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Programmer Senior High
Ref No.: 18-00037
Location: Albany, New York
Start Date: 01/25/2018
Agency: NYS Department of Health
Is this a Project or Program specific request (e.g., Connections, SFS)?
If yes, please list the Project or Program Name:
HBITS Consultant for STDMIS
Please provide a short description of the project:
Contractor is responsible for assessment of quality partner services outcomes. 
Please provide a full listing of the day to day tasks to be performed by the Consultant (be descriptive and specific):
Funding will support a contractor who will analyze and evaluate STD registries (including STD and HIV matched registries), prepare analytic datasets for evaluation purposes, conduct analysis of routine match results, develop innovative programming to map partner networks, and prepare reports summarizing the epidemiology of STD mono-infected, and STD/HIV co-morbid infections.  The contractor will establish templates for reporting performance metrics on integrated STD/HIV partner services outcomes in order to assure appropriate partner services outcomes; perform quality assurance activities for surveillance and partner services data; and, provide documentation including technical system documentation, user help and instructions guidelines.  
Which Service Group is required?
Service Group 1
What is the number of staff being requested?
(maximum of 5)
Which Job Title Category is required?
Which Skill Level is required?
Which Skill Demand is required?
How many Candidate Response Forms are being requested per Contractor per position?     (1 or 2)
When is the Target Start Date?
(30 Business Days minimum from date of request)
How long is the engagement? (in months)
24 months
When is the estimated completion date?
Is this a Full or Part-Time Position (Full time is considered 40 Hours Per Week)?
Full time
If  Part-Time, enter approximate number of hours per week:
What are the daily work hours? (note if negotiable or list preferred start and end time):
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  (Negotiable)
Where is the Home Base Region?
Region 1
Where is the work office located?  Enter Building Name (if known) Full Street Address, City, and ZIP
NYS DOH, ESP Corning Tower Building, Room 542, Albany, NY 12237
What type of software is typically used by the Agency?  (e.g., Agency is an "IBM shop.”)
SAS, Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat
What type of hardware is typically used by the Agency? (e.g., Agency is a "Client shop.”)
Windows based operating system, personal computers
Position Mandatory Qualifications
 - Analysis, design, coding, component and assembly testing of all application code owned by the Application Team- Maintenance (including production support), enhancement and development work- Write application software, data analysis, data access, data structures, data manipulation, databases, design, programming, testing and implementation, technical and user documentation, software conversions
Skill level Senior
 60 - 84 Months
Candidate is able to work without assistance and can provide leadership for others; may have advanced education
Requested Qualifications

Certification as a Base SAS programmer for SAS v9
After receiving a Bachelor's degree, 60 months of experience in using SAS for data management and analysis.
At least 60 months of experience programming SAS/GRAPH, SAS/ODS, SAS/MACROS, SAS/SQL, PROC SQL, and PROC REPORT on a daily or weekly basis.
At least 24 months of experience conducting data analysis for sexually transmitted disease surveillance program.
At least 36 months of experience in Microsoft Office Access database management and analysis.
At least 36 months of experience in database management and analysis using other database management tools.
At least a Bachelor's Degree in Science, Statistics or Epidemiology, or any related field of science.

Additional Information Requests:
Are there additional security requirements for the Authorized User?
Confidentiality training
Will additional training possibly be required during the Engagement?
If Yes, provide description of anticipated training.
What type, or manner, of Knowledge Transfer is requested during the engagement?
Modified and newly developed SAS codes, quarterly   and annual statistical reports to be provided to Infertility Prevention Project providers. The Programmer will provide a list of modifications to the SAS Programs at the end of the year as a summary documentation of performed activities.
Is travel anticipated during the Engagement?
If Yes, please list anticipated frequency and locations for travel: