Data Architect Lead

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Summary

We are seeking a data architect to assist us with developing and managing a large electronic health record data repository of data on patients with ocular diseases. The data architect will help tap into Clarity to extract relevant clinical variables from the EPIC electronic health record, clean and organize the data in a format to facilitate analysis of the data. The data architect will also assist with linking data from the repository to other internal and external data sources including working with IT staff at other academic institutions to facilitate data extraction from their Oracle or SQL Server Clarity databases to incorporate such data into the multicenter repository we are building. 

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Responsibilities*

  • Design and development of complex database queries for researchers
  • Extract data from Clarity
  • Join data from various systems, disparate databases into a cohesive set for analytics
  • Maintain documentation of decisions made during the build of SQL queries
  • Adhere to data quality processes to ensure product is valid and reproducible
  • Work with a team of diverse, motivated individuals toward a shared mission

Required Qualifications*

Data Architect Lead

  • Proficiency in Oracle Database, PL/SQL or MS SQL T-SQL
  • >5 years' of professional experience.
  • 3 years experience with MS SQL Server
  • Comfort translating code for SQL servers to Oracle servers and vice versa
  • Strong analytical, time-management, problem-solving and decision making abilities
  • Experience with translating information requirements into SQL code
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities with competing data needs
  • Candidate must be committed to data security and the protection of sensitive information with demonstrated knowledge of applicable data use and sharing safeguards
  • Proactive and creative techniques in solving researchers’ problems
  • Positive attitude, ability to work well with others and independently
  • Proficiency using Python 

Data Architect Senior

  • 3-5 years' of professional experience.
  • Comfort translating code for SQL servers to Oracle servers and vice versa
  • Strong analytical, time-management, problem-solving and decision making abilities
  • Experience with translating information requirements into SQL code
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities with competing data needs
  • Candidate must be committed to data security and the protection of sensitive information with demonstrated knowledge of applicable data use and sharing safeguards
  • Proactive and creative techniques in solving researchers’ problems
  • Positive attitude, ability to work well with others and independently
  • Proficiency using Python 

Desired Qualifications*

Data Architect Lead

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent fields of study
  • Proficiency certification with EPIC training
  • 5-10 years of experience directly related to the responsibilities specified
  • Proficiency with Oracle databases, PL/SQL, or MS SQL Server T-SQL
  • Knowledge of Tableau, SAS, R, a plus

Data Architect Senior

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent fields of study
  • 5-10 years experience directly related to the responsibilities specified
  • Knowledge of Tableau, D3.js, SAS, R, a plus
     

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working remotely.   More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.