Director - Enterprise Data Warehouse (20188)

Northern Light Health
Job Description

Northern Light Health 

Department: IS Integration and Data Management

Position is located: Cianchette Professional Building, Brewer, ME or REMOTE IN ALL STATES EXCEPT CALIFORNIA

Work Type: Full Time \ 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

To Apply:  Director - Enterprise Data Warehouse


The IS Director Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) is a highly visible and strategically important role, under the direction of the VP of Data and Integration. The Director will be responsible and accountable for all IS EDW activities, including the creation and upkeep of the appropriate methodology and process to deliver data to the Data Steward for consumption by the organization. S/he will provide oversight for all IS EDW work and tools to ensure that a consistent and effective management methodology is used and maintained. This will include all aspects of the appropriate Technology Steward role within the Data Governance framework. The Director will be responsible for following the oversight process for all proposed and approved work. S/he will be responsible for IS resource planning for the EDW team, with ongoing evaluation of resource utilization compared to estimates and future estimation of resources. S/he develops and monitors Service Level Agreements, customer service feedback, budget compliance, work output, and benefits of EDW projects. The Director will work with the VP of Data and Integration to ensure the EDW technology and tooling can support the organizational goals through the development of a strategic roadmap. S/he will manage the personnel on the EDW team. 


 • Defines and implements the Technology Steward components of the Data Governance methodology to facilitate seamless delivery of initiatives. Evolves methodologies to meet changing strategy, expectations, and priorities. 

• Develops and leads a highly functioning team that leverages best practices and tools to deliver work products on-time and on-budget. 

• Communicates status of SLAs to VP of Data and Integration and prepares monthly reporting of work. 

• Deep knowledge in Data Warehousing best practices will be required in order to lead a contemporary EDW team. Including knowledge of entity relationship modeling, dimensional modeling, data marts, star schemas, and de-normalized datasets for performance. Experience with data modeling, data architecture, and query design are essential. Experience with data integration tools and virtual data products is essential. 

• Will work with the leadership of the Reporting and Analytics team (Data Steward) to ensure smooth cooperation and partnership in delivering content to the organization. 

• Work with Information Security to develop appropriate data access strategies as defined by Data Governance. 

• Ownership of the EDW and associated tools such as HealtheIntent, Snowflake, and the enterprise data dictionary. 

• Ensures process is followed and that work is performed in accordance with the priorities assigned by Data Governance. 

• Oversees EDW team including performance reviews. 

• Must be able to contribute to the development of the annual proposed capital and operating budgets of IS, support it through the budget review and approval processes, and monitor departmental actual performance on a monthly basis. 

• Other Duties 

Other information:

· Minimum of 8 years leading an EDW Department with demonstrated management experience.

Competencies and skills:


  • 8+ years of relative experience required.
  • Achieves Results: Sets high standards for their own outcomes and seizes opportunities to engage others towards objectives. Consistently moves forward with direct actions in order to attain or exceed objectives. Manages their own time effectively to accomplish assigned tasks. Successfully prioritizes multiple projects and duties as needed.
  • Acts Strategic: Creates effective plans that anticipate future consequences and opportunities and is able to connect the day to day operations to longer-term objectives, shifts in the industry, and system goals. Applies Business Acumen: Demonstrates knowledge of current and future trends that impact organizational success. Applies proven practices and business theories to get results that meet financial as well as other business goals. Recognizes opportunities for new services and products and acts accordingly, taking measured risks into consideration. Possesses a thorough knowledge of their field and independently carries out their work in accordance with professional standards of the profession.
  • Behaves with Integrity and Builds Trust: Acts consistently in line with the core values, commitments and rules of conduct. Leads by example and tells the truth. Does what they say they will, when and how they say they will, or communicates an alternate plan.
  • Cultivates Respect: Treats others fairly, embraces and values differences, and contributes to a culture of diversity, inclusion, empowerment and cooperation.
  • Demonstrates Adaptability: Learns quickly when facing a new problem or unfamiliar task; is flexible in their approach with changing priorities and ambiguity. Manages change effectively and does not give up during adversity. Capable of changing one's behavioral style and/or views in order to attain a goal. Absorbs new information readily and puts it into practice effectively.
  • Demonstrates Emotional Intelligence: Exhibits a high level of self-awareness, self-management, other awareness and relationship management. Conducts themselves in an empathic, appropriate way, with a sense of humor and stimulates a collaborative work environment. Is respectful of the attitudes, feelings, or circumstances of others and aware of the influence of their own behavior on them. Is aware of relevant social, political, system, and professional trends and developments and uses this information for the organization's benefit.
  • Develops Self and Others: Takes responsibility for engaging in professional self-development activities and programs. Strives to gain insight into their own values, strengths and weaknesses, interests and ambitions and takes action in order to enhance competencies and skills when possible. As a leader, encourages and guides employees towards growth opportunities to enhance performance and help them reach goals. Reviews and analyzes employees' strengths and weaknesses to distinguish their talents and development needs, and to ensure they are enhanced appropriately.
  • Effectively Communicates: Listens, speaks and writes appropriately, using clear language. Communication methods are fitting to the message(s), audience, and situation and follow-ups are regular and timely. Shows that important (non-) verbal information is absorbed and understood and asks further questions to clarify when necessary. Expresses ideas and views clearly to others and has ability to adjust use of language to the audiences' level.
  • Exercises Sound Judgment & Decision Making: Understands and processes complex information, which allows for appropriate and accountable conclusions. Does not react too quickly or slowly. Balances facts, goals, and potential approaches taking the appropriate criteria into account. Makes active decisions and commits oneself by communicating confidently and respectfully.
  • Fosters Accountability: Creates and participates in a work environment where people hold themselves and others accountable for processes, results and behaviors. Takes appropriate ownership not only of successes but also mistakes and works to correct them in a timely manner. Demonstrates understanding that we all work as a team and the quality and timeliness of work impacts everyone involved.
  • Fosters Innovation: Employs and encourages the use of meaningful creativity in solving challenges. Proactively identifies opportunities and uses new approaches to enhance processes, systems and services. When appropriate, suggests or initiates new strategies, products, services, and markets.
  • Influences and Inspires: Builds enthusiasm and commitment among others to move in a desired direction and models it personally. Creates a compelling vision of success that motivates workplace initiative and energizes others to follow. Provides direction and guidance to encourage cooperation between team members in order to attain an objective. Has the ability to appropriately influence others' actions and decisions with and without express authority.
  • Practices Compassion: Exhibits genuine care for people and is available and ready to help; displays a deep awareness of and strong willingness to relieve the suffering of others.
  • Promotes Health and Safety: Promotes a healthy and safe environment for patients, employees and visitors. Advocates and models healthy physical and mental health behaviors even in challenging circumstances. Sets high quality standards and strives for continuous improvement and quality assurance by reporting and encouraging others to report near misses and safety issues.
  • Resolves Conflict: Promptly acts to find alternatives/solutions when team members disagree. Addresses issues in a direct, honest, and appropriate manner. Handles conflicting interests diplomatically and helps to solve them. Transforms difficult situations into teachable moments using respect and accountability .
  • Seeks Process Improvement & Applies System Thinking: Possesses and gains insight into situations, problems and processes. Understands the interconnection between organizational elements. Deconstructs problems and systematically investigates the various components. Considers the impact of actions on the entire process/system. Detects problems and opportunities, recognizes important information, and links various data to trace potential causes and relevant details.
  • Utilizes Resources Effectively: Understands how to get the most out of available resources and uses cost-benefit thinking in decision-making and in setting priorities. Monitors and analyzes resource usage to identify and eliminate areas of waste and maximize resources. As a leader, defines targets and provides appropriate means; oversees progress and makes adjustments when necessary. Appropriately delegates work, sets clear direction and manages workflow and time.


* Bachelor's Degree or higher

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