Data Architect


Data Architect

@ LHC Group

Job Description

  • The Data Architect Role pertains to the development and implementation of the data architecture and management strategy for the specific release.  

Essential Functions

  • Identify the data related aspects of the solution architecture that need to be addressed, and their relationships, to successfully implement the program
  • Develop data architecture and management strategy
  • Develop a plan to implement the strategy
  • Identify stakeholders and how to maintain relationships with these groups
  • Describe data interactions with other programs and highlight data dependencies
  • Develop the data migration Strategy
  • For potential solutions capture the customer data requirements
  • Perform vendor tool selection and evaluation (as required)
  • Provide clear definitions for entities and attributes (metadata)
  • Document data requirement using data modelling techniques
  • Provide team leadership and mentoring, as appropriate
  • Provide tasks, sizing, issues, assumptions, and risks for data tasks to the project manager(s)
  • Architect the data components of a solution
  • Recommend data design guidelines, standards, procedures, and naming conventions
  • Research new data technologies and data products

Supporting tasks include:

  • Perform Source Data Analysis
  • Perform Data Mapping & Transformation activities.
  • Describe customer’s business processes in order to model/architect the database(s)

Please note that this position maybe performed through a remote Home office (e.g. home-shored, virtual ). While the preferred location would be based out of headquarters at Lafayette, LA - candidates to work at remote locations within the Dallas, Houston, Denver, or Louisville regions will be considered.


Education & Experience

  • Must have a bachelor’s degree and minimum in computer science or related degree
  • Data architecture experience
  • Database design methodologies skills and experience, including at least 2 major deployments
  • Project management understand and experience
  • Ability to provide leadership to a small team of architects, business analysts and developers
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Team building
  • Experience running technical and customer workshops & change facilitation sessions
  • SQL, Oracle and Hadoop Data base Design & Implementation experience
  • Experience developing interface specifications and detailed data models leading to an application data architecture
  • Well-organized
  • Logical thinker, able to think “outside the square”
  • Detail-oriented, ability to discuss technical details with technical staff and abstract the information for senior managers
  • Self-directed

Preferred skills:

  • Healthcare knowledge
  • Deployment of Healthcare databases and deployments
  • Experience in any of the following vendor packages would be advantageous: Oracle, Microsoft, AWS, etc.

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Location: Lafayette, LA
Date Posted: August 18, 2022
Application Deadline: October 19, 2022
Job Type: Full-time