Jobs at CDC – Computer Scientist

Website Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Job Description:

This position is a scientific position, with an emphasis on computer science methods and techniques as it relates to public health informatics. The primary purpose of the position is to develop solutions for a variety of nonrecurring problems in the public health informatics field and to anticipate future needs and trends, investigating the application of new technology.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Address complex public health informatics data or management needs, necessitating the need for experimental computer technologies, products, and prototype systems (e.g., macro- and microprogramming, survey collection systems, search systems, distributed computing, server clustering, disk farms, virtual private networks, virtual organizations, data visualization, human computer interface) to overcome critical business obstacles.
  • Conduct critical computer analysis and in-depth investigations to identify the most feasible approaches to complex hardware/software/networking system design and development problems.
  • Lead and manage fact finding, design, software surveys, and cost/benefit analyses for new or modified computer applications resulting in the design or modification of systems.
  • Plan, construct, and maintain databases for data storage, manipulation, and retrieval.
  • Modify commercial database management systems and/or develop programs to maintain files, perform data validation routines, etc.

Job Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or bachelor’s degree with 30 semester hours in a combination of mathematics, statistics, and computer science. At least 15 of the 30 semester hours must have included any combination of statistics and mathematics that included differential and integral calculus. All academic degrees and course work must be from accredited or pre-accredited institutions.

Job Details:

Company: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Healthcare

Job Location: Durham, NC, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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