Job Description

Job Title: Systems Programmer/Analyst I
Job ID: 90559451
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Collaborative-Mood Dis Res
Location: 121 Meyran Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15260




The Collaborative in Mood Disorders Research has an exciting Systems Programmer/Analyst I opening on their team. This resource will be responsible for software and hardware support for Linux workstations and servers, as well as other research hardware and software applications

The successful candidate will provide programming and system maintenance of Linux servers; manage user interface and Linux access for all personnel; provide quality assurance of all aspects of Linux server management, including data flow verification, maintenance of the archival database, data security and confidentiality; assist with the creation and maintenance of websites; and perform other duties as assigned.


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  • Collaborate in the design and maintenance of server database systems.
  • Assist in statistical analysis for projects.
  • Assist in training department personnel on tools used to capture, enter and track data.
  • Collaborate in the development and dissemination of data management and tracking programs necessary for protocols.
  • Troubleshoot applications.
  • Provide quality assurance of all aspects of data management including data flow, verification, analysis, assessment, archival database, security and confidentiality.
  • Collaborate with the lead programmer in the creation and implementation of databases and applications


  • Typically has completed a four-year academic degree including courses in computer programming, systems analysis, system development, or systems engineering OR has acquired Core IT skills and knowledge via practical experience.
  • Has mastered the essential knowledge base for an IT professional.
  • Has mastered the essential IT principles and analytical rules that guide their application in practical situations.
  • Able to perform basic/standard IT procedures and protocols.
  • Relies on buddy system/coach to demonstrate applied skills and to guide non-routine actions.
  • Higher education (Bachelors/Masters) may be required per Grants

Preferred Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Statistics, Psychology or related field of study
  • Knowledge of scripting in, for example, python, java, bash, Matlab, C++, or E-Prime
  • Experience in hardware maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Security+ certification
  • Linux

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran


    Salary Range: $19.70 to $28.97 / hour

    Union Position: No

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