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Ref No.: 18-02213
Location: Dallas, Texas
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Title: Technical Lead
Location: Dallas Texas and OR Cleveland, Ohio
Duration: Contract to hire
Start date: Immediate
Visa: H1B/GC/USC
Position Summary:
Report to Manager, Data Integration and Acquisition. 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.

  • 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

Skills Requirement:
  • Minimum two years data integration experience preferably within the healthcare industry is REQUIRED!
  • SQL experience, including complex join statements
  • Programming experience in at least one development environment (Python, Ruby, etc.)
  • Exposure to big data technologies (Pig, Hive, Impala, HDFS, HBase, etc.)
  • Data analysis experience
  • Ability to work in a cross-functional environment, with Project Managers, Analytics experts and Clinical teams
  • Ability to research and solve system and data integration issues
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience