Job Description

Reference # : 19-00777Title : Programmer
Location : Menands
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 10/03/2019 / 10/03/2021

The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Division of Epidemiology's Statistical Unit is charged to maintain and enhance the statewide Electronic Clinical Laboratory Reporting System (ECLRS), the Communicable Disease Electronic Surveillance System (CDESS), and the Electronic Syndromic Surveillance System (ESSS). These are mission critical electronic systems to effectively monitor and respond to over 75 reportable diseases and to other public health emergencies and inform statewide policy decisions. NYSDOH needs to enhance ECLRS & CDESS to monitor and respond to acute and chronic cases of Hepatitis C, share information, make policy decisions to increase access to medications that can cure Hepatitis C and expand programs to connect New Yorkers in high-risk communities with Hepatitis C prevention, screenings, and treatment services. This project will: 1. Improve lab mapping of Hepatitis test results; 2. Automate the transfer of Hepatitis laboratory from ECLRS to CDESS; 3. Develop a Hepatitis registry, including matching algorithm and merging functionality, to track chronic cases

over time; and 5. Develop data extracts for monitoring program efforts.

Program in the full range of Java EE web technologies, configure and support files required for the development of CDESS matching algorithms, merging functionality, and auto case creation.
- Participate in system design meetings, implement user requirements in the form of business rules, use cases and web page mockups.
- Perform unit and regression testing scripts.
- Provide system technical documentation.
- Design data logic and physical models.
- Gather data migration rules and perform data migration


Please see our complete list of jobs at:

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online