Programmer Analyst – Health Informatics

Rockville, Maryland
Sep 23, 2020
Oct 02, 2020
Full Time
The Emmes Company, LLC is searching for a Programmer Analyst-Health Informatics located in our Rockville, Maryland, Frederick, Maryland and/or Tysons Corner, Virginia office. Emmes provides flexibility for office location or work remote preference dependent upon position.

The Emmes Company, LLC is a private Contract Research Organization (CRO). Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Emmes employs over six hundred staff worldwide with offices located in Frederick, Maryland, Tysons Corner, Virginia, Vancouver, Canada and Bangalore, India. Ranked as a top area workplace of choice by the Washington Post, Emmes fosters an environment of collaboration, professional growth, and exceptional work life balance.

Our studies impact public health initiatives on a global scale occurring in more than sixty countries spanning across six continents. We are dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems deployment, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in biomedical research. Emmes offers support for the entire process of clinical trials from study design and protocol development through data analysis and manuscript generation.

Primary Purpose

The Programmer Analyst - Health Informatics supports a wide range of health-related integration services including but not limited to DICOM (digital imaging and communications in medicine) image management, data science, and reporting solutions as they apply to clinical research systems. The ideal candidate will have a robust skill set to support integration of health-information into our clinical research workflow using a variety of programming languages and new technologies

  • Designs and develops software to support web-based clinical trials application in a
    heterogeneous environment.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to identify opportunities to leverage data to drive business
  • Participates in functional/system requirements gathering, peer code reviews, and assists with
    the creation of appropriate documentation.
  • Integrates various third-party data including but not limited to excel sheets, electronic
    health-related systems (EHRs), devices, and external applications.
  • Develops, debugs, and releases software to different environments.
  • Supports cloud based medical imaging activities including DICOM image management, PACS
    support and administration, and integration with clinical research systems.
  • Provides programming support for different web-based interactive reporting and data
    visualization tools.
  • Assists internal team with programming scripts to automate dev-ops and other manual
  • Participates in regular project and department meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • B.S. in Computer Science/Engineering/Math or a related field with a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience in querying relational (MS SQLServer or MySQL or similar) and/ or
    no-SQL databases (MongoDB or DynamoDB or similar)
  • Demonstrated experience in clinical research or health-related information
  • Experience in writing automated scripts
  • Demonstrated programming skills in multiple languages like Java, Python, R, SQL or similar
  • Demonstrated report writing and data analysis skills using R/Shiny, PowerBI, Qlik or Tableau
  • Knowledge of variety of machine learning techniques and cloud service or AWS is preferred
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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