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Data Architect CMS
Ref No.: 18-01069
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 02/06/2018
Client: CMS (Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services)
Role: Data Architect
Location: Woodlawn, MD
Duration: Full Time
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)

Required/Must have Skills/Experience:
· 5years of experience in a Data Architecture role
· Minimum 3 years of experience managing and supporting Cloud based environment in AWS
· Extensive experience in developing architectures for Big Data or Data Warehouse
· Prior Health IT experience in CMS, VA or other agencies / organizations
· Prior experience integrating projects and task orders with MIDAS (Multidimensional Information Data Analytics System, ACA (Affordable Care Act), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA)
· Experience in migrating data warehouse or Big Data systems from on-prem to cloud platform
· Experience curating and integrating data from multiple data and operational source systems into a single information data platform
· Experience providing operational meta-data ensuring they are maintained, captured, available via an on-line catalogue, dashboard and monitored to ensure data quality, lineage, and operational efficiency
· Experience providing oversight of AWS resource consumption and associated cost to ensure the systems actual costs are tracked and scrutinized to ensure any deviation from projected costs are known to the stakeholders on a regular basis
· Experience defining infrastructure consistent with Technical Reference Architecture (TRA) requirements and stakeholder's policies and procedures for development, test, implementation, and production
· Experience monitoring AWS machine usage of data queries, extracts, etc. and provide recommendations to stakeholders to maximize performance, identify areas of training for users on data analytic tools
· Experience developing strategies, frameworks, and approaches for enterprise-wide systems to align with and influence business needs
· Thorough understanding/ability to:
· Integrate source system and operations of business stakeholders
· Operations of data management business stakeholders,
· Articulate the business value proposition of the data management system,
· Perform analysis of requirements in relation to available data
· Assessments of source system data quality
· Design of schemas and architectures to meet performance requirements
Preferred Skills/Experience:
· Experience in monitoring/supporting the development, testing, implementation and support of data services APIs (Application Programming Interface) that supports data distribution and highly intensity exchanges with applications or individuals
· Experience developing standards for the specific function or technology domain and defines design patterns and configurations that can be reused as building blocks for other solutions
· Experience providing infrastructure capacity recommendations for new applications and systems
· Experience managing Business Intelligence projects
· Experience in creating an overall program vision, strategy, and accompanying Roadmap
· Ability to drive effective cross-functional team collaboration in an effort to optimize team strengths
· Develop, and implement and utilize a standard for project management across the organization, including tools, process, and procedures
Experience with Technologies/Tools:
· AWS, Redshift Spectrum, RDS, Aurora, Apache Spark, Scala, Python, XML, Java, JSON, SQL, S3, ETL
· AWS Athena, QuickSight, Glue, Redshift, Apache NiFi, Apache Jupyter, AWS S3