The Hilltop Institute at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) is seeking a Senior Data Visualization Developer/Programmer to join its Technology Innovation team. Hilltop uses a data-driven approach to inform key state and federal policymakers on health care financing and delivery system reform in Maryland and other states.
The Senior Data Visualization Developer/Programmer will be responsible for both operations support of existing products and new product development. They will lead innovation with data visualization tools at Hilltop, keeping abreast of and implementing cutting-edge technologies 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 and maintain high quality of work products
Provide mentorship to less experienced personnel
Communicate effectively with team members, business partners, and clients
Develop a working understanding of the business requirements that underpin complex health care data structures, such as Medicare beneficiary data (Parts A, B, and D) as well as Medicaid eligibility rules, programs, and processes
Gather requirements and develop and deliver visualization products to customers on an ad-hoc basis as part of operations, including dashboards, reports, and scorecards
Oversee development and support of training materials for Hilltop data visualizations
Be responsible for quality control of Tableau® development, including branding, UI/UX, and data accuracy
Perform other duties as assigned
This position will include access to protected health information (PHI), and the successful candidate will be required to complete training and must handle all PHI appropriately according to Hilltop policies and all applicable laws and regulations.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Requires a master’s degree with course work in statistical analysis, advanced data modeling, computer science, information systems, health policy, human computer interaction, 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.) In addition, the candidate must:
Have a desire to work in a collaborative environment and solution driven to see the big picture
Have strong analytical skills and a strong attention to detail; programming experience with Tableau® (or equivalent) and SQL
Have a portfolio of work available on GitHub or equivalent
Have experience with one or more of the following: Python, SAS, HTML, CSS
Be comfortable working in both a team environment and independently
Have excellent verbal and written communication and time management skills
Have a commitment to quality, intense customer focus, and the ability to work independently on tasks as well as within ad-hoc multi-disciplinary Agile project teams in a fast-paced environment
The ideal candidate will also have:
Familiarity with the CMS Chronic Conditions Warehouse (CCW), Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS), or other health care data sets and quality measures
Experience supervising a team of Tableau® developers
Professional certifications in SQL, Tableau®, or other programming languages
Screening of Applications Begins:
For best consideration submit application materials by 2/24/21 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is full-time, offers opportunity for professional growth, and includes the full university benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified candidates.
NOTE: THIS POSITION IS GRANT-FUNDED, 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.
Please note the Type and FLSA Status above to determine the benefits offered for this position.
Equal Opportunity Statement:
UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
Internal Number: 493308
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