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Programmer Analyst II

Company: Rutgers University
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Programmer Analyst II for the Department of Medicine within the New Jersey Medical School. Under the direction of the Director of Research Operations and Principal Investigator, and the Program Manager, the Programmer Analyst II is responsible for statistical programming, technical support, and data management oversight of protocols within an NIH Consortium conducting research on infectious diseases (TB, HIV , COVID -19). Sites based domestic and international across a variety of designs - prospective, retrospective, electronic health records and other formats will collect and provide data to Rutgers University hosting the Data Resource Core for this Consortium. The Programmer Analyst II will provide advanced programming skills, as it relates to data management of specific protocols - including implementing data capture/management, developing databases, harmonizing databases of various studies/mixed platforms and establishing quality control SOPs, conducting periodic quality assurance monitoring, work with investigators to develop and implement protocols at the international sites. Develops and maintains appropriate electronic databases consistent with protocol aims and work with Clinical Science Core staff and investigator(s) on data management needs customized to each protocol.

Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Provides leadership and training to international site staff in programing REDCap case report forms (CRFs) and databases consistent with approved protocol(s) to capture clinical and laboratory data.
  • Designs and develops complex statistical programs for research data cleaning, transfer, and analysis.
  • Implements coding scripts to automate large data validation checks.
  • Provides innovative solutions to issues pertaining to large clinical and bio-repository database capturing and quality management.
  • Implement new technologies and software (e.g. FreezerPro, Freezerworks) to maintain bio-repositories and other databases for various research studies.
  • Implements scripts to facilitate integration of different databases. Minimum Education and Experience
    • Bachelor's Degree in Public Health, Biomedical Informatics, or related sciences plus four (4) year statistical programming experience OR Master's Degree in Public Health, Biomedical Informatics with two (2) years of statistical programming experience. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
      • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with statistical packages and programming languages ( SAS , R, MS Excel, MS Access, etc.).
      • Good understanding of clinical research components - data collection, human subjects protection, quality assurance and control.
      • Strong computer knowledge and graphic experience a plus.
      • Ability to learn and integrate other related computer applications into existing operations.
      • Ability to program in various languages to create, harmonize and set up for analysis various databases.
      • Must have excellent project management, time management, communication, interpersonal, decision making, analytic, and reporting skills.
      • Must be able to work with a wide range of individuals with diverse backgrounds and perspectives on data usage including faculty, staff, and senior administrators, as well as individuals at other institutions and government offices.


        New Jersey's academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences ( RBHS ) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University-New Brunswick and collaborating university wide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

        Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

        Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state-at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark's University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

        Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

        Rutgers RBHS is an anchor institution that boasts locations in Newark, New Jersey, a city of promise.

Keywords: Rutgers University, Newark , Programmer Analyst II, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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