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Analytics Engineer, Senior II

  • Job ID: 220001AT
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: Corporate Finance
  • Department: Internal Audit
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $39.78 to $67.40 / hour


Are you ready to take the next step in your analytics career? Consider the Analytics Engineer, Senior II at UPMC! This position will support a hybrid work from home model and will include some remote flexibility. Apply today!

The Analytics Engineer, Senior II reports to the Director, Data Intelligence & Investigations. The Senior II’s primary responsibility is to lead high quality data analytics and visualization projects in support of Internal Audit, Compliance, and Fraud Team engagements, in a timely manner and in accordance with professional standards and occasionally performs the initial review of relevant work products (e.g., Python, ACL, and other code) of more junior staff in conjunction with the Director. Accountable for developing and enhancing departmental data analytics and risk monitoring dashboards and scripts, the Data Analytics & Fraud Team is responsible for leveraging organizational data for analysis, monitoring, investigation, and planning activities.

The position and team are also responsible for building and maintaining departmental visualizations that monitor risk areas important to Audit and Compliance as well as tracking internal KPIs. The Senior II is accountable for producing workpapers and deliverables (such as reports and data visualizations) that are professionally written for an executive audience and that reflect an understanding of company objectives and capabilities, control requirements, and industry best practices. The position is responsible for maintaining connections to, and demonstrating proficiency in, established organizational data repositories to facilitate data analytics work. The Senior II is also responsible for occasionally leading various investigative activities in support of Fraud Team investigations and coordination with technical resources in the Information Security and Information Services departments.  The Senior II routinely demonstrates a strong knowledge and proficiency in analytics techniques and software tools and is able to make design decisions that support complex analytic and risk objectives.   The Senior II is also responsible for leading training of the staff in data analytics tools and techniques. The Senior II is able to evidence leadership capabilities to facilitate change in a constructive and collaborative manner. With limited assistance from the Director, this position will be expected to conduct all aspects of data analytics on projects including planning, executing, and interpreting the results of data analysis steps and building + presenting visualizations as appropriate.

UPMC has a Center for Engagement and Inclusion that is charged with executing leading-edge and next-generation diversity strategies to advance the organization’s diversity management capability and its national presence as a diversity leader. This includes having Employee Resource Groups, such as Women Inspiring Talent in Heath Care in Finance (WITH) or PRIDE Health, that support the implementation of our diversity strategy. 


  • Demonstrates proficiency in knowledge of data validation, data analysis and visualization techniques, software development methods, and strong knowledge of data querying and manipulation technologies, and/or relevant business intelligence tools.

  • Possesses and continues to grow proficiency in at least one relevant programming language (ACL, Python, R, SAS, SQL, etc.).

  • Possesses advanced understanding of software development techniques and systems to support quickly learning and implementing new technical tools or solutions.

  • Works with the Director to distribute technical and procedural knowledge across the team and identify relevant training where needed.

  • Consistently writes code and prepares visualizations in conformance with departmental standards and industry best practices.

  • Often assigned more complex business/analytics problems and leads the development of appropriate solutions in conjunction with the Director.

  • Is developing peer-review skills over code and visualizations created by other staff in a constructive, professional manner.

  • Stays current with new and emerging technologies in data analysis and changes in the Organization’s IT systems.

  • Is proficient with extracting and combining data from a variety of data warehouses, reporting tools, and systems in use at UPMC.

  • Is responsible for building, maintaining, and improving departmental scripts, automated tasks, and risk monitoring metrics.

  • Serves as subject matter expert in the daily execution of data analytics and fraud technologies and techniques to more junior staff on DA team and across the department. Has a network of colleagues and peers in other similar roles across the organization.

  • Risks & Industry:

  • Proposes and contributes analytic approaches that improve risk assessment, planning, fieldwork, root cause identification, and performance of targeted monitoring.

  • Combines an advanced proficiency in risk & control concepts with data and business process analyses to propose and execute high-value data analyses and visualizations on Audit, Compliance, Fraud Team, & Privacy projects using industry-accepted techniques and standards for accuracy and repeatability.

  • Possesses advanced understanding of IT, data analysis, and healthcare terminology/concepts and industry risks.

  • Participates in industry and / or discipline professional organizations. Leverages their professional network of contacts to stay current with industry developments.

  • Workpapers & Reports:

  • Utilizes and contributes enhancements to Data Analytics templates and guidance documents. Also assists with communication/training of these standards throughout the department.

  • Conducts continuous auditing tests and analyzes complex datasets for a variety of patterns including fraud, control breakdown and regulatory non-compliance, succinctly conveying the findings to management. 

  • Validate source data integrity and evaluate results and variances from expectations. 

  • Script analytics in accordance with departmental standards and coding best practices in ACL and Python (or other tools) to allow for repeatability, QA testing, and peer reviews.

  • Participates in departmental initiatives to improve the use of data visualization in audit, compliance, and fraud team reports.

  • Capable of developing and approving testing steps for moderately complex statistical analytics opportunities.

  • Monitors project work for timeliness and adherence to departmental quality standards and validates evidence is organized to fully support conclusions and findings.

  • Identifies root cause of moderately complex issues and proposes valuable and effective solutions.

  • Reviews all workpapers as appropriate and finalizes deliverable drafts for review by Management, ensuring professional writing and value-added industry perspective.

  • Leadership:

  • Regularly leads departmental and organizational special projects.

  • Possesses proficient public speaking / presentation skills and is comfortable leading internal and external meetings, including explaining issues to executives and handling constructive disagreements to resolution. Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with key subject matter experts and leaders outside of the department who are central to furthering Data Analytics initiatives (i.e., data warehouse teams, information security, etc.).

  • In coordination with the Director, is building skills to occasionally perform the initial review of code/visualizations on select projects and provides feedback to more junior staff. Trains departmental staff on appropriate tools and techniques of data analytics.

  • Maintains a departmental reputation for providing specialized advice on technical and data related matters.

  • Proactively fosters an understanding of, and monitors changes in, the Data Analytics and Healthcare industries.

  • Assists department Managers and Directors in the evaluation of applicants for open positions.

  • Department Goals:

  • Successfully manages many competing demands and is able to manage complete projects on time and within budgeted hours.

  • Enhance the culture through the execution of analytics in support of Internal Audits, Compliance Projects, and Fraud Team investigations.

  • Increase departmental capabilities for full population testing (and reduce reliance on sampling) in audit work to enhance insight into the severity and frequency of identified audit exceptions.

  • Meets departmental goals for productivity and is proactive in searching out additional tasks and projects during downtimes.




  • Bachelor's degree and 5 years related work experience (or 3 years and preferred certification or master’s degree), including 3 years of experience in the areas of Data/Business Analytics, Data Science, Software Development, Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Information Technology/Information Security/ Auditing. Professional Certification or master’s degree are required if you have 3 years of experience.

  • Degree Preferences: Data Science, Business Analytics, Health Information Technology, Information Technology/Systems, Information Security, Computer Forensics, Computer Science, Statistics, or other STEM related degree.

  • Experience Preferences: Data Analytics, Data Visualization, Programming/Software engineering, Statistics, Machine Learning, Business Intelligence, Auditing, Information Technology, Health Care, Database Management.

  • Certification Preferences: CISA, CISSP, CFE, CIA, ACDA, SAS Certified, DASCA Certified, or other data analytics certification, CPA, CHC, CCEP, Six Sigma.

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