The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, home of the Columbia University Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), seeks a programmer/analyst experienced in programming and application administration and development. The incumbent is responsible for managing, designing, developing, and implementing computerized systems to satisfy automation needs for a large community of users conducting clinical and translational research. This position reports to the Director of the Biomedical Informatics Resource.
The candidate will be a member of a small technical team, and is responsible for managing, implementing, maintaining, and enhancing CTSA systems. Computing activities in the Irving Institute entails the development and maintenance of clinical research systems that support clinical research professionals. These existing clinical research systems store, collect and synchronize data with institutional databases and spreadsheets.
Create reports and dashboards data spread across these separate data sources.
Applications used include REDCap and OpenSpecimen Biobanking software. New Biomedical Informatics solutions are also being developed to aid researchers in the identification of research subject cohorts, applying data mining and analytics tools on research and clinical data.
Duties include needs assessment, implementation, testing, maintenance and problem solving.
New development work will require incumbents to incorporate innovative solutions from Biomedical Informatics and Precision Medicine.
The candidate will interact regularly with the team and report to the executive management, and assist administrators in reporting status and metrics.
Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested.
3 years related experience. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent in education and experience required.
Special consideration will be given for familiarity with REDCap, any LIMS, MySQL, and Microsoft tools such as SQL Server Integration Services and Power BI.
The applicant should 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.
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