Theperson in this position will perform a variety of programming tasks in supportof the big data team. Our team builds and maintains large-scale clinicalresearch data repositories, which contain data gathered from the EMR and acrossthe clinical enterprise. We transform the data to make it more suitable fordata-mining and research. This person's main focus will be developing webapplications that allow researchers to explore and interact with this data. Thiswill include writing frontend web applications, keeping accurate and completeproject documentation, performing quality testing and data assurance, andworking with project managers and team members to satisfy research needs. Theperson in this role will need to be adaptable and be able to pick up whatevernew skills and expertise are needed to complete the project at hand.
Thisposition will develop and modify software under occasional guidance; design,code, and perform benchmark testing, as well as debugging and documentation ofprograms. Implement small projects or components or large projects. Ability tosolve medium to complex problems through the following technical core competencies:
Application Development: Demonstrates proficiency of programming and other development tasks independently and without support from others for moderate to difficult applications. Has conducted all of the tasks and activities required to complete the applications development phase and participated in the process of fully implementing the system. Able to successfully debug complex routines. In terms of structured programming, has used structured code to produce modules of straightforward logic.
Applications Development Standards and Procedures: Possesses sufficient fundamental proficiency to successfully demonstrate knowledge of applications development standards and procedures in practical applications of moderate difficulty. Is attentive to existing applications development standards and procedures, and may recommend improvements to existing applications development standards and procedures within the work area.
Applications System Analysis: Has some training in or light exposure to basic systems analysis tasks. Participated in one or more systems analysis tasks such as: collection of documents, user interviews, file analysis, process flow charting, functional process modeling, data modeling, feasibility, prototyping, and evaluating existing systems. Able to analyze information and verify its completeness. If applicable, has knowledge of the concepts of structured functional specifications, modularity and partitioning.
Applications System Design: Demonstrates the ability to conduct systems design tasks in a team environment or independently to build or enhance a simple system. Has conducted the basic phases of systems design including preparing design and file specifications, preparing testing, conversion, and implementation plans, designing system architecture and process flows, and preparing program requirements and specifications. Creatively generates multiple potential solutions. In terms of structured systems design, if applicable, has participated in the structured design of one or more conventional, relatively uncomplicated data processing systems as a member of a project team. Is familiar with standard methods for functional decomposition. Has participated in structured design walk-throughs.
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