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Senior Software Developer

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Software Engineering
Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Monday, June 24, 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

As a Senior Software Developer, you will play a crucial role in designing, developing, and implementing distributed, multi-tier software applications across our enterprise platform. Your expertise in web application integration, data exchange protocols, and technical ownership will drive successful project outcomes. Here are the key responsibilities and requirements:


  • Design and Development: Oversee the end-to-end software development lifecycle, from conception to deployment.
  • Environment Setup: Configure development environments and document release notes, technical details, functionality, and configurations.
  • Technology Stack: Leverage your knowledge of J2EE (Java, JSP, JDBC, and frameworks), UI/UX technologies, JavaScript frameworks, Web Services (REST, SOAP), and containerization (Docker, OpenShift).
  • DevOps Practices: Familiarity with DevOps practices and other relevant technologies.


  • Technical Skills:
    • Experience with third-party databases, libraries, interfaces, and internet protocols.
    • Proficiency in web infrastructure, including web servers, application servers, and containerization.
    • Strong understanding of J2EE concepts, UI/UX technologies, and JavaScript frameworks.
    • Troubleshooting skills for resolving technical issues.
    • Knowledge of internet hardware, software, and firewall setup.
    • Familiarity with multi-threaded programming, transaction isolation, and caching strategies.
    • Exposure to Content Management/Content Delivery, Social Media Integrations, and Digital Wallet/Online Payment Technologies.
  • Salesforce Expertise:
    • Proficiency in the Salesforce Marketing Relational Data Model (RDM).
    • Integration of data sources (e.g., AWS Redshift) into Salesforce Data Cloud.
    • Knowledge of Salesforce Sales Cloud storage and data models.
    • CI/CD processes using Cloudbees/Jenkins for Salesforce deployments.
    • Familiarity with Salesforce CLI and Salesforce DX.
    • General understanding of Salesforce Marketing Cloud services.
    • API development and experience in Java and Python.
  • Communication and Project Management:
    • Articulate both marketing and IT needs to various stakeholders.
    • Collaborate effectively with team members and business users.
    • Excellent project management, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Education and Experience:
    • Bachelor’s degree in information systems, engineering, or mathematics.
    • Minimum of 10 years of technical, analytical, systems, and programming experience.
    • Master’s degree and 2 years of lead experience preferred.

**This position will be a hybrid position based in Memphis, Tennessee at our National Executive Office**


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.