Data Integration Architect
- Corporate Offices
What You Will Do
Provides a technical and architectural leadership role for the Interface Development team encompassing all aspects of data movement within the Sharp ecosystem and collaborating on data movement outside of Sharp HealthCare. Will lead IT project initiatives involving new technology, defines integration technology architecture, and creates roadmap to achieve approved architecture. #EA
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business or related area. Relevant experience in excess of seven (7) years or appropriate certifications may be substituted for degree.
- 7 Years experience that includes integration architecture and design.
- Experience in a large client environment.
Other Qualification Requirements
- Cloverleaf Level 2 certification required. Certification to be tracked and maintained by the department.
- Design and development
Utilizes effective analysis and design to create sustainable well performing data transmissions.
Creates best practices guidelines and checklist for developers to follow when designing and developing interfaces.
Implements sound system solutions that are consistent with business strategy and operational needs.
Works with technical resources to accomplish objectives.
Minimizes the need to re-do interface threads via thorough analysis, creative design and sound development.
Proficient in interface design and connectivity management and ensures team is aligned with structure and methodology.
Defines the standards for interface development for team consistency to ensure adherence to standards and naming conventions.
Exercises leadership role with staff and clients to promote customer satisfaction and staff development.
Acts as a mentor for all technical staff in the group.
Works with individuals in addition to providing group education sessions.
Manages client expectations and priorities through effective communication and interaction.
Provides leadership in the implementation of technical products and participates in all software and O/S upgrades.
Resolves conflicts with client expectations and department issues.
Works with project managers to identify tasks and timelines for technical projects.
Manages interactions with clients to ensure understanding, agreement and attainment of project goals. Communicates completion dates and delays proactively.
Trains new IS staff in system functions and operations in order to maximize user effectiveness and utilization of systems.
Cross-trains with other departments.
Regularly keeps manager informed through activity reports monthly, or a frequency as established by the manager and requires minimal supervision.
Demonstrates ability to independently perform other departmental tasks not specific to data architecture.
Participates in department quality improvement processes and offers suggestions to improve customer satisfaction, departmental service levels and productivity.
- Problem analysis and resolution
Performs thorough analysis of applications running in Sharp environment for highest level of availability.
Identifies and resolves system performance issues and provides solution to other key department personnel to assist in resolution if required.
Ensures that other developers in the team are performing adequate technical analysis before implementing solutions.
Responds to requests for service within guidelines and timeframes as established to meet organizational objectives.
Customers are kept informed of the progress of their requests and notified of successful completion or need for delay.
Service incidents are all entered into the trouble tracking system and closed within expected timeframes.
Provides on call support as needed to troubleshoot problems as part of the on call rotation schedule.
Responds in a timely manner (within 30 minutes) to pages.
Will receive remedial issues from other programmers when senior level skills are required for problem resolution.
- System configuration and testing
Configures, develops, and executes plans to ensure optimum system performance.
Creates and maintains system related documentation such that features and procedures are well documented and communicated.
Documentation allows for the continuation of functions by other programmers when the assigned primary Programmer is unavailable.
Documentation is kept up to date and is readily available.
Ensures the appropriate use of test environments and version control software.
Executes against documentation test plans adequately.
Consistently maintains software changes across the production and test environments according to IS policy.
Performs all levels of testing in a timely and accurate manner.
Performs environment synchronization as required in a timely and accurate manner.
Ensures that testing demonstrates adequate understanding of the following: standard functionality; client workflow; tables/dictionaries; screen design; system options; rules.
Ensures that production delays do not occur due to negligence or failure to following proper procedures.
Follows change management procedures.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Proficient in Infor Cloverleaf Interface technology with a minimum level 2 certification required.
- Demonstrate understanding of application architecture and infrastructure as they relate to service delivery including availability and performance required.
- Knowledge and understanding of other interface technologies such as Open Engine or Mirth is desirable.
- Working knowledge and experience with SQL is a plus.
- Ability to demonstrate knowledge of FHIR and API protocols and determine when to utilize either technology preferred.
Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected classBachelor's Degree
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