Job Description

Payroll Title:
APPLICATIONS PROGR 3
Department:
MEDICINE/ Biomedical Informatics
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Campus
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
100%
Union:
Uncovered
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday-Friday

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#112899 Applications Programmer

Extended Deadline: Mon 12/6/2021

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/10/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/22/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Biomedical Informatics is an interdisciplinary field at the intersection of biology, medicine, and quantitative sciences. Biomedical informatics researchers develop new methods to integrate and analyze vast amounts of data generated in the laboratory, clinical and translational research, clinical encounters, and population studies.

The goals of the Department of Biomedical Informatics are to (1) promote excellence in biomedical informatics research, (2) collaborate with biomedical researchers in developing new quantitative methods that enable the formulation and testing of original hypotheses, (3) train the next generation of biomedical informatics specialists, and (4) interface with engineering, mathematics, information and computer science communities, serving as a hub for quantitative scientists focused on biomedical research. This department leads multiple federally and non-profit funded biomedical research projects, which are focused on the integration, analysis, and sharing of biomedical and health care data for the scientific community, as well as patient-centered research. In addition, the department runs a complex computational infrastructure that allows access and analysis of these data in a privacy-preserving manner.

Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced software professional with a full understanding of industry practices, community standards and relevant policies and procedures to medium-sized projects or portions of large projects with moderate scope and complexity. Resolves a wide range of issues. Demonstrates competency in selecting tools, methods and techniques to obtain results.

Applications Programmer will have responsibility over user application development and administration, web resource development, data analysis and the presentation and discussion of data for a laboratory focused in understanding the impact of genetic variation, inherited or somatic on human diseases and cancer. These problems are addressed using computational biology, genomics, biochemistry and molecular approaches using hypothesis-testing and hypothesis generating components.

Duties will include designing and coding new systems and/or modifications as needed, integrating applications with network file systems and distributed network environments, performing database administration functions leveraging system-level virtualization technology such as docker and workflow languages. In web development, the Bioinformatics Programmer will assist with developing and maintaining web applications, implement queries and integrate bioinformatic tools for the analysis. Finally, programmer will create bioinformatic tools for the purpose of data analysis through statistics and natural computation, data mining and software optimization.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Seven (7) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in related area plus three (3) years of related experience/training.

  • Advanced skills associated with software design, modification, implementation and deployment, including object-oriented programming concepts.

  • Thorough experience with the identification and use of code libraries and open-source forums.

  • Demonstrated experience developing applications using PHP, MySQL JavaScript, or Java. Experience linking Web-based applications to databases using PHP, Perl and Python. Experience with GitHub or similar tools.

  • Experience with user experience software development using JavaScript including libraries such as JQuery and Prototype, XML, CSS, and other related UI technologies (HTML5).

  • Knowledge of Linux and MacOS operating systems and related software packages. Ability to perform routine system/network administrative function on these systems.

  • Experience working with MVC architecture development using existing frameworks such as Laravel, Django, Spring, Play.

  • Intermediate knowledge of secure software development.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand functional needs and how systems can support those needs. Demonstrated ability to develop conversion and system implementation plans.

  • Demonstrated ability to interface with management on a regular basis.

  • Experience writing high-quality, well-documented, well-tested code.

  • Experience with planning for deployment and creation of feedback mechanisms.

  • Demonstrated software repository skills. Demonstrated testing and test planning skills.

  • Thorough experience with common programming tools. Demonstrated ability to follow software specifications.

  • Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization.

  • Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrated broad problem-solving skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with J2EE Web Application development and using JBoss on both LINUX and Windows platforms.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

  • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.


Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

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