IBM Watson Health - Senior Consulting Scientist - Truven in St Louis, Missouri

Job Description

  • Solicits regular feedback from business customers and IT teams to understand how well each information system is serving its business customers and recommends improvements

  • Stays abreast of relevant business and technology trends in order to evaluate new/future information system capabilities

  • Follows the architecture development methodology established by Enterprise Architecture

  • Ensures that the assigned information systems have a documented current state and when necessary, a future state

  • Identifies opportunities to share and reuse business applications and other information system components across information system portfolio

  • Fills the role of solution architect on projects, particularly for assigned information systems

  • Consults on development projects to harmonize systems and identifies when it is necessary to change the organization’s systems

  • Works with the Solution Architects to improve the quality of information about and within these systems

  • Serves as a key member of appropriate architecture governance processes

  • Is an advocate of EA principles to all information system stakeholders

  • Demonstrate considerable poise and business maturity to perform effectively and add value in the client environment as well as internally at both the executive level as well as the end user level. This is a highly challenging position that draws heavily upon all of the analytical, creative, and interpersonal skills required to deliver analytically based strategic consulting services to Employers and Health Plans.

  • Work with the business unit leaders, offering management, sales team and consulting leadership to develop the strategy and development process to identify growth opportunities and develop new offerings to meet market demands around their key area of expertise.


  • Assume ownership of engagements including designing project approach, managing analytics, developing findings and recommendations and delivery of project to clients while at the same time being part of a broader team of subject matter experts.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

10+ years experience in a healthcare consulting environment.

7+ Years experience working with senior level influencers

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

10+ years work experience in healthcare analysis and/or consulting, including a strong understanding of reimbursement methodologies, contract language, negotiation strategies, financial modeling analysis, managed care and Medicare Advantage plans

  • Minimum of seven years of design and implementation experience in IT, with a deep knowledge in a minimum of two of the following technical disciplines: network design, application development, middleware, servers and storage, database management, and operations

  • Exposure to multiple and diverse business systems

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.