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Snr Business Intel Analyst

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21001419 Requisition #

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Finance and Accounting is seeking a Senior Business Intelligence Analyst to help lead development and implement tools to support and maintain the business analytics demands of the UI Health Care system. Areas of major focus include enterprise-wide scorecard/dashboard development, operational and productivity performance analysis, operational and financial benchmarking.  Descriptive and predictive analytics will be used to support these areas of focus. This position will collaborate with teams of clinical leaders, administrators and data warehouse architects to develop, create, and present business analysis related to optimal enterprise operations.

This position is located in Iowa City, IA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Review data, analytics and modeling requests and requirements.
  • Identify existing solutions or design new solutions that satisfy information requests. 
  • Perform data gap analysis based on institutional data availability and business requirements.
  • Analyze data integrity and make recommendations regarding the validity of data. 
  • Perform intermediate data analysis techniques. 
  • Design solutions and programs using data analysis tools and platforms. 
  • Provide complex operational end user support. 
  • Train technical team members on use of solutions and platforms.
  • Design, implement, and provision data solutions via modeling, schema development, ETL and data quality processes.
  • General understanding of statistics and data analytics.
  • Evaluate, optimize, and troubleshoot queries and ETL processes for performance and evolving requirements.
  • Contribute ideas. Seek ways to improve assigned processes.
  • Provide training and share insights with customers on data analytics and reporting
  • May provide functional supervision; provide direction, assignments, feedback, coaching and consulting to assure outcomes are achieved.
  • In sum, this position will link numerous sets of data to provide leadership with decision tools to help optimize the delivery of quality health care at University of Iowa Health Care.
  • Keep current on industry knowledge, skills and certifications to serve as a resource to employees and to conduct job duties.


Required qualifications

  • A Bachelor's degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Math, Business Analytics, or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required
  • 3-5 years of experience using complex databases, SQL queries, spreadsheet and data visualization/reporting tools for financial and operational analysis
  • Familiarity with predictive analytic techniques
  • Demonstrated ability to turn raw data into actionable information via analytic methods
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desired Qualifications

  • Advanced SQL reporting skills with the ability to create SQL views and write SQL queries is highly desirable
  • Advanced knowledge of relational database query (SQL) skills and large databases
  • Advanced knowledge of reporting tools (Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, Qlikview, Alteryx or other similar tools.)
  • Previous hands-on experience building Metrics, Balanced Score Cards, Key Performance Indicators, Data Analysis, with dashboard data visualization techniques
  • Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to find crucial data dimensions and data quality issues in a complex data warehouse
  • Ability to use creative thinking when working with data
  • Work experience with predictive analytic modeling tools such as R,  Python, DataRobot and Microsoft Azure ML


Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload resume and cover letter and mark them as a “Relevant File” to the submission..

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days and may be removed from posting and filled any time after the original posting period has ended.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. Up to 5 professional references will be requested at  later step in the recruitment process.

This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.


Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or fsds@uiowa.edu.  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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