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CTG Senior Health Data and Interoperability Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas

Senior Health Data and Interoperability Engineer

United States


Healthcare IT

Mar 06, 2023Post Date

23200450Requisition #

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CTGs premier client has a contract assignment for anInteroperability Engineer.

Type:Long Term Contract

Job Title:Interoperability Engineer


Support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Electronic Health Record Modernization (EHRM) program as an integration engineer expert for the Office of Deputy Chief Information Officer (ODCIO) Data and Interoperability Pillar to coordinate cross-disciplinary team and project efforts for ensuring integrations, compatibility, healthcare semantics, informatics, and usability across multiple platforms, as required for the full EHR modernization effort, are met.

This role will be focused on the use of Identity Systems (e.g., VA’s MVI, SSO; DOD’s DMDC, DEERS) and their use to support mission critical systems. Ability to evaluate systems to ensure guaranteed service levels in support of healthcare applications. Serve as a SME for VA and DOD Identity regulations and guidelines.

The candidate will:

  • Conduct reviews of system engineering designs, architecture, and integration patterns for current/future state planning to ensure in compliance with Federal and Departmental regulations and standards to achieve EHRM-IO’s mission.

  • Collaborate with system integrator and provide expertise to ensure the data and interoperability solutions, to include data migration/syndication, identity and access management, external data exchange platforms and analytics/reporting solution designs and development efforts meet VA requirements.

  • Facilitate technical meetings with customer, stakeholders, and vendors, write executive-level technical summaries and deliver presentations in support of Data and Interoperability projects for VA enterprise and Joint VA/DOD planning and implementation needs for EHRM-IO ODCIO.

  • Coordinate across DoD, FEHRM, EHRM-IO and VA to proper coordination and planning of jointly managed technical integrations

  • Evaluate alternative components for and makes recommendations about the Data and Interoperability solution architecture

  • Research solution architecture, technical design tools, and technology stack for data exchange infrastructure, develop data exchange strategy and architecture that encompasses patient identity, data standards, applications, infrastructure, and services, and conduct gap analysis of infrastructure and architecture

  • Be able to comprehend and integrate technical, management, and policy issues into client solutions and lead small working groups

  • Have experience with systems engineering technical principles, including requirements development and functional analysis

  • Provide technical feedback to program plans and schedules to ensure that timelines, risks, and design have the appropriate level of detail, validity and abide by commercial best practices

  • Assess and make recommendations for mitigating technical risks and issues

  • Have experience with presenting technical solutions to senior-level executives

  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent, and minimum 15 years’ experience


  • Minimum 23 years’ experience in lieu of degree

Required Skills

  • Be able to create strategies and plans for integration of multiple IT systems/subsystems into an operational unit, ensuring full functional and performance capabilities are retained

  • Able to coordinate with development and user teams to assess risks, goals and needs and ensure that all are adequately addressed

  • Experienced in introducing new hardware or software into a new or existing environment while minimizing disruption and mitigating risks.

  • Able to be cost conscience as well addressing goals

  • Experience in the VA

  • Experience implementing Electronic Health Records

  • Experience with VA and DoD legacy health data, inter-agency/private sector health data sharing/exchange, patient identity/matching requirements for health data exchange

  • Experience managing core technical aspects of IT related projects

  • Experience with large scale, enterprise systems integration/interface, data migration, cloud computing and site EHR cut-over/deployments

  • Experience with scalability analysis and modeling

  • Experience with system (end-to-end) performance assessment and optimization

Additional Information

  • No third party resumes will be accepted

  • Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquiries may be conducted

  • CTG will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

  • All interested individualsMUST be able to work on a W2 Tax basis (no C2C or third party vendors)

  • CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • CTG is an E-Verify Company

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply directly through our website by clicking the link below or email your Word version resume and salary expectations toemily.drew@ctg.com.

CTG is a leading provider of digital transformation solutions and services that accelerate clients' project momentum and achievement of their desired IT and business outcomes. Our vision is to be an indispensable partner to our clients and the preferred career destination for digital and technology experts. CTG has operations in North America, South America, Western Europe, and India. For more information, visit www.ctg.com.

Our culture is a direct result of the people who work at CTG, the values we hold, and the actions we take. In other words, our people are the culture. It's a living, breathing thing that is renewed every day through the ways we engage with each other, our clients, and our communities. Part of our mission is to cultivate a workplace that attracts and develops the best people, reflected by our recognition as a Great Place to Work-certified company across many of our global operations.

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. CTG will assure equal opportunity and consideration to all applicants and employees in recruitment, selection, placement, training, benefits, compensation, promotion, transfer, and release of individuals without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, age, disability, marital or veteran status, citizenship status, or any other discriminatory factors as required by law. Our Affirmative Action program serves to promote occupational equality and diversity through good faith efforts. CTG is fully committed to promoting employment opportunities for members of protected classes.

Additional Information

  • Job Function: Testing, Qualification & Validation

  • Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (±16 years)

  • Work Remote: Yes

  • Travel: No