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Job Req ID:  58316

Programmer Analyst

General Summary: The Programmer Analyst will provide support in research software development, processing, analytics, and computer programming to several projects in the Center for Data Science in Emergency Medicine. The Programmer Analyst will provide support to the Sr. Programmer Analyst with translating research models and algorithms using health information gathered from multiple clinical information systems to software tools capable for use in clinical practice. He/she will also provide support with creating and integrating large databases comprised of health information and applying analytical methods to this data. Will report to Sr. Programmer Analyst/ Project Leader.  


Primary Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Assist in the day-to-day research and programmatic activities as they relate to software development and database management for research projects. 
  • Assist with developing software applications that inter-operate with clinical information systems to extract required data, process data, and apply computational models, and display output in accordance with user input.  
  • Apply systems analysis techniques to gather then translate business requirements into functional/technical specifications and designs. 
  • Effectively communicate work products verbally and through written publications and grant proposals.  



  • Bachelor’s degree required preferably in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technologies, or related field required. One-year related experience required. Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
    • JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits or 18 graduate degree credits = 1 year of experience. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college coursework may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job. 


  • Direct programming experience while pursuing education may count towards related experience. Significant undergraduate programming coursework or independent project can be considered as related experience.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • The successful candidate will have experience using the following software applications and/or programming languages: 
  • Required: SQL (SQL Server Preferred), JAVA, C/C++, Matlab and Python 
  • Preferred: PHP, CSS, JavaScript, and HTML 
  • Ability to independently analyze and resolve complex problems. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as a member of interdisciplinary team. 
  • Assist in making technical decisions involving the platform and architecture to create and manage transaction databases and their related interfaces (i.e., software applications). 
  • Assist in translating the technical nature of an approach to non-technical audiences. 


Classified Title: Programmer Analyst 
Working Title: Programmer Analyst 
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC 
Starting Salary Range: $50,700.00 - $69,780.00
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F; 8:30-5:00PM 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10002848-SOM Em Med Research 
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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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.


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