Data Governance System Administrator at WPS Health Solutions in Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:


Data Governance System Administrator

U.S. citizenship is required for this position due to Department of Defense restrictions.

Role Summary:

The Data Governance System Administrator is responsible for software deployment, configuration, and management of the enterprise Data Governance toolset. This position provides technical support to Data Custodians, Data Stewards, and other users of the Data Governance toolset that span all WPS lines of business and corporate teams.

The Data Governance System Administrator is a member of the WPS Data Governance office and the WPS Data and Analytics team. The Data Governance Office is responsible for organizing and implementing Data Governance efforts across all lines of business.

In this role you will:

  • Define software and infrastructure design for the Data Governance toolset.

  • Configure toolset connections to data assets to ingest technical metadata.

  • Provide planning, analysis, implementation, and testing of complex software upgrades or new releases and assess any impact to other software products being utilized.

  • Interface with appropriate staff or vendor during installation and in resolution of any problems.

  • Work closely with appropriate internal teams to ensure that the software solution adheres to strict regulatory standards.

  • Assist in defining access requirements, roles and privileges within the software. Ensure the proper implementation of access controls in the software and to data assets regulated within the software.

  • Develop relationships with the various Data Governance stakeholders to understand solution requirements.

  • Determine backup/recovery requirements and ensure integration with disaster recovery procedures.

  • Provide appropriate documentation/reports to management.

  • Perform capacity/performance analysis, problem analysis, testing, and tuning to ensure efficient use of resources. This includes development of appropriate reporting.

  • Provide comprehensive on-call support for the solution in event of production malfunctions.

This role could be a good fit if you:

  • Are experienced in system administration, Data Governance toolsets, and access controls such as Active Directory.

  • Can troubleshoot application configuration and performance issues, including issues involving databases.

  • Enjoy having a sense of ownership and independence over software administration and usage.

  • Have a passion for information management and its increasing role within an enterprise.

  • Keep current with new technologies, concepts, and innovations within the data management industry, and how those technologies can be employed across an enterprise.

  • Thrive in an ever-evolving Agile SCRUM based environment to work on a diverse team.

You'll benefit from this experience by:

  • Having a major influence on how the enterprise interacts with data, including analytics, compliance, and operations.

  • Being part of a new and expanding team.

  • Having the ability to see the efforts of your labor be adopted and implemented throughout the company.

  • Working in a performance driven environment.

  • Working in an environment that serves our Nation's military, veterans, Guard and Reserves along with their families.

You need to have:

  • U.S. citizenship is required for this position due to Department of Defense restrictions.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, OR equivalent post high school education and/or work related experience.

We also prefer you have the following skills:

  • 4or moreyears in Information Systems performing system administration.

  • Experience with Data Governance toolsets (e.g. Informatica, Collibra, erwin, Alation, etc).

  • Experience with Microsoft Active Directory.

  • Knowledge and skill to troubleshoot application configuration and performance issues.

  • Ability to interact with and troubleshoot application situations involving databases;including:SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2016, Oracle 12c.

  • Knowledge and skill to restore critical applications as part of the yearly D/R rehearsal.

  • Understanding of Data Governance and Information Management disciplines, including: Data Stewardship, Data Custodianship, Database Administration, Data Architecture and ETL Development.

This role is open to considering 100% remote work, we are highly interested in applicants that are regionally local to the Madison area, to be able to come into the office on occasion after Covid-19.
Approved States: Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin

Your Team:

Under the general direction of the Director of Data Governance this administrator will work other cross functional corporate teams to implement and administer new data governance tool and other tools as required in partnership with data and analytics teams with diverse technical expertise.

LinkedIn Profiles:

Deepak Nayyar- Data Governance Director
Wes Kokomoor- Business Architect

Compensation and Benefits

  • Eligible for annual Performance Bonus Program

  • 401(k) with dollar-per-dollar match up to 6% of salary

  • Competitive paid time off

  • Health and dental insurance start DAY 1

  • Vision insurance

  • Flexible spending, dependent care, and health savings accounts

  • Short- and long-term disability, group life insurance

  • Dress for your day

  • Innovative professional and cognitive development programs

Who We Are

WPS Health Solutions is an innovator in health insurance and a worldwide leader in claims administration, serving millions of beneficiaries in the United States and abroad.

Founded in 1946, WPS offers health insurance plans for individuals, families, and seniors, and group plans for small and large businesses. We are a world-class claims processor and program administrator for the government's Medicare program. And we manage benefits for millions of active-duty and retired military personnel and their families.

WPS has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute for 10 years in a row.

Learn more about WPS.

Our Purpose and Values
Our purpose is to make healthcare easier for those we serve. Click Here

Our values - Customer Focused, Individual Responsibility, Mutual Respect, and Driven & Passionate - are the core of who we are and how we conduct business every day.

Health Insurance
WPS Health Insurance offers high-quality health insurance plans for individuals and families, Medicare supplement plans for seniors, and group health plans for businesses of every size.

Military and Veterans Health
WPS Military and Veterans Health administers claims and provides customer service and related activities for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and their beneficiaries.

Government Health Administrators
WPS Government Health Administrators manages Medicare Part A and Part B benefits for more than 7 million beneficiaries. As one of the largest contractors for the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services, we've served Medicare beneficiaries and their health care providers since 1966.

WPS Health Plan
WPS Health Plan offers Health Maintenance Organization and Point-of-Service plans to the group and individual markets in eastern and north-central Wisconsin, plus third-party administrator services.

EPIC Specialty Benefits
EPIC Specialty Benefits provides businesses group insurance products that cover:

  • Life

  • Disability

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Voluntary benefits

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