IBM Watson Health - Data Curation Architect in San Jose, California

Job Description

The newly formed IBM Watson Health business unit is now looking for talented individuals destined to usher in the next era of healthcare. We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming healthcare and life sciences organizations in every way. New roles are being created that never existed before to meet the demands of this transformation.

Position Summary

The Data Curation Architect will report to Manager, Data Integration and Acquisition. The Data Curation Architect is responsible for enabling system integrations between the IBM Watson Health Value Based Care (VBC) product suite and our client’s Practice Management Systems, Hospital Information Systems, Electronic Medical Records Systems, Claims Data and/or Data Warehouse(s) throughout the United States.

Duties

  • Successfully bridge the gap between business and technology, manage client resources, drive technical solutions to timely completion, and identify, analyze, and extract key data from heterogeneous systems;

  • Lead technical requirements gathering, data discovery, documentation, and implementation of assigned client integrations

  • Lead technical delivery of assigned client integrations which may include, but is not limited to:

  • Ordering, installation and configuration of required hardware, including VPN devices to support client integrations

  • Configuration and development of software necessary to support client integrations

  • Extract, Translate, Load, and Validate client data for assigned client integrations

  • Support remediation of data issues discovered during system User Acceptance Testing or post go-live

  • Support the development of processes, procedures and IBM’s data acquisition platform and associated infrastructure, focused on reducing customer implementation cycle time and eliminating opportunities for deployment defects

  • Support the development of IBM’s portfolio of customer connectivity solutions

  • Conduct data triage activities to identify issues and report on the “health of the data” during onboarding of new data sources

  • Understand the needs of the business in order to ensure data supports client requirements

Data Curation Architect

What are they like?

  • Driven

  • High level of personal accountability

  • Responsive

  • High sense of urgency, driven to deliver, self-starter

  • Team oriented

  • Collaborative

  • Positive, optimistic

  • Avid learner

  • Problem solver; looks for best alternative solution when faced with road blocks

  • Consensus builder; non-combative when they do not agree with majority

  • Organized; ability to work on multiple projects at a time

What do they know?

  • Healthcare Data

  • ETL

  • Software Development

  • Data Analysis

Where do they come from?

  • Healthcare provider organization

  • Healthcare industry

  • HIEs

  • EMR

This position will be located in Cleveland, OH or Dallas, TX.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2 years data integration experience preferably within the healthcare industry

  • 2 years SQL experience, including complex join statements

  • 2 years programming experience in at least one development environment (Python, Ruby, etc.)

  • 2 year exposure to big data technologies (Pig, Hive, Impala, HDFS, HBase, etc.)

  • 2 years data analysis experience

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 5 years data integration experience preferably within the healthcare industry

  • 5 years SQL experience, including complex join statements

  • 5 years programming experience in at least one development environment (Python, Ruby, etc.)

  • 5 year exposure to big data technologies (Pig, Hive, Impala, HDFS, HBase, etc.)

  • 5 years data analysis experience

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.