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DA2 Application Specialist - Senior

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Date: Mar 24, 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28204

Company: Carolinas HealthCare System

Position Number: 00155830

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: 1st

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Dickson Advanced Analytics Grp

Location: CHS Corporate Operations

Location Details:  Morehead




Job Summary
As  a DA2 Application Specialist Senior,  you will be expected to lead all aspects of the creation and delivery of relational databases in support of  senior executives and analysts. This position will need to identify the business challenges and translate them into requirements/solutions, and work across business and technical teams to deliver the appropriate solution. This position will be required to create complex code for the extraction of data and develop models to support data visualization.  For more information about Dickson Advanced Analytics (DA2), please refer to

Essential Functions

  • Develop, test, document, and maintain information systems.
  • Some Data visualization using Tableau and/or Business Objects.
  • Design source creation.
  • Mentor team members in best practices.
  • Provide consulting, troubleshooting, and technical support to internal clients.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify and understand business impact of decisions made to fulfill customer expectations.
  • Provides leadership and support for establishing goals for data services.
  • Provides leadership to staff around BI Tools and Relational Databases.


Physical Requirements
Requires ability to lift 35 lbs.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor’s Degree required. Demonstrated experience designing, developing, and implementing Relational Databases.  Ability to create data extracts using SQL.  5 years full life cycle experience in building a medium/large Database Management System. 5 years of experience with Microsoft web technologies in the Visual Studio .Net environment and/or Client Server Database Applications. 5 years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server and/or Oracle PL/SQL with an emphasis in stored procedure development.  Strong knowledge of Data Warehousing/ Business Intelligence best practices and techniques. Strong understanding of ETL processes and how to design develop & implement well integrated processes. The ideal candidate will have 1+ years relevant experience in business intelligence using Tableau, or 2+ yrs experience in SAP Business Objects XL r3. Experience in healthcare or healthcare insurance is preferred but not required. Excellent written and oral communication skills, understanding of technical, business, and organizational requirements for data visualization, performance management, data warehousing or business intelligence; data modeling, data warehousing design experience, SAS, SQL or PL/SQL experience, experience with medical/clinical research databases (e.g., REDCap), experience with Cerner/PowerInight, GE Centricity, STAR are all pluses.

At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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