University of Washington
Clicking "Apply for this job" immediately submits your resume as a candidate for this position - even if you don't finish all of the assessments. Only click if you're ready to apply for the job right now. UW Medicine's IT Services department is looking for an outstanding Visualization BI Developer to join the team!
What are we looking for?
Patients Are First focus
Customer service mindset
Interpersonal skills and teamwork
Adaptability and flexibility
What are the perks?
Medical insurance at reasonable rates with TEN plans to choose from!
Dental Insurance at no cost to you OR your dependents…AND we have three plans for you to choose from!
10 paid holidays annually!
1 personal holiday every year!
Generous amounts of vacation and sick leave that you can feel good about taking (more than 5 work weeks in your first year)!
TWO Retirement plans to choose from - one even matches 100% of your contributions with immediate vesting!
Voluntary Investment program to save more towards your retirement!
Deferred Compensation program to save even MORE towards your retirement!
Flexible Spending Account...Tax Exempt!
Dependent Care Assistance program!
On-site Childcare Centers!
Long Term Disability insurance!
Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment insurance!
U-PASS transportation program and discounted parking…PRE-TAX!
Tuition Exemption program - at the UW (and other colleges around the state)!
Housing resources and home buying options!
Auto, home, renter, and boat group insurance!
Valuable membership and merchandise discounts!
Federal student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!
For all of the specific details on these benefits and more, please click here.
UW Medicine's Information Technology Services (ITS) department is a shared services organization that supports all of UW Medicine. UW Medicine is comprised of Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Northwest Hospital & Medical Center (NWH),
Valley Medical Center (VMC), UW Medical Center (UWMC), UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC), UW Physicians (UWP), UW School of Medicine (SOM) and Airlift Northwest (ALNW). In addition, UW Medicine shares in the ownership and governance of
Children's University Medical Group and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (a partnership between UW Medicine, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research and Seattle Children's). ITS is responsible for the ongoing support and maintenance of the
infrastructure and applications which support all of these institutions, along with the implementation of new services and applications that are used to support and further the UW Medicine mission.
The Analytics Group has a dual report into both ITS and UW School of Medicine and provides operational oversight for the major analytics platforms and tools at UW Medicine, and is a key support function as UW Medicine transitions towards
value based health care. The Enterprise Deveopment team provides analytics solutions across UW Medicine; specifically for finance, operations, institutional quality improvement, research, and clinical analytics.
We are seeking a Visualization BI Developer ('Developer') who will work closely with our customers and a team of Analytics Analysts to provide analysis, recommend appropriate solutions, and develop solutions using the most appropriate BI
tools. This position comprises various tasks such as working with developers, creating Tableau dashboard reports, creating BI reports and visualizations, and participating in feedback sessions to improve systems.
The primary responsibilities of the Developer are to:
Work with Business Analysts and customers to gather, analyze, and document BI requirements.
Design, code, test, and maintain BI reporting, visualization, dashboards, and analytics objects using industry best practices.
Provide production support.
Respond to help desk tickets related to the BI development tool set.
This position will collaborate with the partners of UW Medicine to develop visualization and dashboard solutions that will support analysis of financial, operational, and strategic activities. The Developer needs to work with the many
different business customers, prioritize requests, meet analytics needs, validate data to ensure data quality, and communicate status and progress. The Developer needs to have strong attention to detail in order to spot inaccuracies in
coding or data. Additionally, the Developer must remain focused when working on multiple solutions displaying data from several systems at the same time. The position requires creativity and the ability to create innovative solutions to
business problems. The Developer needs to be self-motivated and have the initiative to find solutions and improvements to systems during prototyping and customer testing phases.
Data analytics is a strategic function within UW Medicine with a large set of growing demands. The proper execution of the Developer function with UW Medicine is essential to both tactical and strategic success of UW Medicine overall.
This role provides crucial support to UW Medicine and its partners for all of the major initiatives that require visualization or dashboards to deliver information to all levels of the organization and affect change. The analytics
solutions developed by this role are used to support clinical, operational, and financial reporting and analysis and are key to the success of the organization as a whole. Adhering to best practices and standards helps support
enterprise-wide goals and ensures data standardization across the enterprise.
Implementation of BI Solutions (50%)
Develops visualization or dashboard solutions in a proficient and timely manner, consistent with estimates created during design, with minimal technical assistance and support. Creates data visualization solutions to improve business
processes. This job involves tasks such as creating Tableau dashboard and visualizaiton reports, working with all levels of business partners, and attending feedback sessions to improve systems.
Conducts unit tests and develop database queries to analyze the effects and troubleshoot any issues that arise. Independently tests solutions developed prior to any external reviews or testing.
Develops and maintains supporting documentation (design documents, report inventory, promotion requests, etc.).
Leads interactions with customers to communicate status, resolve issues, and obtain signoffs (i.e., when the design is complete, when the testing is complete and/or ready for promotion, etc.)
Performs efficient, complete hand-offs to other developers when required.
Reports project status and issues to the reporting team manager in a timely manner.
Production Support of BI Solutions (25%)
Researches questions and issues involving Production BI solutions.
Works with data architects, SQL administrators, BI administrators, BI developers, and others as needed to resolve to production issues.
Provides on-call production support for selected times (month end processing, year end processing, system upgrades, etc.)
Lead code review for ITS and Affiliated Developer Tableau workbook and data sources to be deployed to Production.
Planning and Documentation (25%)
Utilizes industry best practices, creating and documenting best practices and technical requirements.
Coordinates with Business Analysts, Data Architects, SQL Administrators, BI Administrators, and technology professionals to understand and document technical requirements, capabilities, and limitations.
Works as part of a large team and works towards shared business and department goals.
Responsible for all project planning related to BI solutions development tasks including effort and completion date estimates.
Responsible for performing and completing all tasks in the agreed upon time lines.
Works independently on assigned tasks with minimal assistance.
What you'll bring to the table: (minimum requirements)
Bachelor's degree in Computer science, Information Systems, or related field or equivalent combination of education/experience.
2+ years experience must include the following:
2+ years' experience with data visualization tools (i.e. Tableau).
2+ years' experience with SQL.
2+ years' experience working through the complete report development lifecycle.
Complete and demonstrable understanding of BI reporting best practices.
The successful candidate will also have:
Proven customer service orientation with a history of delivering high quality products on time.
Demonstrated capability to forge effective partnerships with diverse business partners.
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to convey a positive and professional image in person, on the telephone and in correspondence.
Demonstrated excellent organizational skills with proven attention to detail.
Ideally, you'll also have: (desired skills and experience)
3+ years' experience with Tableau.
3+ years' experience with SQL.
3+ years' experience working through the complete report development lifecycle.
1+ years' experience with Epic Clarity Data Models.
1+ years' experience working with large data sets.
Ability to understand complex data models and schemas.
Strong understanding of data warehousing concepts.
Experience with SQL design and optimization.
Experience with formal project management methods.
Demonstrated analytical ability to effectively perform all phases of projects.
Previous experience in a healthcare environment and knowledge of the healthcare industry.
What are some of the other tidbits that you might want to know?
The individual in this position is expected to work normal daytime hours. However, significant off-hours and weekends may be needed to resolve problems and during implementation and maintenance activities. This individual is also
expected to be available for call on a 24x7 basis as needed.
Because of the physically separated sites for UW Medicine, this position requires the ability to quickly access sites, using personal means of transportation. Travel to/from includes, but is not limited to, UW Medical Center,
Harborview Medical Center, downtown Seattle, and other facilities which are affiliated with UW Medicine.
Ability to communicate clearly in English, both verbally and in writing.
This advertised job posting may not include the complete official job description for the role.
Appointment of the successful candidate to this position will be made contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of criminal background checks.
The application process for UW Medicine positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process (i.e. Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction
History, Cover Letter and/or others). Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin applying for a position, all assessments must be completed
at that time. Please note that your application shows up in our system as ready to review regardless of whether or not all assessments have been completed. If the assigned Recruiter happens to review applications prior to all of your
assessments being completed, there is a chance you could be 'Not Selected' due to an incomplete application. For this reason, we strongly encourage all applicants to ensure there is plenty of time to complete all of the
assessments prior to clicking on "Apply to this position".
Who are we and what do we do?
UW Medicine's mission is to improve the health of the public by advancing medical knowledge, to provide outstanding primary and specialty care to the people of the region, and to prepare tomorrow's physicians, scientists and other health
professionals. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452
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