• Sr. Applications Systems Analyst Programmer

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/4/2018 12:02 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Info Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    COM Biomedical Informatics Research
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    UAMS’ Department of Biomedical Informatics (DBMI) is a vibrant environment for research. It hosts multiple NIH/NCI funded projects and provides biomedical informatics insights to the entire UAMS community. The expertise and research interests of DBMI faculty cover multiple key disciplines of Biomedical Informatics, including Imaging Informatics, Bioinformatics, Clinical Research Informatics, and Semantic Web technologies in the life sciences.


    The Application Systems Analyst/Programmer-Senior develops, evaluates, and implements innovative informatics systems to solve complex healthcare and biomedical research issues. Qualified applicants should be able to apply creativity in adopting proven technologies, platforms, and architectures to new problems.


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate to experience.


    • Directs the development of cutting edge technologies, platforms, and architectures.
    • Develops, analyzes, tests, implements, and performs software upgrades to keep applications running smoothly.
    • Performs application maintenance and troubleshooting while providing custom report writing.
    • Works on assignments that involve systems analysis and programming work (full stack development) on tasks of high complexity.
    • Provides contributions to scientific papers describing the programming work and its implications.
    • May perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in information technology or related field plus four (4) years of experience in a technical or research environment OR High School Diploma/GED plus eight (8) years of experience in a technical or research environment
    • Experience with one or more of the following programming languages: Perl, Python, and Java, C, C++, or C #
    • Experience with a web-based programming languages such as Java Script
    • Experience in one or more relational databases such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL, Oracle, Sybase, Informix or PostgreSQL
    • Web-based framework experience in Django, Ruby on Rails, Node.JS or similar


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with using Docker to run distributed applications

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Occasionally
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None


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