Meridian

  • Sr. Data Architect

    Job Location US-MI-Detroit
    Job ID
    2018-5446
    Category
    Information Technology
    Business Line
    CMC Corporate
  • Overview

    Who we are:

    Meridian, a WellCare Company, is part of a national network of passionate leaders, achievers, and innovators dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our members, our providers and in the healthcare industry.

     

    We provide government-based health plans (Medicare, Medicaid, and the Health Insurance Marketplace) in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.  As a part of the WellCare Family of companies, we deliver healthcare excellence to millions of members nationwide.

     

    Our associates work hard, play hard, and give back. Meridian associates enjoy an exceptional experience and culture including special events, company sports teams, potlucks, Bagel Fridays, and volunteer opportunities.

     

    A Day in the Life of a Sr. Data Architect:

     

    • Developing and delivering standard data model artifacts for large complex operational systems employing deep system integration and SOA architectures
    • Assisting in the development and implementation of various strategic initiatives around Meta Data Management, Master Data Management, Data Quality, Data Architecture Policies, Standards and Governance
    • Participating in data architecture design and review processes, including planning and monitoring efforts, reviewing deliverables, and communicating to management
    • Responding to change and engaging in multiple projects simultaneously
    • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks

    Responsibilities

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree in related field is required

    Experience:

     

    • 10+ years of experience as an IT professional
    • 3+ years serving explicitly in a Data Architect or Data Modeler role
    • 3+ years utilizing data modeling tools (ERwin, ER/Studio, PowerDesigner, etc)
    • 3+ years creating conceptual, logical and physical data modeling for large databases
    • 5+ years working with multiple DBMS (SQLServer, Oracle, DB2, etc)
    • Prior experience in a complex, highly integrated services environment
    • Prior experience with Master Data Management, Meta Data Management, and/or canonical modeling

    Knowledge:

    • Familiarity with the regulatory environment affecting data in a Health Care Services environment is a plus (e.g., HIPAA 5010)
    • Familiarity with services-based development and technologies (e.g. SOAP, XML, XSD)
    • Familiarity with NoSQL platforms
    • Familiarity with Agile methodology and impacts to Data Architecture
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Visio)
    • Strong consultative and presentation skills
    • Assertive (yet diplomatic) personality and the ability to handle change
    • Candidates need to work well in extended project teams with little oversight

    Qualifications

    Knowledge:

    • Familiarity with the regulatory environment affecting data in a Health Care Services environment is a plus (e.g., HIPAA 5010)
    • Familiarity with services-based development and technologies (e.g. SOAP, XML, XSD)
    • Familiarity with NoSQL platforms
    • Familiarity with Agile methodology and impacts to Data Architecture
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Visio)
    • Strong consultative and presentation skills
    • Assertive (yet diplomatic) personality and the ability to handle change
    • Candidates need to work well in extended project teams with little oversight

     

    What Meridian can offer you:

    • Our healthcare benefits include a variety of plans that are effective on the first day of employment for our new full-time team members.
    • Opportunity to work with the industry’s leading technologies and participate in unique projects, demonstrations, conferences, and exclusive learning opportunities.
    • Meridian offers 401k matching that is above the national average.
    • Full-time Meridian employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement towards Bachelor’s or Master’s degrees.
    • Meridian was named Detroit's #1 Fastest Growing Company by Crain's Magazine, so it is a great time to get involved with Meridian. 

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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