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Data Reporting and Analytics Consultant IV, Programming - SAS, R, Python

Company: Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center
Location: Oakland
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

In addition to the responsibilities listed below, this position is also responsible for overseeing all phases of data management, quality control, and reporting; programming in analytical programming languages (may include SAS, SQL, SPSS, R, Python, etc.); taking lead role in analyzing and implementing data management, quality control, and reporting needs on multi-programmer projects; and troubleshooting complicated software processes and products.

This position is also responsible for designing complicated automated reporting and data loading solutions; testing data conversions and data integrity from a wide variety of sources across platforms; developing complicated macros for various research and reporting purposes; designing comprehensive quality checking and validation process; and developing and evaluate complicated data linkage process.

This position may supervise the work of lower level team members serving on the same project.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Practices self-development and promotes learning in others by proactively providing information, resources, advice, and expertise with coworkers and customers; building relationships with cross-functional stakeholders; influencing others through technical explanations and examples; adapting to competing demands and new responsibilities; listening and responding to, seeking, and addressing performance feedback; providing feedback to others; creating and executing plans to capitalize on strengths and develop weaknesses; supporting team collaboration; and adapting to and learning from change, difficulties, and feedback.
  • Completes work assignments and supports business-specific projects by applying expertise in subject area; supporting the development of work plans to meet business priorities and deadlines; ensuring team follows all procedures and policies; coordinating resources to accomplish priorities and deadlines; collaborating cross-functionally to make effective business decisions; solving complex problems; escalating high priority issues or risks as appropriate; and recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities.
  • Executes creative data analytic approaches leading to actionable outcomes by defining and calculating metrics to be analyzed; defining, calculating, and validating algorithms; and conducting analyses, including descriptive, correlational, inferential, and/or predictive statistics.
  • Develops, implements, and automates business and reporting solutions by working with stakeholders in their design, planning, and implementation while ensuring consistency and coherency; evaluating and summarizing data and results; creating summary statistics; developing data reports, visualizations, and/or interactive Business Intelligence (BI) reports; reporting to stakeholders on key findings; identifying needs for the development and implementation of additional reporting solutions; and preparing documentation as appropriate.
  • Interprets data analyses by applying findings to contextual settings; and developing insights, reports, and presentations telling a compelling story to stakeholders to enable and influence decision making; and providing context related to data interpretations and/or limitations as appropriate.
  • Drives strategic data-informed decisions by consulting with clients to identify and clarify key business needs; developing outcomes and process measures; translating business requirements; determining data/information needs and data collection methods; developing analysis plans; measuring the impact of business decisions on clients, customers, and/or members; working with clients and staff to identify opportunities and methods to improve efficiencies with analysis; supporting and training end-users; and documenting processes and deliverables.
  • Gathers data and information on targeted variables in an established systematic fashion by validating data sources; querying, merging, and extracting data across sources; completing routine data refresh and update; developing and/or delivering tools for electronic data collection; and providing user training, support, and documentation.
  • Develops analytical and/or statistical models enabling informed business decisions by determining data and analytical requirements; creating models leading to actionable insights; and testing, refining, and validating models.
  • Prepares data for analytic efforts by integrating and consolidating data; ensuring data quality and accuracy; profiling data inaccuracies and recommending process improvements or system changes to enhance overall quality of the data; and cleaning and creating final data set(s) for analysis.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Minimum four (4) years data management experience with SAS, SQL, R or other similar analytical programming language.
    • Minimum five (5) years experience programming with SAS, SQL, R or other similar analytical programming language.
    • Minimum one (1) year experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.
    • Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Social/Physical/Life Science, Business, or related field and Minimum five (5) years experience in data analytics or a directly related field. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.
      • N/A

        Preferred Qualifications:
        • Three (3) years experience working with data visualization tools.
        • Three (3) years experience working with SAS.
        • Three (3) years experience working with SQL.
        • One (1) year health care experience.
        • Three (3) years experience working with data extraction and manipulation language.
        • Three (3) years experience working with Enterprise Guide.
        • Three (3) years experience developing and programming with SAS macros.
        • Three (3) years experience programming in SQL.
        • Three (3) years experience developing in Tableau.
        • Two (2) years project management experience.
        • Two (2) years experience delivering presentations to management.
        • Three (3) years relational database experience.
        • Two (2) years experience in process improvement.
        • Masters degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Social/Physical/Life Science, Business, or related field.
        • Accredited Process Improvement Certification.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center, Oakland , Data Reporting and Analytics Consultant IV, Programming - SAS, R, Python, Other , Oakland, California

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