Sr. Application Developer, Quality Analytics and Reporting

University of Iowa Health Care

Iowa City, IA Technology $67,000 to $ yearly

Job Reference #: 19004424

Position Summary:


The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Health Care Information Systems (HCIS) and the Quality Improvement Program are seeking an experienced technical professional as a Senior Application Developer, Analytics and Reporting. HCIS provides and supports information and communication systems and technology that facilitate quality patient care, progressive medical education, and innovative research. HCIS serve University of Iowa Health Care by providing comprehensive, high level support for patient care delivery, internal and external communication, technology innovation, medical education, and research. Creating and maintaining a positive, productive, and rewarding environment for information technology and communication staff. Duties include:

  • Providing technical leadership, direction, and technical support for the development, configuration and ongoing maintenance to analytic components of Epic electronic medical records systems. 
  • Provide analysis, design, documentation, development, testing, implementation and maintenance of reporting use interfaces including alerts, screens, dashboards and templates supporting data analysis and reporting.
  • Partner in the education, support, and training of new staff members within the Quality Improvement Program.
  • Use OLAP and OLTP technologies along with knowledge of data warehouse/data marts to write SQL queries and retrieve data from relational databases. 
  • Configure complex operational, project-related and strategic reporting using data from the electronic health record and related systems. 
  • Perform data validation and integrated testing, recommend technical design and procedures for new or revised applications.
  • Knowledge management and documentation


University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics—recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States—is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.®


Pay Grade:

Salary: $67,000 to commensurate – 5B

The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including 24 days paid vacation per year to start and paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at:

Percent of Time: 100%

Location: University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, Iowa

Staff Type: Professional & Scientific

Type of Position: Regular


Position Qualifications:


Education Required


A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.


  • Typically 5-7 years of application development experience as a lead programmer or technical expert in a complex computing environment
  • Knowledge of data warehouse fundamentals
  • Strong experience in SQL with the ability to write complex queries and performance tune
  • Proven track record of researching, organizing, analyzing, and synthesizing data to support effective decision making
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams to define system requirements and understand business reporting needs
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and work independently, as well as cooperatively with others
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong customer service skills
  • Demonstrated job-related experience with and/or commitment to diversity in a work/academic environment


Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of Tableau
  • Experience providing education, support, and training of new staff members and customers


Desirable Qualifications

  • Familiarity with Epic applications and Clarity database structure
  • Experience with SQL Server Management Studio 2014, including SSIS
  • Experience with Business Objects XI4.1 or XI4.2 reporting tools (Information Design Tool, WEBI, Crystal Reports)
  • Experience with MS tools (e.g., Excel, Project, Visio, Access)
  • Experience working in a healthcare or health industry environment


In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume (under submission relevant materials) that clearly addresses how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. A cover letter is desired as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.


To apply for this position visit our website at and search job listings by the Information Technology category, requisition #19004424.


Competitive salary and outstanding fringe benefits. Applicant credentials subject to verification.  The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a

qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Application Instructions:

Job ID: 70359

Posted 27 days ago

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