VHA Inc., based in Irving, Texas, is a national network of not-for-profit health care organizations that work together to drive maximum savings in the supply chain arena, set new levels of clinical performance and identify and implement best practices to improve operational efficiency and clinical outcomes. In 2010, VHA delivered record savings and value of $1.7 billion to members.
Formed in 1977, VHA serves nearly 1,350 not-for-profit hospitals and more than 30,000 non-acute care providers nationwide, coordinating delivery of its programs and services through its 16 regional offices. VHA has been listed as one of the best places to work in health care by Modern Healthcare since 2008 and one of the best places to work in IT by Computer World since 2007.
VHA, Novation and Provista are committed to equal employment opportunity. We offer a drug-free work environment to all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable law. Equal employment opportunity includes hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotions and termination.

VHA offers an exceptional employee benefits package that includes:

Company-wide Incentive Program
401(k) Savings Plan
Medical Plans
Dental Plans
Vision Plan
Health Care Spending Account
Dependent Care Reimbursement Account
529 College Savings Plan
9 Company Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Paid Time Off Purchase
Short-term Illness Coverage
Long-Term Disability
Long-Term Care
Paid Parental Leave
Adoption Reimbursement
Tuition Assistance
Employee Assistance Program
Business Travel Accident Plan
Life Insurance with Accidental Death/Dismemberment Coverage
Supplemental Life Insurance (Optional)

Title: Data Warehouse Analyst

The Data Warehouse Analyst’s role is to design and implement data warehouses, data marts, and data stores, while ensuring high levels of data availability in a healthcare support environment. This includes the analysis and selection of clinical, operational and patient experience data sources; the ETL processes to transform raw data into report-ready form; and integration with reporting environments and front-end interfaces.

• Design and manage data warehouse improvement and growth projects
• Develop and maintain Extract Transform and Load (ETL) processes across multiple data sources
• Work with application development staff, department managers and end users to integrate data warehouse with front-end reports, applications and interfaces
• Create models for new data warehouse development and/or changes to existing data stores
• Identify inefficiencies and gaps in current data warehouses and leverage solutions
• Identify data discrepancies and data quality issues, and work to ensure data consistency and integrity
• Install and configure relevant components to ensure data warehouse access
• Monitor system details within the data warehouse, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements
• Analyze user requirements for reports, forms, queries, and data extraction
• Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues

Knowledge & Experience
• Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting data warehouses
• Experience with the SQL Server BI stack (SSIS, SSAS and SSRS)
• Strong understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles, and practices
• Hands-on experience with data architecting, data mining, large-scale data modeling, and business requirements gathering/analysis
• Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
• Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices
• Broad knowledge of reporting environments, query tools and practices
• Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting SQL Server databases
• Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience
• Experience with healthcare related data a plus

Personal Attributes
• Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
• Ability to conduct research into emerging database technologies and reporting trends
• Ability to present ideas to technical and business audiences
• Highly self motivated and directed
• Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
• Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
• Very strong customer service orientation
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Formal Education & Certification
• Bachelor’s degree in the field of computer science and/or equivalent work experience.
• Microsoft certifications a plus

Minimum Experience: 3 years

Travel Requirements: 10-20%