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IT Programmer II

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Job Description
The Center for Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research (STAR)/Division of Patient Safety at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is seeking an IT Programmer II. Under general supervision, the IT Programmer II designs, codes, tests, debugs, documents, and maintains complex computer programs for processing collected patient vital signs in order to predict outcomes.  Our ideal candidate will also devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, software constraints, operating time, and form of desired results and participate in system and application security and control procedures. The position also will provide consults for projects hardware/software architecture design and system diagnosis.
STAR-ORC is a world-class, multi-disciplinary research and educational center focusing on brain injuries, critical care and organ support, resuscitation, surgical outcomes, patient safety and injury prevention. It is the first research center in the nation dedicated exclusively to the study of trauma, its complications and prevention. The Patient Safety Division within STAR-ORC focuses on developing the advanced algorithms and devices for predicting patient status.
The Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research Center serves as a research umbrella for the Department of Anesthesiology and the Program in Trauma. Many of the researchers working in the new research center are doctors who care for trauma patients at the University of Maryland’s R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.
***This is a Contractual Position***
Benefits Information:
UMB offers a generous benefits package, which includes 11 vacation days, 11 personal and holidays, 5 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and supplemental retirement options; and limited tuition remission for employees enrolled at UMB. Primary Duties:

  • Develops complex programs which may include programming to include interpreting specifications; designing program logic to achieve performance; coding, compiling, debugging, and testing program logic.
  • Reviews the application design specifications and implementation strategy with respect to the potential impact on new and existing data structure and system performance.
  • Provides guidance and training to less experienced coworkers.
  • Participates in strategies for total system and application security.
  • Implements control procedures consistent with audit requirements.
  • Develops and maintains client system and operations documentation.
  • Develops materials for client training sessions and assists in delivering training sessions.
  • Responds to inquiries and requests from clients.

Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.

Education:  High School Diploma or GED.
Preferred Education:  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related field strongly preferred.
Experience:  Two (2) years applicable programming experience.
Preferred Experience:  Experience in C/C++, PHP, Matlab, and/or Python strongly preferred. Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
General knowledge of applicable programming languages and software packages. Working knowledge of security and internal control procedures related to programming.  Skill in writing programs in applicable languages; in analyzing and designing program logic. Ability to operate applicable computer input devices and peripherals; to communicate effectively with clients; to resolve programming problems and determine the impact of proposed solutions; to communicate effectively in writing.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work of the job class may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience. Based on the duties of this position, selected candidates are not eligible to participate in the Bargaining Unit (Union).
Salary Range:  $55,551 - $60,000
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
UMB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law or policy.

Job: Reg or CII Non-Exempt Staff
Shift: Day Job
Organization: School of Medicine - Program in Trauma
Job Posting: Mar 8, 2021
Unposting Date: Apr 6, 2021, 10:59:00 PM




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Posted: 1/22/2021
Application Due: 4/8/2021
Work Type: Full Time