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American Heart Association BI Solutions Architect in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions Architect in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Designs integration architectures, defines data mappings, develops data models, and consults with the infrastructure team on server and data storage services.

  • Formulates and recommends standards for achieving maximum performance, compliance and efficiency of the Data Warehouse and Master Data Management systems.

  • Ensures accuracy and integrity of service-oriented architecture through analysis, coding, writing clear documentation and problem resolution. Reviews issues and enhancements documented in the incident management and project management system for consideration of business needs.

  • Maintains in-depth current knowledge of standards, guidelines, and industry trends for Data Warehouse Architecture as it relates to reporting and operations. Attends and interacts with user groups and researches new software vendors in the market.

  • Fosters use of self-service analytics, data governance and visual discovery while guiding changes and limited reliance on manual data processes. Builds proof of concept and tangible results by sharing testing data.

  • Participates in the planning for retirement of systems programs, and migration of systems infrastructure by providing current state and future state architectural diagrams.

  • Works closely with Business Intelligence Manager to ensure prioritization of corporate and department objectives within the portfolio management system.

  • Champions data quality, integrity and reliability throughout the department by designing data flow models and promoting development best practices with best of breed automation tools.

  • Provides mentoring to Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) team members with technical expertise, complex systems, and/or programming knowledge. Provides on-the-job training for new or less experienced ETL team members.

  • Provides technical training to external team members to encourage cross-department connections including the development and maintenance of standard operating procedures.

  • Provides a methodology for the ongoing assessment of database performance and the identification of problem areas by holding regularly scheduled reviews of code and monitoring software.

  • Develops business cases, impacts evaluation and ROI for department to get buy-in from senior management.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor's Degree from a four year college or university or equivalent work experience.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of Data Mapping and Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) design and development experience.

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience with:

  • Data modeling with an emphasis on ODS and Star schema models.

  • Integration architecture design and implementation.

  • Experience with Data Virtualization tools

  • Comprehensive knowledge in software development lifecycles/methodologies, i.e. agile.

  • Strong presentation and collaboration skills and can communicate all aspects of the job requirements, including the creation of formal documentation

  • Fluent in relational database concepts and flat file processing concepts.

  • Strong problem solving, time management and organizational skills.

  • Must be able to travel overnight approx. 20% of the time.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Business Intelligence Technology: SSRS, Power BI, Tableau, MicroStrategy.

  • ETL Technology: SSIS, DataStage, Informatica.

  • Time series analysis, clustering, decision trees and neural networks.

  • Database/Data Virtualization Technology: SQL Server, Oracle, Alteryx, Denodo, Hadoop, Cloudera.

  • Experience with Cloud offerings.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 6 months ago (9/6/2019 11:19 AM)

Requisition ID 2019-4989

Job Family Group Business Operations

Job Category Information Technologies

Location: Dallas, TX