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Job Summary The Senior Data Architect I manages projects that support improvement efforts, generally within a defined value stream or strategic domain. This includes developing complex data architecture and solutions to sustain improvement efforts and provide ongoing support for existing applications.
Builds partnerships with cross discipline team members, including hospital staff, new users, line management, on/offshore team members, etc.
Creates and guides user leadership in formulation of project plan, regular status reporting to IT and user management, issue management and escalation.
Develops business cases for new technology solutions. Confidently and professionally presents and defends recommended solution, approach, timeline, etc. to IT and user leadership and manages expectations accordingly.
Organizes and conducts regular project status meetings and design reviews sessions leveraging appropriate project artifacts.
Performs analysis of the scope and requirements for projects.
Acts independently with limited direction in leading projects and engaging senior management, including Service Line Leaders, Department Chairs, Executive Directors and above.
Leverages knowledge of business and clinical processes and understanding of organizational trends to plan strategically both long-term and short-term activities and deliverables and defines innovative solutions that drive measurable benefits to the organization.
Provides guidance and training to less experienced data architects.
Develops/Presents publications, informational sessions, etc. on solutions and results to approved internal/external parties.
Prepares specifications, designs, data models and diagrams from which databases can be developed.
Develops, tests, and deploys data structures using Entity Relationship Diagramming, SQL Server tools, and data modeling tools.
Designs, builds and tunes complex solutions.
Monitors system performance and recommends and develops means for improvement.
Participates in teams to define design and development standards.
Troubleshoots incidents surrounding supported databases and solutions.
Tunes performance of complec databases, ETL processes and queries
Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.
Education: BS/BA in analytics or business-related field from an accredited college or university
Experience: Three (3) or more years of experience in analytics, business intelligence or healthcare technology.
License/Certification: Epic Clarity Data Model certification required or must be complete within 6 months of hire, plus 1 additional certification or equivalent experience.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
? ?Ability to deliver high quality Reporting & Analytics solutions that meet user requirements with minimal on-going maintenance and a low volume of production incidents (production failures, help desk calls, etc).
? ?Proficient with, and contributes to, best practices and common processes for developing solutions with SHC tools (i.e., SSIS, Crystal Reports, WebI, Qlikview, etc.) utilized in role.
? ?Experience with troubleshooting and performing root cause analysis of incidents and establishing countermeasures to improve supported applications.
? ?2+ years' experience with SQL in an Oracle and/or SQL Server environment. Proficient with complex SQL (multi joins, subqueries, unions) and creation of database objects (tables, views, materialized views, etc.). Ability to utilize performance tuning utilities (Explain Plans, etc.) to optimize queries.
? ?Proficient with complex Report writing and metadata (universe) creation with SHC standard tools.
? ?Recognized expert with one or more reporting/ visualization tool.
? ?Able to work without direct supervision based on general direction provided by a superior, give guidance to peers, and make recommendations to supervisors on best path forward. Provides regular updates to supervisor on pending tasks, pain points, and potential roadblocks.
? ?Proactive in interactions up to Tier 4 levels of the organization
? ?Demonstrated ability for completing multiple complex projects.
? ?Able to fulfill SHC's vision by understanding how the work supports the vision and proposing better ways to achieve the vision. Can articulate these ideas in a manner that builds consensus and influences decision making at the Director level.
? ?Has mastered multiple domains and understands how the domains interrelate. Has some cross-functional knowledge and skill outside of formal position.
? ?During the request process, can anticipate issues with the request and negotiate a viable alternative before the report writing process begins.
? ?Considers the "big picture" and can solve several problems with one report.
? ?Utilizes active daily management and is competent with Lean methods.
? ?Can successfully present moderately complex ideas and information to a variety of audiences, including senior managers and industry groups.
? ?Has effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.