Job Overview

Summary

Become a part of the Department that touches the lives of every American! At the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) you can give back to your community, state, and country by making a difference in the lives of Americans everywhere. It is the principal agency for protecting the health of citizens. Join HHS and help to make our world healthier, safer, and better for all Americans.

THE CLOSING DATE FOR THIS VACANCY HAS BEEN EXTENDED AN ADDITIONAL 5 DAYS.  THE NEW CLOSING DATE IS 9/2/2014.


As a Computer Scientist in the National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR), Division of Bioinformatics and Biostatistics (DBB), you will work with multiple teams on computational projects that involve executing algorithms conceived by scientists as well as designing and creating software-as-a-service (SaaS).

 

This job opportunity announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies FDA-wide in the same geographical location.

 

This vacancy is also being announced under merit procedures - closing 9/2/2014 - announcement number FDA-NCTR-14-MP-1189328KC.  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.

 



 

Duties

  • Writes software modules and platforms in support of computational research.
  • Executes algorithms conceived by DBB Branch research scientists.
  • Leads projects involved in complex internet-enabled modules in continuous development.  
  • Designs and creates software-as-a-service (SaaS) computational platforms.

Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No