Data Modeler

Roanoke, VA, US, 24016

Job Summary

Data Modeler


Be at your best with an organization that equips you to do so.  Whose people unite in making lives better. At Carilion Clinic, we help communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. As part of our team you can expect professional stability, strong technological resources, and the advancement potential of a regional leader.


The Data Modeler applies technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills in support of Carilion Clinics data warehouse and reporting initiatives.  Works closely with the Business Analyst to understand information needed by business workflows to provide actionable information to make better business decisions.  Works with IT resources to assist in data governance and data quality programs.


Performs specific job responsibilities:


  • Designs and applies changes to logical and physical data models in collaboration with Business Analysts to satisfy the reporting and advanced analytic needs of the business, optimized for reuse of data and interoperability of BI solutions.  Participates in Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions.
  • Develops and maintains entity relationship models in collaboration with the Business Analyst and Data Engineer’s while adhering to technical solution standards and demonstrating flexibility when required.
  • Loads the data dictionary and business glossary with agreed upon terms, metadata, definitions, descriptions, and related values.
  • Independently develops reference materials (application data relationship, BI data models, etc.) for supported data processing technologies to be used for both online and in-person training of other technical staff.
  • Independently manages assigned projects and meets deadlines.
  • Assists Business Analysts with the development of training programs and materials to train end-users and mentor and develop team members.
  • Serves as both a professional and technical mentor to Data Analysts.
  • Proactively identifies areas of improvement (process or technical) and develops plans for associated changes required.
  • Interfaces with clients, vendors, and other teams on multi-faceted projects involving data intelligence.


Based in Roanoke, VA, we are an award-winning, community-based network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. Explore how joining a regional leader can enhance your ability to learn, grow, and succeed.

Minimum Qualifications

Education:            Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems, health care systems or equivalent work experience.


Experience:           Minimum eight years’ experience in working with enterprise data sources and BI tools in a financial or healthcare environment.

Experience using CASE tools such as Idera ER/Studio to design and maintain data models (logical/physical) and metadata.


Licensure, certification, and/or registration:           Valid Virginia drivers' license and dependable transportation.


Preferred : Three of the following certifications (Not required for hire):

  • Epic Caboodle ETL Certified Administrator
  • IBM Certified Solutions Developer – Datastage (v11.3 or after)
  • IBM Certified Specialist: PureData System for Analytics
  • DAMA CDMP Associate
  • IBM Certified Data Engineer – BigData
  • IBM Certified Data Architect - BigData
  • Epic Chronicles Programmer
  • Epic Interconnect Programmer
  • HIMSS – Certified Associate (CAHIMS)
  • HIMSS – Certified Professional (CPHIMS)
  • TOGAF 9 Certification


Other Minimum Qualifications:     Good organizational skills, analytical, dependable, detail oriented, interpersonal skills, and understanding of the English language (both written and oral).  Must have thorough understanding of the 7-layer OSI model.  Data profiling and data quality analysis experience preferred.  Experience translating business needs into data architecture specifications.  Experience supporting application users.  Experience with Business Objects, Oracle. or Cognos tools a plus.  Familiarity with IBM InfoSphere and IBM data models a plus.  Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be customer service oriented.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 25230 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Technology Services Group 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: M-F 8-5
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As a not-for-profit organization, we pride ourselves on investing in our employees and the communities we serve. 

Our employees strive to provide quality care in serving over 1 million residents in Virginia while living and growing their careers in the country's most livable cities and towns. 

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Carilion Clinic is a robust system of small and large award-winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Posting Notes:

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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