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Job Req ID:  17194

Programmer Analyst

General summary/purpose:


The Division of Brain Injury Outcomes is seeking a Programmer Analyst.  This role will develop and implement new database applications and will be responsible for the full software lifecycle of applications built, including prototyping, development and deployment.  Develops and implements new user interfaces and multimedia content.

Specific duties & responsibilities:


The Programmer Analyst be directly responsible for the following:

  • Plans and develops site development and web-based database applications.
  • Builds web applications used in the data collection and analysis of clinical research. 
  • Designs and deploys new database driven web pages.
  • Researches and evaluates web/online technologies for inclusion into web sites and services.
  • Create and maintain complex and interrelated database tables which may contain sensitive and/or HIPAA-related data.
  • Analyze and monitor databases and websites to identify problems or difficulties for end users.
  • Trains faculty and staff on new systems.
  • Implements new and dynamic site features and multimedia, retrieving content from files systems and database systems, and updating these same database systems.
  • Manages projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Assist in the development of claims, EHR, and/or geosocial database
  • Assist in programming and developing analytic datasets with researchers
  • Work with researchers to conduct analysis and develop reports
  • Assist in managing data security and privacy protocols
  • Other duties as assigned


Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor's degree in math, engineering, informatics, statistics, computer science or other relevant fields.
  • One (1) year related experience. Additional experience may substitute for some education, and some additional education may substitute for some experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


  • Direct programming experience while pursuing education may count towards related experience. Significant undergraduate programming coursework or independent project can be considered as related experience.
  • Must have good written skills and be fluent in English. Knowledge and experience using electronic health data, administrative claims data and/or geosocial databases is preferred.
  • Knowledge of SQL or other relational database other than Access
  • Some experience programming in a higher level language (PHP, Python, Perl, etc)
  • Some experience with a statistic package (SAS, STATA, R, etc)
  • Experience performing ETL processes (extract, transform, and load)


This position reports to the BIOS Faculty and leadership.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Some experience with EHRs as a clinical user a plus but not required.
  • Some experience with report creation and cost analysis

Classified Title: Programmer Analyst 
Working Title: Programmer Analyst  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC 
Starting Salary Range: $50,700-$69,780
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F 8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003520-SOM Neuro BIOS 
Personnel area: School of Medicine


The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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