The Hourly Project Assistant II will be part of a professional data team supporting efforts to track and communicate COVID data reporting issues with facilities and providers. The Hourly Project Assistant II will assist with developing customized form and workflows in DOH existing and open source issue tracking system; assist with supporting integration of data systems with DOH existing and open source issue tracking system via API; assist with developing API and web services solutions running on a PaaS container platform; assist with monitoring the performance of cloud applications and solutions; analyzing opportunities for improvement.

Minimum Qualifications
Undergraduate or Graduate Student enrolled in Cyber Security, Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Public Health or related field.

Preferred Qualifications
Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience with fundamental programming skills and an understanding of core computer science concepts. Demonstrated knowledge and/or experience with Ruby on Rails, Java, C/C++, PHP, Python, or JavaScript or any server-side web languages. Experience in developing web applications. Experience in integrating 3rd party API, and libraries based on the documents. Experience working in an agile environment.

Conditions of Employment
Grant funded, hourly position expected to last through 7/31/2024. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables, is required.

Valid and unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting will be available.

HRI participates in the E-Verify Program.

HRI has a long-standing dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workforce. HRI is committed to the principle of non-discrimination in all phases of its employment procedures and practices.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans


About Health Research, Inc.

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) contributes to the health and well-being of the people of New York State by complementing and enabling the strategic public health goals of the New York State Department of Health (DOH), Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC), and other health-related entities.

HRI provides best-in-class resource administration for stakeholders and programs related to the work and priorities of the Department of Health and its other partners. HRI does this through the provision of knowledge, expertise, funding guidance, and fiduciary oversight of sponsored program funding for public health and research programs in concert with community partnerships.