• MS Expert Systems Engineer / Database Administrator

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    4 days ago(2/18/2020 4:22 PM)
    Information Technology
  • Overview



    Welcome to Allscripts! Our Mission is to be the most trusted provider of innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. Our Vision is a Connected Community of Health that spans continents and borders. With the largest community of clients in healthcare, Allscripts is able to deliver an integrated platform of clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions to facilitate enhanced collaboration and exchange of critical patient information.


    The primary purpose of the Systems Engineer/Database Administrator role is to provide database design, implementation & administration; data conversions, clinical & financial dashboards and reports for senior leaders, providers and research teams. The Expert Database Architect will be responsible for establishing the technical vision across the Clinical Integration Network and leading all aspects of Population Health technology development.


    • Possess expertise in the assigned technology domain
    • Design, manage, maintain, monitor and support the infrastructure environment in assigned technology domain
    • Direct others to install, configure and support hardware and software required to operate assigned technology
    • Provide ongoing maintenance including updates, patches and anti-virus updates
    • Troubleshoot and resolve issues in assigned technology including hardware, software, operating system and application-related issues
    • Conduct performance monitoring, system health checks, trending analysis and capacity planning
    • Provide 3rd level operational support for issues escalated from Service Desk
    • Develop and maintain documentation related to technology installation, administration and maintenance
    • Responsible for submitting the patient’s clinical data report to CMS web portal.
    • Responsible for conducting the DCCOHORT and submit the patient’s clinical data into DOH system.
    • Design and develop the common platform application for physician’s clinical score board system.
    • Work within a team environment to maintain and troubleshoot ETL and database systems.
    • Investigate enhancement requests and participate in identifying the appropriate alternatives and ideal solutions.
    • Play an active role in monitoring the overall performance and tuning the various performance bottlenecks.
    • Manage security issues concerning creating and administering roles, object and system privileges for users, user account creation, and maintenance.
    • Increase performance by eliminating contention factors like I/O, buffers, locks, and latches in the database.
    • Escalate the production issues to customers and/or provide feasible solutions to fix the issues.
    • Provides technical expertise in the areas of data, data analysis, and database modeling and technologies with a broad enterprise perspective.
    • Integrate disparate source data into an enterprise data warehouse, create data marts for end user
    • reporting, and provide data for application use.
    • Develop front end applications for accessing data warehouses and repositories (SSRS, Power BI)
    • Design tools to assist in the management of the database and transaction processing environment
    • Develop a methodology for the ongoing assessment of database performance and the identification of problem areas.
    • Maintains state-of-the-art knowledge of existing best practices in database administration, design, and implementation and capacity planning.



    These are consistent for all our staff:

    • Assist in supporting activations and rollouts
    • Consistent efforts to deliver quality solutions as per agreed scope
    • Customer focus and close alignment with the customers’ business objectives
    • Ensure efforts to continually improve domain knowledge
    • Ensure the quality of the deliverables as per the defined defects standards
    • Document issues with resolutions and share with team members to improve team productivity
    • Provide data to generate team performance metrics
    • Knowledge transfer with other team members to improve overall team education level
    • Take complete ownership for the assigned task and timely inform the progress of the project / task to all stakeholders
    • Adherence to the defined standards
    • Take initiative and drives to bring to logical conclusion; proactive approach
    • Provide accurate and timely information and escalates when there are issues
    • Actively participate in meetings and make valuable contribution


    Academic and Professional Qualifications:

    • BS degree in Information Science/Computer Science/Software Engineering/Business preferred



    • 7+ years senior level experience providing systems engineering in assigned product and other related technologies, recognized as the most senior expert in this subject area within the organization
    • Experience across servers and network infrastructure required
    • Windows Server, Active Directory and Networking protocols required
    • Excellent client facing skills with the ability to thrive in a highly critical, fast paced environment
    • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills required


    Travel Requirements:

    •  May require local travel
    •  May require other travel for business needs


    Working Arrangements:

    • May require after hours on call support
    • Work is performed in a standard office environment with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards


    At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a competitive total rewards package, including holidays, vacation, and medical, disability and life insurance.


    Allscripts’ policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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