Software Developer II for User Interface and User Experience (UI/UX)

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Software Developer II for User Interface and User Experience (UI/UX)

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


Category: Information Technology

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240000FH

UTHealth Houston is looking for a UI/UX Software Developer II to work with our information technology department. This employee will elevate the user experience and technical capabilities by providing UI/UX design expertise and Full-Stack programming expertise. They need to be able to analyze data processing challenges in science, engineering, business, and other domains to craft innovative solutions that automate and enhance education, research, and business processes.

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 excellent 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, there are many more!


• Develop and implement sophisticated applications, application databases, and interactive Web interfaces focusing on UI/UX design, adhering to design specifications and departmental standards. Establish

comprehensive test plans, validate and verify functions, and prepare thorough documentation for seamless


• Conduct client/user interviews to define problems and analyze user needs, applying advanced principles and

techniques of computer science, engineering, and mathematical analysis to ensure optimal UI/UX


• Create and maintain detailed technical documentation for application requirements, coding standards, and

operational procedures, ensuring clarity and consistency in development processes.

• Manage, revise, and update current application code or configuration, addressing troubleshooting, bug fixes,

and improvements to enhance overall functionality.

• Resolve issues arising in existing production applications, ensuring continuous optimization and seamless

user interactions.

• Undertake additional duties as assigned to contribute to the team's overall success and projects.


At least a Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field or equivalent four (4) years of relevant experience.


One (1) year of hands-on experience in UI/UX design and Full-Stack programming.


Capable of exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally.


This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of

Texas Education Code § 51.215

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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.