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Human Connectome Project
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ICTS Human Imaging Core
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We are seeking a Programmer Analyst II to operate a clinical trials database. The database will support multiple ongoing FDA-regulated clinical trials evaluating the efficacy of drugs in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. The database will be built on XNAT (www.xnat.org), an open source informatics platform developed by the NRG. The programmer analyst will be responsible for deploying, operating, and extending the platform for the clinical trial database. Specific responsibilities will include implementing electronic data capture capabilities, web-based reporting, data import and export methods, and data visualization features. The programmer analyst will also actively support the daily operation of the database and will work closely with scientific and technical staff to identify requirements, validate methods, and resolve issues.
The Neuroinformatics Research Group (NRG) (http://nrg.wustl.edu) is a multi-disciplinary science and engineering lab in the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at the Washington University School of Medicine. The lab’s mission is to develop technologies to better understand the human brain and diseases that affect it. Our primary focus is on neuroimaging methods, including MRI and PET, that yield insights into the living brain.
We are seeking a Programmer Analyst I to support the Human Connectome Project (http://humanconnectome.org/). This position will collaborate in the development and operational support of an imaging informatics research application. Responsibilities for this position include software development, which will include server-side Java development, client web development and development and maintenance of processing pipelines. Other responsibilities include data management, data processing, quality assurance and user support.
This position will work closely with scientific and technical staff to identify requirements, validate methods, and assist in deployment and use.
1. Interprets computer-programming requirements from verbal or written specifications received from senior members of applications development staff.
2. Application development – Converts project specifications into complex programs. Develops a wide variety of programs performing a full range of programming, testing and debugging to meet the needs of the department.
3. Works on a team to develop, enhance and maintain in-house relational database applications on a client/server based system.
4. Data Management, Data Processing and Quality Assurance – Maintains database development, maintenance, performance, evaluation, performance evaluation and correction on databases ensuring proper operation, integrity and performance.
5. Provides end-user support.
6. Writes documentation to describe program development, logic, coding and corrections. May write instructions for users to describe installations and operating procedures.
7. Periodically reviews status of assigned tasks and provides supervisor with status report.
8. Develops and maintains third and fourth generation software code for development projects.
Engineer image processing streams to assist in analysis of neuroimaging data, integrating existing methods and developing new methods as needed.
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