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Job Req ID:  16810

Programmer Analyst


General summary/purpose:


The Center for Child and Community Health Research (CCHR) in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is a leader in addressing social determinants of health, sexually transmitted infections and other health disparities through research, programmatic and clinical endeavors (www.jhcchr.org). CCHR seeks a Programmer Analyst to provide management and support to Center research support services.


The Programmer Analyst would be responsible for:


  • Overseeing day to day research and programmatic activities as they relate to database development and database management for research projects and programs
  • Developing and building data collection tools within databases while working with Primary Investigators and identified CCHR/BEAD staff
  • Performing QA/QC of data and associated database
  • Exporting data and compiling reports as needed.
  • Design and build databases in Microsoft Access
  • Collaborate with project primary investigators and CCHR/BEAD Core to determine needs and develop custom databases tailored according to specifications
  • Maintain, Repair, Manage and Update databases-provide programming for projects with continued ongoing support
  • Build ACASI basic architecture for new/ongoing projects to be continued by CCHR staff
  • For complex projects, build entire ACASI and manage/Update ACASI data
  • Use best practices to store data on secure Hopkins network and manage files within warehouse manager to allow for data export
  • Manage clinical data sets and conduct data cleaning to facilitate data export to statistics packages
  • Build Teleform basic architecture for continued programming by CCHR staff and/or complete complex forms entirely
  • Build REDCap databases-set up basic architecture to be built by CCHR staff and/or build complex REDCap databases
  • Creation of Standard Operating Procedures with respect to database management and database development
  • Develop best practices for data collection and storage
  • Work with CCHR lead faculty to implement project management software
  • Implement and Manage Geographic Information Systems Mapping



Specific duties & responsibilities:


Minimum qualifications (mandatory): Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of related experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.


Preferred qualifications:


Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Access. Some management or supervisory experience preferred, not required; Excellent communicator, excellent interpersonal skills, outstanding organizational skills, ability to work with quantitative data, basic understanding of epidemiology, familiarity with medical terminology, Must work well in both group and independent settings. Familiarity with STATA, SAS, SPSS or R preferred; experience with GIS desired. Must have knowledge of database development, specifically Teleform, ACASI, REDCap and Qualtrics a plus. Must be able to handle multiple tasks at once; meet deadlines, familiar with databases, detailed, flexible, able to manage relationships.



Classified Title: Programmer Analyst 
Working Title: Programmer Analyst  ​​​​​
Role/Level/Range: ATP/03/PC 
Starting Salary Range: $50,702-$69,780
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: Monday-Friday/8:30-5pm 
Exempt Status: Exempt  
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus 
Department name: 10003110-SOM Ped Bay Bayview Pediatric Unit 
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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