JOB NO.: 89277-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/SURGERY/SURGERY ADMIN
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 89277-AS
Working Title: Database Programmer
Official Title: SR PROGRAMMER ANALYST(T06BN) or PROGRAMMER ANALYST(T06DN) or ASSOC PROGRAM ANALYST(T06FN)
Hiring Department: A539700-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SURGERY/SURGERY ADMIN
FTE: 50% - 100%
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 05, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree required. Degree field of computer science, statistics, mathematics, public health, or health policy (or related areas) is preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Expert-level database and / or statistical programming skills (including writing syntax).
Working knowledge of SQL (or other database querying language).
SAS is the main language in the unit, but applicants with knowledge of Stata, R, SPSS and / or Python who are willing to learn are welcome. Applicants not yet familiar with SAS will be expected to learn SAS and SAS macros upon hire.
Prior experience constructing analytic files from large databases and merging databases from multiple sources.
Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
Knowledge of the Medicare or Medicaid databases (e.g., CCW, SEER) is desirable.
This position will be a lead database programmer for the Wisconsin Surgical Outcomes Research (WiSOR) program. The position will provide research methodology and database programming expertise to support studies to merge administrative outcomes research data from separate sources, including outcomes research data from the Federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
The ideal candidate is:
Able to work independently
A problem solver
A team player
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Instructions to applicants:
Please select "Apply now" to upload your cover letter and CV.
There is a coding exercise that will be part of our pre-interview screen. The details of the exercise will be sent to qualified candidates.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Feb 1 2017 Central Standard Time
Application Close: Aug 31 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time