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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Data Lead in Atlanta, Georgia

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future.We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


This is an exciting opportunity to work as a member of a project that consists 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 and compliance. Leads efforts to ensure that informatics systems support and advance the research objectives and mission of Emory University.

The incumbent will manage a team of informatics analysts and serve as the Data Lead for the NETEC program. NETEC is a national consortium supported by a variety of federal and non-federal sponsors with a mission to increase the capability of United States public health and health care systems to safely and effectively manage individuals with suspected and confirmed special pathogens. The NETEC consortium is co-led by Emory’s Serious Communicable Disease Program, a regional, national and international resource on the strict protocols that are needed to safely care for patients with Ebola and other special pathogens, such as COVID-19.


  • Establishes collaborative relationships with subject matter experts and becomes an expert in one or multiple lines of businesses.

  • Leads and proactively identifies emerging technologies; develops proof-of-concepts, and promotes the usage of these emerging technologies.

  • Lead highly-complex technical teams.

  • Develops new subject areas in business intelligence tool from physical sources and user requirements.

  • Mentors other analysts on regulation adherence, and develops and modifies standard operating procedures.

  • Develops strategies for managing and maintaining data standards and metadata.

  • Applies biomedical informatics technical standards, methodologies, and principles to research-specific program needs, objectives, and outcomes.

  • Forms tactical strategies to meet client goals, and develops reporting infrastructure to meet multiple client needs.

  • Creates architecture documentation related to current and proposed informatics solutions. Performs other duties as required.


  • A Bachelor's degree and five 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.

  • Thorough understanding of SQL extension language such as PL/SQL or T-SQL.

  • Experience with business intelligence reporting/dashboarding and tools.

  • IT experience in a healthcare or university setting is preferred.

  • Experience in designing data management solutions within a variety of system environments.


  • 3-4 years experience establishing and nurturing high performance teams

  • 3-4 years in high quality service organizations working in collaboration with innovative individuals

  • Experience in academic, healthcare, research, or data industries preferred

  • Experience working with analytics in the Salesforce platform is preferred

  • Demonstrated experience writing complex SQL statements.

  • Technical certification is preferred

  • Experience with Epic is preferred

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home temporarily during the COVID-19 pandemic, with intent to returnto an Emory University location in the future. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 75720

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Office Information Technology

Department OIT: IT Data Mgmt & Solutions

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

Campus Location (For Posting) : Location US-GA-Atlanta