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Programmer/Systems Coordinator
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UCSF Medical Center | San Francisco, CA
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Job Description

The Student Information Systems The Student Information Systems (SIS) unit is a department within Student Academic Affairs (SAA). Its purpose is to serve SAA in the areas of information technology and software application development. While its main purpose is to provide a repository for UCSF student and applicant data to SAA and other UCSF units, such as the Library, the Graduate Division, and all of the other schools within UCSF, it also serves in areas such as classroom and learning technology, student health, and digital content management. Job Overview This position exists to help alleviate the growing need for software application development and maintenance within Student Academic Affairs. The incumbent will develop client-server and web applications to increase work capacity, ease and speed user access to data, and ensure accuracy of data. This work will involve enhancing existing database design and functionality, producing planning, training, and reference documents, and coordinating with Student Information Systems programmers and SAA staff. The incumbent will serve as a liaison to non-technical staff in the development and integration of new systems, train departmental staff during deployment or enhancement of systems, provide support for backend systems, and maintain existing systems. The incumbent will need to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and technical expertise in one or more areas in software development and design for client-server and web applications. The incumbent will need to resolve complex problems, provide support to various stakeholders, create applications for staff, and gather requirements. Incumbent will need to be able to develop, implement, maintain, and analyze client-server and web applications. The incumbent will also perform other related duties. About UCSF The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. Required Qualifications - Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience - Experience developing object-oriented, data-driven applications using Java/J2EE, SQL and HTML/JSP - Experience demonstrating capability to lead and participate, in a team environment, in projects to integrate and deploy electronic information systems and to store and retrieve confidential data electronically - Ability to communicate software design elements and functionality with non-technical staff - Excellent written and verbal communication skills - Strong analytical and problem-solving skills - Java software development Preferred Qualifications - Experience with complete software development lifecycle - Experience with web application development and deployment on Tomcat and Apache platforms - Experience with Java security, including SecurityManager, JCE, JAAS, policy files, certificates - Experience with production deployment of XML, including JAXP, XSLT, SOAP, DTD - Experience with application testing, including JUnit, HttpUnit - Experience with application development with relational databases, such as IBM DB2 or Oracle as back end, including data modeling - Experience developing rule-based systems and associated end-user maintenance interfaces - Experience with system administration and troubleshooting skills for Windows NT/XP, Unix, OpenBSD, Mac OS, videoconferencing, streaming media - Experience with workstation hardware and software support - Experience with and interest in information security - Ability to use desktop tools to query and report from databases - Ability to perform systems analysis, logical modeling of electronic information systems, and business-process mapping - Experience with Citrix, DB2, SQL Server, Crystal Reports, FileMaker Pro, PGP, Microsoft Office, CVS/Maven, Ant, Bugzilla - Experience with web-site design, especially using JSP/PHP and MySQL within the Drupal CMS - Experience with streaming media-related technologies - Experience supporting and maintaining network and server infrastructure, such as firewall and switch management and server setup and configuration - Strong data-analysis skills, especially healthcare-related - IBM DB2 Database - HTML, JSP, Javascript, Struts, Spring, Hibernate, Object REXX, Windows scripting License/Certification n/a Position Type Full Time Percentage 100% Equal Employmnet Opportunity USCF is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

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About UCSF Medical Center

The McGrath Laboratory at UCSF is one of the basic science research components of the Hematology-Oncology Department at San Francisco General Hospital, a division of the Department of Medicine with a broad range of patient care, teaching, research and public service responsibilities.  A major program under the McGrath Laboratory is the UCSF AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource (ACSR) program, a human biospecimen bank which was established by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to encourage and facilitate research on HIV-related malignancies through providing biological specimens with associated clinical data and evaluating novel technologies.  The goal of the ACSR is to identify and improve access to tissue, blood and other fluid specimens, as well as to provide baseline and clinical outcome data from individuals HIV-infected and uninfected to researchers in need of biospecimens for their research.