• Senior Application Developer

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    MCPHS University is seeking a Senior Application Developer to design, modify, develop, write and implement software programming applications and components, and administer and/or install software applications and components.


    • Run complex development projects by analyzing business objectives, preparing an action plan and identifying areas for modification and improvement

    • Utilize established development tools, guidelines and conventions including but not limited to C#, Visual Studio, ASP.NET, SQL Server, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    • Maintain existing software systems by identifying and correcting software defects
    • Create and deliver data-driven reports
    • Function as part of a team that simultaneously works on a number of different projects and be accountable for the timeliness and quality delivery of all technical and analytical products
    • Work closely with the IT Operations Team to develop procedures, standards and processes for the monitoring and support of the University’s application infrastructure
    • Drive operational excellence across IT units
    • Develop and execute test plans to ensure that a product or system meets the design specification, security, and other requirements
    • Collaborate with IT to develop and utilize methodology standards in a coherent, consistent, accountable, and repeatable manner. Identify templates, tasks, and forms for a development lifecycle
    • Support effective change management through coordination of upgrades and patches across business applications including communication, user training and acceptance testing

    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.




    • Bachelor's degree in a related field required.
    • Minimum 4 years work experience working in application development teams
    • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming (OOP), Application Design Patterns and computer science foundations, such as memory management and low-level algorithm performance
    • Strong C# skills with deep knowledge of the .NET Framework, MVC, ASMX, REST and SOAP APIs.
    • Strong knowledge of HTML, Javascript, JQuery, XML, and CSS
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server database administration and stored procedures
    • Some knowledge of system integration using ETL, ESB and SFTP
    • Excellent verbal and written skills
    • Knowledge of Sitecore, Salesforce and Jitterbit preferred
    • Ability to drive between campuses as required

    Physical requirements:

    • Requires ability to walk, sit, stand, stoop, and lift up to 40 lbs.
    • Ability to be on site for scheduled work hours


    MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.



    Please attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.



    About Us

    MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public.  In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.


    Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.



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