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    This announcement has been amended to correct the qualification requirements of the position.

    This position is located within the Boston Cooperative Studies Program Coordinating Center (Boston CSPCC), Department of Veterans Affairs, Jamaican Plain, MA. to support the Office of Research and Development (ORD) national effort in genomic medicine as well as the CSP Initiative in Informatics. Duties may include but may not be limited to the following:

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    • Takes responsibility for recommending systems to facilitate information exchange based on research programs.
    • Provides consulting/advice regarding core infrastructure to support, maintain and improve other informatics at the state-of-the-arts levels in the program.
    • Designs and develops effective databases for support of genomic and bioinformatics CSP studies, and for other studies as needed.
    • Designs, develops, tests, documents and oversees the implementation of new application software in an SQL Server Web environment and Unix high-performance cluster environments.
    • Mentors staff (e.g. Management and Program Analysts) in new informatics strategies.
    • Analyzes informatics techniques, processes, and quality initiatives for improving the organizational effectiveness and processes for CSP informatics.
    • Proposes, and develops strategic biomedical informatics programs to support better utilization and analysis of health, research, and genomics data.
    • Maintains knowledge regarding current techniques and tools making the employee to advise CSP on leading-edge (e.g. state-of-the-art) computer and telecommunications hardware, software, networks, and architecture.
    • Develops and implements programs related to developing and monitoring quality Informatics programs, plans, procedures and methodologies; and/or analyzing quality initiatives and processes.
    • Assists in developing CSP Quality Informatics Program plans, procedures and methodology.
    • Serves as a member of a team to develop quality programs.
    • Keeps current and advises CSP on leading-edge software engineering development processes and techniques, including testing and quality assurance.
    Work Schedule: Intermittent, scheduled on an as-needed-basis

    NOTE: Intermittent employment is defined as non-fulltime employment in which employees serve under an excepted or competitive service appointment without a regularly scheduled tour of duty. A position with an intermittent work schedule is sporadic and unpredictable so that a tour of duty cannot be regularly scheduled in advance. Intermittent positions offer health insurance only if the employee is expected to work at least 130 hours per month for at least 90 days.
    To qualify for this position, applicant(s) must meet both the basic requirement and the specialized experience as described below:

    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/516678100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.