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Sr. Data Model Architect

Irving, Texas Job ID JR0109865 Category Data Architect Post Date May. 15, 2024

McKesson is an impact-driven, Fortune 10 company that touches virtually every aspect of healthcare. We are known for delivering insights, products, and services that make quality care more accessible and affordable. Here, we focus on the health, happiness, and well-being of you and those we serve – we care. What you do at McKesson matters. We foster a culture where you can grow, make an impact, and are empowered to bring new ideas. Together, we thrive as we shape the future of health for patients, our communities, and our people. If you want to be part of tomorrow’s health today, we want to hear from you.

Job Title: Sr. Data Model Architect

Work location: Irving, TX / The Woodlands, TX / Alpharetta, GA / Richmond VA / Columbus OH

Current Need:

As a Sr. Data Model Architect within the Data & Platform engineering organization, you will play a pivotal role in leading our efforts to modernize and optimize data assets. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, providing hands-on support for data enablement and ensuring seamless integration of data assets into cloud solutions. This position requires a deep understanding of data architecture, bridging OLTP and analytics workloads, and a commitment to delivering high-quality solutions.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Lead and manage data modeling initiatives on key projects, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Collaborate with solution teams to curate data asset integration and optimize key technology processes.
  • Bridge the gap between OLTP and analytics workloads by designing and implementing effective data models.
  • Provide hands-on support for data enablement, ensuring data assets meet the needs of solution teams.
  • Strong Experience in SQL, Data Modeling and Data Modeling tools
  • Experience in fact and dimensional modelling using Kimball and Inmon methodologies
  • Experience with data modelling for large scale cloud, MPP and big data platforms - Databricks, Spark SQL, Snowflake, Azure SQL database
  • Hands on experience in query/procedure writing for multiple RDBMS.
    Understanding of data models designed for performance on the cloud
  • Understanding of Data Migration activities 
  • Understanding of Performance tuning activities
  • Develop and implement data modeling standards and best practices.
  • Participate in the development of data architecture for new and existing systems.
  • Experience with Master Data Management (MDM) tools and methodologies.
  • Develop and maintain data dictionaries and other data governance documentation.
  • Experience in data transformations use cases will be a plus.
  • Demonstrate technical leadership by staying abreast of state-of-the-art technology trends and implementing best practices in data modeling.
  • Effectively communicate technical concepts to clients, business partners, and team members.
  • Lead and mentor a high-performing team, addressing unique market challenges in talent attraction, development, and retention.
  • Maintain a strong focus on data security, leveraging deep technical security knowledge and expertise.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 12+ years of experience of professional experience in related IT field 

Critical Skills:

  • .Strong hands-on experience in Data Modelling on Azure cloud environment under Databricks.
  • Deep technical expertise in data modeling, data architecture, and data integration.
  • Experience working with cloud solutions and contributing to data modernization efforts.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Passion for staying updated on emerging technologies and industry trends.
  • Commitment to data security best practices and standards.
  • Knowledge of the healthcare, distribution, or software industries is a plus
  • Strong technical aptitude and experience with a wide variety of technologies 
  • Ability to rapidly learn and if required evaluate a new tool or technology 
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills 

Additional Experience:

  • Knowledge of the healthcare, distribution, or software industries is a plus.
  • Strong technical aptitude and experience with a wide variety of technologies 
  • Ability to rapidly learn and if required evaluate a new tool or technology. 
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Demonstrated technical experience. 
  • Be an innovative thinker. 
  • Must have a strong customer and quality focus. 


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field (e.g., Computer Science, Information Technology, Data Science).

Physical Requirements: General Office Demands

Candidate must be authorized to work in the U.S, now or in the future, without support from McKesson.

Relocation is NOT budgeted for this position.

At McKesson, we care about the well-being of the patients and communities we serve, and that starts with caring for our people. That’s why we have a Total Rewards package that includes comprehensive benefits to supportphysical, mental, and financial well-being. Our Total Rewards offerings serve the different needs of our diverse employee population and ensure they are the healthiest versions of themselves. For more information regarding benefits at McKesson, pleaseclick here.

As part of Total Rewards, we are proud to offer a competitive compensation package at McKesson. This is determined by several factors, including performance, experience and skills, equity, regular job market evaluations, and geographical markets. In addition to base pay, other compensation, such as an annual bonus or long-term incentive opportunities may be offered.

Our Base Pay Range for this position

$130,400 - $217,300

McKesson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.Qualified applicants will not be disqualified from consideration for employment based upon criminal history.

McKesson is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including job seekers with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, please contact us by sending an email to Resumes or CVs submitted to this email box will not be accepted.

Current employees must apply through the internal career site.

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