Senior Data Integration Developer

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Job ID: 51504
Area of Interest: Professionals
Location: Linthicum Heights, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F, 8a-5p
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical System
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

General Summary
Under limited direction, responsible for developing applications and processes that are required to extract, transform, cleanse and manage data in support of the organization’s analytics ecosystem. As a senior member of a high-performance team, ensure data integration services are consistently and reliably maintained and analytics capabilities are delivered at an optimum level, helping the organization identify insights from a large number of diverse datasets.

Principal Responsibilities and Tasks
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
  • Studies data sources by interviewing users; defining, analyzing, and validating data objects; identifying the relationship among data objects. 
  • Plans data integration process by developing common definitions of sourced data; designing common keys in physical data structure; establishing data integration specifications; examining data applications.
  • Examines data models and determines best-fit data interchange methods.
  • Assesses middleware tools for data integration, transformation, and routing.
  • Develops project scope and specifications identifying factors that negatively impact integration; forecasts resource requirements and establishes delivery timetables.
  • Designs, specifies and selects integration and data solutions, considering current and future functionality, enterprise data sources and stores, security, infrastructure and performance.
  • Delivers data integration integrating data shared across legacy, new development, and purchased package environments using various technologies and toolsets.
  • Maps data, establishes interfaces, develops and modifies functions, programs, routines, and stored procedures to export, transform, and load data.
  • Meets performance parameters; resolving and escalates integration issues; documents operational procedures and data connections.
  • Works with Data Engineers and Database Administrators to design and create physical data structures.
  • Coordinates actions among users, operations staff, and outside vendors; recommends adjustments as objectives change. 
  • Identifies and resolves data conflicts; upgrades data definitions.
  • Improves data integration by designing and evaluating new data interchange formats; improves physical design; rewrites data policy, standards, and procedures;
  • Leads in designing, specifying and selecting integration and data solutions, considering current and future functionality, enterprise data sources and stores, security, infrastructure and performance.
  • Working with Data Scientists, Business Intelligence Developers and other developers, build integrations, tools and scripts that take advantage of the insights to support organizational strategic, clinical, ad-hoc and regulatory imperatives.

What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems, Engineering, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences or closely related field or equivalent related professional experience is required. Additional certifications are preferred.
  • Seven or more (7+) years of experience in a development role, designing and developing integrations to internal and external applications
  • Solid understanding of integration patterns, concepts, and integration platforms
  • Proven experience in delivering and supporting real time integration solutions using a variety of technologies.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and conceptual thinking skills
  • Robust experience with SOAP, REST, JSON, XML, JavaScript, PHP, JMS, AQ.
  • Robust experience with data integration tools (e.g. Pentaho Kettle, SSIS, etc); experience with C/C++, Python, Ruby.
  • Robust SQL, PLSQL, Unix Scripting skills.
  • Proven ability and desire to learn new technologies and develop solutions using a variety of integration technologies, patterns and approaches.
  • Flexibility to learn new skills quickly and “flow to the work”.
  • Able to work both independently and in a team environment; ability to build/maintain strong relationships and effectively partner with peers.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must.

Patient Safety

Ensures patient safety in the performance of job functions and through participation in hospital, department or unit patient safety initiatives.

  • Takes action to correct observed risks to patient safety
  • Reports adverse events and near misses to appropriate management authority.
  • Identifies possible risks in processes, procedures, devices and communicates the same to those in charge.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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