Job Overview


The Food and Drug Administration - Protecting and Promoting YourHealth

Help protect public health by joining the FDA's Center for Devices & Radiological Health (CDRH).  From reviewing applications for innovative medical devices to educating industry on relevant policies and regulations to providing accurate, science-based health information to the public, CDRH is at the forefront in ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of the medical devices and radiation-emitting products that millions of Americans use daily.

This vacancy is also being announced concurrently with vacancy announcement HHS-FDA-CDRH-MP-14-1132539 under merit promotion procedures.  Please review that announcement to see if you are eligible for consideration under merit promotion procedures.  NOTE:  Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered.

One or more positions may be filled using this vacancy announcement. 


As a Computer Scientist, you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing computerized regulatory and health information/data pertaining to adverse event reporting systems for medical devices regulated by CDRH to ensure the integrity and accuracy of the data;
  • Analyzing customer health information/data needs in relation to existing database capabilities to provide recommendations on system design improvements or enhancements;
  • Translating customer business requirements in relation to reporting and data needs to recommend new or modified programs or systems;
  • Identifying and overseeing the preparation of a variety of periodic and special reports for management; and
  • Training users on the capabilities and features of database programs

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No