Programmer Analyst

Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
May 28, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

General summary/purpose:

The Tumor Microenvironment Technology Development Center is looking for an organized, detail-oriented Programmer Analyst to help us program and maintain and a database system and pipeline to store and query images from samples stained for multiplexed immunofluorescence. The goal of this database is to become the largest collection of whole slide imagery of tumor samples from patients world-wide.

The main job responsibilities are to analyze, program, de-bug, and implement simulation models with related analysis to support the Tumor Microenvironment Technology Development Center project aims. The Programmer Analyst is a key member of the team who will continue to develop and automate the pipeline of image processing. Further responsibilities include running custom analyses using the database, tracking task completion and work flow, documenting the code, managing new expansions according to the project aims, debugging the program, developing periodic summary reports, and contributing to scientific products that disseminate the findings of the models.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Use advanced knowledge base to formulate and analyze computer simulation models and statistical models.
  • Write custom code in Matlab, R, Python or other general programming language to facilitate simulations.
  • Debug and maintain (version control) the computer code through various stages of the project.
  • Execute the simulation models using high-performance computing services via cloud or local clusters.
  • Complete and maintain professional documentation for projects and deliverables, develop SOPs as needed.
  • Co-author scientific reports, abstracts, and publications with contribution of original thoughts, hypotheses, and analysis.
  • Recommend improvements to existing software programs as necessary
  • Attend weekly team meetings via Skype or similar platform.
  • Uses professional judgment in handling information and be sensitive to project team, individual and all levels of organizational concerns.
  • Clearly and regularly communicate with management, technical support colleagues, and research team investigators.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum qualifications (mandatory):

  • Bachelor degree in mathematics, statistics, biostatics, industrial engineering, computer science, information systems, physics, or related field.
  • One (1) year related experience.
  • Additional related experience may substitute for required education, 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.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Mastery of Matlab or other general programming language (e.g. R),Rpackages, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • REDCap experience also of interest.
  • Experience with object-oriented programing and version control.
  • Experience with high performance computing services.
  • Solid planning and organizational skills, ability to prioritize work independently and work for periods of time without daily direction from investigators.

Special knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to read and comprehend research requirements, execute programming, simulation and modeling tasks to facilitate computational research studies.
  • Excellent written and communication skills, including the ability to provide meticulous documentation of processes and organize materials.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with a positive attitude that allows all problems to be broken into manageable parts and tackled (comes from a place of “yes”).
  • Excellent personal skills that can enable enjoyable collaboration with diverse study staff and investigators.

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, 8:30-5
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus
Department name: 10002833-SOM Der Research Division
Personnel area: School of Medicine

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

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office atjhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

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School of Medicine - East Baltimore Campus


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

If you are interested in applying for employment with The Johns Hopkins University and require special assistance or accommodation during any part of the pre-employment process, please contact the HR Business Services Office at jhurecruitment@jhu.edu. For TTY users, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.

The following additional provisions may apply depending on which campus you will work. Your recruiter will advise accordingly.

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.

The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas, laboratories, working with research subjects, or involving community contact requires documentation of immune status against Rubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received the Tdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may include documentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicella vaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratory testing. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases are ordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except for those employees who provide results of blood tests or immunization documentation from their own health care providers. Any vaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no cost in our Occupational Health office.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Note: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online until filled.

EEO is the Law
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https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
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