Consulting Data Analyst - Epidemiology, Bio-statistics, SAS, R, SQL, VBA

  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Oakland, CA, USA
  • Oct 12, 2018
Systems Analyst

Job Description

Under close supervision, this position exists to assist the organization in making strategic data-related decisions by analyzing, manipulating, tracking, internally managing and reporting data.  This position functions both as an analyst and as a statistical analytics programmer.

Essential Functions:

- Designs and enhances databases.

- Designs menu systems that are effective and user-friendly.

- Develops reports with accurate, easy to read, useful information.

- Designs and generates tracking and monitoring tools. 

- Participates in the development of outcomes and process measures, including technical specifications, to enable population measurement, guideline implementation, and evaluation. 

- Maintains complex statistical routines using macros, vendor software, and software written by self and others. 

- Tests and maintains data integrity.

Secondary Functions:

- Dr. Li-s research team is focused on understanding the impact of early life exposures (in-utero and early childhood) on pregnancy outcomes and childhood development.   Dr. Li-s team has conducted many studies funded by the NIH, FDA, CDC, and AHRQ among others to examine the impact of early-life exposures including medications, environmental agents, maternal illnesses, and maternal-fetal immune-interaction, as well as protective effects such as pacifier use to reduce sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Under the supervision of the investigator, this position will be responsible for independently analyzing existing data to produce results for publications, assisting staff in the research group with any programming needs, and conducting independent research including preparing manuscripts and grant applications (depending on the level of the position).

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum one (1) year of programming in SAS, SQL, VBA; net or equivalent statistical analytical programming language.
- Bachelor's degree in economics, finance, health care administration, public health administration, statistics, mathematics, operations
research, or related field required OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field.
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
- N/A.

Additional Requirements:
- Microsoft Office skills required.
- Strong ability to apply analytic and critical thinking skills, writing skills, communication skills, consulting skills, and ability to work
within a team.
- Must be an independent self-starter.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with analytical manipulation and interpretation of large databases.
- Analytical consulting experience.
- Project management experience.
- Experience with MVS/TSO operating systems.

Primary Location: California,Oakland,2000 Broadway 2000 Broadway Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Information Technology Department: Div of Research Travel: No