Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
Under the direction of the HCP database manager, you will perform a critical role in preparing data for public release. You will be acting as a liaison between the HCP and the entities depositing data into the HCP database (IntraDB). Your responsibilities will include working to ensure that incoming data is reliably and efficiently transferred, as well as verifying that the data can be harmonized (e.g. renamed, reformatted, and reorganized) with existing HCP data by working with the appropriate staff. You will review data for completeness and accuracy, working closely with scientists and data collection staff at multiple sites to resolve issues. You will configure, modify, submit and monitor data processing and data transfer pipelines, ensuring optimal processing throughput, troubleshooting failures where needed.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Partner and collaborate with external and internal stakeholders in support of data collection, data transfers, and ongoing data releases. Initiate communication with stakeholders to diagnose and troubleshoot problems.
Understand “ideal” HCP-style session data for each project and work to identify deviations.
Configure, modify, execute, and monitor processing and data transfer pipelines, ensuring optimal usage of computing resources in order to maximize throughput and troubleshooting processing failures.
Work to develop and continuously improve quality reporting to assist with the identification and resolution of issues.
Review protocol validation, sanity checks, and other project reports. Reach out to appropriate staff to resolve any issues that block an MR session from being harmonized.
Identify opportunities to automate workflows and implement automation solutions
Develop and implement problem resolutions.
Generate distribution reports from behavioral data, identify outliers, and turn outlier reports into trouble tickets for sites to fix.
Review ticketing system to ensure that issues are actively being addressed. Reach out to sites as necessary to ensure follow through on resolving trouble tickets.
Provide support and guidance to scientific stakeholders and technical partners.
High school diploma or equivalent high school certification.
Two years of programming experience. A degree or certification in computer programming from a technical school or college may substitute for the required experience.
Willingness to be proactive and to work closely with multiple sites on a daily basis, investigating missing data and data inconsistencies.
Self-motivated, with attention to detail and a determination to work through problems to a successful resolution.
Ability to multi-task and monitor multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to engage and collaborate with scientists, end users, and other research and technical staff to achieve project goals.
Education or experience with statistical and reporting methods used in data cleaning.
Some research experience working hands on with data, ideally in a Neuroimaging research environment.
Experience with Java and Java-related technologies would be beneficial.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Radiology. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
The hiring range for this position is $51,293 - $66,685 annually.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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