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Data Architect

We Are Hiring

Asension Technology is Hiring!   We are looking for an expert Data Architect to join our dynamic team.  Data and Governence specific.  


Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Technologies  leverages technology to create collaborative solutions that improve everyday health decisions. The technology enables seamless access to data across all applications transforming the customer experience when interacting with technology and enhancing our ability across Ascension to better serve communities with greater agility and responsiveness.  It is used to provide insightful use of automation and data-drive improvements to enhance the provider, patient and consumer experience as well as keeping cybersecruity with a strong posture to protect data and other valuable assets.  

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. 

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension, you will have the opportunity to ensure that the data assets of an organization are supported by its information technology architecture.


  • Defines and implements an integrated data architecture to support end-to-end acquisition and engagement journeys to help data analytics and data harmonization.

  • Identifies, defines, directs, and performs project issue analysis to resolve issues, including analysis of the technical and economic feasibility of proposed data solutions.

  • Designs projects with broad implication for the business and/or the future architecture, successfully addressing cross-technology and cross-platform issues. 

  • Responsible for overall direction, oversight, and successful delivery of data warehouse design and implementation

  • Architect a modern MPP data warehouse and data lake

  • Leverage experience in architecting data warehouse solutions, including a strong background in Data Architecture, Data Modeling, Data Governance

  • Develop data pipeline and streaming integrations with application databases, API’s, and vendors

  • Transform complex customer business requirements into effective, efficient, and maintainable enterprise-level solutions

  • Work with the Business and IT stakeholders to understand their vision and challenges

What You Will Need


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master’s degree in Computer science or related discipline

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.
  • 8 years experience in (Conceptual, Logical, Physical) Data Modeling 

  • 8 years working with relational databases - MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Oracle

  • 3+ years working with cloud technologies – CloudSQL, Pub/Sub, Kafka, or equivalent

  • Expert level of SQL knowledge

  • Expert professional experience with architecting data warehouses in Redshift/BigQuery

  • Strong in building data lifecycle solutions including Data Lake, Data Warehouse, Data Marts, ODS, ELT and ETL, Stream/real-time/Batch processing, CDC, etc.

  • Expert level understanding on API Domain Driven Design, Service Orchestration, Microservices concepts, REST and SOAP services etc.

  • Understanding of BI/Reporting, Advanced Analytics, Data Science, AI/ML and Self-Service solutions through to warehouse design, sourcing and logical data models

  • Strong communication, presentation and written skills

  • Superior critical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills

Equal Employment Opportunity

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Job ID: 401284
Category: Information Systems
Ministry: Ascension Technologies
Location: St Louis, MO

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