DOCM Data Analyst D

Pennsylvania State University   •  

Philadelphia, PA

Industry: Education


Less than 5 years

Posted 168 days ago

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University Overview

The University of Pennsylvania, the largest private employer in Philadelphia, is a world-renowned leader in education, research, and innovation. This historic, Ivy League school consistently ranks among the top 10 universities in the annual U.S. News & World Report survey. Penn has 12 highly-regarded schools that provide opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and continuing education, all influenced by Penn’s distinctive interdisciplinary approach to scholarship and learning.

Penn offers a unique working environment within the city of Philadelphia. The University is situated on a beautiful urban campus, with easy access to a range of educational, cultural, and recreational activities. With its historical significance and landmarks, lively cultural offerings, and wide variety of atmospheres, Philadelphia is the perfect place to call home for work and play.

The University offers a competitive benefits package that includes excellent healthcare and tuition benefits for employees and their families, generous retirement benefits, a wide variety of professional development opportunities, supportive work and family benefits, a wealth of health and wellness programs and resources, and much more.

School/Center Overview

The Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania is the oldest and one of the finest medical schools in the United States. Penn is rich in tradition and heritage and at the same time consistently at the forefront of new developments and innovations in medical education and research. Since its founding in 1765 the School has been a strong presence in the community and prides itself on educating the leaders of tomorrow in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education.


Reporting directly to the ACC Chief Compliance Officer- Clinical Research (CCOCR), the Data Analyst is responsible for: Interpreting data, analyzing results using statistical techniques and providing ongoing reports; Developing and implementing data analyses, data collection systems and other strategies that optimize efficiency and quality; Acquiring data from primary or secondary data sources and maintaining databases; identify trends or patterns in complex datasets; filter and clean data by reviewing computer reports and performance indicators to locate and correct code problems; locate and define new process improvement needs; conducting full lifecycle analysis to include requirements, activities and design; develop analysis and reporting capabilities; monitor performance and quality control plans to identify improvements; work collaboratively with other IT/IS groups that support the technology needs of the Abramson Cancer Center Department of Operations, Compliance and Monitoring (DOCM); and write SOPs and MOPs as needed. This position is required to build custom scripting and custom applications to facilitate data needs. In addition, will work directly with the NCI to meet all of their data standards and expectations for the ACC core grant; work with data across many disparate databases; responsible for data conformity, validation, standardization and harmonization in order to make the data usable. Preparing dynamic dashboards for ACC, University and PennMedicine leadership; prepare reports for the Commission on Cancer; Translational Centers of Excellence; PennMedicine Patient and Family Services, marketing, Clinical Centers of Excellence; and data for faculty members to support grant writing.

This job description is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


Education and experience equivalent to the minimum of a BA/BS, preferably in Information Systems/Management, Mathematics, Statistics, or Computer Science, with at least 3+ years of proven experience as a data analyst or business data analyst required; technical expertise regarding data models, database design development, data mining and segmentation techniques; strong knowledge of and experience with reporting packages (Business Objects, etc.); databases (SQL, etc), programming (XML, Javascript, or ETL Frameworks); familiarity with preparing and reporting data to regulatory and legal entities is a strong plus; knowledge of statistics and using statistical packages for analyzing datasets (SAS, SPSS, Excel); strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze disseminate significant amounts of data with strong attention to detail and accuracy; adept at queries, reporting and presenting findings; must have good oral and written communications skills; experience writing technical documents is necessary. Clinical Research experience is a strong plus.