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Programmer Analyst I

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Position Details 

Position Details

Position Number 8150556
Job Category University Staff
Job Type Full-Time
FLSA Status Exempt
Campus Maywood-Health Sciences Division
Location Code INFORMATICS HSD (06815A)
Is this split and/or fully grant funded? Yes
Duties and Responsibilities

- Perform analysis of requirements for development of moderately complex clinical data extracts

- Consult with content or domain experts (e.g., clinical researchers, physicians, etc.) on development of inclusion/exclusion criteria for research extracts or analyses

- Collaborate with biostatisticians on development of complex analytic pipelines

- Work with other informatics staff to develop new clinical analytic approaches

- Develop complex programs (e.g., python, SQL, MapReduce) for clinical analytics

- Support data processing environments (e.g., Hadoop, SQL, etc.)

- Write documentation and narrative to support dissemination of developed methodologies

- Perform data quality analyses

Minimum Education and/or Work Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or scientific field with computing-emphasis.

Previous work experience with clinical information systems (e.g. electronic medical record databases)


- BA/BS in relevant fields (e.g., scientific with programming skills) and 1-2 years experience (required)

- MS in relevant fields and 1+ years experience (preferred)



- Certifications in big-data environment technologies (e.g., RHCE, RHSA, Hadoop, Hive, etc.)

- Relevant health informatics certifications

Computer Skills

- Programming – python (required), MS SQL (required), Java, pearl, ColdFusion (preferred), C, R, SAS, bash scripting

- Good knowledge of XML, web sevices (SOAP, REST, etc.)

- Working knowledge of Linux, Hadoop, Hive, MapReduce

- Environments (preferred) – Cloudera, Hortonworks, etc.

- Knowledge of clinical environments (EMRs, CDW) – Epic, Cerner, etc.

Supervisory Responsibilities No
Required operation of university owned vehicles No
Does this position require direct animal or patient contact? No
Physical Demands None
Working Conditions None
Open Date 12/13/2017
Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Quick Link for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
  2. * Why do you want to work for Loyola University Chicago?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or a scientific field with a computing-emphasis?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have any previous work experience with clinical information systems? (e.g. electronic medical record databases)
    • Yes
    • No
  5. Do you have experience using Python?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document