• Lead Applications Developer

    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Custom Delivery
    US-MO-Saint Louis
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different


    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  


    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.


    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.


    Named as one of the best hospital IT departments in the country by Healthcare IT News! 




    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    The Lead application developer will help transform Mercy and it’s digital web presence to deliver an exceptional experience for the patient.  The lead application developer designs, develops, modifies, debugs and evaluates programs and applications to ensure they support the mission of Mercy.  They will leverage their technical expertise to streamline the processes and enhance our application stack to provide cost-effective solutions that reduce time to market and deliver high quality applications and web sites.  Lead Application developer will work alongside the various departments within Mercy to create engaging and elegant solutions for the desired end users.  Also the lead application developer will have the opportunity to help train and grow a team of junior developers.   Will work in an agile based development team working closely with our business partners, and other development team members to create/enhance our digital presence.


    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:


    • Education: Bachelor's degree in related field, specialized training, or equivalent work experience
    • Additional Requirements:
      • Extensive experience along the full software development life cycle
      • Extensive experience applying code management principles
    • Experience: Eight (8) years of relevant technical or business work experience in a Java environment.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Lead Java Developer with 8+ years of service, will be working on web applications (Java/Angular)

    - BA/BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience

    - STRONG knowledge of Object oriented design principles

    - Excellent Business Domain Modeling skills

    - STRONG communication skills


    Preferred Skills:

    - 5+ years experience with Java J2EE including Spring, Hibernate, Junit

    -3+ years’ experience with  Angular

    - Experience with Oracle/MySQL databases

    - Design Patterns

    - SOA

    - JQuery

    - HTML/CSS

    - JavaScript

    - Web Services (REST/SOAP)

    - Agile software development including scrum and test driven development



    We’ll Support You at Work and Home


    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.


    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy


    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.


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