Data Governance and Quality Analyst

Job description

Data Governance and Quality Analyst

Date Posted: 01/06/2021
Req ID: 2215
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


About us:

Home to over 40 departments and institutes, the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine lies at the heart of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network and is a global leader in ground-breaking research and education, spanning clinical medicine, basic science and the rehabilitation sciences sectors.

Your opportunity:

The Temerty Centre for AI Research and Education in Medicine (T-CAIREM) is an interdepartmental Centre, situated within the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology (LMP), that serves as a focal point for collaboration between computer scientists, healthcare providers, trainees, medical basic science researchers and industry to advance health through machine learning. The mission of the Centre is to advance research, education, knowledge dissemination and digital infrastructure in the field of AI in medicine.

As Data Governance and Quality Analyst, you will support the development of a dedicated data and compute environment in support of our Centre’s analytics activities. Vital to our success is a well curated, documented and explorable data archive. Relying on your strong analytical skills and technical expertise, your chief responsibility will be the curation and management of this resource. Your ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders will help underscore the importance of our data.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining and updating databases, and administering user permissions todata resources
  • Producing statistical information and generating statistical graphics
  • Running data queries, identifying and resolving data discrepancies and anomalies, and generating data quality reports
  • Developing information management methods to optimize use of data
  • Create documentation and tools to support navigation of complex datasets
  • Training end-users on systems and procedures

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science or Engineering, or acceptable combination of equivalent experience
  • Minimum three years of related experience within an academic environment, teaching hospital, or comparable environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of data analysis methodology, including demonstrated ability to apply query techniques
  • Experience preparing and interpreting statistical and graphic reports
  • Experience training end-users and preparing training documentation
  • Advanced proficiency in Python/SQL and MS Office Suite
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret and summarize information
  • Strong database management, spreadsheet and presentation design skills
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to work in a team environment and exercise tact, discretion, flexibility and sound judgment

Assets (Nonessential):

  • Experience with business intelligence tools (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Plotly/Dash)
  • Experience with Sparql and Elastic
  • Comfortable using cloud infrastructures (AWS/GCP)

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • Communicator
  • Insightful
  • Meticulous
  • Organized
  • Problem solver

This is a 1-year term opportunity.

Closing Date: 01/27/2021, 11:59PM EDT
Employee Group: USW
Appointment Type: Budget - Term
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:
USW Pay Band 10 -- $61,846 with an annual step progression to a maximum of $79,088. Pay scale and job class assignment is subject to determination pursuant to the Job Evaluation/Pay Equity Maintenance Protocol.
Job Category: Administrative / Managerial
Recruiter: Dinuka Perera

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Job No:
Posted: 1/10/2021
Application Due: 3/11/2021
Work Type: Full Time