Job Description

Job Title: Systems Programmer/Analyst II
Job ID: 732327
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: Aizenstein
Location: 3811 O'hara Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
Under the general direction of the management team or Lead, provides analytical and programming capabilities, database management, and data collection training to research personnel for various projects/protocols.

Responsibilities:
  • Assists with the creation, institution and enforcement of data collection and management policies and procedures, including the design of standard reports, database documentation, quality control procedures and security standards.
  • Assists with the training of entry level personnel in the design and maintenance of forms and programs for data entry.
  • Communicate effectively with the research, clinical and administrative staff to maintain efficient communication about data gathering, data entry and statistical analysis.
  • Data management and tracking.
  • Develop and disseminate data management and tracking programs necessary for research protocols, with an emphasis on development of common and compatible data entry and management programs.
  • Independently perform statistical analysis and design and produce ad hoc reports as needed by projects.
  • Provides ongoing maintenance and troubleshooting for staff as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Typically has completed a four-year academic degree including courses in computer programming, systems analysis, system development, or systems engineering OR has acquired Core IT skills and knowledge via practical experience.
  • Completes on-going training on-the-job, through courses, self-study, certifications and/or advanced degrees to maintain and enhance technical and business capabilities.
  • Demonstrates thorough understanding of the fundamental tools and concepts of one of the information technology professional disciplines (i.e., Applications, Business Analysis, Customer Service, Data, Networking, Operations, Security, Systems Engineering, etc.) and applies that understanding to make independent practical contributions to IT work within a particular UPMC department or function. *Higher education (Bachelors/Masters) may be required per Grants
  • At least 2-3 years of experience with MatLab and/or Python

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with neuroimaging data (MRI, fMRI, PET, etc.) analysis
  • Working knowledge of research methodsĀ 
  • Knowledge of statistics, signal processing, and machine learning highly desired
  • Experience with one or more MRI data analysis packages (e.g., SPM, FSL, or Freesurfer)



Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Comprehensive Crisis Management

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $22.35 to $33.84

Union Position: No

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