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Job Description BUS INTEL SPEC 3 Working Title Senior Data Analyst
Job Code 004959 Grade 23
Department Name Clinical Affairs - D02007 Department Head Simon Linwood
Supervisor Stanley Augustine Effective Date 09/19/2022
Position(s) Directly Supervised
Job Code Title FTE

Generic Scope
Experienced professional who knows how to apply theory and put it into practice with in-depth understanding of the professional field; independently performs the full range of responsibilities within the function; possesses broad job knowledge; analyzes problems/issues of diverse scope and determines solutions.

Custom Scope
Applies skills and experience as a seasoned business analytics professional to projects of medium size at all levels of complexity, or to portions of large, multidimensional projects.

Department Custom Scope
Under direction from the Director of Clinical Finance and the Chief Information Officer (CIO), this position will contribute to UCR Health's growth and success by serving as the technical expert for the use of business intelligence (BI) solutions using data extracts from Epic EMR and other data sources. This will include serving as the expert in using BI product sets to establish high impact performance analytic reports and dashboards relating to clinical operations and expansion. Specifically, will work with SOM IT, other analysts, end users, data owners, and BI and data management professionals to perform work. The BI solutions could include but not limited to PowerBI, Qlik, SSRS, OBIEE, Cognos, Spotfire, SAS and R.

Education & Experience Requirements

Education Requirements
Degree Requirement
Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required
Related degrees including computer science, information systems, engineering or related field. Preferred
Master's degree in Computer Science or Information Systems. Preferred

Experience Requirements
Experience Requirement
Proficient in developing technical specifications, presentations, training materials, user documentation, and technical documentation. Demonstrated success with overseeing software development lifecycle for enterprise-wide BI projects Required
4 - 7 years of related experience. Required
BI and analytics in the Healthcare, Education and Research. Preferred
Experience with BI and analytic tools such as PowerBI, Qlik, SSRS, OBIEE, Cognos, Spotfire, SAS and R. Preferred
Five (5) years of experience designing, developing, testing and implementing secure, scalable and high-performance BI and analytic solutions; at least 3 years of experience as PowerBI or Tableau Developer Required
Experience with dimensional data modeling and relational databases. Required

License Requirements

Certification Requirements
Certification Requirement

Educational Condition Requirements
Condition Requirement

Key Responsibilities

Description % Time
Serve as a technical leader and advisor to information technology and departmental BI developers on the BI product sets. Lead the development of BI solution prototypes that demonstrate performance and usability to business and IT stakeholders. Configure and utilize BI solution set to meet BI objectives. Oversee of the design and implementation of BI solutions including data acquisition process design, use of BI technology features and functions, business rules processing, and data aggregation and summarization techniques.
Consults with end users to gather and clarify data and reporting needs for complex business intelligence solutions and analytics. Writes queries, develops report templates, and dashboards.
  • Document the solutions and the source data. Work closely with functional business analysts to design and develop efficient and standards-based BI solutions using BI products that satisfy business information reporting needs. Ensure the results are timely, accurate, and reproducible.
Take technical ownership of the implementation of BI solution set, overseeing: daily support, security, access control, upgrades patching end-users, technical training usage and resource monitoring. Ensure the BI infrastructure conforms to security standards and that appropriate access controls are in place. Communicate and work closely with SOM IT to implement the needs above.
Performs predictive analysis and forecasting to provide information that supports organizational goals. Mines data to quantify relationships and identify issues warranting further analysis.
Conducts industry benchmarking analysis and develops quantitative business cases. Presents recommendations to managers.
  • Research and stay abreast of the latest trends in BI technologies and work with vendors to carry out product evaluations and proof-of-concepts. Lead the tuning and performance improvement of BI solutions.
Identifies and analyzes errors and problems for end users, developing and applying functional solutions and/or conducting specific training as needed.
Conducts on-going analyses of data sources and data sets. Identifies issues and collaborates on developing solutions to data management challenges.
  • Manages and maintains the BI server and desktop developer infrastructure and ensure that it is up-to-date and has high availability and performance. Collaborate with data modelers and data integration architects/developers to establish end-to-end data and information delivery architecture.
Participates in developing and/or delivering curriculum for end user training to ensure user competence, data access, and optimal performance of BI tools and processes.
  • Serves on internal committees and participates on cross-functional teams to solve business, process, service and/systems issues. Champion and educate business and information technology staff on the use of the BI technologies for strategic and tactical decision making.
Coordinates development of new Standard SOP to assist in standardization of routine processes to communicate and support the BI technology used by the business unit. Supports agile process, change and innovation. Seeks improvements in services. Consults with business units, using feedback to improve use of data analytics for end users.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge/Skill/Ability Requirement
Thorough knowledge of relevant internal databases, BI applications and tools. Ability to produce high-quality reports and documentation. Required
Ability to train staff at a variety of technical skill levels. Experience in developing technical staff. Required
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to convey complex information in a clear, concise manner. Required
Strong leadership, influencing, collaboration and negotiation skills. Required
Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills to manage complex information, assess problems, and develop and effective solutions. Required
Thorough knowledge of business intelligence functions, analytics, industry standards and best practices. Required
Proven ability to serve as a technical resource providing advice and counsel on business intelligence issues. Required
Strong interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with a broad range of professional and technical staff. Required
Detail oriented, with ability to manage time and organize competing priorities. Required

Special Requirements & Conditions
Special Condition Requirement

Other Special Requirements & Conditions

Level of Supervision Received
General Supervision


Working Environment
Position is located off-campus at the UC Intelli-Center.

Other Requirements

Items Used
  • Standard Office Equipment

Physical Requirements
  • Walk : Occasionally
  • Bend : Occasionally
  • Crawl : N/A
  • Squat : N/A
  • Climb : N/A
  • Stand : Occasionally
  • Sit : Constantly

Mental Requirements
  • Reason & Analyze : Constantly
  • Communicate Orally : Occasionally
  • Perform Calculations : Occasionally
  • Read/Comprehend : Constantly
  • Write : Occasionally

Environmental Requirements
  • Is exposed to excessive noise : No
  • Is around moving machinery : No
  • Dust : No
  • Fumes : No
  • Drives motorized equipment : No
  • Is exposed to marked changes in temperature and/or humidity : No
  • Works in confined quarters : No

Critical Position

Is Critical Position: Yes

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