Programmer/Analyst

This is a programming position.

We are seeking a full-time programmer/analyst whose responsibilities will include:

•Collaborating daily with a team of nationally recognized health economists, policy experts, clinicians, analysts, and research associates;

•Analyzing, cleaning, restructuring, and managing large and complex health care databases;

•Using and developing computer programs to facilitate completion of operationally complicated tasks;

•Maintaining documentation for data and programs;

•Providing support for writing manuscripts to be published in peer-reviewed journals.

A successful candidate is likely to possess the following qualifications:

•BS or MS in relevant field (including computer science, engineering with computational background, operations research, applied sciences, etc.);

•Experience with mathematical programming is essential (SAS, Stata, R, Matlab, Mathematica), health care-related programming is preferrred;

•Additional desirable languages: C/C++, SQL, Ox

•Knowledge of multiple programming languages and demonstrated ability to adapt to different programming frameworks;

•Familiarity with standard programming tools in a Linux environment (e.g. Make, version control, shell scripting);

•Proficiency with MS Excel (MS Access or similar a plus);

•Ability to work effectively individually and as part of a team;

•Strong written and verbal communication skills;

•Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines;

•Flexibility to adapt to diverse client and project needs in a fast-paced “start-up-like” environment;

•Demonstrated interest in health care.

Please send your cover letter and resume to: careers@precisionhealtheconomics.com with subject heading “Programmer/Analyst.” Include at least two coding samples in two different languages for evaluation. Address letters to Director,  Administrative Operations.