Published date Posted on Indeed on May 13, 2022 (14 d ago)

Having significant experience applies advanced data/information management concepts and campus / medical center / OP objectives to resolve highly complex issues where analyses of situations, information, or data require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Selects methods and techniques to obtain desired results.

Specifically, the Data Warehouse Developer will work with EIA (Enterprise Information Analytics), data governance staff, business analysts, end-users, data owners, and Business Intelligence (BI) and data management professionals to:
  • Carry out the design and implementation of data warehouse solutions including data acquisition process design, use of BI technology features and functions, data modeling, business rules processing, and data aggregation and summarization techniques
  • Utilize Tableau’s BI visualization solution set to meet UCSF’s BI objectives
  • Take technical ownership of UCSF’s implementation of data warehousing solution set, overseeing:
    • Creation and maintenance of key processes by collaborating with other developers
    • End-user and technical training
    • Usage and resource monitoring
    • Assist in training staff on the use and capabilities available within the solution set
  • Partner with business stakeholders and/or functional business analysts and/or Project Manager/solutions specialists to design and develop efficient and standards-based BI solutions using Tableau’s BI products that satisfy business information reporting needs
  • Serve as a technical leader and advisor to IT and departmental BI developers on the Tableau BI product set
  • Lead the development of BI solution prototypes that demonstrate performance and usability to business and IT stakeholders
  • Collaborate with data modelers and data integration architects/developers to establish end-to-end data and information delivery architecture
  • Analyze, Design, Develop and implement ETL workflows using tools such as SQL, DataStage, SSIS, etc.,
  • Serve as an escalation to resolve complex technical issues in collaboration with staff and provide updates to leadership and business partners
  • Champion and educate business and IT staff on the use of the BI technologies for strategic and tactical decision making with the use of data to support recommendations/decisions
  • Lead and participate in the dissemination of best practices and processes, including outcomes at various internal/external venues
  • Research and stay abreast of the latest trends in BI technologies and work with vendors to carry out product evaluations and proof-of-concepts

Department Description

As a preeminent health sciences campus and health system, the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is at the forefront of creating new knowledge from the exploding volume of clinical, discovery, and education data that it creates and manages. UCSF believes that the ability to leverage these data assets is an important differentiator for an academic healthcare center and is critical to our drive toward Precision Medicine and the execution of key UCSF strategies for the Clinical Enterprise. These strategies include supporting better population health by improving the quality of care and population health of the University of California health system’s 14 million patients. As part of this exciting and important endeavor, UCSF is seeking a highly qualified Data Warehouse Developer.

The Enterprise Information Analytics vision is advancing UCSF’s ability to care, heal, teach and discover by providing ubiquitous access to relevant and high-quality information and analytics. We do this by working with our clinical, research, education, and business customers to organize, integrate and govern UCSF’s information assets and then develop targeted data sets and analyses that provide important insights.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related area and/or equivalent experience/training
  • 8+ years of experience designing, developing, testing, and implementing secure, scalable, and high-performance BI and analytic solutions; at least 5 years of experience as a Tableau Developer and 1 year of experience as a Tableau Administration
  • 5 years of experience in advanced skills associated with software specification, design, modification, implementation, and deployment of large-scale scope
  • 3 years of experience with dimensional data modeling and relational databases
  • 3 years of experience in SQL
  • Ability to communicate with high proficiency, both verbally and in writing, with all levels of management and staff, in both technical language and business terms
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, influencing, collaboration, and negotiation skills
  • Proficient in developing technical specifications, presentations, training materials, user documentation, and technical documentation
  • Demonstrated success with overseeing software development lifecycle for enterprise-wide BI projects and ability to assess and solve complex technical problems
  • Demonstrated ability to understand domain needs and how systems can support those needs. Demonstrated ability to develop conversion and system implementation plans
  • Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated complex problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a related area and/or equivalent experience/training
    2 years of experience in BI and analytics in Healthcare
  • Experience with BI and analytic tools such as Qlik and R
  • Experience in the analysis, design, development, and implementation of ETL workflows using tools such as SQL, Datastage, SSIS, etc.
  • Experience in developing technical staff
  • Excellent project leadership and management skills
  • BI and analytics in Health, Education, or Research
  • Proficient in Agile/Scrum development methodology
  • Experience creating and maintaining data visualizations standards
  • Experience with predictive/prescriptive analytics and precision medicine

About UCSF

The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences. We bring together the world’s leading experts in nearly every area of health. We are home to five Nobel laureates who have advanced the understanding of cancer, neurodegenerative diseases, aging and stem cells.

Pride Values

UCSF is a diverse community made of people with many skills and talents. We seek candidates whose work experience or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to professionalism, respect, integrity, diversity and excellence – also known as our PRIDE values.

In addition to our PRIDE values, UCSF is committed to equity – both in how we deliver care as well as our workforce. We are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Additional information about UCSF is available at

Join us to find a rewarding career contributing to improving healthcare worldwide.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.



Job Code and Payroll Title

000599 DATA SYS ANL 4

Job Category

Clinical Systems / IT Professionals, Professional and Managerial

Bargaining Unit

99 - Policy-Covered (No Bargaining Unit)

Employee Class





Remote / Telecommute



Shift Length

8 Hours

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