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Director of Data Architecture

Company: McKesson
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve - we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow's health today, we want to hear from you. Job title: Director of Data Architecture Job Summary: McKesson's Pharmaceutical Solutions and Services (PSaS) Decision Intelligence (DI) team is looking for a Director of Data Architecture to support strategic data initiatives. DI team focuses on facilitating data driven change and creating business value through data and advanced analytics. This is a pivotal leadership position within PSaS's Data Architecture and Engineering service and will be responsible for developing and executing our data architecture strategy. This role demands a profound expertise in data architecture to analyze, design, and implement complex systems ensuring robust, scalable solutions that support our business goals. Roles & Responsibilities: This role expects a candidate with technical leadership background and strong experience in designing the Data model, data products Data Architecture Leadership:

  • Spearhead the strategic development and continuous refinement of data architecture frameworks, leading the design and implementation efforts to ensure robust, scalable, and integrated data environments across the organization
  • Leverage tools and resources to plan, evaluate and execute strategic initiatives by mapping relational entities to use cases or business requirements and assisting in the development of data products Advanced Data System Design:
    • -Architect complex data systems that support scalable integration and optimal functioning of business-critical applications. Employ sophisticated design principles and tools to model data flows and structures that enhance data accessibility and utility
    • Manage creation of data design deliverables including data models, data diagrams, data flows and corresponding data dictionary documentation Innovation in Data Solutions: Drive the adoption of cutting-edge technologies and methodologies in data architecture and engineering. Develop innovative solutions that leverage machine learning, artificial intelligence, and cloud technologies to transform data handling and analytics. Technical Team Leadership: Build and mentor a team of data architects and engineers by providing expert guidance and fostering a culture of technical excellence and innovation. Develop talent through coaching and by creating opportunities for professional growth. Stakeholder Collaboration: Establish and maintain strong collaborative relationships with key internal and external stakeholders to ensure that data architectures and strategies comprehensively meet business needs. Translate stakeholder requirements into actionable technical strategies and solutions. Governance and Standards Development: Define and implement data governance practices and standards to ensure data integrity and compliance across all data systems and platforms. Lead the evaluation and selection of data management technologies to support data security, quality, and efficiency. Problem Solving and Strategic Input: Tackle complex data-related problems with strategic solutions that contribute to long-term business success. Provide thought leadership in developing strategies that leverage data assets to drive business innovation and competitive advantage. Key Requirements: Proven Expertise: 12+ years of experience in data architecture, with a solid understanding of data modeling, ETL processes, and modern data frameworks (e.g., DataBricks, Snowflake, Azure). Leadership Skills: Exceptional ability to lead, mentor, and inspire teams, fostering an environment of accountability and innovation. Strategic Thinking: Strong analytical skills and the ability to develop strategies that align with long-term objectives. Problem Solving: Innovative and creative problem-solving skills capable of handling complex challenges. Experience: A career history that shows a trajectory of growth to high-level roles through significant contributions to business needs and technical innovations. Advanced Education: A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, with a preference for advanced degrees.
      Career Level Description: This role is designed for an individual with recognized expertise within the field, contributing significantly to the organization not only as a lead on teams and projects but also as a mentor and innovator in data architecture. This position operates under consultative direction towards broad corporate goals, requiring a high degree of initiative and independence in achieving project outcomes. Physical Requirements: General Office Demands Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S, now or in the future, without the support from McKesson. Relocation is NOT budgeted for this position. At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That's why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to support -physical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, please -click here. As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered. - Our Base Pay Range for this position $156,200 - $260,400 McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history. McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted. Current employees must apply through the internal career site. Join us at McKesson!

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