• Application Systems Analyst/Programmer - Senior

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/10/2020 9:33 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Info Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    COM Biomedical Informatics Research
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    UAMS’ Department of Biomedical Informatics 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.


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.  


    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 with experience.


    • Applies creativity in adopting proven technologies, platforms, and architectures to new problems. 
    • Takes direction in developing cutting edge technologies, platforms, and architectures. 
    • Tests, implements, and performs upgrades to keep applications running smoothly.
    • Performs application maintenance and troubleshooting and provides custom report writing.
    • Requires creativity, strong communication skills, collaboration with other levels of staff and faculty, and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • May perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualfications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Social Science or related field PLUS Four (4) years of experience in information technology or research field


    • High School Diploma/GED PLUS eight (8) years of experience in information technology or research field

    Additional Requirements:

    • Experience with one or more of the following programming languages: Perl, Python, 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:

    • Informatics experience

    Competencies and Additional Responsibilities:

    • Proven ability to document and communicate the results is indispensable
    • Assignments involve systems analysis and programming work (full stack development) on tasks of high complexity
    • Ability to work under moderate general supervision
    • Tasks routinely involve key business systems and mission-critical applications
    • Moderate interaction with end-users, IT staff, and other division team members

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.



    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: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None


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