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Sr Software Developer - Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence

Sr Software Developer - Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence

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US-IL-Oakbrook Terrace
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Designs, creates and maintains efficient and quality code, tests, implements and documents software application systems and processes. Able to translate requests from the business community into cloud solution, software packages or custom designed computer systems.  Proficient in the use of a variety of programming languages and software packages used by TJC.  Demonstrates technical competence and leadership across a full life cycle of application development from initial requirements to final implementation. Works independently and with teams under general supervision according to established procedures and policies.


The Senior Software Development Analyst responsibilities will be focused on projects and management of applications leveraging machine learning and artificial intelligence.  Responsibilities include building, maintaining, and developing on software infrastructure to or cloud infrastructure to handle enterprise projects along with data integration mechanisms for interfacing between machine learning and artificial intelligence applications and other TJC systems.  This person will be creating new applications, enhance them and manage the security in support of applications access requirements for this application platform.  The person will work together with business analysts and business users to produce business and technical requirements for the projects.




  • Responsible for completing all components of the IT full project SDLC. Responsible for completing all components of the IT Agile and small project methodology.
  • Lead and/or participates in all phases and is responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing and supporting applications on time and within budget. Ensures quality project prior to implementation.
  • Performs and supports Technical Leads and Analysts in performing lead activities including resource task management, forecasting estimates for completion of assignments as well as project team status reporting.
  • Exhibits strong problem solving skills and resourcefulness. Uses expertise to identify and analyze problems and assess potential issues to improve applications in a timely manner. Ensures all deadlines and commitments are met by providing technical guidance and mentoring to team members.   
  • Listens, interprets and documents business user requirements and/or requests. Works with IT teams to understand and develop detailed project specifications. Presents ideas and approaches to the development team, which includes participation in the development of presentations.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop complete understanding of TJC business processes and IT systems. Maintains detailed knowledge about assigned applications as well as other TJC business processes and their interfaces to various applications.
  • Develops and maintains system documentation for new and existing applications. Identifies and analyzes gaps between current processes and the desired state, designs new processes, develops process performance measures and plans the transition to a new process.
  • Treat team members fairly and builds relationships within and across departments.
  • Should be comfortable in a fast-paced development environment that continually embraces the latest technologies and techniques.




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related field OR equivalent work experience.
  • 5 + years of IT work experience completing application development in a distributed multi-tier environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to create excellent software development lifecycle documentation.
  • Ability to work on a variety of programming languages and software packages that Joint Commission utilizes. Stays abreast of the development in area of professional competence.
  • Works independently or as a part of a team under general supervision.
  • Ability to mentor/coach SDA.
  • Proficient at taking a project from inception to completion including project planning, status reporting, requirements gathering, design, coding, unit and integration testing and implementation of a quality product.
  • Able to conduct as well as negotiate and convince participants in team meetings with IT staff including business users.
  • Ability to prepare effective presentations.


Technical Skills:

  • At least five years of completing application development in a distributed multi-tier environment.
  • Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence:
    • Experience in building machine learning applications, and broad knowledge of machine learning APIs, tools, and open source libraries
    • Experience in designing full stack AML /AI solutions in a distributed compute environment
    • Experience working with Python or R language scripts
    • Experience with statistical modeling
    • Having a good grasp of Machine Learning concepts from preprocessing to modeling and evaluating results
    • Experience in building Azure SQL, developed intuitive search engine using Azure search as a service.
  • Modern Data Architecture / Big Data:
    • Strong coding skills and fundamentals in data structures, predictive modeling, and big data concepts
    • Experience with Big data solutions using Spark, MapReduce, HD Insights, No SQL.
  • General:
    • Team foundation server
    • Visual C#
    • XAML
    • Telerik
    • Visual Studio 2017
    • Azure Data Factory
    • Azure Web role
    • SQL server 2016
  • Collaboration:
    • Experience in Integrating Microsoft collaborative tools such as Skype, Teams, Yammer within .NET applications


The job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by an employee assigned to this position.  The description is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and abilities, and working conditions associated with this position.  All requirements are subject to possible modification and reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

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