The Hilltop Institute is seeking a Senior Data Visualization Developer/Programmer to join its Technology Innovation team who will be responsible for developing and managing multiple operation stories/tasks on an ongoing basis, will often work on Agile projects, and will lead innovation with data visualization tools at Hilltop.
The Senior Data Visualization Developer/Programmer will be responsible for developing and managing multiple operation stories/tasks on an ongoing basis and will often work on Agile projects. He or she will also lead innovation with data visualization tools at Hilltop, keeping abreast of and implementing cutting-edge technologies and approaches to create meaningful visualizations of complex data. Specific duties include but are not limited to the following:
Develop moderate- to advanced-complexity visualizations as part of a project team
Gather requirements, develop, and deliver visualization products to customers on an ad hoc basis as part of operations, including dashboards, reports, and scorecards
Respond to SQL and visualization questions from programmers, analysts, and directors
Oversee development and support of training materials for Hilltop data visualizations
Play a leading role in the build out of the information architecture of Hilltop’s Tableau® server, and in the design standards for all reports and dashboards. Be responsible for consistent branding, and for designing user interfaces that are intuitive, leading to a positive user experience
Manage the user experience in Hilltop’s data visualization products, including overseeing Information Architecture and User Interface design of the Hilltop visualization platforms
Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a master’s degree with course work in statistical analysis, advanced data modeling, computer science, information systems, health policy, or equivalent, as well as five years of experience with data visualization applications and SQL programming. (A bachelor’s degree with course work in statistical analysis, advanced data modeling, computer science, information systems, health policy, or equivalent, plus seven years of experience with data visualization applications and SQL programming, may be substituted for the master’s degree and required experience.)
Must have strong analytical skills with attention to detail; programming experience with Tableau® (or equivalent) and SQL; have employed advanced visualization techniques applying best practices for user interface design and user experience; be comfortable working in both a team environment and independently; be proficient with Google G Suite and Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; have experience with version control software and ticketing systems; and have excellent verbal and written communication and time management skills.
The ideal candidate will possess the following professional and interpersonal competencies: a strong interest in working with large data sets; familiarity with Python and UNIX /Linux; Tableau® server administration experience; a knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid data sets and databases and experience building visualizations; and the ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams and be flexible in a fast-paced, agile environment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Applicants should provide a cover letter, resume, contact information for three professional references and a portfolio of previous work (samples of data visalizations). Examples of work may include products from Tableau, Adobe Illustrator, Mapbox, D3, R, Python, etc.
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration, submit application materials by January 31, 2020. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled.
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Note: this is a grant-funded position, wherein employment is contingent upon the renewal of the grant.
UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits. To learn more about our benefits click here.
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UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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