IBM Data Solution Architect in Austin, Texas

IBM Global Business Services (GBS) is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants enabling enterprises to make smarter decisions and providing unparalleled client and consumer experiences in cognitive, data analytics, cloud technology and mobile app development. With global reach, outcome-focused methodologies and deep industry expertise, IBM GBS empowers clients to digitally reinvent their business and get the competitive edge in the cognitive era in over 170 countries.We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. Data and technology are transforming industries, society and even the workplace—by creating professions that didn’t exist before the emergence of data, cloud, social and mobile. IBM Global Business Services is a leader in this transformation where you can make a difference. At IBM, you can be part of a team that strives to make the world work better and to help our clients succeed through research, analytics and technology. Join us and discover what you can make of this moment. What will you make with IBM? ibm.com/jobs This is an opportunity within our Healthcare and Life Sciences sector for a Senior Solution Architect to be part of building healthcare analytics solutions for our customers. We are seeking an individual with experience in solution concept definition and product requirements definition. Experience in the Healthcare industry including deep understanding of clinical data workflows, application design and delivery, data warehousing, data analytics, benchmarking, and reporting, will be a huge plus.Location: anywhere in the US; will require travelThis individual will:

  • Facilitate strategy sessions and contribute to competitive information.

  • Work closely with product management and product development to interview, research, analyze, and derive business, functional and technical requirements.

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the product and underlying data assets and models/methods.

  • Define the solution concept design for custom solutions leveraging platform components, reusable modules and existing product capabilities. Create logical data models for the solutions.

  • Clarify and translate market requirements into functional and non-functional specifications, and collaborate in the product development process. Assist in resource planning process, make important tradeoff recommendations between functionality, resources and timing. Drive the user experience needs of the solution consistent with company standards.

  • Lead the design and testing phases, including design and testing of prototypes and orchestration and sign-off on acceptance test results to ensure design integrity.

  • Work with cross-functional teams -including sales, take a lead role in creating custom solutions proposals. Collaborate with Operations and Account teams to understand documentation and training needs.

  • Work with the appropriate teams to deliver the needed materials.

  • Assist with implementations when needed.

  • Gain an understanding of implementation issues and product improvement opportunities.

  • Provides leadership to Business Analysis discipline and best practices.

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  • At least 4 years hands on experience with IBM’s UDMH Solution or IBM Provider Data Model

  • At least 7 years Healthcare Payer or Provider market experience

  • At least 5 years experience development experience with major ETL tool (Data Stage, Informatica, Ab Initio)

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