Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a closely related field and four years of experience in Information Management Systems; OR an Associate’s degree in a related field and six years of such experience; OR eight years of such experience. A Master’s degree in Computer Science or a closely related field may substitute for one year of such experience. A Doctorate in a Computer Science or a closely related field may substitute for three years of such experience.


This position requires that the incumbent will report to the official work location and live within commuting distance to the official work location. Telecommuting may not be available. If telecommuting is available, the incumbent will be required to have a telephone/mobile device, and internet access.

Health Research, Inc.’s (HRI) mission is building a healthier future for New York State and beyond through the delivery of funding and program support to further public health and research programs. In support of our mission and our commitment to providing a safe workplace, we require employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a religious or medical exemption.


Preferred Qualifications
At least three years of RDBMS/Oracle 10g work related experience. Proven work in data warehousing environments. Proficient in creating complex SQL for reports. Work experience with advanced PL/SQL objects such as pipelined functions, arrays, etc. Proficiency in database architecture/data modeling. Intermediate knowledge of SQL LEVEL performance tuning using hints and Database Level performance tuning. Working knowledge of GITHub versioning software. Proficient in data management and data analytics. Experience building APIs to be consumed by Java tier. Experience creating SQLLoader scripts to import large amounts of data. Knowledge of Healthcare data warehousing architecture.


The Senior Database Developer will work in the Bureau of HIV/AIDS Epidemiology Systems Development and Maintenance Team and will be responsible for leading database development; serve as an active member of the team that oversees and leads the evaluation of data quality and improvement of overall surveillance system data quality; provide technical expertise to enhance and improve system data; supervise staff; oversee database performance enhancements and perform other appropriate related duties.


The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring effective communication between end users, the database development team and Database Administrators to implement application systems to support Bureau and Department mission critical core functions.

Please visit HRI’s web site at (preferred method):  https://careers-healthresearch.icims.com/jobs/ or mail resume to: Health Research, Inc., 150 Broadway – Suite 280, Menands, NY 12204-2719. Please include reference code 2022-6072 on envelope.

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

Health Research, Inc. (HRI) offers a robust, comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, including:

Health, dental and vision insurance – Several comprehensive health insurance plans to choose from;
Flexible benefit accounts – Medical, dependent care, adoption assistance, parking and transit;
Generous paid time off – Paid federal and state holidays, paid sick, vacation and personal leave;
Tuition support – Assistance is available for individuals pursuing educational or training opportunities;
Retirement Benefits – HRI is a participating employer in the New York State and Local Retirement System and offers optional enrollment in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan. HRI provides a postretirement Health Benefits Plan for qualified retirees to use towards health insurance premiums and eligible medical expenses;
Employee Assistance Program – Provides educational and wellness programs, training, and 24/7 confidential services to assist employees, both personally and professionally;
And so much more!

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.