Programmer Analyst Behavioral Science

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
Closing date
May 31, 2022

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Health Sciences
Organization Type
The Programmer Analyst Provides technical skill in the development and use of programming languages and databases in support of the Tobacco Research and Treatment Program. Developing, creating and maintaining a complex database systems and system components; designing system components; Modifies existing programs to conform to system changes or to make improvements in the existing program. Works with Principal Investigators to resolve specific problems or make changes in programs. Writes and maintains documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections.


Program Design and Development Develop and modify basic programs and make appropriate decisions and changes to existing software, including .Net, Sql server 2012/2016, SharePoint and Qualtrics. Adapt to new technologies that can be used in evaluating, implementing and maintaining acquired or internally developed databases for research studies.

Legacy Software and System Functionality Maintain legacy software and migrate system functionality to accommodate changing technology as needed. Build and expand methods to increase application accuracy and performance.

Data Quality Assurance Track and maintain existing error reporting and self-correcting systems. Compile and provide report from data collected through research and clinical sources.

Other Duties as Assigned

Required: Bachelor's degree.

Required: Two years of experience in programming. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Web Programming or API would be a plus.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

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