Associate Application Developer

Nashville, Davidson County
Jul 15, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Technology, IT Support & Training


Develops and modifies software with some guidance. Designs, codes, performs benchmark testing, debugging and documentation of programs.

Key Functions and Expected Performances:
  • Core Accountabilities:
    • Organizational Impact: Delivers job responsibilities that impact own job area/team with some guidance.
    • Problem Solving/Complexity of Work: Uses existing procedures, research and analysis to solve standard job related problems that may require some judgement
    • Breadth of Knowledge: Requires subject matter knowledge within a professional area to meet job requirements
    • Team Interaction: Individually contributes to project/ work teams
  • Key Responsibilities:
    • Develops or modifies software.
    • Ensures appropriate documentation for all development and modification.
    • Ensures integrity and security of institutional data.
  • Core Capabilities: Supporting Colleagues
    • Develops Self and Others: Continuously improves own skills by identifying development opportunities
    • Builds and Maintains Relationships: Seeks to understand colleagues priorities, working styles and develops relationships across areas
    • Communicates Effectively:Openly shares information with others and communicates in a clear and courteous manner
  • Core Capabilities: Delivering Excellent Services
    • Serves Others with Compassion: Invests time to understand the problems, needs of others and how to provide excellent service
    • Solves Complex Problems: Seeks to understand issues, solves routine problems, and raises proper concerns to supervisors in a timely manner
    • Offers Meaningful Advice and Support: Listens carefully to understand the issues and provides accurate information and support
  • Core Capabilities: Ensuring High Quality
    • Performs excellent work: Checks work quality before delivery and asks relevant questions to meet quality standards
    • Ensures continuous improvement: Shows eagerness to learn new knowledge, technologies, tools or systems and displays willingness to go above and beyond
    • Fulfills safety and regulatory requirements: Demonstrates basic knowledge of conditions that affect safety and reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate person or department
  • Core Capabilities: Managing Resources Effectively
    • Demonstrates Accountability: Takes responsibility for completing assigned activities and thinks beyond standard approaches to provide high-quality work/service
    • Stewards Organizational Resources: Displays understanding of how personal actions will impact departmental resources
    • Makes Data Driven Decisions: Uses accurate information and good decision making to consistently achieve results on time and without error
  • Core Capabilities: Fostering Innovation
    • Generates New Ideas: Willingly proposes/accepts ideas or initiatives that will impact day-to-day operations by offering suggestions to enhance them
    • Applies Technology: Absorbs new technology quickly; understands when to utilize the appropriate tools and procedures to ensure proper course of action
    • Adapts to Change: Embraces change by keeping an open mind to changing plans and incorporates change instructions into own area of work
  • Technical Capabilities:
    • Application Development: Demonstrates the ability to conduct programming to build or enhance simple programs. Has conducted the basic phases of programming including program design, coding from specifications, testing according to test specifications, debugging, and program documentation. In terms of structured programming, if applicable, demonstrated knowledge of the basic coding constructs. Awareness of the importance of proper formatting of source code for its readability and to facilitate maintenance. Effectively incorporates utilities where needed.
    • Applications Development Standards and Procedures: Has received training and/or has a solid understanding of the standards and procedures required regarding applications development such as basic security considerations, coding, development and design guidelines and methodologies, etc. Adheres to the established standards, procedures, guidelines and methodologies within the work area.
    • Applications System Design: Has knowledge of or light exposure to basic systems design tasks such as designing system architecture and flow, preparing functional design and file specifications, designing new documents, screens and reports, preparing program requirements and specifications, and preparing implementation and testing plans. Worked with transaction, object oriented, graphical user interface and other concepts and architectures. In terms of structured systems design, if applicable, has had classroom training or independent study in principles of structured design. Has an understanding of concepts such as cohesion, coupling, data flow graphics, etc.

This position requires Bachelor's degree or the equivalent.

Basic Qualifications

This position requires Bachelor's degree or the equivalent.

Job Information Technology

Primary Location TN-Nashville-3401 West End Ave

Organization HITS Application Development A 108661