Director Information Architecture

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Professional & Business Support
Job Family
Information Technology
Network Data Analytics
Shadeland Station

Shadeland Ave
Indianapolis, IN 46256
United States

Day Job
8:00am - 5:00pm, M-F
Job Location

The Director of Information Architecture position is located in Indianapolis, IN.

Job Duties

The Director of Information Architecture provides technical leadership and strategic direction for the technologies, standards, processes, and architectures used to manage data and information across the enterprise. This person strengthens the impact of, and provides recommendations on, business and clinical information that will need to be available and shared consistently across the organization through the identification, definition and analysis of how information assets aid strategies and business outcomes. The Director is responsible for discovering the data and analytics requirements for information for all uses.

  • More than five years’ experience in information architecture, or a minimum of five years’ experience as a data analyst, business intelligence analyst, or equivalent role.
  • In-depth experience in designing and implementing information solutions.
  • Hands-on experience implementing data and analytics management programs.
  • System integration experience, including interface design, and familiarity with web-oriented architecture techniques.
  • Experience developing metamodels, taxonomies, ontologies, and with the challenges of applying structured techniques (data modeling) to less structured sources.
  • Experience with the healthcare industry. Experience with healthcare data and Electronic Healthcare Records (EHRs) data structures is preferred.

Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems or a related field. May consider equivalent project-related experience.

  • Effective conceptualization, pattern recognition and teaming skills.
  • Business acumen and the ability to effectively communicate across multiple levels of the organization -- to executives, business domain stakeholders, and technical staff alike.
  • Demonstrated influence, communication, presentation, and facilitation skills.
  • Experience with innovation and ideation methods, such as design thinking.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with developing and diverse project teams.
  • Healthcare data/content and process understanding (which are more important than technical skills).
  • Data modeling and information classification expertise at the enterprise level.
  • Understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models.
  • Understanding of metamodels, taxonomies and ontologies, as well as of the challenges of applying structured techniques (data modeling) to less-structured sources.
  • Familiarity with data science concepts, as well as master data management (MDM), business intelligence, and data warehouse design and implementation techniques and tools.
  • Experience with distributed management and analytics in cloud and hybrid environments. In addition, an understanding of a variety of data access and analytics approaches (for example, micro services and event-based architectures).
  • Knowledge of problem analysis, structured analysis and design, and programming techniques.
  • Ability to assess rapidly changing technologies and apply them to business needs. Ability to analyze project, program and portfolio needs, as well as determine the resources needed to achieve objectives and overcome cross-functional barriers.

Information Architect, Data Architecture, Data Modeling, Data Science, MDM, Master Data Management, Analytics

Additional Information

Community Health Network embraces a servant leadership philosophy by putting the needs of patients, employees, and the community above our own. We strongly believe to provide exceptional healthcare services we need exceptional leaders. A Community leader humbly puts the needs of others first and provides focus and direction to those they have the privilege of leading. They demonstrate compassion in all interactions and are deeply invested in the growth and development of others. 

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