Columbia University Programmer/Analyst in New York, New York

Job TitleProgrammer/Analyst

Job Code Title

Job Requisition Number 095709

Department 7551- SRG Surgery

Location Medical Center

Job Type Officer Full-Time Regular

Bargaining Unit

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Hours Per Week 35

Job Family General Administration

Salary Grade Officer 105

Salary Range Commensurate upon experience.

Advertised Summary Job Description Will work as part of a team on the implementation, maintenance, and support of clinical applications within the Department of Surgery. This position requires advanced understanding of programming, databases, and intercommunication between disparate systems. Will assist with research, development, and completion of programming projects as requested by various surgical divisions and liaise with other parties as necessary.

Duties and responsibilities:

  1. Design, develop, implement, and support clinical, research, and administrative applications with an emphasis on front-end design, usability, and backend integration.

  2. Develop detailed functional specifications based on analysis of clinical / research processes and review with end users, fellow analysts, clinical staff, management, and senior leadership.

  3. Assist with research, development and completion of special projects as requested by various surgical divisions, or in support of requests from regulatory agencies.

  4. Design, run and monitor software performance tests on new and existing applications for the purposes of improving performance, correcting errors, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.

  5. Generate statistics and write reports for management and/or team members on the status of the programming process, including documentation and utilization of source code repositories and push / pull review best practices.

  6. Assist in defining software development project plans, including scoping, scheduling, and implementation.

  7. Conduct research on emerging application development software products, languages, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

  8. On call 24/7 for emergency response and off-hours scheduled activities.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus two (2) years of related programming / data analytics experience in a healthcare environment.

  1. Thorough understanding of the software development life cycle, including analysis, design, development, documentation, testing, training, and implementation.

  2. Experience with object-oriented web development using ASP.NET (C# / VB) or Java/J2EE.

  3. Expertise with client-side development, including JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, and HTML5.

  4. Ability to work with moderate supervision on multiple projects and/or initiatives often with conflicting deadlines and limited resources.

  5. Practice and promote the development of maintainable, testable, and DRY code that adheres to institutional change management process.

  6. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

  7. Detail-oriented focus with strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  8. Ability to create reports and statistics from various databases using reporting tools.

  9. Ability to pioneer new solutions based on emerging industry trends.

  10. Understanding of role-based and ACL-based access restriction for systems which house sensitive information.

  11. Ability to achieve results in a diverse environment while maintaining patience and a positive, customer-centric attitude.

  12. Knowledge of databases, including queries, stored procedures and general understanding of database management utilities.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications

Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

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Special Indications

This position works with: There are no special indications for this position

HIPAA Compliance training required Yes

Participation in Medical Surveillance required No

What type of posting? Is this a waiver request? Standard Posting

Requisition Open Date 11-19-2018

Requisition Close Date Open Until Filled

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