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Software Engineer IV - Rapid Delivery Team

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Software Engineering
Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

At ALSAC you do more than make a living; you make a difference.

We like people who are different…because we’re different, too. As one of the world’s most iconic and respected nonprofits, we know what it’s like to stand out. That’s why we’re looking at you. Your background, perspective, and desire to make an impact set you apart. As we work to help St. Jude cure childhood cancer, we're calling on the game-changers, innovators and visionaries to join our family. Not just for the kids of St. Jude, but also for you. Because at ALSAC, we develop and celebrate our employees. So, bring your whole, authentic self and become part of our shared mission: Finding cures. Saving children.®

Job Description

The Engineer IV – Software will be a leader in our Rapid Delivery Team. This innovation and “Quick Win” centered team works to capitalize on opportunities across multiple technologies. Additionally, this team serves as an organizational leader in Engineer and Enterprise-best practices. Serves as engineering team lead for the Rapid Delivery Team.

Responsible for understanding requirements, creating designs, and developing applications. Works with users, Business Systems Analysts, Database Administrators, Software Engineers, and Project Managers to assess needs and conduct preliminary studies and design of applications. Works as a technology authority for other Software Engineers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and Build: Lead the design and implementation of technical processes, ensuring robustness, scalability, and efficiency.
  • Data Flow Expertise: Understand data flow across products, identifying opportunities for optimization and streamlining.
  • Technical Authority: Serve as the subject matter expert, guiding teams and stakeholders on best practices.
  • Large-Scale Software Development: Leverage your extensive experience in software design and development to create high-quality solutions.
  • Agile Learning: Quickly adapt to new technologies and apply them to solve complex problems.
  • Full Engineering Lifecycle: Participate in all stages of software development, from concept to deployment.
  • Mentorship: Mentor and provide direction to other engineers, fostering growth and knowledge sharing.
  • Database Knowledge: Possess comprehensive working knowledge of database structures, both on-premise and in the cloud.
  • Process Modeling and Design: Apply substantial expertise in process modeling, data modeling, and database design.
  • Effective Communication: Strong organizational and communication skills, enabling you to manage multiple priorities with minimal supervision.
  • Coding Standards: Stay up-to-date with best practices in development and adhere to standardized coding conventions.
  • Project Management (Bonus): Familiarity with project planning, management, and deployment processes.


  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Math, or a related field.
  • Experience: A minimum of 8 years in technical, analytical, systems, and programming roles.


Benefits & Perks

The following Benefits & Perks apply to Full-Time Roles Only.

We’re dedicated to ensuring children and their families have every opportunity to enjoy life’s special moments. We’re also committed to giving our staff excellent benefits so they can do the same.

  • Core Medical Coverage: (low cost low deductible Medical, Dental, and Vison Insurance plans)​
  • 401K Retirement Plan with 7% Employer Contribution
  • Exceptional Paid Time Off
  • Maternity / Paternity Leave
  • Infertility Treatment Program
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Education Assistance
  • Enterprise Learning and Development
  • And more

ALSAC is an equal employment opportunity employer.

ALSAC does not discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or other protected status.

No Search Firms:

ALSAC does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All resumes submitted by search firms to any ALSAC employee or ALSAC representative via email, the internet or in any form and/or method without being contacted and approved by our Employee Experience team and without a valid written search agreement in place will result in no fee being paid if a referred candidate is hired by ALSAC.