University of California San Francisco - San Francisco, CA

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A bright, hardworking individual with very strong communication and organizational skills is sought by the Department of Neurology, University of California at San Francisco, to serve as a database manager for ongoing project related to integrating clinical and research data including MRI images of multiple sclerosis. He/She will organize data servers, program access tool to the data, take active data management support for investigators, extend and implement of cloud based infrastructure using AWS and other statistical software, prepare written interpretation of data, adapt and develop APIs. Among other the database infrastructure will support an Ipad application whose prototype has been developed to facilitate data access and interpretation for clinicians, scientists and patients.

Required Qualifications
• BA/BS with a major in a related field and one year of experience in administrative analysis or operations research; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Superior computer skills in data management and handling.
• Knowledge and working experience with SQL database.
• Knowledge in web Script programming.
• Ability to communicate with both clinician and research scientist.
• Ability to write moderately complex SQL queries
• Programming experience with at least one high level language and understanding of OOP (object-oriented programming).
• Attention to detail and comfortable managing large, diverse datasets.
• Basic data analysis skills using Excel, R, and other tools.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
• Attention to details, and positive attitude.
Note: This is a full time, until Dec 31, 2013.

Physical Demands: requires sitting; standing; walking; Verbal communication.

Preferred Qualifications
• BSc/MSc degree in Computer Science.
• BSc/MSc degree in bioinformatics.
• Knowledge and working experience with AWS.
• Good knowledge of modern techniques of data representation.
• AWS, S3, or other cloud computing experience.
• Web design and scripting skills including one or more of: HTML, HTML5, Javascript, jQuery, CSS, XML.
• Web application programming skills in one or more of: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, Perl.
• Database design and administration using MySQL or another major RDBMS.
• Unix/Linux knowledge and basic system administration.
• Understanding of common design patterns and application architecture.
• Previous experience with complex multifactorial human disorder.

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