Job description

Duties: Reporting directly to the ACC Chief Compliance Officer- Clinical Research (CCOCR), the Data Analyst is responsible for: Interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques and providing ongoing reports; Developing and implementing data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize efficiency and quality; Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases; identify trends or patterns in complex datasets; filter and clean data by reviewing computer reports and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems; locate and define new process improvement needs; conducting full lifecycle analysis to include requirements, activities and design; develop analysis and reporting capabilities; monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements; work collaboratively with other IT/IS groups that support the technology needs of the Abramson Cancer Center Department of Operations, Compliance and Monitoring (DOCM); and write SOPs and MOPs as needed. This position is required to build custom scripting and custom applications to facilitate data needs. In addition, will work directly with the NCI to meet all of their data standards and expectations for the ACC core grant; work with data across many disparate databases; responsible for data conformity, validation, standardization and harmonization in order to make the data usable. Preparing dynamic dashboards for ACC, University and PennMedicine leadership; prepare reports for the Commission on Cancer; Translational Centers of Excellence; PennMedicine Patient and Family Services, marketing, Clinical Centers of Excellence; and data for faculty members to support grant writing.

This job description is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

Qualifications: Education and experience equivalent to the minimum of a BA/BS, preferably in Information Systems/Management, Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science, with at least 3+ years of proven experience as a data analyst or business data analyst required; technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques; strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects, etc.); databases (SQL, etc), programming (XML, Javascript, or ETL Frameworks); familiarity with preparing and reporting data to regulatory and legal entities is a strong plus; knowledge of statistics and using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (SAS, SPSS, Excel); strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze disseminate significant amounts of data with strong attention to detail and accuracy; adept at queries, reporting and presenting findings; must have good oral and written communications skills; experience writing technical documents is necessary. Clinical Research experience is a strong plus.

NOTE: All candidates selected for interview will be asked to demonstrate the above required skills at the time of the interview.

Reference Number: 40-30238

Salary Grade: D

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: CC-Cancer Center

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Job Family: E-Information Systems/Technology




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Posted: 10/30/2018
Application Due: 1/10/2019
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