Data Engineer
Job Details
Experienced
LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
Data 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 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 New York City.

 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW (Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases Grant (ELC))

The Bureau of Division Management & Systems Coordination (DMSC), part of the Division of Disease Control (DDC), is composed of the Informatics, Data and Outbreak Response teams which are responsible for the infectious disease surveillance systems, electronic laboratory reporting workflow and health information exchange. DMSC supports all other DDC bureaus with monitoring and analyzing trends in disease data, used for the recognition, prevention, and control of infectious diseases.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are seeking to fill positions in the Division of Disease Control that will provide key support for DOHMH’s work of detecting, tracking, investigating, and preventing COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in New York City.  It is expected that each position will work 35 hours per week.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, implement, test, deploy, and document statistical, machine learning, and deep learning models, forecasts, and related artifacts
  • Create and present reproducible data visualizations in R or Python
  • Design, implement, test, deploy, document, and help secure inbound data pipelines using the Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) specification from Health Level 7 (HL7)
  • Design, build, and document scalable hybrid technology architecture using both on-premise and cloud resources on Amazon Web Services, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
  • Perform data extraction, transfer, load, mining, cleaning, and quality assurance, using automated scripts
  • Identify, explore, and help build emerging free, open source technologies
  • Propose and implement improvements to the DOHMH data science infrastructure and processes

 

 

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with Python version 3.x or the R programming language
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with mathematical, statistical, machine learning, or artificial intelligence models in R, Python, or a combination of the two
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience performing data science tasks using cloud-based technologies
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Undergraduate degree or certificate in Data Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a similar field of study

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Prior experience with HL7 FHIR
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience using SQL
  • 2+ years of hands-on Linux systems administration experience
  • 5+ years of experience performing data science tasks using cloud-based technologies
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in either R or Python
  • Graduate degree in Data Science, Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Applied Statistics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, or a similar field of study

 

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS

FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The salary for this position is up to $125,000/year commensurate with experience.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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

 

 

TO APPLY

To apply, send Resume, with Cover Letter, including how your experience relates to this position here. 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.

 

 

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