Informatics Analyst II | Office of IT - Winship Data / Winship Discovery

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
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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The Office of IT's department of Data Management and Solutions is seeking an Informatics Analyst II to provide data management and data extraction services for Emory University's Winship Cancer Institution and will support projects for Winship Data and Winship Discovery. The analyst assists faculty by coordinating research data requests, defining program requirements and translating them to appropriate queries, integrating research data from multiple sources (OnCore, OpenSpecimen, and REDCap), and extracting/preparing the data in a format for use.



  • 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.
  • Participates in the evaluation of emerging technologies, developing proof-of-concepts, and promoting the usage of these emerging technologies.
  • Meets with clients/stakeholders, and participates in design meetings with the client.
  • Works directly with researchers to document, analyze, and translate their needs into technical designs and informatics solutions.
  • Gathers user requirements and creates technical documentation.
  • Applies biomedical informatics technical standards, methodologies, and principles to research-specific program needs, objectives, and outcomes.
  • Assists in the development of business requirements for additional subject areas. Follows standard operational procedures and HIPAA regulations.
  • Develops strategies for managing complex data sets through maintaining data standards and metadata. Develops complex reports from disparate systems and ensures their accuracy.
  • Leads efforts to ensure that informatics systems support and advance the research objectives and mission of Emory University.
  • Performs other duties as required.



  • A Bachelor's degree


  • Three 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.
  • IT experience in a healthcare or university setting if preferred.
  • Technical certification is preferred.


NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed.  Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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