HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Database Administrator in Nashville, Tennessee

Database Admins within HCA’s Information and Analytics organization are responsible for the implementation of small enterprise data management solutions or participating as part of a larger team within HCA. This role will focus on implementing enterprise information management solutions within the Information and Analytics organization.

Database Admins are expected to assist in driving initiatives that source and incorporate new data sources into the Enterprise Data Ecosystem. This requires the ability to identify and define the linkage of data within and across subject areas, and using metadata to accurately and uniquely identify data. Intermediate SQL skills are required as this position is often called upon to develop expertise in data content, which can only be facilitated through concentrated query, analysis, and engagement in our business operations.

Database Admins are expected to come into the position with prior knowledge and experience and need to demonstrate the ability to learn quickly and drive a team-oriented environment. Experience in data integration is important in this position as well as exposure to Business Intelligence tools and concepts, as a strategic goal of the organization is to build an integrated and enterprise grade Business Intelligence environment.

The key responsibilities of this position include but are not limited to the following:

  1. Architect and implement enterprise data management practices, standards, and solutions within a framework for Data Architecture, Data Governance, Data Quality, Master Data Management, Data Integration, Data Security, Big Data, and Data retention processes.

  2. Architect, manage, and own full data lifecycle from raw data acquisition through transformation to end user consumption.

  3. Maintains a holistic view of information assets by creating and maintaining artifacts that illustrate how information is stored, processed, and accessed.

  4. Developing data models as necessary for enterprise data management and analytics encompassing conceptual, logical and physical models.

  5. Facilitate the mapping and auditability of information assets as they flow from upstream legacy, package, or custom development to downstream applications, thus ensuring optimal transparency, quality, consistency and controlled redundancy across the enterprise.

  6. Ensure existing data/information assets are identified, stewarded and leveraged across the enterprise.

  7. Ensure a focus on information/data quality by developing and publishing enterprise data standards such as a common business vocabulary, naming conventions, data standards, transformation rules and related enterprise consistency specifications.

  8. Translate various strategic program requirements into a usable enterprise information architecture, which may include an enterprise data model, associated meta-model, common business vocabulary, ontologies and taxonomies.

  9. Responsibility for the design of logical data structures/models supporting applications within the context of our enterprise data structures.

    1. Participate in key technology choices for Enterprise Data Ecosystem including data warehouse, analytical and big data platforms.

    2. Ensure architectural, quality, and governance adherence through design reviews

    3. Manage efforts building consumable data lakes, analytics applications and tools

    4. Work closely with individuals across the technology organizations to help promote awareness of the data architecture and ensure that enterprise
      assets of competence are leveraged.


  10. A Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or other related field; or equivalent work experience.

  11. 3-5 years’ relevant experience in Technology, IT/IS.

  12. 1 years’ experience with relational, multi-dimensional, and analytic database technologies.

  13. Experience in architecture, construction, and implementation of data-intensive solutions.

  14. Strong interpersonal skills, including a desire to drive work and lead within a highly-matrixed, team-oriented environment. Independent operators are not sought and will not be successful in this position.

  15. Experience with relational database management systems; Teradata, Oracle or SQL Server preferred

  16. Experience with data modeling tools, PowerDesigner Studio or ERWin preferred

  17. Intermediate SQL skills , including the ability to write, tune, and interpret SQL queries ; tool specific experience in the RDBMS's listed above is ideal

  18. Experience interfacing data from multiple systems using both message-based and batch ETL methods

    1. Able to meet delivery dates

    2. Strong analytical and technical skills with ability to analyze issues, assess technical risks, and recommend sound solutions in a timely manner

    3. Able to build strong relationships within department and with other technical people

    4. Willingness to mentor and train junior team members

    5. Adeptness to learn new assignments, technologies and applications quickly and manage multiple assignments simultaneously


  19. Master's degree in computer science, information systems or other related field; or equivalent work experience.

  20. Experience in operationalizing Data Governance, Data Stewardship and Data Quality.

  21. Experience in interaction with business and technology stakeholders in conceptual.

  22. NoSQL database experience is preferred as well as supporting infrastructures. (E.g. MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.) #LI-TF1

Title: Database Administrator

Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Corporate Main Campus

Requisition ID: 10201-19180