Data Architect Senior

7 days left

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jan 21, 2023
Feb 14, 2023
Employment Status
Full Time
Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 600,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs.

UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.


Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.

At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.




UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.


Working at UCare is more than a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 200 Workplace for 13 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.


Work Location: Work from Home

The health and safety of our employees, members, providers, and our community is our highest priority. Therefore, all new employees are expected to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to starting at UCare, subject to limited exceptions such as for a sincerely held religious belief or for medical reasons.

Position Description

This position is responsible to modernize UCare's data management and analytical capabilities. Responsible for the architecture and design framework components to aid the integration, enrichment, quality, security, metadata, and data availability throughout the enterprise. Also, responsible to introduce modern data architecture capabilities where appropriate and to set policies and standards.

• Architect data integrations solutions both batch and real-time to support functional and non-functional requirements of data projects.

• Architect and design framework components for standardization and productivity improvement.

• Architect and design solutions to advance data quality, metadata, data security, and data integration.

• Architect solutions to align with the future state with minimal rework or impact to downstream systems and users.

• Identify, evaluate and introduce new technology components to support the advancement of new business capabilities.

• Communicate vision and architecture across the enterprise.

• Establish and maintain policies and data standards.

• Support teams to implement architected solutions.

• Other projects and duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or related field preferred; demonstrated experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Ten years of direct experience as a data solutions architect and/or technical lead with a strong data-centric background. Experience with designing and implementing Data Architecture, Data Modeling, Data Integration, Data Quality Management, MetaData Management, and Data Security.

Preferred Experience

Experience working in healthcare, familiarity with standards, and processing relational and semi-structured data. Strong knowledge of XML, XSLT, JSON, HL7 standards including FHIR. Experience with interface/integration engines from data acquisition to provisioning. Experience with Azure or any public cloud platform.


The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, helps you build on your strengths and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

JOB POST DATE: 1/20/2023

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