Database Architect (Costa Mesa, CA)

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

QSI/NextGen Costa Mesa, CA

Costa Mesa, CA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


NextGen Healthcare has a legacy of building software that improves patient care and reduces healthcare costs. Now, we re bringing the best of the cloud, social media and mobile to healthcare. Come build the future with us! Please visit our website at: .

Database Architect (Costa Mesa, CA)

Job Summary:

Our Data Architects are working with development teams to design and impleme nt data models and analytics solutions to support application development for state of the art healthcare applications that will empower hundreds of thousands of providers and administrators in the healthcare delivery process.

Job Responsibilities:

* Perform conceptual, logical, and physical data modeling around clinical and financial concepts and workflows to support advanced analytics and reporting.

* Work with developers on schema, index, and query design to support application development.

* Perform analysis and optimize queries for different use cases and efficiency.

* Ac t as a gat ekeeper in the data model governance pro cess to handle change requests to the m o del across multiple initiatives.

* Work closely with product stakeholders to ensure software works as designed.

* Deal with highly sensitive and confidential information and adhere to data security and confidentiality protocols and procedures.

* Work and communicate with a talented development team in a highly agile environment.

* Keep quality, patient safety, and privacy a top priority.

* Embrace opportunities to enhance your skills and knowledge.

* Be energized at the prospect of working on software the improves peoples' lives.

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor Science in Computer Sci ence, Informatics, a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.

* Minimum five (5) years of industry ex p erie n ce working with large scale operational databases and data warehouses.

* Minimum three (3) years of experie n ce in clinical informatics or as a DBA/architect in healthcare IT.

* Experience with data modeling and normalization techniques.

* Experience with data replication and ETL techniques and technologies.

* Knowledge of business intelligence and analytics processes and tools

* Experience working with enterprise database systems like PostgreSQL, SQL Server, and Oracle.

* Knowledge of healthcare data standards in various domains like HL7 (clinical) and X12 (financial).

* Knowledge of clinical coding systems (LOINC, SNOMED, CPT, etc.).

* Demonstrated excel l ence in communication, organization, and persuasion.

Desired Qualifications:

* Experience with NoSQL databases like MongoDB and Redis.

* Experience with map reduce technologies like Hadoop and Spark.

NextGen believes in strength through diversity. We are an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer supporting Diversity, Disabled, and Protected Veterans. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Because NextGen believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct background checks as part of our hiring processes.