Software Engineer II

Universal Health Services King Of Prussia , PA 19406

Posted 1 week ago


One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, our annual revenues were $10.77 billion in 2018. In 2020, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2019, ranked #293 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 327 behavioral health facilities, 40 outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located in 37 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

The Corporate Information Services Department is currently seeking a dynamic and talented Software Engineer II.

The Software Engineer II works as an integral member of the Corporate Application Development team - designs, develops, tests, implements and supports mission-critical enterprise applications that align with organization goals. Works with (Assistant) Manager - Information Services, Business Stakeholders, Business Leaders, and subject matter experts from cross-functional teams. Gathers and documents application requirements to meet business needs. Performs multiple roles regarding all aspects of application development including feature design, UI and SQL development, application coding, implementation and deployment.

Key Responsibilities include:

System Development/Implementation


  • Develops Enterprise Web applications from inception through the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) by evaluating client needs; analyzing requirements; and developing software systems.

  • Designs, codes, tests and documents new systems or enhancements to existing systems to effectively accomplish desired objectives.

  • Assists in providing programming estimates for new, or changes to, existing project requests.

  • Meets with users and IS staff to develop/modify system specifications.

  • Supports the implementations of applications and prepares the appropriate documentation.

  • Performs system testing and documentation for all phases of the application development life cycle.

  • Performs Q/A on application functionality.

  • Researches and resolves implementation-related Customer Support Center Tickets.

  • Adheres to appropriate UHS Project Management standards.

  • Ensures strict adherence to work plans, reporting all serious deviations to management.

  • Participates in the training of users in operating procedures for application.

  • Participates in recommending application solutions to meet business needs.

  • Typically works on larger projects and systems while assisting the more inexperienced system engineers on smaller projects and systems.

System Maintenance/Support


  • Monitors, researches and resolves Customer Support Center tickets.

  • Adheres to UHS Service Level and Change Management Policies.

  • Provides on-call support as scheduled.

  • Establishes and maintains regular communications with user community.

  • Identifies potential system problems and proposes ways to avert them.

  • Creates and maintains effective program documentation.

Administration and Oversight


  • Maintains Service Excellence principles.

  • Prepares and submits status reports to supervisor as required.

  • Keeps management well informed of activities, needs, problems.

  • Adheres to structured programming, analysis, and design techniques.

  • Shares experience with other members of the team. Provides guidance to less experienced staff.

  • Performs other tasks as required by management.


Position Requirements:

Knowledge:Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems and a minimum of 5 years of experience in in the following disciplines:

  • Web Development using ASP.NET MVC, WEB.API/REST, JSON, JQuery, HTML5, Bootstrap, CSS and Responsive Design.

  • Application coding using C# and Object Oriented design principles.

  • Database programming using ADO.NET, Entity Framework and MS SQL Server coding including the use of stored procedures, functions, triggers and ad hoc queries.

  • Application design and development methodologies.


  • Knowledge of current web development methodologies.

  • Knowledge of system application implementation, enhancement and support methods and practices.

  • Knowledge of computer systems analysis and programming techniques and procedures, including: consulting with users to determine hardware, software or system functional specifications; design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing, coding, debugging, or modification of computer systems or programs based on and related to user design specifications.

  • Knowledge of project management methods.

  • Working knowledge of project development life cycle including requirements gathering, analysis, writing specifications, design, implementation, testing, delivery and post-live support.

  • Experience with Object Oriented software development.

  • Excellent analytical and technical troubleshooting skills.

  • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build and maintain cooperative relationships with customers and team members.

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and adapt to changing priorities.

  • Basic knowledge of IS standards and quality methods and metrics.

  • General familiarity of user business practices, concepts and terminology sufficient to support the applications.

  • Language proficiency in English, with excellent written and verbal fluency.

  • Ability to clearly convey and assimilate information, and prepare detailed specifications and documentation.

  • Ability to multi-task while effectively managing time and meeting deadlines.

Travel Requirements:N/A

This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment

  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries

  • Competitive Compensation

  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan

  • 401k plan with company match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

EEO Statement

All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.


At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

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