MD Anderson Cancer Center Applications Systems Analyst - (.NET) in Houston, Texas

Applications Systems Analyst - (.NET)

Location: United States, Texas, Houston, Houston (TX Med Ctr) at

Information Technology at

Academic Affairs and Operation 600649

Requisition #: 116408

The mission of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

The primary purpose of the Applications Systems Analyst position is to be responsible for the design, development and implementation of computer systems used for supporting AVA’s business need. These systems are critical in supporting Faculty and Trainee HR functionalities, VISA processing, and producing reports for institutional and regulatory requirements.

Salary Range: Min $68,400 - Mid $85,500 - Max $102,600

Essential Functions

Application Development

  • Designs web-based and client-server .NET applications using Institutional program development standard tools (C#, VB and ASP) and incorporates the use of (and understanding of) complex queries using structure query language (SQL). Designs, builds and implements database tables and views using Microsoft SQL and Oracle Server.

  • Writes documentation of system procedures and guidelines for systems user; maintain proper and complete documentations for all written codes.

  • Reviews, evaluates, and documents existing programs and/or systems to identify and recommend the means of tying together interacting systems extending across departments and/or functional lines.

Business and System Analysis

  • Consults with clients to identify business needs, define system requirements, identify programming and output needs, and verify preliminary design and output.

  • Recommends technical and procedural design for new or revised applications including flow charts, system specifications and programming guidelines.

  • Confers with other data processing personnel in resolving problems involving program intent, input/output requirements and other procedural and technical matters.

  • Reviews and analyzes system problems including system documentation and production output to identify solutions and/or make appropriate referrals.

  • Build complex queries in Oracle and SQL; creates, maintains, and document processes/systems for generating reports; Ensures that all deliverables are accurate, complete, contain definitions, sources of data and department identification.

  • Generate reports based on requested requirements.

System and Application Support

  • Provide client support and technical issue resolution via E-Mail, phone or in person.

  • Provide accurate and timely logging of problems and resolution for reported or discovered issues.

  • Provides technical assistance and/or training to system users.

  • Monitor AVA’s application and system uptime.

  • Provide desktop support to the department


Required: Bachelor's degree.


Required: Two years’ experience in domain, analysis, design, project management, programming or Epic software. May substitute require education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis or completed years of college on a one to one basis

Preferred: .Net developer experienced with web and client based server environments.

Knowledge of PeopleSoft functionality and queries is desirable. SharePoint and ColdFusion Experience a plus.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.