Intermediate Software Developer

Position Summary

Interior Health is currently seeking a permanent full time Intermediate Software Developer to join our Application Development & Integration team in Kelowna, BC. (Ethel Street Office).

What will you work on?

The Intermediate Software Developer performs a variety of duties to ensure the provision of effective maintenance and support of information system projects throughout Interior Health according to established policies, procedures and standards. Incumbents of this role are responsible for enhancing existing software and integration solutions. Many of these solutions include a method to collect, validate, and analyze data to reduce costs, increase efficiency and enable better decision making. The role is also responsible for developing standards based HL7 interfaces to facilitate communication between two or more health applications. This provides an integrated healthcare system that improves patient care.

Some of the technologies that are utilized in this role are: C#, ASP.Net, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, Microsoft BizTalk, Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Team Foundation Server.


• Conducts feasibility studies by determining user requirements; provides details of implementation estimates and recommendations.
• Undertakes system development projects from preliminary analysis to post implementation review by:
o Gathering detailed information from users
o Developing and documenting systems and procedures
o Detailing hardware and software specifications
o Preparing detailed implementation plans
• Provides input in the evaluation of client, server and system software as a member of the project team.
• Designs, writes and maintains custom software to meet specific application needs.
• Designs, writes and maintains custom programs and routines for software applications using programming languages and standards such as C#, SQL, ASP.NET, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript, CSS and XML.
• Maintains and administers infrastructure required to host web applications.
• Plans, implements and evaluates educational training requirements and provides related training to meet the learning needs of users within the assigned business service areas/departments with respect to (a) education of new users and (b) the continuing education of users regarding items such as system upgrades and new technology.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

About this location/unit

The Application Development & Integration team consists of 12 software developers, 1 software architect, and 1 quality assurance analyst. The team works closely with other IM/IT teams to provide application and integration solutions to support both corporate and clinical portfolios within Interior Health.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.


Education, Training and Experience:

• Graduation from a recognized degree or diploma program in Computer Science
• Two years' recent, related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

**Healthcare integration experience and an understanding of the HL7 standards will be considered an asset.

Skills and Abilities:

Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to deal with others effectively.
Ability to organize work.
Ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.


This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

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