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Bioinformatics Analyst I

Job Title Bioinformatics Analyst I Location Work from Home Job Category Information Technology Support Services Schedule Days Work Type Full time Department Research Bioinformatics Division Date posted 12/08/2022 Job ID R-41783

Job Summary

Primary accountability is to leverage the organization’s data assets to improve quality, efficiency and generate knowledge specifically in the field of health research. Performs and supervises complex data extraction, transformation, visualization, and summarization to support Research activities Responsible for assisting in complex phenotype algorithm development and high level bioinformatics analysis.

Job Duties

  • Strategically considers all potential uses for available data, and how to transform disparate data into a useful data.
  • Conducts independent quantitative operational, clinical, and financial analysis with clearly summarized findings and recommendations for technical and clinical and non-technical and clinical audiences.
  • Ensures accuracy, data integrity and validity of data and analysis in all work.
  • Translates project specific analysis into ongoing, automated reporting tools including specification preparation, design, testing, validation, analysis, and merging data from various source systems.
  • Participates in the development, implementation, and enforcement of data management standards and procedures.
  • Proactively identifies potential outcome analysis, goals of intervention, and basic evaluation structure in the planning phases of research projects.
  • Provides guidance, feedback, and input in the development of protocols and research proposals.
  • Performs statistical analysis to evaluate the success of project implementation.
  • Works closely with all levels of staff, customers and improvement teams to determine analytic needs and requirements; independently develops quantitative approaches to identify opportunities for performance improvement.
  • Proactively educates the requester of any complexities associated with the data requests.

Work is typically performed in an office environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.


Master's Degree- (Required)


Minimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Required), Minimum of 1 year-Healthcare (Preferred)


Work Collaboratively; Scientific Research; Critical Thinking; Research Analysis; Independent Work

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