Junior Data Analyst

Does supporting world-class research and improving lives of patients excite you?
Our dynamic and internationally recognised research company Optimum Patient Care, (OPC) is looking for a highly motivated and dynamic member to join our research analytics team. The role will be based in our office in Brisbane. In this role you will be working alongside our research, data quality and database teams.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in the analysis and dissemination of data from disease registries, large-scale observational studies and pragmatic randomised controlled trials.

The successful candidate will have experience of data analysis and data processing,  a high attention to detail, a proactive approach and excellent communication skills.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Provide support on database querying, population, and reporting, using structured query language (SQL)
  • Undertake extract/transform/load (ETL) operations from external and internal data sources.
  • Generate data releases following study protocol requirements and service reports (RMarkdown)
  • Advise internal team members and external clients on study database(s) content
  • Engage in building and maintaining data dictionaries and system technical documentation
  • Working with the data quality team to ensure high standards of data and code
  • Maintaining and producing standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  • Contribute to data analyses as required for research projects
  • Maintain compliance with information governance and company policies
  • Collating and sourcing missing data.

Qualifications Required:

Tertiary qualifications or a strong background in Computer Science, Math or Statistics   (Recent graduates will be considered).

Essential Experience:

  • Knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL) and database processing (ETL, stored procedures, large datasets)
  • Experience in R (preferred) or Python.
  • Strong in data analysis, interpretation, and visualization

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working with relational databases (such as SQL Server), clinical or medical research, working with big data
  • Experience of working with real-life clinical databases /EMRs /registry data
  • Experience in SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Automating generation of regular reports, through R Markdown or another report-generation software
  • Data dictionaries and advanced documentation systems

Contract and Salary

Part-time and full-time roles are considered.

Starting salary is dependent on qualifications and your experience but will be in the range of $45,000 – $55,000 per annum.

Immediate start is available.

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