Database Analyst

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

Open Date


Requisition Number


Job Title

Database Analyst

Working Title

Database Analyst

Job Grade



Computer Employee

Patient Sensitive Job Code?


Standard Hours per Week


Full Time or Part Time?

Full Time



Work Schedule Summary


VP Area

U of U Health - Academics


00952 - Division of Epidemiology




Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment

External Posting

Pay Rate Range

47,600 to 79,699

Close Date


Open Until Filled


Job Summary

Would you like to take what you’ve learned and make a real difference in people’s lives? Would you like to be on a team that supports breakthroughs in health and technology – precision medicine, pharmacogenomics, big data? Would you like an opportunity to work with government, academia, and industry partners analyzing topics like effectiveness of molecular diagnostic testing and prediction of adverse events? As a bonus – do you enjoy the outdoors or skiing the greatest snow on earth? If so, come join us! We are a team of dedicated professionals using advanced analytics and informatics tools to perform health services and outcomes research.

Our team is at the intersection of many complimenting disciplines – including informatics, epidemiology, data science, and biostatistics. Our partners bring together diverse opinions, theories, and expectations that provoke innovative approaches to problems. The Division of Epidemiology within the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Utah seeks a highly motivated, independent Database Analyst to join our dynamic, fast-paced collaborative research team. The individual will join an established, progressive team of innovators conducting research within the University of Utah and for the Department of Veterans Affairs, which has one of the largest electronic medical record databases in the world.

Consider joining our team – The University of Utah is one of the top employers in the State and the benefit package is exceptional!


  • Experience processing large amounts of structured and unstructured data.

  • Database development and support in MS SQL Server environments.

  • Strong experience in Database Administration in SQL Server.

  • Database programming working with Microsoft SQL Server and SSIS or other database and ETL tools.

  • Ability to detect and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I /O, disk space and other resource contention.

  • Strong SQL and stored procedure programming skills.

  • Experience with data profiling technologies, techniques and approaches for upfront analysis and production control operations.

  • Experience with data mining and statistical analysis tools and methodologies.

  • Strong documentation skills and attention to detail.

  • Strong data analysis, database design and modeling experience.

  • Ability to multi-task effectively.

  • Work collaboratively in a team environment.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking. 

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.


Minimum Qualifications

Requires a bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency and 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area.


  • Bachelor’s of Science degree with a focus in computer science or a closely related field preferred.

  • Four years of experience as a data architect, ETL engineer or closely related field preferred.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Highly motivated and self-directed.

  • Strong planning and time management skills.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Team player who will enjoy working in a continual learning and growing atmosphere

  • Capacity to effectively present results at conferences and meetings, to stakeholders and peers


Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary


Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email:

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.