May 15 2023
Job Description



CLOSING DATE:  April 17, 2023, or until filled. Applications received after this deadline may be considered only if the position is not filled or up to the date a selection has been approved by the RCUH (whichever comes first).


INQUIRIES:  Umerang Imetengel 956-8448 (Oahu). 


Please apply directly on the RCUH website to be considered for the position.


Regular, Full-Time, Limited-Term (not to exceed eighteen (18) months in duration), RCUH Non-Civil Service position with the Social Science Research Institute (SSRI), Telecommunication and Social Informatics/Pacific Health Informatics Data Center (TASI/PHIDC) Research Program, located at the University of Hawai‘i in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. Telework (from employee’s residence city and state) may be permissible subject to review and approval by Principal Investigator and RCUH. Continuation of employment is dependent upon program/operational needs, satisfactory work performance, availability of funds, and compliance with applicable Federal/State laws. 




DUTIES:  Researches and provides guidance of policies influencing data to apply business rules, extract/transform/load (ETL) processes, and enhancements to data. Identifies causes and reasons behind data discrepancies and changes to data trends for data quality improvement and data quality assurance processes. Assists with the development and implementation of data quality checks on received data. Develops processes to identify, communicate, and resolve data anomalies and errors. Ensure reports and publications accurately reflect the analysis done by the project. Assists with the master-person-matching algorithm development. Modifies existing algorithms and ensures matches are accurate based on new datasets. Performs entry level data analysis and data modeling. Analyzes the results and develops data products. Drafts reports, technical briefs, and supporting documentation to assist  with preparing grants, project proposals, specifications, functional business and regulatory requirements, policies and procedures, and other documentation. Assists in the planning and implementation of data source integration, data mapping, data product development, and other data management functions by compiling and providing information on trends in data sharing and integration. 




Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Social Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related field. (Associate’s Degree from an accredited community college in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Statistics, Social Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related field and two (2) years of relevant work experience may substitute for a Bachelor’s Degree.).


At least one (1) year of experience in data management tools, Database Management System (DBMS) software; programming (e.g., SAS, SAS Viya, ArcGIS); Health Information Technology (HIT); and assisting with preparing grey literature/publications such as white papers (e.g. government reports, policy statements and issues papers) intended for public dissemination.


Basic knowledge of two (2) of the following: Virtual Machines (VMWare), Cisco Firewalls, Routers and Switches, Dell Firewall, 2-Factor Authentication, Microsoft Server, Active Directory (AD), SAS Server, SAS Viya, Moodle. Basic knowledge of research methods and statistical or analytical techniques. Basic knowledge ODBC. Basic knowledge of database administration procedures. Basic knowledge of programming structure and conventions. Basic knowledge of cybersecurity practices. Basic knowledge of healthcare claims data, healthcare coding structures (e.g ICD-9/ICD-10), diagnosis codes, CPT/HCPCS procedure codes, HL7 or healthcare clinical data, and clinical or public health data. Basic knowledge of indicators and measurements of morbidities, comorbidities.


Ability to use computer operating systems (e.g., network, desktop, server/mainframe) and office applications (e.g., Microsoft Office). Proficient with Windows OS and Linux OS. Programming knowledge and skills using one (1) or more of the following: C Variance, Python, SQL, Java, SAS. Good communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to effectively conduct work remotely (e.g., telework) as applicable. Post Offer/Employment Condition:  Must be able to pass a post offer criminal background check.


Able to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds unassisted.


As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to all applicable RCUH policies and procedures and, as applicable, subject to the University of Hawai‘i's TASI/PHIDC Research Program HIPAA/PHI privacy and security policy and the HIPAA/PHI privacy and security policy of various cooperating entities/organizations. Violation of the RCUH's, the UH's, or the business entity's policies and/or procedures or applicable State or Federal laws and/or regulations may lead to disciplinary action (including, but not limited to possible termination of employment, personal fines, civil and/or criminal penalties, etc.). Must complete the University of Hawai‘i's TASI/PHIDC Research Program HIPAA/PHI privacy and security training and the HIPAA/PHI privacy and security of various cooperating entities/organizations, training immediately after hire or not later than employee’s initial exposure to HIPAA/PHI. Must maintain a current status on the University’s and/or the business entity's training requirements.



Knowledge and experience in the use of technologies used by the TASI/PHIDC projects including but not limited to Tenable Nessus. Experience with CompTIA Security+, Network+, and CCNA. Experience with cloud computing technologies and platforms (i.e., Amazon EC2, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud). Experience with open-source tools (i.e., Mirth, Zimbra, Icinga2, ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana, Ansible, CentOS, VeraCrypt, GPG4Win). Experience with project management tools (i.e., Microsoft Project, Asana). Experience with Cisco, Dell, and SonicWALL hardware. Experience with AlienVault or other security information and event management (SIEM) solutions. Information Systems Security Professional certification. Information Security Manager certification.


APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: Please go to www.rcuh.com and click on “Job Postings.” You must submit the following documents online to be considered for the position: 1) Cover Letter, 2) Resume, 3) Supervisory References, 4) Copy of Degree(s)/Transcript(s)/Certificate(s). All online applications must be submitted/received by the closing date (11:59 P.M. Hawai‘i Standard Time/RCUH receipt time) as stated on the job posting. If you do not have access to our system and the closing date is imminent, you may send additional documents to [email protected] If you have questions on the application process and/or need assistance, please call (808)956-7262 or (808)956-8376. Please visit www.rcuh.com/work/benefits for more information on RCUH’s Benefits for eligible employees.   


RCUH’s mission is to support and enhance research, development and training in Hawai‘i, with a focus on the University of Hawai‘i.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.