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Biomedical Data Analyst

New Jersey, New Jersey Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Biomedical Data Analyst
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

657 reviews

Philadelphia, PA 19104


Job Type:

Req ID: 24759

Shift: Days

Employment Status: AF – Active – Regular – Full Time

Job Summary

The Center for Data-Driven Discovery in Biomedicine (D3b – is seeking a talented analyst to integrate clinical and biomedical data from multiple sources into shared resources that accelerate advancements in child health. Successful candidates are creative technical problems solvers that excel working with interdisciplinary teams and gaining domain specific knowledge to create robust data solutions. This role requires working with key stakeholders to define best practices, processes, milestones and goals as part of new data integration projects. These projects include working with the data engineering team to improve data platforms and make core processes automated and self-service in order to focus on further improvement and innovation. Knowledge of the clinical and biomedical data domains, models and terminology (especially in oncology) is highly preferred.

Job Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include:

1. Collaborate with biomedical researchers and clinicians to identify and analyze scientific problems that require integration of disparate, highly dimensional data types such as clinical and genomic data.
2. Deliver custom data management, data integration, reporting, and analysis solutions that improve the quality, consistency, and utility of scientific data throughout its lifecycle.
3. Write extract, transform, and load (ETL) procedures that combine and recombine biomedical data into new, more useful formats.
4. Quickly acquire biomedical domain knowledge in order to understand requirements for data integration, optimizing data resources and applications to meet scientific needs.
5. Work on projects and subprojects within larger initiatives, identifying, tracking, and reporting on tasks and deliverables against project timelines.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelors in Computer Science, Information Science, Informatics, Biomedical Engineering, Biological Science or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience:

At least (1) year of experience in database development, database administration, data management, or related discipline, preferably in a biomedical science or healthcare environment.
Experience with source code management, continuous integration, containerization, and automated testing tools and processes is preferred.
Project management experience preferred.
Previous 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.

Additional Technical Requirements

Working knowledge of SQL required, including a relational database management systems such as PostgreSQL or MySQL.
Working knowledge of Python preferred.
Experience with biomedical or healthcare data standards such as HL7, FHIR, ICD, CPT, HPO, NCIt, SNOMED preferred.
Experience working with Amazon Web Services preferred.
Must exhibit excellent oral, presentation, and written communication skills.

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.

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2716 South Street, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19146

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