Programmer Analyst II - Genetics

Washington University in St. Louis - St. Louis, MO4.1

Job Type/Schedule

This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.

Department Name/Job Location

This position is in the Department of Genetics. This position is for the Medical School Campus.

Essential Functions

Position provides computer support by developing, implementing, documenting and running computer systems and programs. Responsible for aspects of planning and directing systems development and enhancement.

Works to understand client business functions and requirements, develops alternate solutions to meet those requirements and may, when necessary, manage a small project team to implement solutions.
Independently maintains and enhances complex programs by performing full range of programming, testing and debugging.
Provides leadership and training for lower level programmer and analysts.
Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding and corrections. May write instructions for users to describe installations and operating procedures.
Periodically reviews status of assigned tasks and provides supervisor with status report.
Develops and maintains third and fourth generation software code for development projects.

Required Qualifications

Equivalent of Bachelor’s degree in computer programming with 3 to 5 years of experience as a programmer analyst.

Preferred Qualifications

Understanding of on-line environments, mainframe or UNIX systems and data communication principles.

Salary Range

The hiring range for this position is $63,586 - $82,701 annually.


  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • 22 vacation days
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Sick Time
  • Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children
  • Free Metro Link/ Bus pass
  • Free Life Insurance
  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Flex Spending Plan
  • Other Benefits
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EOE Statement

Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.