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HHS Seeks Software Platforms Architect for Disease Surveillance System Modernization Project

HHS Health and Human ServicesThe Department of Health and Human Services has kicked off its search for a software platforms architect to help update the National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System.

HHS said in a blog post published Monday NNDSS is a tool the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention uses to report, track and respond to food-borne outbreaks and diseases such as measles and Ebola.

The selected candidate will work with public health professionals and leaders at CDC through the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence program to help improve data gathering and exchange functions of the surveillance system.

The EIR initiative is designed to help HHS find and recruit external candidates who are capable to provide technical skillsets for the agency’s healthcare projects.

The chosen candidate will become part of CDC’s health informatics and surveillance division to help design service-oriented models, adopt agile development processes and communicate with various stakeholders under the project.

HHS is in search of individuals with experience in REST architecture and RESTful application program interfaces, integration engines such as Rhapsody and Mirth, SQL database environments as well as programming languages such as Java and Spring.

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