15-36797 DBHi DATA INTEGRATION ANALYST II

Description: The Data Integration Analyst II, part of the Enterprise Informatics team in The Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (http://dbhi.chop.edu) and The Center for Childhood Cancer Research (http://cccr.research.chop.edu) is responsible for the development and operation of integrated research tools, laboratory information systems, reporting applications, data management and analytics systems within a translational research setting for biorepository operations. This individual will 1) create new processes for the CCCR focused specifically on data, 2) utilize multiple integrated tools for day-to-day operations, 3) facilitate data requests, and 4) write ETL processes based on a multi-system and distributed approach to biorepository research in pediatric cancer. This position demands an individual with superior technical and innovative database creation, administration, and programming skills, as well as diplomatic and organizational skills associated with the successful management of resources within a matrix environment. This position also requires a large degree of experience in the modeling of highly complex data types such as those associated with genomics and proteomics. This individual will interact heavily with hospital data transformation and integration initiatives to demonstrate proof-of-concept and to promote the proper representation of translational data and activities created and utilized by the diverse researcher population.

Requirements:

  • BS/BA required, Masters preferred in Computer Science, Information Science, Informatics, Biomedical Engineering, Biological Science or a related discipline.
  • Three to eight years experience in database development, database administration, data management, or related discipline, with progressively more complex projects preferably in a biomedical science or healthcare environment.
  • Previous experience in data modeling, ETL, and applications of highly dimensional data types such as derived from genomics and observational clinical or human subjects research data required.
  • Working knowledge of SQL required.
  • Working knowledge of relational database management systems such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle required.
  • Working knowledge of one or more of the following required: Python/Django, JavaScript/HTML (as used in Single Page Applications), Java, Scala.
  • Working knowledge of biomedical or healthcare data standards such as HL7, ICD, CPT, SNOMED preferred.
  • Must exhibit excellent oral, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Experience with source code management, continuous integration, containerization, and automated testing tools and processes is preferred.
  • Project management experience preferred.

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15-36175 BIOINFORMATICS SCIENTIST III

Description: The Bioinformatics Scientist III will apply his or her knowledge of bioinformatics algorithms and analysis platforms to consult with investigators on their projects, analyze data and align with biological systems, and to serve as a collaborative, and sometimes lead, investigator in academic output including assistance in experimental design and grant writing. We are seeking a scientist who has experience in analysis and interpretation of data types including next-generation DNA sequencing, RNA-Seq, CHiP-Seq, DNA and expression arrays, or any other high-dimensional biological data type. This individual will work in a highly skilled, team-oriented environment applying knowledge of cellular, molecular, and computational biology to create novel methods and testable scientific hypotheses. Candidates will have an excellent understanding of the strengths and limitations of commonly used data generating platforms as they apply to experimental endpoints and will readily be able to set expectations and defend results through direct communication with principal investigators and their staff. This position will be able to apply a broad range of statistical methodologies such as generalized linear models, multivariate methods, and machine learning. An expert understanding of systems biology as represented by integrated pathway analysis is expected. This individual must be a functional coder in R, Perl, Python, Java, or other scripting/statistical language. Please note that those individuals who do not possess a strong knowledge of molecular biology and systems should not apply.

Requirements:

  • MS or Ph.D. In a biological, computational or related discipline
  • Five to ten (5-10) years experience in applied bioinformatics, genomics and computational work.
  • Advanced skills utilizing and in-depth knowledge of bioinformatics algorithms, tools and resources, e.g. sequence retrieval, alignment and clustering techniques, expression profiling and protein related analysis, using major databases and data standards in the field.
  • Ability to write and implement complex computer programs.
  • Knowledge and proficiency in commonly used bioinformatics open source resources and software.
  • Familiarity with repositories of genomic data sets and analysis tools, such as UCSC Genome Browser, Bioconductor, ENCODE, and NCBI databases.
  • Fluency in ORACLE/SQL, Java, Perl, Python, C, and etc.
  • Proficiency in Unix or Linux operating systems.
  • Strong working knowledge or training in advanced biomedical research.
  • Ability to work efficiently on multiple projects.
  • Ability to choose the correct statistical tests for the problem and help researchers in experimental design.
  • Ability to communicate scientific and informatics concepts to a wide range of audiences.
  • Knowledge of technologies commonly used in biological labs, such as PCR, cloning, electrophoresis gels, and cell culture.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with both research and technical staff.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance while consistently exercising good judgment.
  • Ability to work in a academic team environment.

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15-35181 RIA PROGRAMMER I

Responsibilities include:

  1. Design, develop, and test software and applications.
  2. Write automated unit and functional tests of complex application logic while adhering to principles and best practices of containerization and continuous integration and deployment.
  3. Document code and generate appropriate technical and user documentation for software and applications.
  4. Manage all code, documentation, and issues in modern source control repositories.
  5. Manage small projects and subprojects within larger initiatives, identifying, tracking, and reporting on tasks and deliverables against project timelines.

Summary:

  1. Develop, test, and implement translational informatics software and application solutions under direct supervision.
  2. Create re-usable open source and proprietary software and application products.
  3. Evaluate, adopt and use multiple technologies to create innovative solutions that have a high impact on data-intensive clinical and translational research.
  4. Continuously learn about a wide variety of biomedical domains in order to translate domain requirements into high-impact technical solutions.
  5. Work independently and as part of a project team in a highly matrixed research environment, including direct interaction with clinicians and biomedical researchers.

Requirements

Required Licenses/certificates/registrations
Epic certifications preferred

Required Education and Experience
Core:

  • BS/BA required in computer science, biomedical engineering, information science, or related field. Substitute years of relevant experience for specific field.
  • Zero to five years of programming experience with progressively more complex projects.
  • Demonstrated track record of continuous learning and adoption of new languages and frameworks.

Clinical Decision Support:

  • Zero to five years of experience developing, configuring, or customizing software in a clinical environment is preferred.

Quality Assurance and Continuous Integration and Deployment:

  • Zero to five years of experience in quality assurance, continuous integration and deployment, configuration management, or other aspect of software and application validation is preferred.

Additional Technical Requirements
Core:

  1. Working knowledge of one or more of the following preferred: Python/Django, JavaScript/HTML (as used in Single Page Applications), Java, Objective C, Cache/Mumps, Scala.
  2. Working knowledge of relational and/or non-relational database application development preferred.
  3. Previous experience in data modeling is preferred.
  4. Experience in healthcare and/or biomedical, genomic data management issues is preferred.
  5. Experience with mobile application (native or web) on Android and/or iOS is preferred
  6. Must exhibit excellent oral, presentation, and written communication skills.
  7. Experience with source management, continuous integration, containerization, and automated testing tools and processes is preferred.

Clinical Decision Support:

  1. Working knowledge of Epic or other electronic health record workflows is preferred.
  2. Experience with Cache/Mumps is preferred.
  3. Experience with health data application programming interfaces such as FHIR or interchange specifications such as HL7 is preferred.

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15-35361 RIA PROGRAMMER II

The Analyst/Programmer II in the Translational Informatics Unit at the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHi) develops and implements innovative software and applications that solve challenging problems in the collection, management, analysis and interpretation of biomedical, genomic and clinical data. The successful candidate will create and contribute to DBHi open source projects (http://github.com/chop-dbhi) as well as proprietary products such as mobile health applications and implementations of data science algorithms. We are looking for highly creative people who share our mission to advance child health and who will thrive in a continuous learning environment, acquiring and applying both new technical skills and biomedical domain knowledge. Specifically, the Analyst/Programmer II will:

  • Independently develop, test and rollout translational informatics software and application solutions.
  • Create re-usable open source and proprietary software and application products.
  • Evaluate, adopt and use multiple technologies to create innovative solutions that have a high impact on data-intensive clinical and translational research.
  • Continuously learn about a wide variety of biomedical domains in order to translate domain requirements into high-impact technical solutions.
  • Work independently and as part of a project team in a highly matrixed research environment, including direct interaction with clinicians and biomedical researchers.
  • Contribute to the development, evolution, and implementation of software development methodologies that are optimized to a biomedical research setting.
  • Design, develop, and test software and applications.
  • Write automated unit and functional tests of complex application logic while adhering to principles and best practices of containerization and continuous integration and deployment.
  • Document code and generate appropriate technical and user documentation for software and applications.
  • Manage all code, documentation, and issues in modern source control repositories.
  • Manage projects and subprojects of increasing complexity within larger initiatives, identifying, tracking, and reporting on tasks and deliverables against project timelines.

Requirements

  • BS/BA required, Masters preferred in computer science, biomedical engineering, information science, or related field. Substitute years of relevant experience for specific field.
  • Three to eight years of programming experience with progressively more complex projects.
  • Demonstrated track record of continuous learning and adoption of new languages and frameworks.
  • Working knowledge of more than one of the following preferred: Python/Django, JavaScript/HTML (as used in Single Page Applications), Java, Objective C, Cache/Mumps, Scala.
  • Working knowledge of relational and/or non-relational database application development preferred.
  • Previous experience in data modeling is preferred.
  • Experience in healthcare and/or biomedical, genomic data management issues is preferred.
  • Experience with mobile application (native or web) on Android and/or iOS is preferred.
  • Must exhibit excellent oral, presentation, and written communication skills.
  • Experience with continuous integration, containerization, and automated testing tools and processes is preferred.

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15-37248 RIA PROGRAMMER II

The Research Informatics Analyst/Programmer II in the Bioinformatics Group at the Department of Biomedical and Health Informatics (DBHi) develops and implements innovative software and applications that solve challenging problems in the collection, management, analysis and interpretation of biomedical, genomic and clinical data. The successful candidate will help create and extend data management and, for large-scale genetic and genomic data with the CBIO Portal created at Memorial Sloan Kettering, advance the understanding of pediatric brain tumors. The candidate will also be required to maintain and scale the repository as necessary.

Specifically, the Programmer II will:

  • Independently develop, test and implement software and application solutions.
  • Create re-usable open source and proprietary software and application products.
  • Evaluate, adopt and use multiple technologies to create innovative solutions that have a high impact on data-intensive clinical and translational research.
  • Continuously learn about a wide variety of biomedical domains in order to translate domain requirements into high-impact technical solutions.
  • Work independently and as part of a project team in a highly matrixed research environment, including direct interaction with clinicians and biomedical researchers.
  • Contribute to the development, evolution, and implementation of software development methodologies that are optimized to a biomedical research setting.
  • Design, develop, and test software and applications.
  • Document code and generate appropriate technical and user documentation for software and applications.
  • Manage all code, documentation, and issues in modern source control repositories.
  • Manage projects and subprojects of increasing complexity within larger initiatives, identifying, tracking, and reporting on tasks and deliverables against project timelines.
    • Requirements

      • BS/BA required, Masters preferred in computer science, biomedical engineering, information science, or related field.
      • Three to eight years of programming experience with progressively more complex projects.
      • Expert knowledge of JavaScript, Java, SQL, and working in Unix/Linux environment required.
      • Code documentation and experience using github.
      • Experience with genomics data and a background in bioinformatics is desirable.
      • Demonstrated track record of continuous learning and adoption of new languages and frameworks.
      • Working knowledge of more than one of the following preferred: Python/Django, JavaScript/HTML (as used in Single Page Applications), Java, Scala.
      • Working knowledge of relational and/or non-relational database application development preferred.
      • Previous experience in data modeling is preferred.
      • Experience in healthcare and/or biomedical, genomic data management issues is preferred.
      • Must exhibit excellent oral, presentation, and written communication skills.

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      MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS

      • Child Abuse Clearances
      • FBI Fingerprint Clearance
      • Drug Screening
      • Tobacco screening

      All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

      The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.