Systems Analyst
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Systems Analyst

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 (NYC 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 Bureau of Division Management & Systems Coordination (DMSC), part of the Division of Disease Control (DDC), is comprised 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 across NYC.



DMSC is seeking to fill a Systems Analyst role that will provide systems analysis support for DOHMH’s vital COVID-19 work across NYC. This position will support informatics programs and projects funded under the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for Infectious Diseases (ELC) grant. This role will report to DMSC and routinely liaise with partners across DDC as well as across other DOHMH units.It is expected that this position will work 35 hours per week.



  • Implement, improve, and support NYC’s disease surveillance system software 
  • Identify and resolve software security issues
  • Perform full stack system analysis and software engineering
  • Write, review, and implement system architecture designs
  • Collaborate with Agency stakeholders to ensure scalable operation of NYC’s disease surveillance systems
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Undergraduate degree or certificate in a relevant field from an accredited college or university;
  • Experience with SQL
  • Experience performing systems administration tasks in either Windows or Linux
  • Technical troubleshooting skills in complex server, storage, and network environments
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team


  • Hands-on experience in either R or Python

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



FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The maximum salary for this position is $85,000 per year (35 hours per week) and is commensurate with experience. This role will primarily be remote.



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



To apply, send resume, with cover letter, including 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.