Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor's degree (foreign equivalent or higher). Four (4) years of full-time relevant experience in clinical research informatics or information technology (or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience), this includes related experience at a large hospital, medical center, or research setting. Experience with requirements gathering and analysis. Direct work in consulting, training, and supporting end-users.
Brief Description of Duties: The Research Data Systems Analyst leads efforts to provide technical and information systems-related development and support services to research teams and other initiatives as part of Stony Brook University's Clinical and Translational Science Center (CTSC). Working with diverse, multidisciplinary teams, the incumbent will utilize information architecture and software development best practices to document, analyze, and translate research workflow needs into various technical designs and informatics solutions. These activities will assist in driving the CTSC's core mission of accelerating clinical research discoveries and their application to patient care, "from bench to bedside." The incumbent will apply biomedical informatics (BMI) technical standards, methodologies, and principles in such areas as data capture, data integration, and data analytics and visualization to advance program needs, objectives, and outcomes. Solutions may include but are not limited to building complex data capture workflows, designing data monitoring dashboards, and implementing interoperability interfaces, both within and outside of existing development platforms. This position involves interfacing with multiple levels of the Stony Brook University Enterprise, including faculty, research support staff, and senior leaders, and will work within the Research Computing, Informatics, & Innovation team under the Chief Research Information Officer. Responsibilities of the Research Data Systems Analyst may include the following but are not limited to:
Work closely with diverse stakeholders (including clinicians, investigators, leadership, and research support staff) to define requirements and devise database technology solutions that meet client needs, follow best practices, and comply with institutional policies and regulations.
Exercise technical leadership to plan and carry out successful development projects, adhering to coding standards and validation practices to ensure high-quality solutions.
Utilize technical and problem-solving skillsets to troubleshoot database design issues and coordinate enhancements, both individually and in collaboration with other team members.
Automate repetitive tasks to achieve operational efficiency through the use of scripting, routines, stored procedures, etc. Build automated workflows to support the extract-transform-load (ETL), cleaning, and validation of data as needed.
Work with counterparts at surveillance sites to coordinate continuous data quality processes, provide access to the central data repositories, troubleshoot data quality issues, and develop visualization and dashboards for meeting operational and site performance monitoring requirements.
Collaborate with team members on database modeling and other technical functions to support and advance the objectives of the CTSC.
Collaborate with team members to create and maintain documentation, including changelogs, technical specifications, and SOPs.
Provide consultation, training, and support to users of clinical research information systems as needed.
Assist in the administration of clinical research information systems to ensure stability, security, and performance.
Identify workflow and technical issues for process improvement and change management. Scope out new technologies as needed, perform proof of concept testing, and make recommendations to the team.
Maintain list of open queries and communicate list to group in weekly meetings. Contribute to presentations for both internal and external audiences. May provide oversight, mentorship, and cross-training to other analysts on the team.
Other duties as assigned. Stay informed about new technologies, practices, and industry trends through community lists, publications, and conferences.
Special Notes: The Research Foundation of SUNY is a private educational corporation. Employment is subject to the Research Foundation policies and procedures, sponsor guidelines and the availability of funding. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Minimum salary threshold must be met to maintain FLSA exemption.
Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
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Official Job Title: Senior Programmer/Analyst (Project)
Job Field: Information Technology
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Psychiatry & Behavioral Health-The Research Foundation for The State University of New York at Stony Brook
Salary: Commensurate with experience within the range of $83,000-$90,000.
Salary Grade: E79
Appointment Type: Regular
Internal Number: 2101633
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