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Programmer Analyst


Science. Technology. Service.

Bracket innovates at the leading-edge of clinical research data, one exceptional service at a time. From the advanced technology of our eCOA electronic Clinical Outcomes Assessments flexible platform, to the efficiency of our scalable and configurable Randomization and Trial Supply Management (RTSM) Clinical IRT solution, to our science-focused Rater Training and Quality Assurance programs, Bracket does it faster, better and with an eye on the future of our industry. To achieve this, we maintain an unwavering commitment to employing only the brightest, most talented colleagues gleaned from a wide variety of professional fields.  If you are a creative problem-solver and have a hard-wired, instinctual commitment to exceptional customer service, we'd love to talk to you!

Position Overview:

The Programmer Analyst II supports the implementation of Bracket’s products and services to meet customer’s needs. Working with the Technical Delivery team and Client Services this position implements assigned configuration and development tasks, performs unit testing, and documents their work according to accepted quality principles and supports testing.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Note:  Other duties may be assigned.

Configuration and Development

Overall responsibility for the design, development and on time delivery of project specific configurations and customizations.
Work directly with the client or with Business System Analyst (BSA) to prepare, adapt, or agree on all specifications provided.
Working with the Technical Delivery and Client Services team, gains an understanding of design patterns, principles and standards to be followed in implementing assigned tasks.
Recommend, design and implement on-going application and architectural improvements.
Creates and documents system design specifications and other technical documents as required.
Understands and follows all coding standards.
Creates robust, well documented code.
Creates database objects as required.
Completes unit testing and peer review documentation as required.
Integrates implemented code and database objects into release application.
Performs smoke testing for released application as required.
Supports all phases of testing by efficiently diagnosing and resolving defects.
Support test script development and performance of user acceptance testing.  Participate in all post live study changes including risk assessment, specifications, testing, and interactions with study team for shared activities.
Other project work as assigned.
May provide after hours application support as required.




Application Support

Efficiently and effectively diagnoses and resolves defects.
Identifies areas of the application impacted by the resolution and works with BSA and/or Software Test Engineer to define test cases required for the resolution.
Completes all required change control documentation including updates to requirements, design and other technical documents as required.
Deploys resolution to testing and production environment as required.
Consults with Product Innovation team on defects that impact core product


Quality System Responsibilities

Performs all work in accordance with documented Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Working Instructions.
Adheres to Good Clinical Practices (GCP), 21 CFR Part 11 and other regulatory requirements as required.


Skills & Competencies



Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or related field
Demonstrated experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelors Degree.


Four to Seven years experience professionally programming.

TSQL Development (creating stored procedures, ad-hoc queries, database design,…)

Experience with some or all of the following technologies:

Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008 MySQL or other relational databases including stored procedures, views and triggers
Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services or other reporting tool
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010
Experience in some of the following technologies; VB.NET, C#, ASP.NET, Visual Basic, C++, ASP, VBScript, PHP, Java, IIS, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, XML, XSLT
Web page design and/or Windows application design
Team Foundation Server, Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, Subversion or other source control product
Web page design and/or Windows application design
Object Relational Mapping (OR/M), MVC, MEF, Unity Framework, and Dependency Injection (DI) is a plus
Team Foundation Server, Visual Source Safe, Subversion or other source control product

Experience developing, enhancing and customizing configurable applications is desirable.
Domain experience in any of the following is desirable:

Interactive Voice Response (IVR) applications
Mobile device applications include Smartphone and Tablet
Electronic Data Capture applications
Learning Management Systems
Clinical Trial Management Systems

Experience estimating development and support tasks.
Familiarity with 21 CFR Part 11 or experience in a regulated environment desirable.

We offer a fully comprehensive benefits program with medical, dental, vision, company paid life insurance, short and long term disability.  Great Paid Time Off program that starts with 20 days of accrual per calendar year; great 401k plan with company match that is 100% vested immediately.  Paid parental leave and other competitive benefit programs.  Great salary and reward and recognition programs. 

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