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Data Architect

RxBenefits, Inc., 3700 Colonnade Parkway, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America Req #154
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
Founded in 1995, RxBenefits occupies a unique niche in the healthcare benefits industry as a strategic expert on pharmacy benefit procurement and administration.  Staffed by veterans of the benefit and pharmacy industries, our first specializes in advocacy services for consultants on behalf of employers, employees, and their covered dependents.  With our guidance and specialized expertise, clients maximize the value of their pharmacy benefits, enjoying a significant increase in services and cost savings.  As a proven pharmacy partner, RxBenefits provides all pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) administrative services, ensures contract criteria and performance guarantees are met or exceed requirements, and produces quantitative results on the value of the offerings. Our firm is the only pharmacy administration company in the U.S. that brings award-winning service to employers while leveraging the industry-leading capabilities of top PBMs. RxBenefits serves a national client base from our headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama.

Data Architect

Description: 
Owns the definition, creation, and maintenance of the enterprise data models that will support all transactional application functions at the company. Has an excellent understanding of the business, its reporting processes and the data model that supports the process. Creates and maintains application data models supporting various business applications (including definition, structure, documentation, long-range requirements, operational guidelines). Ensures database resilience, availability, recovery, maintenance, data integrity, and capacity planning requirements. Provides a high degree of coordination between user, technical, application and corporate entities to ensure effective data management as a corporate enterprise. Has a willingness to work with customers of varying levels of technical expertise in a growing, complex environment.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain database models to support various reporting databases and structures

  • Make recommendations and execute plans for changes in data repository configurations and vision.

  • Provides expertise and delivery with all database design, maintenance, and tuning for all applications

  • Creates, develops, and reviews the database ensuring the detailed design meets stated requirements

  • Produces and maintains entity relationship diagrams, data flow diagrams, data dictionaries, etc.

  • Works closely with the Qlik team, Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure, and Application development to create and refine the data model and how it relates to the data warehouse layer.as; leads/reviews database designs; estimates sizes of new databases

  • Validates and monitors data integrity to ensure data quality

  • Defines, develops, and deploys security polices in relations to HIPAA compliance and company standards

  • Works closely with DBA team to monitors and tune the database environment to ensure the data warehouse is running at optimum efficiency

  • Plans capacity requirements

  • Provides application support to resolve problems and answer questions related to the reporting and analytic foundational repository

  • Lead the evaluation and recommendation of DBA tools and DBMS technologies

  • Analyze data to identify potential defects in the system. Report the business impact, recommend and take corrective action.


Secondary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with BT&A team data management processes including, maintenance, monitoring, and development of database applications


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 5 years’ experience in database design, support, and management

  • 5 years, MySQL database administration, and database development required

  • Advanced education/training in database design and/or database management preferred

  • One or more certifications in database design and administration preferred

  • Ability to create highly complex SQL queries

  • Experience with database replication

  • Knowledge of SQL and SQL Server RDBMS required; advanced knowledge and skills preferred

  • Knowledge of ER diagrams, data flow diagrams and normalization techniques required

  • Knowledge of data base sizing and data performance tuning required

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Reporting tools; Qlik experience preferred

  • Inquisitive personality and willingness to learn business processes and new technologies.

  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, can report business impact to the lay person, and is persuasive in recommending solutions to a technical audience.

RxBenefits is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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  • Job Family Information Technology
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Travel Required No
  • RxBenefits, Inc., 3700 Colonnade Parkway, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America