Application Programmer I - Biomedical Informatics Program (BMI)

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jan 13, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Application Programmer I

Job Description:

The Biomedical Informatics Program (BMI), hosted within the Department of Health Outcomes and Biomedical Informatics (HOBI) and closely affiliated with the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), engages in a wide variety of informatics research and service across the University of Florida. Service initiatives include building out the informatics infrastructure for the OneFlorida Clinical Research Network, for the All of Us precision medicine initiative and more. BMI is responsible for building out and maintaining the software, infrastructure, and data management processes required to all of these networks.

This position will serve as an Application Programmer I and will work under guidance of and in collaboration with senior programmers to fulfill the research and service missions of the BMI program. In particular, the incumbent will assist with software development and data file acquisition and processing for multiple projects and from multiple sources. The incumbent will participate in transforming data collected from partner organizations into common data models and structures required for various projects and systems. In addition, the incumbent will participate in analysis and reporting projects through data summarization and visualization, and contributions to analysis, modeling and interpretation of results.

  • Participate in creation of novel software that meets research needs. Work in an interdisciplinary team of informaticists, software developers, information quality experts, statisticians, and researchers during software development
  • Utilize and develop novel software to extract, transform, and load (ETL) data submitted by partner organizations generated by their electronic health records and similar systems.
  • Assist with the development of technical project proposals to build new software or deploy and update existing software used in data cleanup, ETLing, and related tasks.
  • Participate in design, implementation, and reporting of research and evaluation studies. Contributions to scientific reports, conference papers and journal articles are expected, including documentation of method, presentation of data, and participation in interpretation of results.
  • Assist with workflow of incoming data requests and other processes around the management, transform, analysis, etc. of data. Recommend and assist with development of workflow and process changes to enhance efficiency of tracking and delivery. Participate and contribute to communication of requests and results delivery. Assist with management of data governance around data sets.
Expected Salary:

$59,000 to $67,000

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelor's degree and one year of appropriate experience. Appropriate college coursework may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Informatics, or related field.
  • Experience in a software development position preferred. Familiar with API design, preferably RESTful or similar.
  • Excellent formal and interpersonal communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively to a broad range of audiences such as faculty members, PIs, center directors, study coordinators, and IT personnel.
  • SQL (MSSQL, MySQL, etc) experience
  • Windows and Linux/Unix experience
  • Python/Javascript or similar language experience
  • Familiarity with statistical software, e.g. SAS
  • Experience with iOS or Android Development is a plus
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.
This is a time-limited position.
This requisition has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not apply

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:No