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Providence Health & Services Data Architecture Consultant in Gardena, California


Providence is calling a Data Architecture Consultant (1.0 FTE/ Day Shift) to work at PSCS Divisional Services.

We are seeking a Data Architecture Consultant who will have a special focus on HCC data, for which this role will coordinate cross-function system architecture discussions internal and external to HCC, develop road maps in conjunction with Data Strategy team, HCC Core leaders, and HI or IS Leaders as needed. This role will link analytics projects across HCC, facilitating efforts that benefit from cross-function collaboration. This position will also represent the architectural data requirements of HCC Measurement and Analytics to Healthcare Intelligence (HI) and act as the formal technical liaison with HI throughout the project life cycle. Other areas of responsibility will include leading 'special project' work that involves resources from multiple sections, and advising the caregiver(s) responsible for liaising with HCC operations and clinical care departments within this Division.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead in the identification of HCC data principles to guide in the design and implementation of data assets

  • Establish HCC Clinical Architecture Review process and serves as a liaison with Review Boards across the enterprise

  • Manage documentation for HCC analytics data architecture and support established documentation procedures. That documentation could include where appropriate:  description of projects, business definitions, specifications, requirements, target state, data attributes and valid reference values, description of any taxonomies, data quality rules, data flow and conceptual data models.

  • Work with Data Strategy Consultant for the HCC Measurement and Analytics team, in conjunction with other members of the team to develop long term strategy for the data architecture

  • Work with essential caregivers in HCC Measurement and Analytics and Healthcare Intelligence teams to push forward projects core to our data strategy

  • Coordinate and facilitate HCC Clinical Architecture Review process among HCC Measurement and Analytics and other stakeholder teams as needed.

  • Foster strong collaborative working relationships across HCC Measurement and Analytics sections

  • Identify opportunities to optimize work processes within Clinical Analytics, especially related to coordinating work between sections

  • Align our processes and procedures with HI standards whenever possible and identify and discuss any areas of divergence

  • Enable the HCC Clinical Architecture Review process to support HCC Measurement and Analytics projects from multiple perspectives

  • Collaborate with stakeholders internal and external to HCC Measurement and Analytics on relevant system architecture and track progress towards key milestones

  • Assist HCC core leaders in soliciting key data needs from their clients/stakeholders

  • Facilitate the development of processes for optimized data strategy decision-making and documentation

  • Develop and oversee the implementation of a data-driven mechanism to manage the intake and distribution of HCC Analytics projects in conjunction with HI intake, the CCPH project prioritization, and the use of DevOps

  • Maintain a store of knowledge about contemporary techniques for data storage and manipulation (e.g. ‘big data’ tools) that can be drawn on to inform the design of data platforms


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Health Sciences, Informatics, Mathematics, System Science, Epidemiology, Computer Science, or comparable disciplines or an equivalent combination of skills and experience

  • 8 years Business Intelligence, analytical software, systems, tools, and processes

  • 5 years work in a healthcare environment, especially with healthcare data

  • 5 years project leadership in a complex work environment (large healthcare provider preferred)

  • 5 years design of analytical tools, data stores or self-service data platforms

  • Very strong problem solving, analytical, and troubleshooting abilities

  • Unusually high level of intellectual curiosity

  • Excellent in communicating with project team members, stakeholders, executives, and external customers. Superb written and oral presentation skills, proven ability to communicate on both interpersonal and technical levels

  • Exceptional ability to engage senior leadership and others across the organization to create and cultivate innovative ideas, evaluate new opportunities and work collaboratively on execution

  • Expert facilitation skills, including the ability to collaborate and facilitate across cross-functional teams in solution and strategy sessions and lead key stakeholders in decision-making

  • Proven ability to lead through influence

  • Thoroughly knowledgeable about how organizations work; can clearly articulate how to get things done both through formal channels and through the informal network

  • Exhibits perseverance through energy and drive; will not give up when faced with resistance or setbacks

  • Healthcare industry background and experience working with internal and external partners building real-world end-to-end analytic solutions

  • Expert knowledge in the design of data stores to support analytical products

  • Expert knowledge of statistical analysis, software functionality, logical systems, and/or scientific methods

  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills in the areas of technical development and scientific inquiry

  • Ability to develop new analytic or technical approaches that overcome limitations of existing systems

  • Knowledgeable about the healthcare environment including trends concerning health insurance, healthcare delivery, provider relationships and regulatory issues

About the department you will serve.

Providence Strategic and Management Services provides a variety of functional and system support services for all eight regions of Providence Health & Services from Alaska to California. We are focused on supporting our Mission by delivering a robust foundation of services and sharing of specialized expertise.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Analytics/Business Intelligence

Location: California-Gardena

Other Location(s): Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 309808