CIR Software Engineer
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LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
CIR Software Engineer

The Fund for Public Health in New York City, (FPHNYC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is dedicated to the advancement of the health and well-being of all New Yorkers.  To this end, in partnership with the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), FPHNYC incubates innovative public health initiatives implemented by DOHMH to advance community health throughout the city. It facilitates partnerships, often new and unconventional, between government and the private sector to develop, test, and launch new initiatives. These collaborations speed the execution of demonstration projects, effect expansion of successful pilot programs, and support rapid implementation to meet the public health needs of individuals, families, and communities across NYC.



The NYC DOHMH Bureau of Immunization (BOI) Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR) is a central record-keeping system established by DOHMH to track the immunization status of individual children and adults, monitor immunization levels in the population in a timely manner, and implement publicly purchased vaccine ordering, management, and accountability. The CIR is accessible to licensed health care providers, parents and agencies authorized by the DOHMH for the retrieval of immunization records for the purpose of ensuring that children and adults receive all required immunizations and are, thereby, protected from vaccine-preventable diseases.



The CIR Software Engineer will collaborate with the NYC DOHMH and computer consultants to support, maintain, and develop enhancements to its CIR to effectively implement CIR activities in support of the NYC COVID-19 Vaccination Program.


*Please note this position will begin July 1, 2021



  • Responsible for supporting and developing CIR and related application enhancements in SQL and JAVA, including the Web-based Online Registry, real-time HL7 data exchange interface with providers, and the Provider Profile database.
  • Works collaboratively with computer consultants and DOHMH staff to complete grant deliverables and improve operations of the CIR, Provider Profile, and related systems and applications.
  • Performs software and hardware research with the goal of improving the CIR, Provider Profile, and related systems and applications.
  • Diagnoses and works collaboratively with computer consultants and DOHMH staff to resolve technical problems related to software applications.
  • Prepares written documentation of technical work performed.
  • Providers technical expertise and assistance for assuring and improving data quality in the CIR, Provider Profile, and related applications.
  • Performs other duties, as needed.


  • Master’s Degree in computer science or related computer field

  • Minimum of two (2) years of full-time software programming experience including one year as a major contributor on a complex project

  • Experience working with Windows and Linux operating systems

  • Expertise with relational database management systems

  • Experience with SQL query language and Jasper reports

  • Proven ability to work with end users

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task

There is a potential for this position to transition to DOHMH and therefore candidates must meet DOHMH eligibility requirements, including NYC residency.



FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package.  The salary range for this position is commensurate with education and experience.    



To apply, send resume, with cover letter, including salary requested and how your experience relates to this position. We ask that you do not contact our staff directly and no phone inquiries please. Applicants who best match the position needs will be contacted.


The Fund for Public Health in New York City is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages a diverse pool of candidates to apply.