Big Data Team Lead

  • Ascension
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Oct 23, 2018
Data Management/Analysis

Job Description

Title: Big Data Team Lead
City, State:  Austin, TX
Location:  St. Louis, MO, Austin, TX, Nashville, TN or Indianapolis, IN
Department:   ESD Data Insights
Additional Job Details:  FT, Days
Why Join Ascension?
Ascension Technologies is one of the nation's largest healthcare information technology services organizations.
We provide Ascension and its subsidiaries low-cost, high-value IT infrastructure and software application services that:
• Support rapid and effective clinical decision making
• Improve efficiency and care transitions
• Foster information sharing across the continuum of care
• Make knowledge and data actionable, leading to improved   patient outcomes

What You Will Do
Job Summary:
The Big Data Team Lead leads/mentors staff in working with assigned customers/areas to translate business requirements into solutions. Supports Big Data Manager as a Big Data Team Lead.
  • Recommends strategies based on changing business needs for supported area. Advises management on approaches to optimize business success.
  • Evaluates applicability of leading edge technologies and uses information to significantly influence future business strategy.
  • Analyzes complex business and competitive issues and discerns the implications for systems support. Identifies, defines, directs, and performs project issue analysis to resolve issues, including analysis of the technical and economic feasibility of proposed data solutions.
  • Designs projects with broad implication for the business and/or the future architecture, successfully addressing cross-technology and cross-platform issues. Selects tools and methodologies for projects. Negotiates terms and conditions with vendors.
  • Develops partnerships with senior users to understand business needs and define future data requirements.
  • Able to effectively communicate highly technical information to numerous audiences, including senior management, the user community, and less-experienced staff. Leads the development of effective networks of internal and external customers, suppliers, the technical community and consultants.
  • Leads the organization's planning for the future of the data model and data architecture. Leads the continual redesign of the organization's data model and/or transition to a common model.
  • Proposes and leads projects required to support the development or the organization's data infrastructure needs and provides intelligence on advances in database technologies.
Desired  Responsibilities:
  • Serves customers as a key point of contact. Manages customer expectations and ensures prompt and complete customer service. Forms productive networks with internal and external customers and the vendor community. Produces project plans, RFP's, and RFI's. Customizes presentations to the interests of the audience.
  • Conducts diagnosis of most business problems. Designs, directs and performs analyses to resolve complex first-time project issues including analysis of technical and economic feasibility of proposed system solutions.
  • Designs projects with broad implications requiring systems integration of one or more technical
  • platforms. Leads design sessions by presenting logical statements of business problems and designs.
  • Designs projects with broad implications requiring systems integration of one or more technical platforms.
  • Leads design sessions by presenting logical statements of business problems and designs.
  • Understands database schemas, data flow diagrams, and data specifications.
  • Demonstrated success translating business requirements to technical specifications
  • Strong Analytical Skills
  • Collaborates with multiple departments on database related development
  • Has prior experience identifying, analyzing, and troubleshooting problems in solutions, analytics, and data.
  • Understands source systems and the common business and technical keys
  • Understands data output to ensure it conforms to business and technical requirements
  • Has participated in the planning, design, deployment, and testing of new or enhanced solutions.
  • Serve as a liaison between development and business to ensure technical compatibility and satisfaction of solutions
  • Participates in project meetings and understands the scope of the project and the development goals roadmaps.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience.
Desired  Education:
  • Master level engineering degree preferred.
  • Four to seven years of experience preferred.
  • Some of the minimum experience requirement may be met with Masters or other advanced degree.
  • Experience with healthcare data is desirable.
  • Experience with big data technologies like HDFS, Spark, Impala, Hive, Shell scripting, and bash is very desirable.
  • Experience with enterprise data warehousing concepts is required.
  • Experience working with a development team is required, development team in an Hadoop ecosystem a bonus.
  • Experience with RDBMS systems
  • ETL/ELT knowledge
  • Experience with SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) and Roles.
  • Has created or understands development efforts needed for detailed test plans for new development and maintain regression testing for existing functionality.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects.
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