• Applications Systems Analyst/Programmer Senior

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(11/21/2018 4:16 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Info Technology
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    ACHI Health Data Initiative
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    Applications Systems Analyst/SQL Database Developer/Analyst Senior work as part of the Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (ACHI) Data Team primarily developing and maintaining ACHI analytic data warehouse solutions utilizing SQL Server.


    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary:  Negotiable


    • Supports contributing data systems, file management, conducts analysis using statistical software and preparing tables and reports as needed.
    • Manages and maintains the GIS infrastructure using ArcGIS.
    • Involved with the maintenance, development, and deployment to Microsoft Azure.
    • Conducts extract, transform and load (ETL) analysis, designs ETL processes, maintains process and system documentation, conducts application unit testing, assists in application functional, integrated, and performance testing; resolves problems, and participates in "on call" support for internal staff.
    • Build and maintain database systems
    • Extract, transform and load (ETL) processes
    • Conduct database design, installations, conversions
    • Conduct database backup and recovery procedures, access security and database integrity, physical data storage design and data storage management
    • Design, develop and implement reports in SSRS
    • Administer and maintain GIS environment
    • Complete definition of standards of data dictionaries
    • Perform performance tuning
    • Monitor database performance and space requirements
    • Schedule and monitor end of day data warehousing jobs
    • Assist in coordinating software releases
    • Communicate accurate and useful status updates
    • Maintain quality standards
    • Production environment Tools/Utilities
    • Author shell scripts to perform back up, restore, and monitoring tasks
    • Create and document project requirements to fit in established Agile work-flow
    • Anticipate and resolve issues specific to the team
    • Determine time estimates and schedule for own work and resolve issues in a timely manner. Identify and track issues, risks and action items
    • Provide status of work to project team lead and project manager.
    • Engage in ongoing process improvement.
    • Ability to work in a project team environment
    • Ability to execute all responsibilities with little direct supervision of Team Lead
    • Possess strong written and oral communication skills
    • Possess business systems analysis and design experience
    • Knowledgeable in logical data modeling techniques
    • Knowledgeable in data analysis and database management techniques
    • Knowledgeable in utilization of both physical systems and cloud based systems
    • Possess administration and scripting experience in relative platform
    • Customer Service: Interacts with and assists the public in a professional and friendly
      manner as needed. Demonstrates effective communication skills; communicates accurate and complete information; maintains strict confidentiality when necessary. Demonstrates positive working relationships with co-workers, management team, and ancillary departments; follows the Core Concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care and the Basic Code of Conduct Guidelines. Assist internal and external stakeholders as needed with



    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Social Science or related field
    • Eight (8) years of experience to include Microsoft SQL Server query language, multi-source database integration solutions, Microsoft SSIS and SSRS, ASP.Net solutions, GIS
    • Special Knowledge of below Applications:


    SQL - Query Analyzer, Profiler, SQL MAIL, SQL Agent

    SQL Server Utility - SSIS, SSAS, SQL Server CLR, Redgate

    Warehouse/Reporting - SSRS, ETL

    Visualization - Tableau, Power BI, ArcGIS desktop

    Programming Languages - T-SQL,C#, Python, PHP

    Development Tools- BI Studio/Visual Studio 2013+, TFS

    Additional Skills is plus - XML, ASP.NET,VB.NET, Testing, Data Warehouse, DBA, SFTP, JAVA

    Data Model - Microsoft Visio

    Project Tracking - JIRA, TFS


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.


    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.  A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Occasionally
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Quiet
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: None


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