Software Developer
Job Details
LIC - Central DOHMH - Long Island City, NY
Full Time
Software Developer

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.



We are seeking to fill positions in the Division of Disease Control that will provide Software Development services for DOHMH’s 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.


  • Draw technical architecture, workflow, data flow, and related technical design diagrams
  • Write software services and applications using modern programming languages
  • Analyze data, produce automated reports, and perform quality assurance
  • Perform proof of concept projects to evaluate new technologies
  • Pursue opportunities to learn, grow, and take on new challenges within the organization


  • 2 years of experience writing software in C, C++, C#, Java, Python, or R
  • 2 years of systems administration experience in Windows, Linux, or Mac
  • 2 years of experience troubleshooting computer network environments
  • 1 year of experience using relational database management systems
  • Degree or certificate in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, or related Mathematical Science



FPHNYC offers a comprehensive benefits package. The maximum salary for this position is $135,000 per year (35 hours per week) and is commensurate with experience.  This role will primarily be remote and may require on-site work in the future.



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 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.