Job Requisition Number: 23252. Involves planning, designing, developing, implementing and administering data systems and databases to acquire, store and retrieve data; migrates data to new systems; ensures accuracy, completeness, and quality of data; works with researchers to provide information regarding data collection methods used and the implications for data analysis; conducts data analyses and creates tables, charts and graphs as requested; provides basic technical support to staff; establishes and maintains data security; optimizes/tunes data system performance; develops database dictionaries, specifications, tables and data elements. Usually not an application developer.
?Applies professional data management concepts and defined IT and data management policies and procedures in completing assignments. Provides input into data management and reporting issues. ?Researches, gathers and analyzes information requirements and documents using formal data definition techniques and naming standards. Gathers and analyzes research data; prepares and summarizes. May interview subject matter experts and technical personnel; researches relevant problem-domain literature and information standards. ?Participates in the preparation of logical data models, dimensional data models and information schemas for a component of a project. ?Under general supervision, designs and implements capture of metadata from various storage types using technical processes (e.g. software design, database management). ?Works on database-related issues and projects of moderate scope taking in numerous business practice and technical considerations, applying defined IT procedures and practices to database projects. ?Collaborates and coordinates with others to design and implement protocols and data collection and database systems in support of research projects. ?Reviews and resolves data discrepancies for standardized data validation systems and procedures. ?Develops systems for organizing research data to analyze, identify and report data and trends. ?Prepares reports and/or analysis for internal department constituents. ?Gathers research data for collaborating analysts; serves as liason to familiarize researchers with the data collection methods used and their implications for data analysis and provide basic technical support.?Proficiency in Stata and/or SAS programming. Preferred experience with macro programming. ?Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word, Access, and Powerpoint. ?Knowledge of data management systems, practices and standards, including data tracking, collection, cleaning, storage, analysis, and documentation. ?Knowledge of basic statistical analysis, including t-tests, correlations, and linear and logistic regression modeling. ?Familiarity with study designs used in public health research. ?Skills in project management, critical thinking, listening, and written and oral communication ?Keen attention to detail. ?Desired Skills: background knowledge in one or more areas related to the research, e.g. environmental epidemiology, reproductive/perinatal health, reproductive epidemiology, exposure assessment, genetic epidemiology, children?s health, etc.; Familiarity with the Human Subjects application; Experience preparing data entry screens for questionnaires; Ability to understand written Spanish
Education/Training: ?Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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