Kaiser Permanente Seattle, WA, USA
Mar 23, 2019
Description: Under general supervision, provides database and programming design, data management, data extraction using multiple data systems and very large datasets, and analytic support for research projects of moderate complexity. May participate in multi-site research projects, working with other sites and running programs. Provides expertise in interpretation and use of health care and insurance data. Manages a workload of several projects and documents project work. Essential Responsibilities: Works with investigator and project team to determine the scientific research project requirements. Assists in problem definition and resolution. Uses knowledge of research methodology, data sources and technology to recommend solutions. Designs programs and databases to support projects using multiple data systems and very large datasets. Performs analysis, coding, testing, documentation and maintenance tasks for projects of moderate complexity. Stays abreast of technological advances and data system changes and shares this knowledge by assisting non-programmer project staff as needed, offering presentations to other programmers, writing shared documentation and user information and participating in the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Washington programming community. Stays abreast of human subjects research regulations and assists staff in abiding by federal, state and organizational guidelines for responsible handling of data. Basic Qualifications: Experience Minimum two (2) years of programming experience in a comparable environment using multiple data systems and very large datasets. Education Master's degree AND two (2) years of programming experience OR a bachelor's AND a minimum five (5) years of programming experience. License, Certification, Registration N/A Additional Requirements: Expertise in analysis and programming using at least one specialized programming package, e.g., SAS, MS Access; Understanding of computer programming languages and design concepts. Understanding of research methodology. Logic and analytic ability. Communication and organizational skills. Expertise in analysis and programming using more than one package. Expertise in interpretation and use of health care and insurance data. Preferred Qualifications: Five (5) years of programming experience in a comparable environment. Master's degree in public health, epidemiology, statistics, computer science or related field. Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Met Park East 1730 Minor Ave. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon - 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: KPWHRI Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.