Programmer Analyst (Part-Time)

Columbia University - New York, NY (30+ days ago)4.1

The Department of Biomedical informatics seeks a full stack programmer analyst. Reporting to Dr. Chunhua Weng, the contact PI of the NIH-funded eMERGE grant, and collaborating with an interdisciplinary team, the incumbent is responsible for designing, developing, and implementing computerized systems to integrate genomic knowledge into electronic health records.

The project involves selecting, extracting and processing public genomic knowledge from various online databases, understanding and streamlining the data flow for generating and disseminating genetic tests reports within Columbia University Medical Center, extracting key data elements from these free-text genetic reports, and integrating the genomic information into our electronic health record systems for providing decision aids to clinicians and patients.

Minimum Qualifications for Grade
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Requires a bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent in education and experience, plus four years of related experience.

Additional Position-Specific Minimum Qualifications
Applicant MUST meet these minimum qualifications to be considered an applicant

Experience in web development, SQL Server Data Management, Perl, Python, HTML5, CSS, Javascript, SQL, and Unix. Special consideration given for familiarity with Web 2.0 technology and graphic design.

Special Instructions

Preferred Qualifications

Essential Functions

  • Serve as a member of a technical team.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and enhancing the informatics solutions.
  • Needs assessment, design, coding, documentation, testing, and updating.
  • Translating technical specifications to meet requirements within the established software framework.
  • Make presentations on a regular basis to eMERGE project PIs, executive management, and administrators to report status and obtain direction.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Additional Essential Functions (Limit to 3950 characters.)

Must demonstrate successful completion of projects of significant scope and complexity, possess the ability and willingness to work efficiently with faculty, users and staff and perform multiple tasks with competing deadlines. Good judgment and communication skills are essential.

Special Indications

This position works with:
HIPAA Compliance training required


Participation in Medical Surveillance required


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Requisition Close Date

Open Until Filled

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