Resp & Qualifications
Working at both the project and enterprise-wide levels, the incumbent is responsible for working on research, development and implementation of complex data architecture aspects of engineering projects. The incumbent is accountable for deep understanding of business data and processes and for translating business needs into data designs supporting project, department and enterprise perspectives. This individual provides leadership for data architecture design, problem solving and technology solutions on an enterprise level by ensuring project compliance with enterprise data strategy and enterprise architecture principles as well as supporting enterprise efforts such as profiling, metadata, data quality, and master data management. The incumbent assists the Data Architecture Manager and other Enterprise Lead Data Architects with establishing data architecture standards and practices and ensures that project data designs meet business needs and adhere to standards. 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 Data Architecture Manager, the incumbent’s duties and responsibilities include:
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.
Enterprise Lead Data Architect is expected to guide more junior-level Data Architects
Use joint application development techniques (JAD) to assist clients with the translation of business rules into data models: Conduct data definition sessions with users; Assist with the implementation and maintenance of the data repository; Participate and/or assist Management in driving the development, implementation and use of an enterprise data warehouse; Provide guidance, education and assistance to the IT and user communities in support of their data access and usage activities.
Subject Matter Expert of Conceptual (ER Diagrams), logical and physical database design, data acquisition analysis and design.
Subject Matter Expert of multiple RDBMS (DB2, Oracle, Sybase) and the architectural implications associated with each platform.
Demonstrated experience in the creation of work plans that lead to consolidation of legacy systems.
Demonstrated experience with data profiling and quality assessments with some experience in implementation of a enterprise quality program.
Demonstrated experience with metadata creation and implementation of an enterprise wide metadata strategy.
Demonstrated ability to distinguish data and architectural requirements at project level; must be able to perform requirements definition, analysis, data pattern analysis and design in support of enterprise data integration efforts.
Knowledge and experience in healthcare industry data and business processes strongly preferred.
Deep expertise in Data Architecture best practices.
Experience in large and complex data environments involving multiple technology platforms.
Experience with big data environments, NoSQL databases, JSON and XML.
Knowledge and experience with ErWin, data warehouse tools, and the integration of OLAP and OLTP environments.
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.
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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: 12/8/2020
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