Boston, MA
Date Posted: February 12, 2018
Employment Type: Contract
Job Id: 4174

Job Description


Our Boston client is seeking to hire a Data Architect/SQL DBA on a contract basis.


  • At least 10 years database and/or programming experience
  • Experience in design and support/administration in Windows Server platform (2003 and up) used for SQL applications.
  • Experience working with load balancing technologies and large-scale web server farms
  • Experience in maintaining SQL Server 2008+.
  • Experience in server upgrades particularly 2008 to 2014 (standard vs. enterprise)
  • Experience in maintaining SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • Experience in maintaining/configuring SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).
  • Experience in configuring SQL server for high availability.
  • Solid understanding of  SQL Security and encryption
  • Experience performance tuning for high load scenarios.
  • Must have strong quantitative, analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Must have the ability to work independently and be an effective contributor in a diversified team.
  • Experience with Healthcare systems, including but not limited to Meditech, EPIC, EMR, etc…
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of analysis and design standards and techniques
  • Broad knowledge of industry standards for data warehouse design
  • Experience creating requirement documents
  • Experience reviewing, developing and approving detailed design documents.
  • Experience with ERD analysis tools and ETL data modeling tools
  • Experience with providing query writing support and tuning expertise to end users
  • Experience in documenting code and processes for distribution to interested parties
  • Thorough knowledge of data warehouse principals and techniques
  • Highly analytic, with the ability to independently analyze and design eligibility systems
  • Experience in designing and building data structures from granular normalized transaction level to de-normalized data warehouse aggregations.
  • Extensive experience with data warehouse implementations
  • Strong knowledge of logical and physical data modeling concepts
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work independently within a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills are required to support working in project environments that includes Business Unit and IT customers
  • Solid oral and written presentation skills and a demonstrated ability to clearly articulate design decisions
  • Requires strong analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities
  • Knowledge of or desire to learn health care systems, policies and health care related data
  • Experience developing SQL stored procedures, views, triggers, and functions – or similar tools using Oracle
  • Advanced understanding of database design – relational integrity, normalization, star schema
  • Working knowledge of at minimum SQL Server 2008 + tools – Management Studio, SQL Server Profiler, SQL Reporting Services – or similar tools using Oracle
  • Experience and expertise including development of business specifications and implementing into BI reporting products
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, and assess and adjust quickly to changing priorities.

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