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Sr. Data Architect

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jan 02, 2023
Job End Date: Jun 30, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 125578
Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
Our Health Care client requires the services of a Sr. Data Architect  to participate in the delivery of a Canadian healthcare information exchange for primary health care standardized data. 

6 Months contract

  • Works closely with various internal stakeholders including analysts and architects to gather their input on data concepts and solutions;
  • Review and understand existing healthcare concepts and models in collaboration with key national, provincial, and territorial stakeholders;
  • Create a business context model for primary health care;
  • Apply data architectural and design experience to the creation of Information/data architecture that supports solutions that meet business needs;
  • Create a Common Content Data Model that:
    • Covers pan-Canadian space
    • Includes concepts, definitions, and relationships
    • Includes a business glossary;
  • Assess current health landscape for relevant information, data models, and standards to determine future architecture (e.g. HL7 RIM, FHIR, SNOMED CT);
  • Collaborate on the definition of related data standards and data requirements;
  • Provides subject matter expertise and technical leadership on the data architecture discipline;
  • Ensures that interoperability capability, data consistency, data lifecycle, technological risks are all addressed in the data architecture;
  • Documents, communicates, and disseminates data architecture solution and alternatives to various audiences;
  • Identifies risks and works with the project team to develop mitigation plans;
  • Responds to requests and evaluate recommended approaches from a data perspective;
  • As required, assist in tactical planning for further development; and,
  • Collaborate with technical resources on development and promotion of data standards.
Must have skills:
  • 10+ years experience as a Senior Information/Data Architect working on organization wide systems integration and transformation initiatives
  • 10+ years experience with Information/Data architecture concepts, patterns and standards
  • Experience in primary care and/or multiple care sectors
  • 5+ years experience leading the development of an Information/Data Model for large organizations in the Healthcare space
  • 5+ years experience of data governance concepts
Nice to have skills:
  • Experience in primary care and/or multiple care sectors would be an asset. CPHIMS-CA Certification would be an asset.
  • Good understanding of International Patient Summary(IPS)
  • Experience with HL7 (includes HL7 v2, v3 RIM, CDA or FHIR)
  • Familiarity with key health care terminologies and classifications (such as, SNOMED-CT, LOINC, ICD-10-CA/CCI, etc)
  • Familiarity with data management best practices e.g. DAMA-DMBOK. Experience with Metadata and Data Governance
  • Knowledge of TOGAF, Zachman or other architecture frameworks.