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Job no: 0044853
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Parkville

Health & Biomedical Informatics Centre, Research Information Technology Unit
Department of General Practice, Melbourne Medical School
Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences

Salary: $88,171 - $95,444 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation

The HaBIC Research Information Technology Unit (HaBIC R2) based within the University of Melbourne, Department of General Practice develops and implements one of the most sophisticated mechanisms for ethical acquisition and management of health data in Australia. This system (Generic Health Information Technology for the Enterprise - GRHANITE) is implemented nationally across more than 1,000 organisations.

HaBIC R2 and the Department of General Practice are implementing a data warehouse to be populated with primary health data extracted by GRHANITE from enrolled primary health sites.  The vision is to leverage our unique technologies and access to data to allow our researchers to elevate what they do to the international stage. The platform will play a transformational role in enabling the characterisation of our population’s health and developing the next generation tools to use linked data to impact health care processes and outcomes.  The successful candidate will be overseeing the ongoing curation of the data repository including the refinement of automation, data ingestion, data characterisation, data dictionary development and management, integration, reporting and exporting. The incumbent will also develop standard mechanisms and tools to support the delivery of research datasets derived from the warehouse data. The Data Warehouse Engineer will be supervised by the HaBIC R2 Development Team Leader.

Advanced, proven technical competencies are required in all aspects of MS SQL including advanced warehousing, architecture and SQL code development. Expertise in additional programming languages, cloud-based SQL implementations and Linux implementations is also advantageous. We utilise GIT, JIRA and Trello as part of our management processes. Effective team-working and communication skills are paramount.


Close date: 28 Jan 2018                   

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