Senior Programmer Analyst/Radiation Oncology (days full time) Detroit Campus

Information Technology
195659 Requisition #

Under minimal supervision of the Project Manager or other assigned personnel designs, codes and tests program logic in order to meet systems requirements identified by systems analysis and technical support personnel. Analyzes test data, program logic and test results in order to determine proper program execution and procedures. Serves as a systems analysis and technical resource for applications support personnel and functions as project leader as assigned.


  • Translates systems requirements defined by systems analysis and technical support personnel into appropriate programming format. Designs data collection, processing and control procedures; develops file structures; evaluates data communication or technical needs and interfaces with systems users in order to assist in the design and specification of data processing systems.
  • Uses programming and job control languages to design, develop and test program logic in order to modify and maintain existing programs or develop new programs.
  • Analyzes test data, program logic and test results in order to determine proper program execution and procedures. Oversees systems testing and implementation.
  • Prepares progress reports on assigned work and fulfills other administrative reporting requirements as indicated.
  • Serves as project leader by monitoring and directing work activities of analysts, programmers and documentation analysts in order to ensure proper program design, coding, testing, implementation, documentation and post implementation review as assigned.
  • Serves as a systems analysis and technical resource for applications, support personnel.
  • Interfaces with clients" management, operations and technical support personnel in order to gather and interpret data, determine optimal systems approach, evaluate technology, report findings and resolve systems related problems.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • A technical level of knowledge in programming, job control languages and systems design concepts such as that acquired through the completion of two to three years of college level coursework in computer sciences, programming or a related field or the equivalent in related work experience required.
  • A minimum of four years programming and data communication experience with systems analysis skills required for specification development, required.


  • Master’s Degree in software development, computer science and three years of experience or a PhD in software development, computer science preferred.
  • Programing experience with one or more of C/C++, .Net, Asp, PHP, Metlab, scripting languages (perl, ruby, etc.) and web programming. 
  • Demonstrates ability to work to written specifications, works collaboratively, documents code, and uses best practices (code version control tools).
  • Biomedical application development with an emphasis on numerical demanding applications such as image processing or similar biomedical problems.
  • Platform and applications support in a Windows 7, Windows server and/or Linux environment; specific expertise with Linux cluster would be valuable.


       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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