Uses data expertise, programming abilities, and critical thinking skills to solve complex issues as well as identify new and innovative uses and transformations of available data. Able to work collaboratively with investigators in the design of research studies and methodologies and creation of analytic datasets. Develops code to deliver high quality data products on time to customers. Assists research staff in efforts to determine goals, priorities, decision making and design of data solutions. Actively involved in efforts to assess, recommend, implement, troubleshoot, validate, and interpret results. Experience in developing programs using large relational database models written in SQL and/or SAS required. Experience using data from an electronic health record or health care claims in the area of health research or healthcare analytics (preference for Epic's Clarity models) required.
Performs complex data extraction, manipulation, and summarization of large databases to create analytical datasets and provide a range of solutions to support Research activities.
Participates in the design, testing, validation, analysis and merging of complicated data structures from a wide variety of source systems.
Actively contributes and engaged in written and oral communication of analytical content/results and recommendations to research project team.
Able to create summarized findings and recommendations that are clearly presented and adapted for audiences that have a varying range of technical and clinical experience.
Actively engages and contributes to assigned projects and the development of complex phenotype algorithms.
Actively participates in discussions with research staff to identify key areas and priorities for focus based on data analysis.
Demonstrates strong knowledge of research methodology and research data collection methodologies.
Proactively educates the requester of any complexities associated with the data requests.
Oversees all phases of SAS/SQL/analytical programming, data management, quality control, and reporting.
Fully able to identify and resolve problems using knowledge, background and interactive problem solving and troubleshooting techniques.
Independently able to ensure accuracy, data integrity and completeness of data and analysis in all work.
Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
*Relevant experience may be a combination of related work experience and/or Master's degree obtained (Master's Degree = 2 years relevant experience).
**May consider applicants who do not possess the required years of relevant experience at a lower level role
Bachelor's Degree-Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Science (Required)
Minimum of 5 years-Relevant experience* (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
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