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Senior Client Solution Architect / Client Solution Architect – State (Remote eligible)

Job ID 2117

Position Description:

Mathematica applies expertise at the intersection of technology, data, methods, policy, and practice to improve well-being around the world. We collaborate closely with public- and private-sector partners to translate big questions into deep insights that improve programs, refine strategies, and enhance understanding using technology and advanced analytics. Our work yields actionable information to guide decisions in wide-ranging policy areas, from health, education, early childhood, and family support to nutrition, employment, disability, and international development. Mathematica offers our employees competitive salaries, and a comprehensive benefits package, as well as the advantages of being 100 percent employee owned. As an employee stock owner, you will experience financial benefits of ESOP holdings that have increased in tandem with the company’s growth and financial strength. You will also be part of an independent, employee-owned firm that is able to define and further our mission, enhance our quality and accountability, and steadily grow our financial strength. Read more about our benefits here: https://www.mathematica.org/career-opportunities/benefits-at-a-glance

We are seeking a motivated Client Solution Architect / Senior Client Solution Architect who is passionate about leading projects and technical teams developing data-driven solutions that guide decision-making in U.S. health and public health policy. This is a client-facing leadership role that involves owning the technical solution and managing the relationship between the customer and Mathematica for a given project/engagement. The ideal candidate will have strong knowledge of SQL, Python, R, Snowflake, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Individuals with an interest in confronting the challenges of working with large, complex data sets, an interest in data manipulation and statistical analysis, a passion for overseeing and growing a team of developers, and a desire to become a subject matter expert in health care data are strongly encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership to multidisciplinary teams combining data analytics, visualization, and development of analytics products such as interactive dashboards and data driven applications.
  • Lead the design of data pipelines and perform analytics involving large administrative data sources such as state Medicaid claims and APCDs, as well as clinical data sources such as EHRs and HIEs, to effectively answer research questions about health care policy.
  • Incorporate client and other stakeholder needs into solution design, communication planning, and project scope.
  • Develop a budget and staffing plan to produce the required solutions in context of internal / external constraints and Mathematica's contractual and regulatory requirements.
  • Evaluate internal project functions and processes and suggest improvements.
  • Collaborate across internal technology, analytics, and advisory services teams.
  • Actively support the advancement of organizational diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, and apply diversity, equity, and inclusion lens across job responsibilities.
  • Interface with clients for 50% or more of your time (with occasional in-person meetings).
  • Apply excellent critical thinking and problem-solving abilities to mitigate project risk.
  • Contribute to the growth of the business through significant proposal contributions (expressions of interest, planning / design, content, budget staffing, successfully directing projects, etc.)

Position Requirements:

Requirements:

  • Graduate degree in computer science, public health, analytics, or other related field, or equivalent working experience.
  • 10+ years (for Senior Client Solutions Architect), 7+ years (for Client Solutions Architect) of experience implementing data collection, storage, analysis, and visualization solutions, with at least 5 years in a leadership capacity.
  • 5 years of experience managing Federal, State, or commercial projects.
  • Knowledge of technologies such as SQL, Python, Snowflake, Tableau, and QuickSight for BI platforms.
  • Knowledge of the Atlassian suite (Jira, Confluence).
  • Knowledge of project management fundamentals, including the ability to develop and implement accurate work plans, schedules, staffing plans, and budgets, in an Agile methodology.
  • Conceptual and practical knowledge of health data (e.g. commercial, Medicare, Medicaid, or APCD claims data; EHR and/or HIE data; healthcare informatics; medical coding).
  • Ability to describe difficult technical problems and solutions to a non-technical audience.
  • Expert organizational and communication skills, and the ability to build consensus.
  • Proven quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability translate findings to both technical and non-technical, as well as internal and external (client) audiences.
  • Understanding of change management and matrix organizational management.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products.
  • Experience building and leading teams.
  • Preferred experience: experience directing multi-million dollar projects.
  • Preferred experience: experience with health interoperability standards (e.g. FHIR) and common data models (e.g. OMOP).

This position offers an anticipated annual base salary range of $145,000 - $185,000 for Senior Client Solution Architect, and $125,000 - $160,000 for Client Solution Architect.This position is eligible for a discretionary bonus based on company and individual performance. To apply, please submit a cover letter (optional), resume, location preference, and salary expectations.

STAFFING AGENCIES AND THIRD-PARTY RECRUITERS: Mathematica is not accepting candidates for this role or any technical role from staffing agencies or third-party recruiters. Please do not contact technical or senior staff at Mathematica or share unsolicited resumes. All agency inquiries go through the talent acquisition team and will be routed accordingly. 

Available Locations: Washington, DC; Princeton, NJ; Remote

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

At Mathematica, we understand the importance of building relationships with colleagues. If you’re not located near one of our offices but would like opportunities to meet up with co-workers, we offer coworking spaces where available. Ask your Talent Acquisition partner for more information about this opportunity and whether it’s an option in your area.

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We take pride in our employees and in their commitment to excellence. We encourage staff to collaborate in developing creative solutions to difficult problems and to share the responsibility and enjoyment of carrying out complex projects. This collegial spirit has helped us earn our reputation for innovative and high quality work.

One of Mathematica’s core values is a deep commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our work is more robust because it is informed by a variety of diverse perspectives, and our mission to improve societal well-being is strengthened by a greater understanding of issues and challenges facing the populations we serve. Mathematica’s ongoing commitment to diversity and inclusion is woven into our everyday actions, policies, and practices—including decisions regarding recruitment, training, compensation, and promotion. We are dedicated to maintaining a work environment in which everyone is treated with respect and dignity.

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