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 (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 systems analysis support for DOHMHs COVID-19 work in New York City. It is expected that the position will work 35 hours per week. This position will support informatics programs and projects funded under the ELC grant. This person will report to DMSC and routinely liaise with partners across The Division of Disease Control as well as across other divisions including the Division of Finance and the Division of IT.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Implement, improve, and support NYCs 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 NYCs disease surveillance systems

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • 5+ years hands-on experience using the Tomcat Web application server
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience implementing or consuming SOAP/XMLP or RESTful Web Services
  • 5+ years of experience in SQL
  • 5+ years of experience performing systems administration tasks in either Windows or Linux
  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills in complex server, storage, and network environments
  • 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:

  • Hands-on experience with cloud infrastructure on Azure or AWS
  • Prior experience with HL7 FHIR
  • Hands-on experience in either R or Python
  • Prior experience writing and scheduling automated scripts
  • 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 maximum salary for this position is $85,000 per year (35 hours per week) and is 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 . 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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