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Rockefeller University Systems Analyst in New York, New York

Job: IRC27517


Job Title Systems Analyst

Laboratory / Department Hospital Informatics

Department Description

The Rockefeller University Hospital is funded by the National Institutes of Health and has 20 patient beds for clinical research. The Hospital provides researchers with an opportunity to conduct clinical studies, and offers both normal volunteers and people with diseases under study the opportunity to stay in the hospital and help to contribute to important advances in science. The Hospital has an inpatient unit as well as an outpatient center where prospective patients are screened and many outpatient studies are conducted. The Hospital is staffed 24 hours a day with professional nurses and has nutritional research, social work, art and recreation departments, and a radiology suite as well as its own research pharmacy. Our staff hospitalist and on-call physicians provide additional medical support to the clinical research teams. For more information, please see the hospital web site at:

Detailed Description

The Informatics Systems Analyst will work with the Rockefeller University Hospital Informatics and the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (RUCCTS) Bioinformatics Core and report to the Director of RUCCTS BioInformatics and the IT Manager of Hospital Informatics. The Systems Analyst will be responsible for the University's site activity and deep level troubleshooting in the Accrual to Clinical Trials (ACT) network, installation, implementation, maintenance of Shared Health Research Information Network (SHRINE) and i2b2 systems, and Cerner Electronic Health Record. The Systems Analyst will design, develop, and operate a computational workflow to analyze NextGen sequencing data and provide technical support on integrating Center for Expanded Data Annotation and Retrieval (CEDAR) (metadata platform) into our Enhancing Scientific Rigor, Reproducibility, and Reporting (R3) data analysis workflow system. #INDMISC21

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required; educational emphasis in computer science, engineering, or a related field (preferably in healthcare informatics or clinical research setting) strongly preferred. Must have a minimum of one year of scientific programming experience in a research setting, familiarity with server support/systems administration, knowledge in Linux/Unix systems scripting (bash, python, R, etc.), experience with database administration (SQL, Postgres, Oracle, etc.), experience with system upgrade workflow processes, networking skills (firewalls, proxies, certificate/encryption methods, port configuration), and experience with web services (Apache Tomcat, Axis, WildFly, JDKs). Must have strong technical and computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Oracle/SQL, and familiarity with reporting tools, i.e., Crystal, Cerner DA2, Business Objects, BIRT, Jasper iReport, etc. Familiarity with server support/systems administration, experience with system upgrade workflow processes, ability to work within complex software environments, and ability to work well with the vendor, project team, consultants, IT staff, and end-users necessary. Experience with Cerner Electronic Health record and Power Trials application, 1-3+ years of system/network administration, workflow implementation, web development, HPC (High-performance Computing and Cloud Computing highly desirable. Knowledge of Data Warehousing concepts, visualization of data preferred. Must have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and work effectively with Research Investigators, Administrators, vendors, the project team, consultants, IT staff, and end-users. Must be motivated with a deep willingness to gain SME (subject matter expertise) in protocol development, study applications and submissions, and IRB (Institutional Review Board) workflows. Must possess the ability to work within complex software environments and have initiative, energy, creativity, and advanced analytical/technical skills.

Additional Details

As a vital member of the Information Technology/Hospital Informatics team, the Systems Analyst will be required to be available to perform job-related duties during off-hours. In some instances, may be required to come to campus or provide off-site support during time outside of traditional working hours. This job requires that employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Rockefeller University provides reasonable accommodations where legally required including accommodations for medical conditions and sincerely held religious beliefs.

The Rockefeller University is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans