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Managed Health Care Department Recruiting for Key Data Roles

The Department of Managed Health Care is seeking two specialists — a data architect and a data systems analyst. Both recruitments will continue until the positions are filled.

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The state Department of Managed Health Care is recruiting for two key positions related to data.

DMHC is seeking a data architect (IT specialist II) who will report to the chief of the Business Intelligence Division (BID) and who can “lead data initiatives and (be) responsible for the development and delivery of enterprise analytic solutions to the offices of the DMHC,” according to the job posting. “The successful candidate will leverage data architecture best practices to assess current data and develop a future state architecture and implementation plan. You will be helping to develop a formal Data Management framework, within which all BID staff will operate.”

The job posting further notes: “You will be our Database Architect within the BID, leveraging our existing technologies to deliver high-quality analytic databases that are required to deploy analytic and reporting solutions that support the program office’s decision making processes. You will deliver within a Data Management framework that will include Data Governance, Master Data Management and Meta Data Management. Our current technology stack includes Tableau, Microsoft SQL Server (with Integration Services and Reporting Services), MarkLogic Data Hub Integration Platform (NoSQL), ESRI ArcGIS geo-spatial data visualization platform and more! Microsoft PowerBI and cloud-based Data Warehouse platforms are being considered for future implementation.”

More details about the data architect role are available in the duty statement. The position has a monthly salary range of $7,700 to $10,318, and the recruitment will continue until the role is filled.

The other position DMHC is seeking to fill is data systems analyst (IT specialist I) to “work closely with program staff and BID leadership to define data projects that support department-wide decision making,” according to the job posting. Additional duties of the role include:

  • Analyze and document business requirements for Business Intelligence (BI) projects that can consist of data warehouse, data extraction/transformation/load (ETL), data extraction/load/transformation (ELT), data mart, enterprise reporting and analytic solution components.
  • Work with program staff to develop requirement documents, design documents, use cases and test cases that define complex and advanced data projects.
  • Design and development of data acquisition solutions including ETL and/or ELT using our Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services and/or Tableau capabilities.
  • Design and develop solutions within DMHC’s Data Governance and Data Quality Management standards to ensure high quality data is available to programs for analysis.
  • Participates in building a data-driven culture across the DMHC program areas by supporting Data Governance and Master Data Management programs.
  • Function as an integral member of a BI team responsible for delivering enterprise data solutions that include planning, organizing, controlling, and managing BI initiatives and solutions.
  • Work independently as required and provide consultation and information regarding all data projects and issues related to DMHC data assets.

The position has a monthly salary range of $5,562 to $9,267, and the recruitment will continue until the role is filled. Additional details can be found in the duty statement.

DMHC describes its mission as protecting the health-care rights of more than 27.7 million Californians by regulating health-care service plans, assisting consumers through a consumer Help Center, educating consumers on their rights and responsibilities, and preserving the financial stability of the managed health-care system.
Dennis Noone is Managing Editor of Techwire. He is a career journalist, having worked as a reporter and editor at small-town newspapers and major metropolitan dailies in California, Nevada, Texas and Virginia, including as an editor with USA Today in Washington, D.C. He lives in the Northern California foothills.