Resp & Qualifications
PURPOSE: Working at both the project and horizontal category levels, the incumbent is responsible for working on research, development and implementation of more complex process engineering projects designed to advance the process capability of the IT organization. The incumbent is accountable for translating business needs and solutions designs from an Enterprise perspective. This individual provides leadership for data architectural design, problem solving and technology leadership on an enterprise level by ensuring project compliance at the Enterprise level as well as enterprise efforts such as profiling, metadata, quality, and master data management. The incumbent assists the Data Architecture Manager and other Enterprise Lead Data Architects with establishing the standards and architectural building blocks of the organization. The incumbent also ensures that the project data designs meet said business needs and adheres to stated directions and standards for the architectural building blocks. Maintains current technology inventory, assists in standards and component efforts and in the development of data and technical architectures. The incumbent is skilled in translating business strategy/drivers into IT requirements with a proven ability to solve complex problems or situations as a subject matter expert.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: Under the direction of the IT Data Architecture Manager, the incumbent’s duties and responsibilities include variations, but are not limited to the items below, depending upon the Business need.
2.The incumbent assists the Data Architecture Manager and the Enterprise Data Architect with establishing the standards and architectural building blocks of the organization. The incumbent also ensures that the project data designs meet said business needs and adheres to stated directions and standards for the architectural building blocks.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None but can mentor/delegate to less experienced staff.
Required: This position requires Graduate Degree in Computer Science / Engineering / related IT Field with a minimum of 5 years of experience OR a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science / Engineering / related IT field with a minimum of 7 years of experience OR equivalent experience. Proven ability to distinguish data and architectural requirements at system level, project level, department level and enterprise level; must be able to perform requirements definition, analysis, data pattern analysis and design in support of enterprise data integration efforts. Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong abilities in relationship management in multi-discipline environments. Demonstrated knowledge of data architecture concepts and industry trends. Experience leading the design, development and delivery of an enterprise-wide data architecture and blueprint.
Abilities/Skills: Position requires very strong written and oral communications skills, including some presentation skills. Works well under general supervision, with regular review of work needed. Candidate must be able to work with a broad range of users, business management, and IT management and project leaders. Candidate must possess professional and negotiating skills as well as the ability to function successfully in a team and results oriented environment.
· Experience in Relational, Dimensional Data Modeling with good emphasis on Serving data for Analytics, Reporting, Ad-Hoc Querying spanning across different types of data structures.
· Analyze, evaluate, design databases and identify new solutions to increase performance, efficiency and data life cycle management.
· Develop, document and implement database solution process flows and coordinate with data engineers and analysts.
· Experience with ELT Data Transformation, data modeling and visualization tools.
· Good understanding of Data Pipelines, Data Ingestion from a variety of sources (Relational Database, Parquet, Kafka etc.)
· Experience with Multi-Tenant Database Architecture.
· Hands-on Experience with Hadoop, Map/Reduce, Parquet, Impala, Hive, Spark (Retrieve/Transform data from a variety of sources, be it Parquet, Impala/Kudu etc.)
Additional Experience (Preferred, But Not Necessary)
· Experience in curating/provisioning data for Machine Learning.
· Experience with Datawarehouse Platforms like Redshift, Snowflake etc.,
· Experience with ElasticSearch
Equal Employment Opportunity
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Hire Range Disclaimer
Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.
Where To Apply
Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers
Please apply before: 11/30/2020
Federal Disc/Physical Demand
Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.
The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.
Sponsorship in US
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship