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Senior Architect - Data Engineering

System Services
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24 October, 2023
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Sr Architect – IS – Data Engineering



Senior Data Architect – is a hybrid technical and business advisor. This individual embodies project/program management skills, technical vision, and business insight. This position will partner heavily with internal and external teams to provide data and solutions for a precision genomics research collaboration between/among corporate and university researchers. This project aligns with IU Health’s strategic vision to improve health care and become a destination for healthcare in the state of Indiana.


Connect to Promise - Demonstrates a commitment to IU Health's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting behaviors and delivering results that align with the strategic direction of the organization. Ensure IU Health is working toward its vision of improving the health of all Hoosiers by providing the best care for each person as we practice our values of purpose, excellence, compassion and team.

Leadership - Takes the initiative to proactively resolve issues, address concerns, identify potential risks, and improve overall processes and outcomes. Seeks new ways to improve individual and team efforts for overall success, while promoting collaboration and teamwork. Prioritizes team member development, and provides frequent coaching and opportunities for two-way dialogue. Actions consistently exhibit and model the values of the organization.

Ethical Practice - Maintains confidentiality as appropriate, earns trust and respect of others, and exhibits behaviors that express the ethical practice of a healthcare organization. Mitigates unintended consequences through careful analysis and observation of business practices. Serves as a role model and positively influences managerial integrity and accountability.

Communication - Translates work unit initiatives for team members, linking their work to the broader strategy. Shares thoughts and information in a clear, concise and professional manner, in both oral and written communication formats. Demonstrates active listening and seeks further information to ensure clarity and understanding. Proactively asks for input, and remains open to the thoughts and ideas of others. Can clearly articulate a firm decision when needed, while simultaneously ensuring team members understand the "Why", the "How" and the "What". Promptly responds to requests for information, and works to proactively think through next steps and anticipate potential issues, requests, or business needs. Openly shares knowledge and expertise.

Execution - Drives results by assigning clear authority and accountability, integrating and aligning efforts across the team, and monitoring progress against objectives. Conveys a strong sense of urgency around continuous improvement, achieving high quality results, and accelerating business performance. Addresses problems directly and drives changes necessary to achieve business objectives.

Strategic Thinking -  Aligns the team goals with the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Shapes, develops, and aligns the strategies of their area to capture emerging trends, address competitive threats, meet market needs, provide value to the customer, and enhance business value. Aligns personal and workgroup activities to the organizations strategic goals.

People Development - Creates comprehensive talent management plans and bench strength within the organization. Attracts, develops, manages, and retains top talent. Ensures that employees receive ongoing feedback, mentoring, training, and development opportunities. Holds self and others accountable for making continuous progress against their development objectives.

Business Acumen - Exhibits a solid understanding of the organization and how it is structured, the dynamics of the heath systems industry at large, and the overall competitive landscape. Has foundational knowledge of business functions and operations of their area and the customers they serve. Manages projects and initiative budgets, and consistently applies principles of core business functions (finance, marketing, economics, sales, technology, and business systems) to make sound judgments.

Customer Focus - Designs and delivers strategies that place customers at the center of business decisions. Consistently identifies current and future customer needs and ensures the effective delivery of high quality and value added solutions, products, and services that meet or exceed customer expectations.


  • Cloud Experience and/or certifications. GCP Preferred.
  • Experience in implementing and deploying Big data applications
  • Experience with Apache Spark, Cloud Composer/Apache Airflow, Dataflow/Apache Beam, Big Query
  • Must have hands-on expertise in Python and/or Java/Scala; SQL proficiency preferred as well
  • Experience with structured Enterprise Architecture practices, hybrid cloud deployments, and on-premise-to-cloud migration deployments and roadmaps
  • Knowledge of common healthcare data exchange formats (e.g., HL7, FHIR, CCDA), Big Data/ML/AI-related technology services for healthcare
  • Ability to position Google's technology to help with the digital transformation of companies (healthcare)
  • Willingness to dive into technical big data projects and deliver solutions (planning and technical implementation) to customers 
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years of experience required
  • Requires knowledge of Big Data frameworks and design tools
  • Requires deep expertise in at least one technology domain


  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrates 5-7 years of development experience plus a minimum of 3 - 5 additional years of specific architecture experience.
  • Certifications are preferred to help demonstrate depth and breadth of expertise.
  • Requires extensive experience in architecture design and optimization techniques.
  • Requires experience leading virtual teams, facilitating constructive debate and driving outcomes within time and budget constraints.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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