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Systems Administrator III
An exciting new opportunity has opened at SCHARP, the Statistical Center for HIV/AIDS
Research & Prevention!
SCHARP collects, manages, and analyzes data from clinical trials and behavioral
studies dedicated to the elimination of HIV as a threat to human health.
SCHARP provides statistical and data management support for the HIV Prevention Trials
Network (HPTN). In addition, SCHARP provides statistical and data management as well
as clinical trial operations support for the HIV Vaccine Trials Network (HVTN).
Come join our team and make a contribution toward eliminating a major cause of suffering
The incumbent is a detail-minded individual who will manage and deploy a
growing database of clinical research data -- using heterogeneous
data-management systems -- and administer the computers on which they reside.
The primary data-management systems include PostgreSQL and CDSI DataFax in a
Unix (Solaris and Linux) environment, and they house clinical data from
multiple protocols with multiple research networks. The data-management
systems need to provide regular, reliable access to both staff from multiple
groups and outside collaborators.
Scope of Responsibilities
The incumbent will administer and develop a PostgreSQL relational database for
the curation and analysis of clinical research data, and administer SCHARP's
DataFax clinical data management system. Some light Unix system administration
(Solaris and Linux) and authoring of database tools is also expected.
-- Installation, administration, and data-management of a PostgreSQL database.
This includes data modelling and database/table creation, troubleshooting,
testing, validation, system administration and software updates.
-- Technical administration of the CDSI DataFax clinical data management
system, including troubleshooting, testing, validation, system administration,
software patches/upgrades, and user support.
-- Extend SCHARP's nascent PostgreSQL installation across multiple functional
groups, to be used as a repository of clinical and lab data for multiple
research protocols. This includes testing and validation of data-management
processes and managing multiple users with varying access requirements.
-- Act as a central point of contact for data-management issues and liason with
different departments as part of the PostgreSQL rollout, to determine needs
and reconcile incompatible requests.
-- When necessary, Unix system/network administration at the infrastructure
level, and developing data-management tools, both within PostgreSQL and
in Perl and/or Java.
At least one of the following is required, although both are desired:
-- Three years of experience working with and administering a Unix-based
relational database, preferably PostgreSQL.
-- Three years of experience administering CDSI DataFax software.
All of the following qualifications are required:
-- Experience with data-modelling and the use of relational databases in a
-- Three years of hands-on experience with Unix, including building
applications from source, preferably in Solaris and Linux.
-- Functional experience with database programming, preferably in Perl and/or
-- Excellent communication skills.
-- Data management in a clinical environment.
-- Programming experience with Perl and/or Java.
-- Experience with SAS.
-- Testing and validation of data-management systems.
-- Experience with clinical regulatory compliance (e.g., HIPAA, 21 CFR part 11,
-- Experience with research-related standards, including CDISC and MedDRA.
-- Experience with clinical research data, including lab assay and sequence
Please apply online at our website: www.fhcrc.org
You may also Fax or Mail your information as well, and of course you may apply in person.
The address for this position is:
#JB-016797, Human Resources
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
823 Yale Ave N. (J1-105), Seattle, WA 98109.
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 - 5:00.
Fax: (206) 667-4051.
Phone Number: (206) 667-4700
TTY: (206) 667-6861 - for deaf and hard of hearing callers
Web Site: www.fhcrc.org
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance are equal opportunity employers, committed to workforce diversity.
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