• Decision Support Technical Specialist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/2/2018 9:12 PM)
    Job ID
    Job Location
    CA-ON-Mississauga | CA-ON-Etobicoke
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Mississauga Halton LHIN
  • Job Description

    We are currently recruiting a Decision Support Technical Specialist


    Competition Number:                         FY1718-253

    Date Posted:                                       April 2, 2018

    Date Closed:                                       Until Filled

    Portfolio:                                             Finance, Performance and Corporate Services

    Department:                                        Decision Support

    Team:                                                  Decision Support

    Reports To:                                         Manager, Decision Support

    Category:                                            Temporary Full-Time until April 30, 2019

    Primary Assigned Location:               Etobicoke – 401 The West Mall, Ste 1001




    Reporting to the Manager, Decision Support, the Decision Support Technical Specialist is responsible for designing, validating, and supporting implementation of decision support products including complex reports, cubes and ETL processes across a suite of Decision Support tools and environments. This role will also support the organization through improving existing reporting, aggregating common data, and developing data structures that make existing processes and analysis more efficient. 




    • Analyze current and future data reporting, analysis and dissemination needs, and identify the best tools and technology within the MH LHIN Decision Support tool set to achieve high performing, easily maintainable data delivery 
    • Design, develop, troubleshoot, debug, test and support implementation of efficient, high performing, and maintainable ETL processes, cubes, dashboards, ongoing and ad-hoc reports from multiple datasets.
    • In conjunction with Manager, Decision Support, review existing Decision Support operational reporting processes, to prioritize processes for redevelopment to improve quality, efficiency and maintainability of the processes to improve the reliability and timeliness of operational reporting
    • Improve the speed, reliability, and maintainability of Decision Support operational processes
    • Work with other Decision Support team members to improve overall team use of best practice in decision of ongoing operational processes, reports and data structures
    • Develop tools and data structures that simplify access to data and analysis of data from a variety of data sources
    • Understands components of the data to provide direction on the data elements required for decision-making, and on investigating data issues



    Education, Training & Experience:

    • University degree in health information management, management information systems, engineering, statistics or computer science (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
    • Four (4) to six (6) years related work experience with at least two (2) years' experience in a complex decision support environment, including designing and building data structures and ETLs that bring together data from multiple data source
    • Experience with multiple BI tools and methodologies, and familiarity with relational and dimensional data models, including reporting  (using  SQL queries, stored  procedures,  etc.),  relational  database  management  techniques, applications  and tools  (SQL Management  Studio, SQL Server  Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server Analysis  Services  (SSAS), SQL Server Reporting Services  (SSRS),  PerformancePoint  etc.);
    • Knowledge of workbook, report and dashboard design in Tableau a plus

    To apply for this vacancy please submit a resume with covering letter referencing FY1718-253 via the following link www.lhinjobs.ca or visit the Mississauga Halton LHIN Career Opportunity page at lhinjobs.ca  Please note, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Mississauga Halton LHIN is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace, committed to Employment Equity.  We welcome diversity in the workplace, and encourage applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.  We will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.  Applicants need to make their accommodation needs known when contacted.


    To receive any Mississauga Halton LHIN document required by the Accessibility for Ontarians Disability Act (AODA) and its standards, or to receive any public document on our website in an alternate format, please contact our Communications Department at 905-855-9090 or 1-877-336-9090.



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