Programmer Analyst II/III - School of Biomedical Informatics

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Programmer Analyst II/III - School of Biomedical Informatics

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Information Technology

UTHealth Houston School of Biomedical Informatics

Requisition #: 230001UH

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.

We are hiring immediately for a Programmer Analyst II/III to join the UTHealth School of Biomedical Informatics in Houston, TX 77030. In this position, you will work with the Data Science & Artificial intelligence team, developing and maintaining high-quality web applications using ReactJS. Ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills both verbal and written, have proven experience in frontend development, with a strong proficiency in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and ReactJS. This individual will also collaborate and work with the backend team to design and implement API’s.

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’ wellbeing 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 including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Summary:

Provides technical skills required to translate system analysis type definitions to reports, charts, and diagrams, from which programmers can efficiently perform their tasks. Responsible for grasping overall concepts and objectives of the entire system study and programming projects.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop and maintain high-quality web applications using ReactJS and other front-end technologies.

  • Learn and adapt quickly to new technologies such as Next.js to ensure our applications remain innovative and efficient.

  • Collaborate with our backend team to design and implement APIs.

  • Ensure all developed applications are optimized for performance and usability.

  • Maintain code integrity, organization, and version control.

  • Test, troubleshoot, and optimize application components for maximum speed, security, and scalability.

Minimum Education:

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

Minimum Experience:

  • Two years of programming experience.


  • Knowledge of computer hardware, software, and programming.

  • Proven experience in frontend development, with a strong proficiency in JavaScript, HTML, CSS, and ReactJS.

  • Experience with data structure libraries and RESTful APIs.

  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token.

  • Strong understanding of front-end build pipelines and tools.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds 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.

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.