Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Advisory Data Specialist in New York, New York

Advisory Data Specialist

Job Posting Number: 19687

Professional – Data Management & Analytics

New York,NY

March 6, 2018

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Details:

MSK is seeking an Advisory Data Specialist to join our Reporting and Analytics team. In this role, the Advisory Data Specialist is responsible for analysis, design, development, testing, documentation and implementation of reporting solutions for the Reporting and Analytics department. This individual will frequently interact with senior leadership and clinicians to understand and analyze requirements and develop solutions using Business Intelligence and SQL Server tools and underlying technologies. The Advisory Data Specialist will exhibit leadership qualities and will be looked upon for guidance, recommendations and best practices.

You Will:

  • Analyze data elements and relationships of systems

  • Develop appealing, interactive Tableau visualizations that answer key questions.

  • Design and optimization of dimensional data models to support reporting infrastructure

  • Identify project risks and impediments; notify management; proactively work with other members of the team to complete assigned tasks as defined by project scope and timelines

  • Assist in the development of data governance processes which entails documentation and implementation of data quality policies, procedures and standards to ensure a high level of data integrity

  • Demonstrate good verbal and writing skills and creates clear, concise high level as well as detailed documentation of design decisions, data flows and issues

  • Implement database objects between all environments on assigned platforms

  • Ensure that the integrity, availability and performance of all databases on assigned platforms meet enterprise-wide business requirements

  • Contribute to database related project planning

You Are:

  • Capable of building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions

  • A good decision-maker, with proven success at making timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward

  • Able to work effectively in an environment notable for complex, sometimes contradictory information

  • Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances

  • Adept at planning and prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational

  • Adept at building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives and goals

  • An effective communicator, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communications based on that understanding

  • Resilient in recovering from setbacks and skilled at finding detours around obstacles

  • Able to operate effectively, even when things are not clear or the way forward is not obvious

  • Adept at learning quickly, applying insights from past efforts to new situations

  • Able to guide and teach other team members as well as serve as a leader on multiple projects

You Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 2-4 years experience in Information Systems

  • Experience in healthcare environment a plus


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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