Enterprise Information Architect

Blue Shield Of California   •  

El Dorado Hills, CA

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Not Specified years

Posted 60 days ago

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Enterprise Information Architect - 19001XJ

Looking for a chance to do meaningful work that touches millions? Come join the hardest working, nonprofit health plan in California and help us shape the future of health care. Blue Shield of California is focused on transforming health care by making it more accessible, affordable and customer-centric. Being a mission-driven organization means we do much more than serve our 3.5 million members: we were the first health plan in the nation to limit our annual net income to 2 percent of revenue and return the difference to our customers and the community, and since 2005 we have contributed more than million to the Blue Shield of California Foundation to improve community health and end domestic violence. We also believe that a healthier California begins with our employees, so we provide them with resources todevelop and maintain a healthy lifestyle through our award-winning wellness program, Wellvolution. We're hiring smart thinkers and doers who want to work for a leader and innovator in the challenging, ever-changing healthcare space. Come and help us make health care better for everyone.


Who we are:

Enterprise Architecture can be simply described as a discipline that brings engineering rigor to the design of the business. At Blue Shield, EA is responsible for delivering the corporate EA strategy and creating architectural standards that drive technology decisions and practices across the enterprise. In other words, EA helps the business and the rest of IT to better understand, plan, align, enable, and mature the capabilities needed for Blue Shield to accomplish our mission of offering high quality, affordable healthcare to all Californians.

Enterprise Information architecture team is part of enterprise architecture organization that defines enterprise information and information integration standards to support the business effectiveness and efficiency.


• Provide leadership, mentorship and advisory services to business, IT and project teams to ensure that solutions are in line with the architecture direction and business strategies.

• Work collaboratively across the company to drive adoption of technical standards, design principles and architecture patterns in information management functional areas.

• Provide technical guidance and mentoring to engineers, designers and developers.

• Develop information management Architecture documents / artifacts from templates working withextended IT and Business teams.

• Identify architectural risks and plans to mitigations risks, adherence to standards and best practices.

• Influences and communicates effectively with non-technical audiences including senior product and business management.

• Maintain a broad knowledge of new data management technology tools and trends, and apply that knowledge to architecture designs.

• Provide assessment of current state architecture and recommendation of future state architecture, particularly from information and information management perspectives .

• Document and publish the Information reference architecture, including guidelines and standards for designing and developing target state information management capabilities.


• Extensive experience with data integration, data warehousing and analytics solutions.

• Wide knowledge of architecture standards and patterns, a passion for advocating their correct usage and excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

• Skilled in business domain modeling and logical and physical relational data modeling/design.

• Highly skilled modeler in both operational transaction and data warehouse dimensional design.

• Extensive knowledge in both structured and non-structured data management.

• Skilled in data analysis and facilitation, i.e., able to produce data designs using a variety of inputs such as requirements analysis, SME interviews, business process and data flow analysis, data profiling, etc.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills with strong relationship building skills.

• Persuasive in influencing strategic architecture direction, framing reference architectures, specifying policies and standards, drive consensus on target state architectures, and influence roadmaps.

• Skilled in applying strategic architecture direction to project delivery using standard engagement methods.

• Experience with ERwin or similar data modeling tools.

• Experience with DB2, Netezza, Oracle, Teradata, Microsoft SQL Server, as well as familiarity with ETL tools (i.e. Informatica) and data profiling tools.

• Knowledgeable about Business Intelligence tools, such as Business Objects, Tableau, SAS, etc. and their appropriate use in solutions for diverse business requirements.


• Bachelors required, MS preferred

What We Offer:

• Work for a company that has a clear mission: Affordable Care worthy of your family and friends

• Opportunity to experience a broad range of technologies

• Opportunity to work with and learn from talented people and leaders

• Access to learning and growth programs

• Challenge yourself in solving complex problems, in technical, business, and people areas

• Be part of IT modernization and be an agent of change

• Grow your managerial and leadership skills

• Work in an environment that value people and work/life balance

• Flexible work environment, with telecommute opportunities

• Generous Benefits package including health and wellness benefits and 401K.