Informatics Analyst III (LITS)

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Office Information Technology
OIT: IT Data Mgmt & Solutions
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Information Technology
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor
Campus Location (For Posting) : Location

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The incumbent will serve as the data developer for the Return to Campus Initiative. This initiative supports Emory’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic by assisting with onboarding activities for students, faculty, and staff working at Emory and providing information to senior leadership and the public about COVID-19 at Emory. The Developer works closely with various business units to define reporting and integration requirements and harmonize data from multiple applications. Projects this academic year included Establishing data pipelines to track student, faculty, and staff progress in the onboarding process as well as COVID testing and contract tracing efforts. Developing mechanisms to report COVID testing information to the Georgia Department of Public Health.Configuring modules to support text and email notifications to students and staff.



  • Works as a positive team member of a project that may consist of Business Analysts, Project Managers, Information Architects, Data Analysts, and/or Database Administrators to deliver quality applications and components within scope, on time, and within budget.
  • Leads efforts to ensure that informatics systems support and advance the research objectives and mission of Emory University. Establishes collaborative relationships with subject matter experts, and develops an understanding of the lines of businesses. Leads and proactively identifies emerging technologies; develops proof-of-concepts, and promotes the usage of these emerging technologies.
  • Leads small to medium size technical teams, and mentors other analysts on regulation adherence.
  • Develops new subject areas in business intelligence tools from physical sources and user requirements.
  • Develops strategies for managing and maintaining data standards and metadata.
  • Applies biomedical informatics technical standards, methodologies, and principles to research-specific program needs, objectives, and outcomes.
  • Integrates disparate sources of data for improved reporting efficiency and ease of use.
  • Forms tactical strategies to meet client goals.
  • Creates architecture documentation related to current and proposed informatic solutions.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • A Bachelor's degree and five years of related experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Experience working with RDBMS like Oracle, Microsoft SQL server or MySQL database, and understanding of SQL in a major RDBMS.
  • Thorough understanding of SQL extension language such as PL/SQL or T-SQL.
  • Experience with business intelligence reporting/dashboarding and tools.
  • IT experience in a healthcare or university setting is preferred.
  • Technical certification is preferred.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to return to an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).
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