Java Web Developer for Administrative and Academic Technology (Hybrid / On-Site)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Java Web Developer for Administrative and Academic Technology (Hybrid / On-Site)

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Category: Information Technology

UTHealth Houston General Administration

Requisition #: 240001IP

We are seeking a Java Developer to work with our Information Technology department. You will perform Full-Stack development to design solutions to automate or facilitate various clinical, educational, research, and business processes. You should have at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, a related field, or related experience in lieu of education, and you should have experience developing Java-based web applications.

This role currently does not allow us to sponsor candidates requiring H1B visas. Applicants should also either reside in or plan to relocate to the state of Texas. This may require someone to work a blend of on-site and remote duties.

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us, you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ well-being is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts include entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus, many more!

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Develop and implement complex Java applications, application databases, and interactive Web interfaces according to design specifications and departmental standards; establish test plans and data; validate and verify application functions; and prepare necessary forms and documentation for implementation.

  2. Interview clients/users for problem definition and analyze user needs, applying principles and techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis.

  3. Writes and maintains technical documentation for application requirements, coding standards, and operational procedures.

  4. Maintains, revises, and updates current application code or configuration, including troubleshooting, fixing bugs, and improving functionality.

  5. Resolves problems that arise with existing production applications.

  6. Performs other duties as assigned.


Experience with computer hardware, software, and programming.

Excellent technical and general communication skills, both oral and written.

Experience with Web development technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, a related field, or related experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

None, but you should be familiar with Java. Ideally, you will have used the language to develop a web application in your job or during your degree requirements and courses. It would be helpful if you are also experienced with GIT code versioning tools that track changes.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

Candidates requiring an H1B Visa sponsorship now or in the future are not eligible for this role.

If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visit!

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.