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Systems Programmer/Analyst I (Phillips Mood and Brain Lab)

Description

The Phillips Mood and Brain Lab at Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH) Department of Psychiatry, led by Mary L. Phillips, M.D., is comprised of a talented group of psychiatry faculty, postdoctoral associates, students, and staff, all dedicated to better understanding the neural circuitry underlying mood and anxiety disorders using multimodal imaging techniques. The Systems Programmer/Analyst I will be responsible for software and hardware support for Linux workstations and servers, as well as other research hardware and software applications.

This position is grant funded.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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.
  • Experience with Linux servers strongly preferred.
  • 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

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34

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