Data Analyst

Job Level
Entry-level position
Job Category
  • Systems / Operations
Job Status
Areas of Responsibility
  • Data / Database
Department Information

The IU Simon Cancer Center is the only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer center in the state of Indiana. This designation recognizes centers around the country that meet rigorous criteria for world-class, state-of-the-art programs in multidisciplinary research. The IU Simon Cancer Center puts significant resources into developing research programs, faculty and facilities that will lead to better approaches to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.

Job Summary

The IU Simon Cancer Center is seeking an experienced Data Analyst. This position will collaborate with IUSCC administrative staff, principal investigators and their teams within the Cancer Center, research and administration personnel within the IUSCC CTO, and various representatives within the CTSI/IUSM/IU Health to determine requirements for the design and development of software solutions to support various data analytics, quality, and metric reporting. This position will often work independently from other application developers, and in those cases must oversee the entire life cycle of application development and provide regular progress reports to the clients. This position must interact effectively with internal infrastructure groups to leverage the resources required to meet the technical needs of the projects.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform report development, data analytics, quality assurance, data visualization, and data validation.

  • Some database maintenance and modification will be necessary.

  • Gather and document functional and technical data analysis requirements and translate requirements into database, reporting, and visualization solutions. Develop in-depth understanding of underlying data, data structures, and business uses to ensure solutions meet client needs and are compliant with appropriate data compliance requirements. Work with vendors to understand code changes and/or upgrades that will impact solutions and modify/test as such.

  • Create technical documentation of solution logic, processes, and overall summary. Create test case documentation and ensure accurate and complete testing. Document status and completion of requested solutions and maintain centralized listing of solution needs and priorities.

  • Design, develop, program, test, and maintain complex operational and analytical solutions leveraging SQL, iReport, JasperReports, database enabled websites, Tableau, and other reporting technologies.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in informatics, information technology, healthcare information technology or other field with an information technology enhanced degree such as healthcare, finance, business, or science, plus 2 years of professional experience.

A combination of related education and experience may be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a healthcare environment; knowledge of an EMR system; experience creating JasperReports or iReports. Familiar with responsive web design; user Interface development, HTML, CMS, PHP, CSS .NET; JavaScript – jQuery UI and AJAX; Adobe Photoshop; Illustrator; Flash; HTML e-mails, MySQL, LAMP, Experience with ASP.Net; Oracle and MSSQL Database

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IUPUI Campus, Indianapolis, IN

Job Category IT/Development/Design