The Joint Commission

Senior Software Engineer

Job Locations US-IL-Oakbrook Terrace
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# of Openings
Information Technology


General Summary


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.




  1. Responsible for completing all components of the IT full project SDLC. Responsible for completing all components of the IT Agile and small project methodology.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.   
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Treat team members fairly and builds relationships within and across departments.
  9. Should be comfortable in a fast-paced development environment that continually embraces the latest technologies and techniques.




    1. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related field OR equivalent work experience.
    2. 5 + years of IT work experience completing application development in a distributed multi-tier environment.
    3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to create excellent software development lifecycle documentation.
    4. Ability to work on a variety of programming languages that Joint Commission utilizes. Stays abreast of the development in area of professional competence.
      1. General:
      2. Visual C#
      3. Angular JS 6.0 and above
    • ASP.Net Core
    1. Entity Framework
    2. Web API’s
    3. Team foundation server
    • Telerik controls
    • Visual Studio 2017
    1. SQL server 2016
    2. SharePoint a plus



    1. 2+ years of Microsoft Azure fundamentals which includes Azure SQL as a PaaS, Functions, Azure AD security, App service, Azure Data Factory, Search Engine.
    2. 2+ years of Cross platform Mobile development using Native Script Angular.
    3. Basic understanding of latest emerging technologies which includes Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, AI Chatbot, Computer vision, HoloLens, Internet of Things and Interoperability resources.
    4. Fundamental concepts on Bigdata concepts, Power BI.


    1. Works independently or as a part of a team under general supervision.
    2. Ability to mentor/coach Software Developer Engineer
    3. Stays abreast of the development in area of professional competence. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      1. Collaboration:
    4. Experience in Integrating Microsoft collaborative tools such as Skype, Teams.
    5. 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.
    6. Able to conduct as well as negotiate and convince participants in team meetings with IT staff including business users.
    7. Ability to prepare effective presentations.


      Additional Duties, Responsibilities, and Skills Required

      The Senior Software Development Analyst responsibilities will be focused on projects and management of Accreditation and certification applications.    Responsibilities include building, maintaining, and developing on enterprise applications that support the business process for the Pre-Survey, Survey and Post Survey processes.  This also includes the integrations to package applications when applicable.  This person will be creating new applications, enhancements to existing applications and ensuring the security of these applications are maintained to the TJC standards.  The person will work together with business and business analysts to produce business and technical requirements.


      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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