Advertised Summary Job Description: The Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health (CBCH) is an innovative clinical research entity looking for highly organized, detail-oriented and enthusiastic candidates to support the patient-oriented research portfolio of the Center. We are looking for a Data Programmer/Developer who is passionate about the intersection between technology and health research, a creative problem-solver, can think outside the box, and can recommend and/or develop web-based and/or mobile tools for efficient implementation of our various research protocols. Specific responsibilities include:
Developing new FileMaker solutions, and updating existing solutions to fix bugs, and implement changes due to study protocol modifications and feature-requests from end-users. Processing data and transforming data from various formats (e.g. JSON, XML, etc.) to CSV, SAS or Excel. Implementing, testing, modifying and debugging programming code. Devising automation techniques. Integrating Qualtrics with FileMaker solutions. Automating the data download from FileMaker solutions, Qualtrics, Fitbit, and similar tools via the corresponding APIs or ODBC, if applicable. Automating the distribution of scheduled email and SMS surveys via the Qualtrics API. Assisting with data cleaning processes to create key variables datasets for statistical analysis. Other responsibilities as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or equivalent, training and experience, plus two years of related experience required.
Preferred Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have: Master's degree in computer science or related field. Experience with statistical analysis methods used in clinical trials and epidemiological studies. Familiarity with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and experience working in an academic or health research environment.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_175015
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