Software Development Engineer

Atlanta Georgia
Jun 14, 2018
Jun 28, 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Type

Requisition #:  26460      
Name of Location:   Marcus Autism Center
Work Schedule:  Day
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Work Days:  Monday - Friday  


Designs, develops, tests, and documents software, Internet, Intranet, data repository, automation applications and solutions, interface, and report development with need for occasional intervention or assistance from supervisor. Provides support on custom developments as requested. Proactively supports the efforts which ensure delivery of safe patient care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.


  • Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Business from an accredited senior college, or equivalent experience


  • 3 years of experience in programming, internet, intranet, SQL database, or interface development


  • Experience in a healthcare setting
  • Experience in Linux, UBUNTU, Apache Tomcat and Java Development
  • Experience with medical device requirements and deadlines as related to clinical trials


  • Demonstrated knowledge of generally known information technology platforms, standards, testing procedures, and software development languages
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to complete projects without frequent need for assistance from supervisor
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact positively and productively with a variety of personnel within the organization


  • Provides software engineering and research services to design applications and interfaces, including internet/intranet applications that provide automation solutions for data repositories, custom databases, and custom reports.
  • Provides application support services in resolving recurring technical problems and develops a project evaluation and recommendation document outlining steps taken and solutions implemented.
  • Provides technical support and maintenance of various computer applications, resolves defects or deficiencies with completed development, updates documentation as required, and provides documentation and training to support team members on completed development as necessary.
  • Provides requirements, tests, and testing support for software development projects in highly regulated industries.
  • Maintains and enhances current technical skills and learns new applications and skills by providing input into technology strategies and development tool selection.
  • Ensures compliance with Information Systems & Technology, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, and Joint Commission guidelines, policies, and procedures.


    Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.

    Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


    Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    Sitting - Constantly (activity or condition exists 2/3 or more of time)

    Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)

    Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance

    Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.


    No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids



    Location Address:  1920 Briarcliff Road, Atlanta, GA  30329
    Function:  Information Technology - Architecture & Design



    Children's Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent dedicated to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children's is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

    With 3 hospitals, 27 neighborhood locations and a total of 622 beds, Children's is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children's offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children's hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

    Children's has been ranked on Fortune magazine's list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" for twelve consecutive years and named one of the "100 Best Companies" by Working Mother magazine. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values. We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of being Dedicated to All Better and impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients and their families each year.