Software Engineer

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, NY

ID: 7081305
Posted: July 19, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume):
Bachelor’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. Experience as a software developer in at least 5 of the last 8 years to also include at least 2 years of experience working as a database developer, or database application developer, or in a similar role. Database development experience with at least one of the following database systems: Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Vertica, MariaDB, or Microsoft Azure SQL Database. Working knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Python, R, Java, or JavaScript.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree (foreign equivalent or higher) in Engineering, Computer Science, or related field. Previous experience working in a healthcare environment. Experience with Linear and Logistic probabilities models and R packages: Golem, Plumber, Highcharter, Tidyverse. Experience with data analysis methods for data quality control and data harmonization. Proficiency with Extract, transform, load (ETL) and Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) methodologies. Experience in SQL and working knowledge of at least one of the following languages: Python, R.

Brief Description of Duties:
The Software Engineer will specifically target issues related to the impact of COVID-19 on clinical practices. The successful candidate will develop and deploy dashboards that can be used to carry out efforts to develop clinical protocols, support health care quality efforts, and to improve coding and documentation. The incumbent will also participate in the continued development of core database and analytics infrastructure for curation and management of COVID-19 clinical, laboratory, and imaging data with a specific focus on creating high quality validated data elements relating to COVID-19 patients and patients undergoing COVID-19 testing. The successful incumbent will have excellent communication and writing skills.

Develop, maintain, and deploy dashboards

Present data at different levels of granularity for user consumption. Implement proper security and access control in dashboards to protect patient privacy and sensitive information.

Develop a workflow analysis system to track various metrics related to Covid-19:

Track proper metrics on Covid-19 data in the database and ensure that data integrity and quality is maintained to present an accurate representation of the status of covid-19 cases at Stony Brook.

Perform quality assurance testing and code reviews

Conduct analyses on Covid-19 data which consists of a rich set of data elements and requires efficient and advanced analyses to understand issues related to the impact of Covid-19 on clinical practices. Data quality and integrity are critical to the successful execution of analyses and maximizing the use of the Covid-19 related data elements.

Release updates for a customer base with minimal problems or regression failure.

Work closely with the project team and prepare project reports on programming specification, activities.

Other duties as assigned.

Special Notes:
The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.

Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

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