Programmer Analyst

Connecticut, United States
29 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

University Job Title: Programmer Analyst 1
Bargaining Unit: None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)
Time Type: Full time
Duration Type: Regular
Compensation Grade: Administration & Operations
Compensation Grade Profile: Supervisor; Senior Associate (22)
Work Location: Medical School Campus
Worksite Address: 2 Church Street South Doctor's Building New Haven, CT 06519
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
Searchable Job Family: Computing and Information Systems, Research Res Support, Research/Support
Total # of hours to be worked: 37.5

Position Focus:

The position is part of the Joint Data Analytics Team and provides programming, reporting and data support for researchers and research initiatives. The analyst is responsible for developing queries, reports and application programming. The position requires a high degree of technical and analytical skills as well as strong communication and collaboration skills to develop and deliver accurate results. They must be able to review data project requirements and be able to develop the programming to extract data from the medical record data warehouse or to implement system functions. The analyst will be responsible for adhering to data compliance policies and communicating with researchers. Additionally, the analyst will be required to document projects and track project status in department systems.

Essential Duties

  1. Contributes in the development of programs or systems of small to moderate size and complexity.
  2. Provides informational input into decisions concerning the development and delivery of applications, programs, and systems. Clarifies requirements to meet the expectations of stakeholders and intended end users needs, scheduled timeline, and budgetary targets.
  3. Contributes to the collaborative effort of the analysis and design of new systems and applications. Performs various coding, debugging and unit testing tasks in support of applications, programs, and systems.
  4. Contributes to the project definition, and the gathering of the functional requirements.
  5. Troubleshoots problems whether due to data or software and rapidly resolves any problems that do occur. Provides ongoing maintenance and support for applications and systems.
  6. Prepares documentation and user manuals. Provides support for training of end users.
  7. Applies and keeps current with existing and emerging technologies and methodologies. Provides ongoing input to the establishment of programming standards, procedures, and methodologies.
  8. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor's Degree. One year programming experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to review customer requirements and translate into actionable tasks. Capable of developing creative solutions to complex problems.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Strong IT/systems skillset. Experience with SQL or another data programming or reporting tool such as Crystal reports, SAP-Webi reports and Tableau, Python and R . Ability to achieve Epic certifications.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Ability to work in team environments and on independent projects. Ability to manage priorities and work on multiple projects concurrently.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Ability to learn understand and communicate implications of federal regulations and university policies related to clinical research and data compliance.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Strong communication and collaboration skills. Demonstrated high degree of customer service. Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically in written and verbal forms with internal and external customers and contacts.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Epic certification and a minimum of 1 year of work in an analyst or reporting role with SQL or other programming or reporting experience is preferred. Experience in clinical research, knowledge of clinical trial design, HIPAA regulations and IRB requirements is a plus.

Weekend Hours Required? Occasional
Evening Hours Required? Occasional
Drug Screen: No
Health Screening: No

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Please visit for additional information on the background check requirements and process.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

Affirmative Action Statement:

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