Programmer Analyst IV (1.0 FTE, Days)

Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Location:  Menlo Park CA 94025
Req: 11756
FTE: 1

Information Technology

1.0 FTE, 8 Hour Day Shift

At Stanford Children’s Health, we know world-renowned care begins with world-class caring. That's why we combine advanced technologies and breakthrough discoveries with family-centered care. It's why we provide our caregivers with continuing education and state-of-the-art facilities, like the newly remodeled Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. And it's why we need caring, committed people on our team - like you. Join us on our mission to heal humanity, one child and family at a time.

The Programmer Analyst is responsible for providing administrative and technical assistance in the development, installation and ongoing maintenance of computer systems used throughout the institution. The incumbent is responsible for complex assignments that are small to significantly sized, that require independent decision-making, project management skills and judgment. Analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. The Sr. Analyst will exercise judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criterion for obtaining results. The analyst works with the user community to identify and prioritize system enhancements, fixes data quality issues, resolves problems and participates in projects that affect the application. 

Essential Functions

  • Manages complex projects and a small group of employees or consultants. Provides technical consultation and guidance to other team members.

  • Support new project development, including systems analysis, planning and preparation, coding, testing, and implementation and client coordination.

  • Supports ongoing maintenance of computerized systems, including problem analysis and investigation, correction/coding, testing and implementation and client coordination.

  • Provides production support as necessary to keep systems operational.

  • Creates and maintains regular status reports for management.

  • Prepares technical reviews and coordinates walk through.

  • Develops, supports and maintains systems documentation and procedures as needed.

  • Provides training to staff and user clients as appropriate.

  • Coordinates interactions and activities of vendors, on-site and off-site, as related to systems or areas supported. 

Minimum Qualifications

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying. 

Education: Bachelor’s degree in a work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university 

Experience: Eight (8) years progressively responsible and directly related work experience 

License/Certificate: None

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to apply judgment and make informed decisions.
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, work independently and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area.
  • Ability to manage, organize, prioritize, multi-task and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus with other departments and external vendors.
  • Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory requirement related to the functional area.
  •  Knowledge of new technologies (in specific field) and maintain and stay abreast of updates and changes.
  • Ability to conduct analysis and formulate conclusions.
  • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand English effectively at a level appropriate for the safe and effective performance of the job.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, LPCH does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements, and where applicable, in compliance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.