The West Virginia University School of Public Health is seeking applications for a Database Analyst. This position is responsible for designing, testing, implementing and maintaining data collection and reporting systems to support research activities using complex database statistical methods.
In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
Implement project specific procedures that comply with regulatory and internal procedures. Ensures protection and confidentiality while providing efficient access and utilization of data.
Maintenance of databases, overall monitoring of standards and procedures and integration of systems through database design.
Writing code and stored procedures to include, but not limited to interfacing data from multiple data sources.
Provide technical support to other developers, data managers, clinicians and researchers utilizing biomedical data.
Develop utilities and complex SQL queries for data extraction and reporting, perform data conversions from several data sources.
May conduct simple statistical data analysis
Work on special projects, provide technical support to other developers, data managers, clinicians and researchers utilizing biomedical data.
Create and maintain technical documents such as data dictionary, quality control procedures, user guide, etc.
Four (4) years of experience in database management, project management, computer science, statistical analysis, and/or web development.
Organization and documentation skills, planning, problem solving, database programming
Planning skills, SQL development, analysis software and BI tools (i.e. Tableau or ClikBooks skills, sensitivity to non-technical clients)
Innovative thinking, strong communication skills (verbal & written), creative problem solving
About WVU At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at http://hr.wvu.edu/.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Job Posting: Feb 12, 2019
Posting Classification: Non-Classified
Exemption Status: Exempt
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Internal Number: 163880
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg and Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. Statewide, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.