Humana Lead Data Architect in Overland Park, Kansas
The Lead Data Architect works in all data environments which includes data design, database architecture, metadata and repository creation. The Lead Data Architect works on problems of diverse scope and complexity ranging from moderate to substantial.
Are you looking for an innovative way to utilize your data architecting skills in hybrid cloud environment and support our nation's military? Our application and data access modernization efforts combined with new cloud technologies are paving our way to become a platform provider for better health and better care. We employ modern software development technologies, such as Agile development, CI/CD pipelines with Infrastructure as Code for cloud workloads, to better meet customer requirements and provide for continuous improvement. You can be a part of our enterprise architect team and of our important mission of supporting the TRICARE healthcare program for our nation's military. Humana Government Business is a top 10 DOD contractor, with a long history in the TRICARE business and a bright future pursuing the next generation of military health contracts.
The Lead Data Architect is responsible for developing blueprints for all data repositories, evaluating hardware and software platforms, and integrating systems. Translates business needs into long-term data architecture solutions. Defines, designs and builds dimensional database schemas. Evaluates reusability of current data for separate analyses. Conducts data sheering to rid the system of old, unused or duplicate data. Reviews object and data models and the metadata repository to structure the data for better management and quicker access. Advises executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance.
Design data repositories, evaluate platforms and integrate systems
Perform regular reviews of existing data architecture
Understand business purpose of data in order to provide optimal repositories/architecture to enable long term value to the enterprise
Create/design data repositories and dimensional database schemas to optimize use of data by applications, APIs, processes, analytics/reporting tools and data science tools
Evaluate current data architecture for suitability to solve new business challenges
Recommend when new data architecture is needed to optimize platform capabilities and better meet current/future business needs
Design data architecture to maximize effectiveness of Better Health, Better Care and Better Value along with any future platforms implemented by the enterprise
Research new products/services to determine usefulness and compatibility with an integrated architecture across interdependent technologies that meet business goals
Modify specifications of implemented/planned architecture as needed
Develop IT Data Architecture Solutions
Develop specifications for new recommended/accepted IT products/services, applications and service offerings
Make decisions regarding new IT products/services, applications and service offerings that are diverse in scope and complex in nature
Advise executives about functional data architecture strategies that will deliver significant benefit in achieving company goals
Build data repositories and dimensional database schemas to be utilized by applications, APIs, processes, analytics/reporting tools and data science tools
Perform, collaborate and coordinate work across teams to insure additions and changes to data architecture are implemented successfully
Ensure that data architecture documentation is kept up to date, shared with the Enterprise Architecture and Software Engineering teams.
Actively collaborate with Enterprise Architecture and Software Engineering teams to ensure that data is used effectively deliver value to the enterprise.
Contribute to system disaster recovery planning, documentation and execution
Provide after-hours support related to updating data architecture as needed
Provide leadership and direction for a team responsible for planning, analysis and design of software solutions
Partner with business owners to propose and analyze potential technology solutions to business opportunities
Understand how data is used in current business process
Work with business owners to increase their understanding of data and how it can be utilized to improve their efficiency and accuracy
Suggest data solutions that utilize existing technology in new and innovative ways to leverage existing IT resources effectively, while improving business efficiency
Propose the utilization of new data solutions to solve business problems in a highly efficient, accurate and cost effective manner
Our Department of Defense contract requires U.S. Citizenship
Successfully receive interim approval for government security clearance (eQIP - Electronic Questionnaire for Investigation Processing)
Bachelor's degree, technical area preferred or technical training equivalent
8 years of relevant IT experience (including data architecture and databases)
Experience with Operational Data Integration for real-time APIs and Big Data Integration & Analytics
Project Management Experience
Experience with modern data architecture tools (such as Erwin and ArchiMate)
Experience with Microsoft data products - SQL Server and SSIS
For this job, associates are required to be fully COVID vaccinated, including booster or undergo weekly COVID testing and wear a face covering while at work. The weekly testing will need to be done through an approved Humana vendor, and unvaccinated associates should follow all social distancing and masking protocols if they are required to come into a Humana facility or work outside of their home. We are a healthcare company committed to putting health and safety first for our members, patients, associates, and the communities we serve.
If progressed to offer, you will be required to: Provide proof of full vaccination, including booster or commit to testing protocols *OR * Provide proof of applicable exemption including any required supporting documentation. Medical, religious, state and remote-only work exemptions are available.
Cloud experience (Azure, Azure Data Factory and Azure SQL)
WAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.
A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.
Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.
A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information
Scheduled Weekly Hours