Developer, Application (Hybrid)

    • Job Tracking ID: 617
    • Job Location: Lenexa, KS
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: December 02, 2021
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Marketing Job Title: Application Developer
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Job Description:


Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, working along four key fronts:

  • Within the CHA organization
  • Within the CHA children’s hospital membership
  • Within children’s hospitals and their communities via care delivery
  • Within the policymaking environment in Washington, DC

With children’s hospitals we strive to ensure organizational cultures where everyone feels valued and actively participates in the mission of our organizations. Racism stands firmly in the way of improving children’s health. We remain vigilant in our quest for a diverse and inclusive com­munity and in standing against racism and discrimination wherever it exists.


Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) is committed to the health and safety of our employees, vendors, and those we work with at and in support of our nation’s children’s hospitals. CHA requires all new hires, regardless of position or location, to be fully vaccinated. All new hires must have received two Pfizer or Moderna vaccinations or one Johnson & Johnson vaccination, in addition to completion of a two-week period after the final vaccination, prior to the first day of employment at CHA.


Visa sponsorship is not available for this position


CHA advances child health through innovation in the quality, cost, and delivery of care. Representing 220 members, CHA is the voice of our member hospitals nationally. These hospitals are essential providers, setting the standard for the highest quality pediatric care while training the next generation of pediatricians. With its members, CHA champions policies that enable pediatric hospitals to better serve children; leverages its position as the pediatric leader in data analytics to facilitate national collaborative and research efforts to improve performance; and spreads best practices to benefit the children of our nation. CHA has offices in Lenexa, KS, and Washington, DC.


Creates, develops and modifies general computer applications, interfaces or specialized utility programs, is well versed in research, design, development, and testing of code. Analyzes user needs and develops appropriate software solutions to meet those needs.

Application Developers are well versed in designing and customizing software for specific customer use with the aim of creating an improved user experience and higher value for the organization. Analyzes and designs databases within an application area, works individually or coordinates database development as part of a team.


  • Works with team members as well as business departments to develop and write application systems and programs.
  • Participates in project management, architecture and design processes.
  • Works within change control guidelines for production implementations.
  • Tests and revises each solution, including user acceptance testing, to ensure proper performance and efficiencies are met.
  • Build deployment pipeline (Azure DevOps and Octopus) for services and projects that are developed.
  • Documents solutions in accordance with development standards and procedures as outlined by the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Obtains and maintains a working knowledge of development systems used by the Web and Development groups, and systemic relationships with outside support organizations.
  • Represents development team in interdivisional groups and projects.


  • Responds to questions relative to application functionality.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves production application errors ensuring strict adherence to IT change processes.
  • Prepares revision documentation as outlined in the Software Development Life Cycle.


  • Assists with end-user support of foundational systems.
  • Provides backup administrative assistance where needed.


  • Designs and proposes database objects based on organization’s data policy.
  • Designs, implements and supports reporting systems.
  • Prepares technical documentation for database/report design and deployment outlined in the Software Development Life Cycle.

Experience and Skills:


Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge is qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Computer Science) or equivalent work experience

Required Experience and Special Skills:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience programming in a team environment
  • Programming; troubleshooting; problem-solving
  • Strong interpersonal skills in a team-based development environment
  • Ability to provide end-user training on both 3rd party and in-house developed applications
  • Strong understanding of the .NET architecture
  • .NET (C#/ ASP.NET), jQuery, REST, JSON, JavaScript, .NET Framework 4.8 or .NET Core
  • Experience with ORM’s, like Entity Framework or Dapper
  • Experience utilizing Azure DevOps (source control) desired
  • Development experience with Microsoft SQL Server desired
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle methods and client/server architecture in an enterprise environment

Preferred Experience and Special Skills:

  • Experience in healthcare in a team environment
  • Azure methodologies like Kubernetes, Azure Functions, GRPC services, etc.
  • Experience utilizing and building Octopus or other automated deployment system
  • CRM (Salesforce) development and support experience
  • Sitecore development and support experience
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, SQL, T-SQL, MVC nice to have
  • Experience creating effective database design and implementation nice to have

Physical requirements

  • Extensive periods of sitting and keyboard/computer work
  • Communicates in person and over the phone
  • May on occasion be required to lift packages up to 25 lbs.
  • Travel: Up to 10%
  • General office environment
  • Regular and predictable attendance