Job Description

Payroll Title:
School of Public Health
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Greenwich Drive
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts, 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.

#117705 Dept. Research Programmer Analyst- Hybrid/Remote

Extended Review Date: Thu 9/8/2022

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 07/22/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 08/02/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

This position offers a hybrid work arrangement, which includes a combination of onsite at Greenwich Dr. and remote work.

*Depending on the experience of the selected candidate, this position will be hired at the INFO SYS ANL 2 or INFO SYS ANL 3 level.*


The UC San Diego Health Services Research Center (HSRC), a non-profit research organization within the new Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, provides research services to academia, health services organizations, county governments, and corporations worldwide. The center's mission is to support research focused on understanding how clinical and treatment services affect health outcomes. The center brings together experts in the fields of health outcomes, program evaluation, quality of life measurement, and medical research informatics, providing the infrastructure for clinical and academic research and program and performance evaluation studies. HSRC's research team specializes in the measurement, collection, and analysis of health outcomes data to help improve health care delivery systems and, ultimately, to improve people's quality of life and well-being.

Measurement instruments developed by HSRC researchers have been invaluable in providing clinical investigators valid, reliable and meaningful tools to study a wide range of areas including diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, cataracts, behavioral health diagnoses, physical and mental health integration, and sports-related concussions. HSRC employs cutting edge technologies for gathering and analyzing research data, from the Health Outcomes Management System (HOMS), a high-powered data collection, analysis, and reporting system with a wide array of applications for projects in medical research and beyond, to utilization of interactive analysis tools (such as Power BI and Telerik).

Under general supervision, will work with a variety of data management, analysis, reporting, and programming tasks with medical information systems within the UCSD Health Services Research Center. Primary responsibilities will be to collaborate with the development team to develop, test, troubleshoot, and report on databases using existing and new software applications for research and service delivery applications. Establish database configurations in a shared and/or multi-networked environment. Support web development including revising, updating, and debugging code, using C#, HTML, JavaScript, .NET, Bootstrap, and SQL. Should be familiar with design/architectural patterns (e.g. Core framework 5 or 6 Model-View-Controller (MVC)), Razor pages CORE 5 or 6, Dependency Injection and data binding and Familiarity with architecture styles/APIs. Maintain dynamic data capture and web reporting systems using specialized data collection programs and formats. Serves as secondary contact for Division's web pages, technical and web support, training and security. Reviews and updates procedures and documentation. Provides technical support for software and users. Develops new skills, researches and evaluates new technology for appropriateness and integration into local system.

Applies IT professional concepts, department / unit and campus / medical center / OP policies and procedures to resolve a variety of moderately complex issues in one or more IT areas of specialization. Works on problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.


  • Six (6) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus two (2) years of related experience/training

  • General knowledge of several areas of IT.

  • Knowledge relating to the design and development of software. Basic knowledge of secure software development.

  • Proven ability to install software and troubleshoot and repair moderately complex problems with computing devices, peripherals and software. Understanding of system performance monitoring and actions that can be taken to improve or correct performance. Basic knowledge of incident response procedures. Demonstrated ability to follow software specifications

  • Knowledge of business processes and procedures. Knowledge of the design, development and application of technology and systems to meet business needs.

  • Demonstrated experience with database administration.

  • Knowledge of data management systems, practices and standards.

  • Proficient knowledge of computer security tools, best practices and policies. Demonstrated skills applying security controls to computer software and hardware.

  • Proven testing and test planning skills.

  • Ability to write technical documentation in a clear and concise manner.

  • Thorough understanding of how system management actions affect users and dependent / related functions.

  • Effective interpersonal skills sufficient to work with both technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Ability to elicit and communicate technical and non-technical information in a clear and concise manner.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in whole cycle of software applications used to support database management and reporting in a web-based and windows-based environment

  • Demonstrated operating knowledge and experience with medical information systems.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of UCSD or similar Network Security Standards.

  • Experience with SQL Server to include joining databases, generating queries and forms, preparing reports and importing/exporting databases

  • Advanced knowledge and experience in whole cycle of software applications used to support database management and reporting in a web-based and windows-based environment.


  • Knowledge and ability to research and stay abreast of new technologies applicable to applications and in the field of evaluation research.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure DevOps.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check.

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

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!

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