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Manager, IT Data Integration

Highmark Wholecare

  • Company April 2022 Ed (1)
  • Home, PA
  • IS/IT
  • Full time

Company :

Highmark Wholecare

Job Description : 

JOB SUMMARY

This job provides application software development management for IT projects. Creates plans and manages activities, within an assigned unit/area. Assesses viability of current direction/projects/operations and recommends strategies and tactics to satisfy current and future business needs. Foresees organizational impacts and understands the procedures associated with introducing new technologies.   Leads team in the areas of scheduling, direction, future planning and standard practices.    Monitors and controls quality while actively seeking opportunities for improvement. Establishes and meets scheduled milestones for deliverables.

Responsible for managing and leading the Data Integration team and providing services for any data movement needs.  This team will be responsible for building the components managing the data flow throughout the enterprise and externally with vendors (ingestion and extraction). This position will also be responsible for the ongoing service management and employ coding standards, change control and quality control processes.  This person will work closely with data consumers across the organization to understand the needs and deliver products to meet those needs.  They will also work closely with technical teams to help manage platform needs such as databases, servers, scheduling, and access to allow for the delivery.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization by:

  • Managing customer and expectations; facilitating, planning and meetings; translating customer expectations for staff and peers; representing Highmark with outside entities.
  • Preparing written procedures, policies, reports and correspondence; collaborating and negotiating with departments corporate wide.
  • Collaborating with company customers, staff, IT colleagues, and other stakeholders in identifying customer requirements, assessing impacts to other areas, considering available options, comparing costs and benefits, and recommending solutions.

2 Management Consulting

  • Identify issues and recommend solutions.
  • Create presentation and present concept to clients, tailoring presentation to audiences of varies levels, subject knowledge and size.
  • Implement recommendations/solutions and ensure client receives the necessary assistance to carry out solutions.
  • Liaising with clients to keep them informed of progress and to make relevant decisions.
  • Advise clients on options, risks, cost vs benefit, impact on other business processes and system priorities.

3. Ensure continuous improvement of processes and delivery of results within assigned unit/area. 

  • Organize, direct and coordinate cross-functional activities including staff not under direct managerial control.
  • Encourage innovation and focus resources to ensure successful delivery of desired results.
  • Apply quantitative risk assessment to team's assignments to understand potential threats and the probability they will occur.
  • Lead team in mitigating risks and applying appropriate contingency plans to ensure minimal impacts to customers.

4. Provide leadership to the organization to respond to business opportunities/challenges, new technologies, legislation and other environmental factors. 

  • Oversee analysis of issues or needs and review recommended solutions.
  • Assess the impact of strategic business and technical changes on the environment.
  • Responsible for managing all activities within an assigned business unit/area.
  • Foresee organizational impacts and understand the procedures associated with introducing new technologies, while seeking ways to collaborate with other teams outside area of responsibility to facilitate transitions.

5. Optimize the utilization of resources by applying appropriate concepts, technologies and workflows

  • Ability to accept direction and provide leadership to develop/maintain a high-performance work team.
  • Respond to feedback and champion process improvement initiatives by empowering their team to deliver quality services/products to internal and external customers. 
  • Implement solutions that are consistent with Highmark’s strategic direction.
  • Keep abreast of current industry standards and trends.

6. Staff Management accountabilities to include but not limited to:

  • Developing and providing input to skills assessment and oversee personal development plans as it relates to career development.
  • Coaching, managing and developing employees by establishing clear goals, expectations, and strategies for employee performance.
  • Develop and administer performance reviews with measurable goals.
  • Provide opportunities for staff to maintain current industry knowledge.
  • Provide opportunities for employees to build collaborative relationships with customers.

7. Departmental Management planning and administrative accountabilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Departmental budgeting and fiscal responsibilities.
  • Manage teams that span geographic areas or functional areas.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate standards, policies and regulations (SOX, SSP, DIACAP, PHPLC, etc.).
  • Establish and use metrics as a tool to benchmark and improve operational excellence
  • Develop and implement short-term and long-term departmental plans.
  • Consult and evaluate vendor solutions where appropriate.

8. Other duties as assigned or requested.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Substitutions

  • 6 years of related and progressive experience in lieu of Bachelor's degree

Preferred

  • Master’s Degree

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 5 years in a leadership / mentoring role
  • 5 years of planning, implementing, maintaining and growing capabilities within relevant discipline
  • 3 years of developing, communicating and presenting concepts to varying audience

Preferred

  • 5+ Data management or related experience
  • 5+ years SQL/PLSQL experience
  • 5+ years ETL experience
  • 2+ years as a team leader or people manager
  • 2+ years Informatica experience
  • 2+ years’ experience working with a Data Warehouse
  • Application development experience
  • Experience with agile methodology/framework such as SAFe

LICENSES or CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • None

Preferred

  • None

SKILLS

  • Knowledge of company’s business practices and direction as well as familiarity with the company’s products and resources
  • Knowledge of the assigned business unit/area's direction and practices
  • This position is required to comply with all Highmark Corporate Policies and IT Procedures, Standards and Strategies

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability. 

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