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Job Title: CAR Supv Data Integration Spec
Job Number: 15081
Organization: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Posted: 11/14/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care - General
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Philadelphia,  PA    USA
Position Description: Job Summary

The CAR Supervisory Data Integration Specialist develops and implements innovative databases and applications that solve challenging problems in the collection, management,analysis and interpretation of behavioral and biomedical data. The successful candidate will work closely with behavioral and biomedical researchers to understand data intensive scientific problems in the context of a Center with diverse, complex datasets.

The successful candidate will share our mission to advance child health and protect human research subjects and thrive in a continuous learning environment, acquiring and applying both new technical skills and behavioral and biomedical domain knowledge. Project and personnel management, strategic planning, and technical expertise in data collection,integration, security, analysis, and visualization are essential for this role. Additionally, the ability to respond quickly to emergent needs by strategizing with, training, and performing data-related tasks for a diverse group of stakeholders is a necessity.

The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in our current technology stack (including Linux, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Git/GitHub, AWS, R, Python, Matlab) as well as expertise in other data and computing domains, and be able to mentor staff at all levels in the use of data science technology and techniques.

Job Responsibilities

The CAR Supervisory Data Integration Specialist functions as both subject matter expert and team manager.

The CAR Supervisory Data Integration Specialist will:

Collaborate with biomedical researchers to identify significant trends in behavioral and biomedical research, formulate strategies and implementation plans for high-impact, novel approaches to generation, management, and integration of disparate, highly dimensional data types such as clinical and genomic data. Manage large, complex projects and define the optimal implementation path for large research initiatives. Perform requirements elicitation, estimate time and effort costs to build project budgets and timelines, and recommend staffing levels. Already demonstrate or rapidly develop expertise in Center behavioral and biomedical domains in order to understand requirements for data integration, optimizing data resources and applications to meet scientific needs. Write extract, transform, and load (ETL) procedures that combine and recombine behavioral and biomedical data into new, more useful formats and build and optimize scientific data management, data discovery, reporting, and analysis applications using a combination of off-the-shelf and custom tools. Directly lead and mentor junior staff in a direct supervisory capacity using strong project and personnel management skills, with a goal of team growth and continuity and staff retention.

Qualifications: Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

Required Education and Experience

Required Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Information Science, Informatics,Biomedical Engineering, Biological Science or a related discipline

Required Experience:

At least five (5) years of experience in database development, database administration, data management, or related discipline.

At least one (1) year of small team supervisory experience.

Experience with project management of complex matrixed projects.

Experience in data modeling, ETL, and applications of highly dimensional data types such as derived from genomics and observational clinical or human subjects research data.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Education: Master’s degree

Preferred Experience:

Specific experience in the field of behavioral sciences (including psychology, neurology, or psychiatry) and genetic data types Experience with source code management, continuous integration, and automated testing tools and processes. Experience with the EPIC electronic health record system Additional Technical Requirements

Demonstrated track-record of consultative collaboration with system and data end-users to define and deliver highly relevant systems and data services. Demonstrated track-record of data modeling, data integration, and data architecture thought leadership. Expert knowledge of SQL. Expert knowledge of one or more statistical programming languages (e.g. R, Python,Matlab/Octave). Excellent oral, presentation, and written communication skills. Domain expertise in behavioral / biomedical research preferred.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products or nicotine in any form and a negative nicotine screen (the latter occurs after a job offer).

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor/Seeking priority referrals for protected veterans. Please contact our hiring official with any referrals or questions. CHOP Careers Contact : Talent Acquisition Address: 2716 S. Street, 6th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19146 Phone: 866-820-9288 Email:

Organization Description: Since its start in 1855 as the nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to caring for children, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been the birthplace for many dramatic firsts in pediatric medicine. The Hospital has fostered medical discoveries and innovations that have improved pediatric healthcare and saved countless children’s lives.

Today, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is one of the leading pediatric hospitals and research facilities in the world. Our 150 years of innovation and service to our patients, their families and our community reflect an ongoing commitment to exceptional patient care, training new generations of pediatric healthcare providers and pioneering significant research initiatives.

Closing Date: 2/14/2018
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Contact Name: Ashley Quinn,  CAR Supv Data Integration Spec
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