Systems Engineer -SQL - CLG
Emerging Health Information Technology - Yonkers, NY

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Emerging Health Information Technology is a wholly owned subsidiary of Montefiore Medical Center. Emerging Health IT, a healthcare IT consulting and professional services company, is a dynamic organization that provides hospitals and medical centers with world-class healthcare information solutions. We provide an exciting, fast-paced environment in which dedication and innovation are rewarded and where individuals can make a difference in the lives of patients. Join us in our mission to improve the quality of healthcare through advanced IT solutions! Emerging Health IT is located in Yonkers, NY.


We seek an experienced (SQL) Database Engineer to join a data warehouse development team focused on integration and publication of clinical patient information specifically to serve the needs of an enterprise clinical intelligence application being developed for commercial release. The SQL Database Engineer is responsible for establishing database management systems, standards, guidelines, and quality assurance for database deliverables. Special focus will be on database security to meet Department of Defense requirements (a primary customer), including encryption of data in transit and at rest. Performance testing of the clinical applications from a database perspective is also a big part of this job. Finally, the SQL Database Engineer provides outstanding client service and contributes to the organization’s mission of utilizing information technology to improve patient care.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate in projects and engineer new systems.
Expand, migrate, and upgrade systems.
Build new systems from design specifications.
Provide design input for creation of new systems
Provide administration for servers.
Install operating systems software and utilities on servers.
Monitor system logs and error logs.
Upkeep core and subsystems, including implementing patches, updates and major releases.
Propose and implement system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the system.
Monitor performance of critical servers and applications . Manage the load configuration and make recommendations for purchase or upgrade of hardware as well as the tuning of software.
Responsible for capacity planning and determining the addition of new servers and provisioning of additional storage as needed.
Write code/scripts in administrative languages for maintenance, automation, issue resolution, and alerts.
Provide support for installation of new applications.
Coordinate with other teams on the maintenance and integrity of system interfaces.
Create and maintain system documentation for specifications, designs, procedures, and logs. Document all processes, system changes/fixes, and issues.
Provide support, 24x7, for system related issues. Provide resolutions to elevated issues and resolve them or elevate them further.
Emerging Health is a professional services organization with a matrix reporting structure. Associate’s roles may differ depending on the project, however, their position and title remains the same.

Additional responsibilities may include:
Evaluate compliance of existing database solutions with Department of Defense security requirements
Recommend and implement changes to be in compliance with security requirements
Establish and maintain database management systems, standards, guidelines, and quality assurance for database deliverables including conceptual design, logical database, capacity planning, external data interface specification, data loading plan, data maintenance plan and security policy.
Document and communicate database design.
Evaluate and install database management systems.
Code complex programs and derives logical processes on technical platforms.
Build windows, screens, and reports.
Assist in the design of user interface and business application prototypes.
Participate in quality assurance and develops test application code in the client server environment.
Provide expertise in devising, negotiating, and defending the tables and fields provided in the database.
Adapt business requirements, developed by modeling/development staff and systems engineers, and develops the data, database specifications, and table and element attributes for an application.
Determine appropriateness of data for storage and the optimum storage organization.
Determine how tables relate to each other and how fields interact within the tables for a relational model.
Assist the Manager, Data Warehouse with process engineering (definition, training and improvement) for all software development lifecycle processes.
Emerging Health is a professional services organization with a matrix reporting structure. Associate’s roles may differ depending on the project, however, their position and title remains the same.
Build and support directory services, desktop/mobile email, and/or network operating systems in an internet protocol environment.
Administer Databases.
Perform database tuning
Maintain, support, and test the database for optimal functioning.
Maintain current information with file and data changes. Manage data backups.
Responsible for the administration and support duties of the applications software running on the servers.
Implement and upgrade software.
Troubleshoot application issues.
Support data Interface software and hardware.
Build and maintain system interfaces.
Build and implement high availability solutions.

SQL Server administration
System engineering
Administrative language
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
Security Clearance Options

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