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Data Architect

Requisition #: 188818
Location: Johns Hopkins Health Care, Hanover, MD 21076
Category: Information Technology
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)
Weekend Work Required: No
Date Posted: Sept. 6, 2019

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Accountabilities include but are not limited to:

Familiarity writing and documenting technical designs and system documentation (e.g., context diagrams, UML, data flow and network diagrams)

Familiarity with Microsoft Technologies.

Service Management (e.g. ITIL, PMP etc.)Utilizes a variety of mediums to keep current on advances and industry standards in new and existing technologies. Guides technical discussions across project teams to resolve design conflicts.

Prepares and maintains project documents that include architecture diagrams and models

Integrates multiple cross functional processes and disciplines to meet business and technical requirements by bringing perspective from all architecture domains (process, system, application information, data, and security).

Responsible for IT vision, strategy, technology innovations, and architecture services of enterprise infrastructure and applications; design, document and implement a strategic roadmap for assigned technologies.

Address highly complex problems by meeting with clients to observe and understand current processes and the issues related to those processes. Provide written documentation of findings to share with the client and other IT colleagues.

Monitors usage of the enterprise data to identify potential capacity overloads. Conducts user interviews, facilitates modeling sessions, writes business and technical requirements, creates standards and best practices, designs solutions, advises and contributes to development. Participates in project planning to ensure effective use of technology and/or business process to meet customers’ needs. Requests resources to accomplish goals and objectives through the project manager. Establishes and monitors project and task schedules and ensures adherence to work deadlines. Provides leadership, motivation, and direction to staff, builds teamwork, and fosters staff cohesion. Contributes to staff evaluations.


A. Education

Bachelor’s degree with Master’s highly preferred.

B. Knowledge:

Requires a thorough knowledge of data modeling, process modeling, data warehouse, and data management principles and processes.

Solid understanding of Master Data Management principles and the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Strong technical knowledge of data integration tools, data modeling tools, metadata tools, and database design. ETL processes, BI analytics and development strategies

SQL programming, relational databases and ER/dimensional modeling techniques.

Knowledge of medical coding systems, i.e. ICD9, CPT, HCPCS, ACGs is desirable.

C. Skills:

Good interpersonal skills and teamwork

Strong communication skills

Ability to translate business needs into solution design using visualization is required.

Knowledge of Object Oriented Languages & Concepts (C#, .net, Java, REST, Spring, Hibernate, Design Patterns)

Knowledge of Database technology (SQL Server, Oracle, Mongo DB)

Knowledge of Systems Security technology

Awareness of technology trends and a passion to stay abreast of emerging technologies

D. Required Licensure, Certification, Etc.:


E. Work Experience:

Requires a minimum of 5-7 years of experience across multiple IT environments with hands-on experience in multiple phases of the system development life cycle (SDLC), domain architecture experience and hands on development or leading development efforts

Citizenship Requirement: Please note that under the terms of a government contract, this specific position requires U.S. citizenship status to ensure compliance with the Department of Defense Personnel Security Program. We expect the team, at times, to work after hours as well as downtime weekends as necessary.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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