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Data Architect I-SQL

Universal Health Services

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Data Architect I-SQL

Job Code:  232318
Facility: UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office
Location: KING OF PRUSSIA, PA US United States
Region: United States
Travel Involved: 20-30%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Category: Information Technology
FTE: 1
Position Summary:

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Data Architect I-SQL.

The Data Architect serves as an advocate across Microsoft SQL Server systems in the UHS Datacenter.  Plans, oversees and validates the build and testing of SQL servers, SQL maintenance jobs, and SQL backups.  Acts as a member of project teams and adheres to all change management processes for production servers.  Promotes good server design and development of practices with special focus on overall quality and performance.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Creates maintenance jobs and ensures they are completing on a daily basis. 
  • Provides a high level of support to application teams and facility teams working with SQL Servers. 
  • Ensures all SQL backup jobs are completing on a nightly basis. 
  • Monitors the resolution of maintenance or enhancement issues assigned by the Customer Support Center.
  • Coordinates with application teams to support processes to ensure data integrity within and across applications. 
  • Actively participates in quality and process improvement initiatives to ensure integration within and across applications. 
  • Provides written documentation and oral presentations to senior leadership as necessary or requested.
  • Coordinates with server and application team members for the installation, configuration, and validation of all SQL Installs.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 1-3 years of hands-on experience as an SQL Server Administrator within an information services department of a multi-entity healthcare system. 
  • Demonstrated experience in structured enterprise architecture, including definition of standards and guidelines for system design, implementation and ongoing support across a broad spectrum. 
  • Proven track record in the assessment and adoption of emerging technologies. 
  • End-to-end project lifecycle experience including business case definitions, requirement and architecture.
  • Superior written, negotiation, organizational and presentation skills. 
  • Proven analytical ability to solve complex business and technical problems. 
  • Superior interpersonal skills with management, customers, vendors and coworkers. 
  • Strong interpersonal communication and team building skills to effectively interface with IT staff, internal/external customers and senior management.

 Travel Requirements: 5 – 25% domestic US travel (depending on projects).

This opportunity provides the following:
  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off


If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

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