Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Programmer/Analyst II for the New Jersey State Cancer Registry within Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey
The primary role of the Programmer/Analyst II under general supervision of the Director, IST, performs analysis, design, programming, testing, debugging, and documentation of programs to solve medium to complex business problems at the New Jersey State Cancer Registry. Applies conversions and enhancements to cancer surveillance and research systems. Participates in the development of detailed programming/system specifications, including policies and procedures. Interfaces with internal and external users, database administrators of cancer surveillance software and tools, and other information technology departments, including but not limited to the New Jersey State Office of Information Technology (OIT), the Office of Information Technology Services (OITS), and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey's Bioinformatics unit, to identify system problems and propose solutions. Develops project plans and training programs.
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Develops and/or conducts training programs, as required.
Develops and manages project plans.
Interacts with users and other related areas to gather requirements and compile data.
Designs and develops application programs from analysis to implementation.
Develops documentation, formulates, and applies policies and procedures.
Understands and follows industry technology trends.
Assists in or manages the installation of software and/or hardware components.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline.
Four (4) years of progressive experience and increasing responsibility in related technology field.
Equivalent experience, education and/or training may be substituted for the education requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
General PC knowledge and understanding of distributed computing environments and integrated communication concepts.
Understanding of SQL and other programming tools, methodologies and concepts; a demonstrated ability to identify and solve complex problems; and, the ability to develop and manage short- and long-term project work-plans.
Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to function in a team environment.
Demonstrated interpersonal skills working in a service oriented environment.
Familiarity with complex information systems architecture, electronic health data, transmission standards for electronic health data, information security standards, relational databases, and analytic software tools such SAS.
Knowledge of cancer surveillance processes, cancer epidemiology, surveillance research, and cancer registry data.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Sitting, standing, walking, talking and hearing. No special vision requirements. Lifting up to 25lbs.
Office environment. Moderate noise.
This position is based in Trenton, NJ with regular travel to New Brunswick, NJ.
Must have a valid driver's license and possesses own vehicle or alternative means of transportation from one site to another.
Posting Number: 21ST1508
Location: Downtown New Brunswick
Internal Number: 133801
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.