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This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Center for Research Innovation in Biotechnology. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
The Senior Database Analyst will serve as the overall technical lead to provide technical solutions and data analytics.� This person will be responsible for the design, implementation, and testing of database.� This technical professional will be responsible for working on many different components and projects, and for leading other team members to ensure program quality and that deadlines are met.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsible for the end to end development of database applications and tools, including identifying requirements, designing, development and coding, testing, documentation and maintenance.
Manage and provide strategic data analysis to further department needs.� Identify appropriate methods and develop protocols and systems for quantitative data collection and management, including audits, cleaning, and quality control checks of data. Lead analysis of quantitative data, including interpretation and synthesis of findings from statistical analyses.
Supervise and direct the work of other data analysts/programmers.
Explore and recommend technological solutions that meet or improve performance, usability, scalability, reliability, and security. Develop new and alternative concepts, methods, and techniques for various initiatives.
Develop and revise database reports:� write custom reports ad hoc, maintain existing reports against database changes and changes in data entry conventions write queries master Report Builder, Crystal Reports, and MS Access report writers.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Science or other relevant area of study including training in statistics and data analysis, plus 3 years of experience.
Experience with MS SQL Server, Data Warehouses, MS Access, ASP.NET or C#.NET Windows Applications.
Experience in the creation of both front- and back-end database management and analytics tools.
Master’s degree strongly preferred, in related field and experience as Database analyst/programmer.
Ability to verbally communicate complex technical issues with clarity.
Excellent organizational skills, patience, ability to monitor quality and maintain a complex set of data analysis tasks, ability to prioritize work flow.
Ability to balance competing demands from multiple projects and to work effectively.
Ability to collaborate with others, working independently and with team members, including students, staff and faculty.
Ability to work effectively with a diverse group of faculty and staff of varying degrees of technical sophistication.
Work across all aspects of a project with a minimum amount of guidance.
3+ years python experience writing clean and well-documented code.
Django front/back-end development with an emphasis on back-end dataOps.
Deployment experience to Heroku.
Very comfortable with relational DBs (e.g. PostgreSQL, MySQL).
RESTful API design.
Experience with Celery and RabbitMQ.
Writing unit tests.
Git & Github.
Experience building user interfaces (UI/UX).
The hiring range for this position is $59,612 - $77,532 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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