Senior Bioinformatics Analyst

Job ID
2019-12442
Campus
Einstein/Resnick - Bronx
Posting Date
8 months ago(11/15/2019 3:10 PM)
Employee Classification
Exempt
Department
Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate and participate in management of research informatics implementations in a multi-disciplinary team including research coordinators, clinician-investigators, managers and administrators, software developers, engineers, support and reporting staff, etc. on various aspects of a project.
  • Develop documentations for informatics solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, regulations and institutional policies and work processes; following the software development lifecycle.
  • Participate in all aspects of governance and compliance in the use of the systems, QA reporting to ensure institutional policies and procedures are adhered to and that data integrity is maintained.
  • Partner with subject matter experts (SME’s), managers, and technical leads to translate business requirements to technical specifications and implementation using REDCap and other Informatics platforms.
  • Lead and coordinate user training in REDCap and other Informatics applications.
  • Participate in continued support, trouble shooting and services for the user community
  • Collaborate with team lead, managers, and supervisors in planning, designing, implementing, analytic reporting all research informatics applications.
  • Participate in implementing applications using scripting or programming languages such as .Net, C#, ASPX, SQL, PL/SQL, REST/SOAP web services, JSON, XML, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript etc.
  • Document and demonstrate solutions by developing technical and non-technical documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams and charts.
  • Design Database schemas; write SQL queries and PL/SQL procedures and packages in database systems such as Oracle, Sql Server etc.
  • Deploy and manage application on varieties of application servers such as IIS.
  • Provide effort estimates for tasks and track progress of assigned tasks and if required, all project tasks.
  • Communicate effectively with technical and non-technical (internal) stakeholders.
  • Perform unit and integration testing, load-testing & performance testing when necessary to ensure stability and scalability of our websites. Translate product requirements into a technical implementation plan, using skills such as OOD, analysis of existing infrastructure, and research to select appropriate tools and technologies.

QUALIFICATIONS

A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Informatics is required. A master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Informatics is preferred.

  • At least 3 years of experience writing SQL queries and PL/SQL stored procedures.
  • At least 2 years of experience with designing and optimizing Database schemas in Sql Server or Oracle
  • At least 2 years of experience with a scripting or programming language like .Net, ASP, Python or Java
  • At least 1 years of experience developing or integrating with REST or SOAP web services
  • At least 1 years of experience working with healthcare data or systems
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills to communicate and document user interactions, requirements, design specifications, reports and scope of work.
  • Strong analytical skills to analyze, categorize and translate business/user requirements to functional requirements
  • Strong presentation skills for user training and demonstrations
Preferred but not required:
  • Experienced working with electronic data capture systems such as REDCap
  • Experience optimizing SQL queries and writing PL/SQL packages
  • Experience developing web based applications using technologies such as ASP.net/C#/IIS

ABOUT US

Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.

 

Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

 

Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, employing Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.

 

We have also been recognized by Forbes as one of the country's best midsize employers in 2019. Forbes ranked Einstein in the top overall nationally among midsize employers. Einstein ranked 3rd within the education category in New York State and 9th nationally among all midsize education employers.

 

The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.

The primary role of the Sr. Bioinformatics Analyst position is to contribute significantly to requirements analysis, management, documentation, design, and participate in development of biomedical research and healthcare analytics applications and implementations. The position is for hands on analyst with skills in data management, data capture and scripting/programming who will contribute to the high level implementation, documentation, and management of research informatics platforms. The Sr. Bioinformatics Analyst will actively contribute to management, coordination, documentation, evaluation, training, communication, reporting, and representation of Einstein/Montefiore’s programs and will significantly participate in supporting existing REDCap based infrastructure and other RIC’s informatics needs.

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