FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Northbrook, Illinois
Data Management Resource I #947966
Purpose & Scope:
  • The RWD Analyst provides expertise in the querying of OMOP CDM as well as native data from a variety of real-world data sources (e.g. claims, EMR, etc.) as part of the project feasibility and/or execution across our entire value chain geographic footprint and therapeutic areas. The deliverables of the RWD
  • Analyst are an integral part of the RWD I& S mission and requires expertise in creation, quality control and maintenance of efficient and rapid queries typically via SQL and R; as well as supporting the development and optimization of the database structures of real-world datasets.
  • The RWD Analyst will work closely with medical coders, data scientists and software developers and create SQL and R programs to conduct data quality checks, build cohorts and create descriptive analysis summaries, in support of requests from within and outside AIA.
  • They should be able to apply logical thinking to identify data issues and collaborate with AIA colleagues to address these issues with minimal direction.
Essential Job Responsibilities:
  • Querying and executing feasibility and/or fast track analysis for broad functional users, including medical, internal business/commercial in an appropriate manner using SQL and/or R.
  • Optimizing, tuning query performance and developing automatic tools (e.g. R function) for frequent questions and routine reports
  • Supporting internal team on development of study plans and execution of studies under the direction of an analyst.
  • Preforming quality control on that transformation of native real-world data to OMOP CDM
  • Assisting the infrastructure team in the development and maintenance of database structures created from RWD I&S tools.
  • Following internal and external procedures, best practice guidelines, and regulations including our SOPs, internal standards such as templates and documentation standards.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Mathematics, Computer Science OR 3-5 years of relevant programming experience
  • Excellent SQL programming skill with experience on large databases (i.e. millions of records across multiple tables)
  • Excellent R programming skills
  • Experience supporting healthcare analytics using data such as administrative insurance claims database and/or EMR databases (e.g., IBM-Truven, Optum, Homeric, IMS Parametric +, Health, Flatiron, etc.)
  • Work knowledge with common data models such as OMOP
  • Must be able to meet timelines with minimal supervision of progress, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to details, and the ability to multi-task
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Experience with OMOP
  • Master’s Degree in Statistics, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Mathematics, or Computer Science
  • Preferable knowledge of at least one statistical package (e.g. R, S-Plus, Stata, …)
  • Strong knowledge and experience with reporting packages (e.g. Qlik, Tebleaue, Excel …)
  • Knowledge of coding against common real-world data types (claims and EMR) and common data models
  • Understanding of Data Warehouse, star schema and dimension fact data model.
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is a financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused, operating in nearly half of the states in the U.S., Europe and India.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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