Application Programmer Analyst I

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Application Programmer Analyst I

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Lexington, KY

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1 yr

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Physical Requirements:

Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time; performing repetitive motion tasks; lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects up to 50lbs; effectively communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds.


Monday – Friday, 40 hours a week

Job Summary:

The Institute for Biomedical Informatics is seeking an Application Programmer Analyst I to join our newly established Innovation Core. The potential for AI and other technical innovations to broadly impact healthcare has never been higher. This means our ideal candidate must have a strong fundamental understanding of technology, ranging from embedded systems, to distributed computing, and high-level languages. Most importantly, candidates must have a desire to learn, develop, and apply new technologies, a high tolerance for task switching, and an internal drive to push the boundaries of accepted technical conventions.

Position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Exploring the latest technologies, including infrastructure, software, and analytic systems

• Implementing AI-enabled prototypes across heterogeneous platforms, protocols, and architectures

• Serving customers by acting as a technology consultant, providing initial designs, and shedding light on possible solutions

• Providing demonstrations of cutting-edge technologies and how they might be applied

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Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Knowledge of Linux, open-source machine learning tools, and high-level languages, such as Java and Python

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and 1 year experience in related area

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 4/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time