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Programmer

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 04/12/2017
Working Title Programmer
Job Classification Systems/Programmer IV
Department Name 35207E-Med-Div of General Internal Medicine
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0134822
Hiring Range $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Programmer in the Department of Medicine. The Programmer will be responsible for managing, designing, developing and maintaining all research, education, and departmental related Web sites and promotional materials. The candidate will design and develop custom grant and program images, graphics, and logos for research, education, and other University departments as well as for faculty and staff related materials. Support existing web sites and applications enhancing functionality to meet business and security requirements. Initiate and maintain cooperative relationships with clients, management, and staff on graphical design projects from conception to final product.

The Programmer will create, supervise, and perform the design, programming, and maintenance of complex web-based medical research database applications for multiple research studies. Work closely with research study teams, including principal investigators, to design effective applications tailored to their needs, create reports, and compile data for statistical analysis. Develop quality control measures and guidelines for data security and implementation,
and evaluate, test, and deploy new and emerging hardware and software technologies to improve quality and efficiency. Train other staff in application design and programming.

Education Required Master's
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 2-3 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

Master’s Degree in Information Science/Computer Science wtih minimum 2 years relevant experience. Relevant experience may be substituted for education level.

Two to five years of experience in the design, programming and maintenance of web-based database driven applications is preferred.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Full-Time
Percent Effort 100
Scheduled Work Hours 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:


• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit www.hr.pitt.edu/benefits

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree with 2-3 years of relevant work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Craigslist.org
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Dice.com
    • Monster.com
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • StudentAffairs.com
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • Indeed.com
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter