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Data Architect II

Job ID: R-9372 Job Type: Full time Location: Kansas City, Kansas
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This is an opportunity in a "startup-like" environment with great technical latitude and ability to be involved in design, innovation and analytic problem solving! Under the direction of the Physician Co-Directors of the Applied Analytics & Informatics (AAI) Division, the Director of Business Intelligence, and the Senior Administrator of the Department of Anesthesiology, this position will focus efforts in building infrastructure and innovation that support the advancement of an established Anesthesiology practice that strives to maximize clinical operations while optimizing the patient care experience.


  • Organization, management, and standardization of enterprise data.
  • Demonstrates competence in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills.
  • Definition and architecture of data as related to the hospital.
  • Effective use of information that provides insight into better decision making.
  • Reduced risk of errors. Innovative uses of data and information to drive improved patient care, productivity, and operational efficiency, increased departmental agility, and higher performance.
  •  Assist in key management and thought leadership role in the areas of advanced data techniques, including data modeling, data access, data integration, data visualization, text mining, data discovery, statistical methods, database design and implementation.
  • Assist in establishing standards and guidelines for the design & development, tuning, deployment and maintenance of information, advanced data analytics, and text mining models and physical data persistence technologies.
  • Create/maintain the Development Business Intelligence data architecture to increase the robustness, performance, and scalability of systems.
  • Provide oversight and direction for the design and development of the data infrastructure.
  • Responsible for the development of logical data models and physical data base design of the Data warehouse and ODS and semantic data layer(s) needed to support business and analytic requirements.
  • Maintain quality of data in the Development Data Mart.
  • Ensuring, integrity of data in the Data Mart, correcting any data problems, data consistency, establish and design procedures to purge/archive old data.
  • Provide guidance to HITS regarding data consistency between development's OLTP, Application, Ancillary Systems, and Enterprise Data Warehouse.
  • Create/maintain the ETL architecture and design using Health Catalyst.
  • Participation in the Data Advisory Committee or other Governance groups.
  • Mentor BI, Data, Application, and Infrastructure Strategy team members on ETL tool and architecture.
  • Create streamlined, scalable integration solutions to support BI and analytic environment.
  • Track progress and Communicate effectively with key stakeholders to ensure successful completion of the project within time, cost, and quality.
  • Interact with clinical/business/functional partners, 3rd party vendors, to highlight the right information, risks, and open issues and the impact on data architecture related projects.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.



  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Information Systems.
  • 5 to 7 years' experience in Data Warehousing and/or Business Intelligence.
  • Demonstrates superior oral and written communication, organization and time-management skills.
  • Superior Communication and Business/Technical Interaction skills.
  • Knowledgeable with ETL technologies SSIS, Python, and/or Data Integrator.
  • Experience with one or more BI tools such as SAP Business Objects, Tableau, PowerPivot, QlikView, SAS.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Data Architecture concepts, logical and physical database modeling, methods, and strategies.
  • Business Intelligence strategies/design as it relates to Data Architecture, including analytics and big data solutions are a plus.
  • Expertise in database and query performance tuning advanced methodologies and techniques.
  • Understanding of activities within primary discipline such as master Data management (MDM) and Data Governance (DG).
  • Consistently demonstrate exceptional analytical, logical reasoning and problem solving skills.
  • Project management or Project work experience.
  • Demonstrated exemplary teamwork skills as well as excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and should be able to initiate, prioritize, and complete assignments with little to no supervision.
  • Experience with a variety of data formats to access, import, extract, transform, and transfer or load data.
  • Experience in SQL or other comparable programming language, preferably in a large, complex healthcare environment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrates expertise in database building, maintenance, and reporting.
  • Proficiency with MS Office products.
  • Must be flexible to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Possess the personal characteristics of professionalism, credibility, commitment to high standards, innovation, discriminating judgment and accountability.
  • Ability to effectively interact and work with multi-disciplinary teams including physicians, management, and peers.
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet inflexible deadlines; while maintaining composure.


  • Experience working with EPIC data and Clarity.
  • Knowledge and experience of database management technologies.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.

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