Senior Data Architect

  • HCA
  • Nashville, TN, USA
  • Jan 04, 2019

Job Description

Job Code: 10207-25668


No Weekends

Why HealthTrust?

HealthTrust is the industry's leading group purchasing organization (GPO), providing sustainable savings for supplies and expert sourcing for medical device and purchased services.

With an annual purchasing volume by our members of over $18 billion, membership includes over 1,400 not-for-profit and for-profit acute care facilities and 10,600 surgery centers, alternative sites and physician practices.

Founded in 1999, HealthTrust is organized as a limited partnership. A wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of HCA Holdings, Inc. is the general partner and operates the partnership, controlling the majority of voting interest of the GPO. All other GPO equity holders are all healthcare providers or are owned by healthcare providers.

HealthTrust is the only GPO with a truly committed model-with member-driven decision making, compliant purchasing, and a national portfolio of unparalleled value.

The Senior Data Architect is responsible for the execution of the enterprise information architecture vision and strategy for HealthTrust. The Senior Data Architect will demonstrate passion for information architecture processes and patterns that enable operational use of data and that also provides support for analytics and decision support to meet the organization's needs. The Senior Data Architect will assist in the discovery of solutions that can provide a logical centralize view and provide access to information repositories that unify a customer's visibility to make effective use of data (complying with emerging regulatory requirements and company policies.) The Senior Data Architect will support data stewardship and governance functions so that it is enabled, operationalized and deployed within the enterprise. Through the use of agile techniques and working with other data architects and delivery engineers, conceptual and logical models that decompose business concepts into core and supporting domains will be created. The successful candidate will be able to define assist in the creation of executable roadmaps that ensure our process models, information design and quality metrics are measured, monitored and feedback into our delivery pipeline.

The successful candidate will ensure that assessment of tools, frameworks, information patterns and practices especially in the area of data access, integration, quality and usability are defined, communicated, implemented and reviewed. The candidate will also work with product and program management to understand business goals and requested features with an understanding of impact to our enterprise information architecture and strategy.

• Assists in definition of HealthTrust's information architecture strategy and vision
• Guides definition of concepts that establish the Enterprise Data Model
• Supports information architecture design and data solutions to solve customers' most complex business and technical issues related to analytics
• Leads creation of data models to support transactional, analytic and decision support systems.
• Leads definition of metadata management and repository strategy
• Works with business in aligning stewardship and governance needs to the logical information architecture
• Facilitates usage of policy and procedures for analyzing information to ensure effectiveness of controls, accuracy of reports, and efficiency and security of operations.
• Facilitates usage of integrative and canonical views of data or information across multiple content types (structured, semi-structured or unstructured) to support convergence of information asset migration planning or impact analysis.
• Participate in the definition of technical standards and guidelines that pertain to data and information use, security, access and governance (including defining accountabilities in support of data quality mandates).
• Collaborates and contributes to technology road maps.
• Evaluates emerging technologies that could have a positive impact on the organization
• Researches and assess strategic fit of external technology trends as potential enablers for future business initiatives

Understanding and demonstrated success in enterprise level data management, design and architecture required

Experience in design and construction of information architectures that enable well-integrated collaborative analytic systems required

Understanding of common information architecture frameworks, patterns and styles required

Understanding of taxonomies and ontologies and trade-off considerations for applying techniques to various data forms including semi and unstructured data sources required

Understanding of metamodels, relational models, object models, nosql and other representational forms required

Experience in Communicating information architecture and IT strategies required

Experience with business intelligence, data warehousing and datamarts design and development required

Experience with multiple techniques and practices of Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Service Oriented Architecture, Master Data Management, Reference Data Management, Product Development and Enterprise Application Integration patterns, techniques and tools required

Understanding on identifying Business value with justification and business case development preferred

Understanding and experience with Big Data Platforms especially Cloudera preferred

Understanding and practice of Domain Driven Design preferred

Familiarity and practice of applying TOGAF or similar framework preferred

Familiarity with Scrum or Kanban agile practices preferred

Leading, developing and building teams preferred

• Delivery of rapid innovation proof of technology/concepts on time and on budget
• Alignment of business strategy to technology architectures
• Documentation of architecture designs
• Quality metrics and plans
• Customer satisfaction

7 or more years

Bachelor's Degree - Required
Other as Noted: Or equivalent experience as a Data Architect

Healthcare IT Experience, Group Purchasing and Supply Chain Experience Preferred

Must be able to travel up to 5% of the time

Last Edited: 01/03/2019