The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Systems Programmer for the Center for Biomedical Informatics.
This role functions as a biomedical informatics analyst and technical writer. This position will involve analyzing quantitative data to inform medication safety issue decision support, developing novel software artifacts to support ongoing research projects, and assisting with testing and quality assurance activities. The incumbent will also assist with developing and submitting scientific manuscripts that report research on a range of topics related to medication safety informatics.
A successful applicant will have completed a Bachelor's in Computer Science, Mathematics or Information Science and subsequently worked developing progressively more complex applications as a member of a team. The successful applicant must be proficient in Java and CSS and must be able to demonstrate proficiency by means of code samples or detailed discussion of the implementations. Excellent verbal and written skills are required so that that programmer can work closely with customers when necessary and can articulate plans, problems, and solutions clearly to team members.
The ability to design at the level of a software module user interface. Experience on both Windows and Linux preferred. Previous experience with web service architectures, MySQL or Oracle, is a plus. Experience with any of the following languages or technologies is a plus, as we use them all across various projects at DBMI: R, Java, CSS and Python.
Internal Number: 176663
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.
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