Excellent Work: Engages regularly in formal and informal dialogue about quality; directly addresses quality issues promptly.
  • Ensures Continuous Improvement: Applies various learning experiences by looking beyond symptoms to uncover underlying causes of problems and identifies ways to resolve them.
  • Fulfills Safety and Regulatory Requirements: Understands all aspects of providing a safe environment and performs routine safety checks to prevent safety hazards from occurring.


  • Demonstrates Accountability: Demonstrates a sense of ownership, focusing on and driving critical issues to closure.
  • Stewards Organizational Resources: Applies understanding of the departmental work to effectively manage resources for a department/area.
  • Makes Data Driven Decisions: Demonstrates strong understanding of the information or data to identify and elevate opportunities.


  • Generates New Ideas: Proactively identifies new ideas/opportunities from multiple sources or methods to improve processes beyond conventional approaches.
  • Applies Technology: Demonstrates an enthusiasm for learning new technologies, tools, and procedures to address short-term challenges.
  • Adapts to Change: Views difficult situations and/or problems as opportunities for improvement; actively embraces change instead of emphasizing negative elements.


Click Here To View The VUMC Promise of Discovery



Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity — of culture, thinking, learning and leading — is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.


VUMC Recent Accomplishments

Because we are committed to providing the best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recent accomplishments:


·      US News & World Report: #1 Adult Hospital in Tennessee and metropolitan Nashville, named to the Best Hospitals Honor Roll of the top 20 adult hospitals, 10 nationally ranked adult specialty programs, with 3 specialties rated in the top 10 nationally, Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt named as one of the Best Children's Hospital in the nation, with 10 out of 10 pediatric specialties nationally ranked.

·      Healthcare's Most Wired: Among the nation's 100 “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.

·      Becker's Hospital Review: named as one of the “100 Great Hospitals in America”, in the roster of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs and to its list of the 100 Hospitals with Great Heart Programs.

·      The Leapfrog Group: One of only 10 children's hospitals in the to be named at Leapfrog Top Hospital.

·      American Association for the Advancement of Science: The School of Medicine has 112 elected fellows

·      Magnet Recognition Program: Received our third consecutive Magnet designations.

·      National Academy of Medicine: 22 members, elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding achievement

·      Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index: 6th year in a row that Vanderbilt University Medical Center was a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality. 


Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:

    • Sedentary category requiring exertion up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time.


    • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
    • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
    • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
    • Occasional: Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
    • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
    • Occasional: Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
    • Frequent: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
    • Frequent: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
    • Frequent: Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
    • Frequent: Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.


    • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
    • Continuous: Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
    • Continuous: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
    • Continuous: Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.

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