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    Opportunity: NCS - Application Programmer (#1005) @ Social & Scientific Systems, Inc.--Rockville, MD (US)
    Submitted by Molly Assion; posted on Friday, June 08, 2012


    Social & Scientific Systems, Inc. (SSS), a company dedicated to improving public health around the world, is looking for an Application Programmer to support the Information Management System (IMS) contract, which is a large 5-year Federal project to support the National Children's Study (NCS).


    The Application Programmer will be responsible for providing expertise for a large information management system and associated applications.

    Duties and responsibilities include:
    • Writing requirements
    • Developing software from program specifications.
    • Testing and debugging program to meet specification.
    • Tracing test cases back to requirements
    • Developing time and effort estimates for implementing requirements
    • Writing technical documentation
    • Supporting end-users


    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, plus 4-6 years of related experience. Solid understanding of XML, .NET application development and SQL Server
    • Familiar with PHP and MySQL
    • Strong logical/critical thinking abilities, especially analyzing existing database layouts, application architectures, schemas and developing a good understanding of the application model
    • Strong technical writing skills and ability to document technical architectural solution, create detailed design, requirements document, and deployment plan
    • In addition, able to develop effective user interfaces, knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures of software development, strong time management skills including the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
    • Survey and/or clinical trials experience a plus


    SSS offers an excellent total compensation package, including medical, life, and disability insurance, annual leave, stock ownership, 401(k) plan, education assistance, casual work environment, commuter benefits, flexible hours, and more.


    This position is based in our Rockville, MD office.


    Review full requirements/description and apply online at - see Req. #1005.


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