Software Developer (NCI)
Within the Leidos Biomedical Research Inc.’s Clinical Research Directorate, the Clinical Monitoring Research Program (CMRP) provides high-quality comprehensive and strategic operational support to the high-profile domestic and international clinical research initiatives of the National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Clinical Center (CC), National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS), National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). Since its inception in 2001, CMRP’s ability to provide rapid responses, high-quality solutions, and to recruit and retain experts with a variety of backgrounds to meet the growing research portfolios of NCI, NIAID, CC, NHLBI, NIAMS, NCATS, NINDS, and NIMH has led to the considerable expansion of the program and its repertoire of support services. CMRP’s support services are strategically aligned with the program’s mission to provide comprehensive, dedicated support to assist National Institutes of Health researchers in providing the highest quality of clinical research in compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines, maintaining data integrity, and protecting human subjects. For the scientific advancement of clinical research, CMRP services include comprehensive clinical trials, regulatory, pharmacovigilance, protocol navigation and development, and programmatic and project management support for facilitating the conduct of 400+ Phase I, II, and III domestic and international trials on a yearly basis. These trials investigate the prevention, diagnosis, treatment of, and therapies for cancer, influenza, HIV, and other infectious diseases and viruses such as hepatitis C, tuberculosis, malaria, and Ebola virus; heart, lung, and blood diseases and conditions; parasitic infections; rheumatic and inflammatory diseases; and rare and neglected diseases. CMRP’s collaborative approach to clinical research and the expertise and dedication of staff to the continuation and success of the program’s mission has contributed to improving the overall standards of public health on a global scale.
The Software Developer supports the CMRP’s Regulatory Compliance and Human Subjects Protection Program (RCHSPP) and provides direct Information Technology (IT) support services for clinical trials management to the NIAID Division of Clinical Research (DCR) and the Office of Clinical Research Policy and Regulatory Operations (OCRPRO).
- Designs, develops, implements, maintains and supports applications, databases and collaboration tools
- Develops and maintains applications throughout the software development lifecycle from conceptual design to product phase-out
- Utilizes industry standard methods to document user and functional requirements, conduct feasibility assessments, evaluate integration methods, develop functional models, perform system testing, and release and manage production systems
- Ensures the integrity of all system data
- Collaborates with the user community to assess system service requests for impact and transforms into formal design solutions
- Performs work and data flow analysis and utilizes in-house and/or commercial off-the-shelf software to develop solutions
- Evaluates and develops methods to integrate new and existing systems
- Provides training and guidance to program staff on the use of custom applications
- Authors test cases, system documentation, operational guides and related materials
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
- Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Biomedical Science or a related field from an accredited college or university according to the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education).
- Foreign degrees must be evaluated for U.S. equivalency
- In addition to the education requirements, a minimum of four (4) years related experience in developing, constructing, and managing Microsoft® SharePoint sites or developing applications using relational database management systems (SQL)
- Demonstrated proficiency in one or more higher-level computer languages
- Capable of independently identifying and resolving moderately complex problems and making recommendations
- Ability to answer application questions referred from the help desk
- Ability to interact with various levels of senior management within Leidos Biomed, NIAID and the National Cancer Institute
- May be responsible for supervising staff
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
- Experience in the customization of SharePoint sites using ASP.NET controls and Microsoft® Office SharePoint Designer 2013
- Experience with upgrading to SharePoint 2016 On-premise
- Experience in web development (ASP.NET, C#)
- Experience with Amazon Web Services platforms
- Ability to work independently and within a team environment
- Strong organization skills with ability to effectively handle varying workloads
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.