Posted on 
Jul 2, 2024

Senior Software Engineer/Developer

IT, Data Science + Analytics
Health Research Inc.
Health Research Inc.
Health Research Inc.
Nonprofit & Government

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center (RPCCC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.

Job Description


Innovative, multidisciplinary research. Complex diagnostics and novel detection methods. High-tech instrumentation and state-of-the-art laboratory services. All are components of the scientific community that is the Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health.  The Senior Software Engineer/Developer will oversee computer application development in support of the Wadsworth Center under the Public Health Infrastructure grant.  This position will be part of a dynamic team serving the information technology needs of Wadsworth Center including software development to support laboratory accessioning, processing, resulting and reporting.  Specific duties will include: performing application development tasks including researching and documenting technical designs, programming solutions, and customer technical support; developing unit tests and testing processes autonomously to ensure conformity of the application with business requirements and implement change management; overseeing the release management process, including the testing, promoting and releasing of applications through the development environment; and leading code critique sessions and overseeing the development of technical design documentation.  Other related duties as assigned. 

This position will be part of a dynamic team serving the Wadsworth Center’s mission in the New York State Department of Health’s efforts to protect and promote the health of New York’s citizens. Come be a part of Science in the Pursuit of Health®!

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or information technology and four years of computer programming, database design/development, or systems analysis experience; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and six years of such experience; OR eight years of such experience.  A master’s degree in computer science or information technology may substitute for one year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Four years’ experience building Rich Internet Applications (RIA) using modern MVC-based frameworks, such as Vaadin or Angular, from specifications expressed by use cases, class diagrams, interaction diagrams and sequence diagrams. Four years’ experience in application development using Spring and/or enterprise Java technologies, such as Enterprise Java Beans (EJB), Contexts and Dependency Injection (CDI) and REST web services.  Four years’ experience programming with SQL and interfacing with Oracle databases using persistence frameworks like Java Persistence API (JPA), Hibernate or myBatis.  Two years’ experience with JavaScript.  Two years’ experience in program management and supervision of staff.  Domain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System.

Conditions of Employment

Grant funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.

Valid and unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Travel, up to 25% of the time, will be required.

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting will be available.

HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.  

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

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