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    This position is responsible for data resources and information technology management in support of informatics, research and development efforts for new information technologies, architectures, IT security measures, and systems.

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    As a Computer Scientist (Informatics) you will:

    • Serve as a leader for integrating computer science theory and fundamentals with emerging informatics and technology standards, public health practices and policies.
    • Identify and recommend innovative, practical, and cost-effective applications of cutting-edge information technology in programs and activities.
    • Identify business needs to create infrastructure that aligns with IT strategies and plans of overall public health goals.
    • Provide direct consultation and involvement in the development of policies, standards and guidelines that steer the selection, development, implementation and use of Information Technology within the organization.
    • Provide strategic leadership and consultation across the organization regarding new and emerging information technology tools, platforms, methods, and architecture best practices.
    • Oversee security measures and risk assessments for systems and infrastructure.
    • Plan, develop, and implement public health information systems, including surveillance, management, and internet systems.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected at least 10% of domestic travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1550 Computer Science

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