About IBM:IBM is a global technology and innovation company present in India since 1992. It is the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with approximately 380,000 employees serving clients in 170 countries. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries as diverse as healthcare, retail, banking, travel, manufacturing, and many more, by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things. We are changing how we create. How we collaborate. How we analyze. How we engage. IBM is a leader in this global transformation.Business Unit Introduction:"Truven Health Analytics, an IBM Company, is a leading provider of cloud-based healthcare data, analytics and insights acquired by IBM Watson Health in April 2016 to help optimize IBM offerings for value-based care and government solutions."Truven Health Analytics delivers the answers that clients need to improve healthcare quality and access while reducing costs. We provide market-leading performance improvement built on data integrity and empirical truth. For more than 30 years, our insights and solutions have been providing hospitals and clinicians, employers and health plans, state and federal government agencies, life sciences firms, and policymakers the facts they need to make confident decisions that directly affect the health and well-being of people and organizations in the U.S. and around the world.Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in healthcare, such as MarketScan, 100 Top Hospitals, Advantage Suite, Micromedex, Simpler, ActionOI, Heartbeat Experts, and JWA. Truven Health has its principal offices in Ann Arbor, Mich.; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit truvenhealth.com.In April 2015, IBM launched IBM Watson Health and the Watson Health Cloud platform. The new unit will work with doctors, researchers and insurers to help them innovate by surfacing insights from the massive amount of personal health data being created and shared daily. IBM Watson Health uses Cognitive Computing to tackle some of humanity's most challenging problems like revolutionizing how doctors research cancer or transforming how businesses engage with their customers.Who you are:The Solution Architect is the lead technical resource that acts as a single point of contact between the technical team and the business and customer teams. This role will ensure that the Data Warehouse infrastructure is implemented in the appropriate manner from a technical perspective to support the overall Data Warehouse solutionWhat you'll do:
The Solution Architect will interface with multiple internal and external teams to understand the solution requirements and coordinate the appropriate setup, configuration, and troubleshooting of issues.
Candidates will have access to highly sensitive public record information and as a result all new hires and current employees in positions of this level will be subject to periodic background checks.
Lead and manage the technical team including network, platform, and backup/monitoring resources pertaining to a Data Warehouse solution.
Work with internal business and customer teams to understand solution requirements.
Collaborate with business units, data owners and IT to successfully implement the customer solution.
Ensuring the setup, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of a custom Data Warehouse solution in an accurate and in a timely manner.
Interface with the business and customer teams pertaining to all technical matters.
Provide necessary status updates and monthly reports to the business and customer teams.
Create necessary delivery estimates.
Translate complex functional, technical and business requirement into architectural designs and ensure that the technical teams act on those designs.
Coordinate with Delivery Project Manager and Business Analyst to project scope and compile delivery estimates.
Continually reviews and suggests improvement to the Data Warehouse processes, policies, and vision and explores new and emerging technologies.
Displays demonstrated ability in communicating the overall customer data architecture to both technical and business constituencies.
Performance Management & Monitoring - Implement and manage processes and applications to proactively monitor the health and welfare of Truven Health's technology environments to address concerns and issues before they happen.
Infrastructure Availability Management - Develop and manage processes designed to meet or exceed services levels for infrastructure availability.
Capacity Management - Create and manage forecasting processes designed to ensure platform capabilities are adequate for business environment needs.
How we’ll help you grow:
You’ll have access to all the technical and management training courses you need to become the expert you want to be.
You’ll learn directly from expert developers in the field; our team leads love to mentor.
You have the opportunity to work in many different areas to figure out what really excites you.
At least 8 years of Data Center experience working with networking, storage, computer platforms.
2 years of system administration experience.
Experience with multiple hardware platforms and devices from HP, Dell, Cisco, Oracle, Teradata and other industry standard providers.
Experience with enterprise software packages in regard to installation, sizing, and integration. Examples include but are not limited to Cognos, SAS BI, Oracle RDBS, Informatica, VMware ESX, and IBM WebSphere.
3 years of experience with one or more of the following database engines: (Teradata, Netezza, Oracle, SQL Server) and/or experience with one or more of the following ETL tools: (SAS, Informatica, DataStage, Ab Initio).
3 years of experience working with external customers