Department: MED-Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Salary/Grade: EXS/8
Partners with clients to design, develop, implement and maintain business solutions regarding data management and analysis. This includes database administration, data consolidation, data analysis and management reporting. Utilizes software to generate metrics and develops actionable recommendations. Collaborates with various function teams such as marketing, research, and IT to achieve business results.
Works with all the stakeholders to define and document database requirements that will determine the success of the solution. Working with senior project leadership, will define, develop schemas, implement and manage the project databases.
The successful candidate will join a collaborative research team within a dynamic research environment. This position will support the Center for Food Allergy & Asthma Research (CFAAR), directed by Dr. Ruchi Gupta located in the Institute for Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM).
Manages and plans for data/analysis requests and projects.
Provides consultation to customers on appropriate data management, methodological issues and statistical analyses.
Collaborates with technical staff explaining needs of functional users. Serve on committees related to data structure and governance.
Reviews reports before presentation to ensure quality and accuracy.
Develops and maintains documentation of process for quality assurance and reporting methodology
Defines, develops and communicates new standards and best practise.
Develops queries and quality metrics.
Interprets results using a variety of techniques, ranging from simple data aggregation via statistical analysis to complex statistical analysis.
Determines data structure for local datasets.
Develops and documents standards for data quality and regulatory compliance pertaining to reporting.
Ensures quality and compliance by reviewing reports
Manages projects ensuring timelines and deliverables are met and meet expectations.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.
4 years data analysis/report writing or similar experience required.
Please see information below:
Infrastructure (extends across applications)
Linux Operating System
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Outlook)
Service Orienteted Architecture (SOA)
Windows Operating System
Programming Languages and Frameworks
Data warehouse design/develop
Database design/ data structure
Read & interpret technical drawings
Collaboration and teamwork
Iterative & incremental development
Workflow development & documentation
Write proposals and project charters
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Experience with Linux, HTML5, CSS, C#, Java, Python
Experience with data modeling, data warehouse design, technical drawings
Master’s Degree in Data Management or Related Field
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Workflow development and documentation.
Proposal writing and planning
Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 38718
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.