Baylor Scott & White Health Sr. Software Developer_.UNIX Development in Temple, Texas

The Senior Software Developer builds, implements and tests new applications, upgrades, enhancements and database designs, and performs maintenance to ensure system compatibility. The Senior Software Developer also conceives, experiments with, and presents architectural approaches for software applications. In addition, the Senior Software Developer establishes technical standards and guidelines for effective programming, provides an advanced level of technical expertise and product knowledge to ensure successful implementation and support, and works with users in support of business applications/ specifications. The Senior Software Developer for the Health Plan will provide technical support for assigned application(s) in support of the Health Plan business functions and normal software maintenance and updates. The Senior Software Developer for the Health Plan will also document business requirements, provide solution design and development, perform unit testing, and provide UAT technical support. The Senior Software Developer for the Health Plan will also have the following responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Perform primary and/or secondary administrative and technical support for assigned applications

  • Collaborate with IT-support teams and outside vendors to troubleshoot and resolve issues.

  • Create and maintain support documentation (business requirements document), service desk routing, and knowledge base entries

  • Establish technical standards and guidelines for effective programming.

  • Assist with the administrative, technical, and customer-facing duties surrounding the successful project support of system updates and changes

  • Assist with data clean-up and preloading efforts in the applications

  • Accountable to achieve Service Level Agreements (SLA)

  • Understand end-user workflow

  • Serve as a liaison between end users, subject matter experts and technical support

    The ideal candidate for the Senior Software Developer for the Health Plan will be knowledgeable and experienced with Healthcare Insurance and will have a Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The ideal Senior Software Developer for the Health Plan will be knowledgeable and experienced with the following technologies, including but not limited to:

  • Oracle PL/SQL

  • Perl

  • Unix Scripts

  • Microfocus Cobol

  • Suprtool

  • Appworx (preferred)

  • Location/Facility - Scott & White Health Plan, Temple

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  • Specialty/Department/Practice - Health Plan/Software-Application Development/Unix

  • Shift/Schedule - Full-time, days

  • Benefits - Our competitive benefits package includes*:

  • Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits

  • 401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • PTO accrual beginning Day 1

*Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level.

Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation's exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it's accepting a calling!


  • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required

  • In Lieu of Education: Minimum of 10 years' experience required

  • Minimum of 5 years of UNIX development experience required

As a health care system committed to improving the health of those we serve, we are asking our employees to model the same behaviors that we promote to our patients. As of January 1, 2012, Baylor Scott & White Health no longer hires individuals who use nicotine products.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.