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Watson Health - Sr BI Developer, KY

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IBM’s Industry Consultants are essential to our clients as they work to reinvent themselves for the future. Join our highly visible and highly skilled team of global consultants as we strive to accelerate sales, deliver client engagements, and build IBM’s market eminence. If you are a forward-thinker and a curious intellectual, we welcome you to apply for your next exciting career challenge!

Your Role and Responsibilities

Must be able to travel up to 75% of the time. Position currently requires travel to Frankfort, Kentucky

As a member of the Business Intelligence (BI) Practice, design, develop, and implement complex dashboards, reports, and visualizations across BI solutions for State and Local Government Health and Human Services (GHHS) clients of IBM Watson Health. Working in partnership with client services, implementation teams, and analytic groups, The Senior BI Developer leads the design and delivery of healthcare reporting and analytic assets for clients. They develop and actively promote approaches, standards, and best practices for reporting and data visualization to support optimal performance, flexibility, and usability for a variety of BI and analytic tools.

A qualified candidate possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to lead and mentor BI developers and thrives in a fast-paced environment where independence and entrepreneurial ability allow them to work with minimal direction. This role requires an individual with excellent attention to detail, who can influence the direction of healthcare reporting and analytic solutions while working cross-functionally with Implementation Teams, Account Teams, Product Management, and Sales.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Collaborate with Data Warehouse Implementation teams, BI Administrators, Developers and Analysts for successful development of BI reporting and analytic solutions

+ Design, develop, implement and support reporting and analytics applications leveraging tools such as Cognos, Tableau, SPSS, R, Python to meet client objectives and requirements.

+ Collaborate with BI Architects to influence the design of data models and semantic layers to meet client requirements and SLAs.

+ Gather and translate requirements from clients for building insightful, compelling reports and dashboards that drive decision making

+ Define BI standards, guidelines and best practices for clients, client services, and technical teams

+ Maintain accurate and complete technical documents

+ Recommend strategies to improve performance and capacity of BI tools

+ Provide expert guidance on Business Intelligence (BI) skills and technologies

+ Provide technical training on BI tools to client and internal staff and drive BI tool adoption

+ Support BI tools upgrades in development, testing and documentation

+ Perform data analysis to troubleshoot data issues with BI solutions.

+ Support demos, client presentations, and Business Development efforts

+ Embrace internal support methodologies and SDLC best practices and continuously strive to improve the systems and processes

+ Work with cross-functional business leaders to build scalable and repeatable processes to enable efficient delivery of BI solutions across GHHS clients

Successful Candidates will possess the following:

+ Medicaid, MMIS or related experience with a state agency

+ Demonstrated experience directing multi-discipline technical teams producing Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) solutions

+ Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with technical teams, delivery managers, project management, client management and customer stakeholders

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

+ Must be able to travel up to 75% of the time. Position currently requires travel to Frankfort, Kentucky

+ Healthcare or Medicaid reporting and analytic experience required

+ 5+ yrs of technology implementation and development experience with a Business Intelligence tool such as Cognos or Tableau

+ Outstanding analytical skills

+ Experience with end-to-end DW principles, methodologies, and practices

+ Understanding of business strategy, able to provide consultative business analysis, and leverage technical skills to create insightful, effective reports, dashboards, visualizations, and analytics

+ Understanding of semantic layers, Cognos Framework Manager, and/or Tableau Published Data Sources

+ Expert level knowledge of SQL

+ Ability to thrive in an environment tasked with providing data-driven decision support & timely, accurate actionable BI

+ A proven track record of strong communication & data presentation including an ability to influence both business and technical teams

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

+ Medicaid, MMIS or related experience within a state agency strongly preferred

+ Knowledge of dimensional data models (data access, understanding of methodologies and structure)

+ Experience with advanced analytic tools and platforms such as SPSS, SAS, R, Python

+ Experience with reporting, analytics, data mining with unstructured data and Data Lakes

About Business Unit

IBM Watson Health is pioneering a new partnership between humanity and technology with the goal of transforming global health and revolutionizing many aspects of the medical and pharmaceutical industries, as well as government sectors. We aspire to improve lives and give hope by delivering innovation to address the world’s most pressing health challenges through data and artificial intelligence insights.

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Location Statement

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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