Title:  Software Engineering and Programming Associate

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  up to $78,000
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  9108


This role provides assistance in the design, implementation, testing, and documentation of software applications that support the Baylor College of Medicine (Baylor) research mission. This position is responsible for interpreting specifications and requirements into code. The candidate performs other related duties as assigned or directed in order to meet the goals and objectives of Baylor.


The Office of Research IT (ORIT) provides a broad range of data systems, resources, and services to support the research and data needs of basic, clinical and translational investigators at Baylor College of Medicine and its affiliate institutions.

Job Duties

  • Designs, develops and maintains software applications supported by Office of Research IT.
  • Review the project request and analyze the requirements and specifications and recommends solutions.
  • Proposes and develops solutions with the knowledge and understanding of how to integrate and use programming languages (e.g. C#), database management systems (e.g., SQL Server), Internet Tools (e.g., .NET Core and JavaScript) and graphical software (e.g. SSRS).
  • Develops and implements code to realize system design for software applications including web-based database applications and related software applications.
  • Maintains and optimizes developed/implemented systems and re-evaluates when requirements and resources change. Analyzes existing system logic to diagnose deficiencies and/or make enhancements.
  • Produces system flow charts to describe existing and proposed systems.
  • Develops a realistic schedule complete with required resources, delivery dates and coordinates the timely implementation of the schedule.
  • Documents all program and application development.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree. Four years of relevant experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • Two years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Knowledge and skill set obtained through prior experience and education.
  • Preferred knowledge in Internet-based applications and development like ASP.NET, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, Bootstrap.
  • Preferred knowledge in database design, development and using database technologies like Microsoft SQL Server and T-SQL.
  • Experience in Windows and UNIX operating systems.
  • Ability to take given specifications and generate code for functional applications.
  • Capable of participating in software/hardware release and installation tasks.
  • Ability to test and debug developed applications.
  • Ability to develop good user interfaces.
  • Ability to listen and ask appropriate questions.
  • Ability to communicate with investigators and staff using effective verbal and writing skills.
  • Capable of working as a member of a team, maintaining one's composure in difficult situations.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.