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Fresh Gravity Manager/Sr. Manager - MDM Solution Architect in Portland, Oregon

Fresh Gravity is looking for an MDM solution architect with experience in the Healthcare or, at minimum, in the life sciences domain. The candidate will be responsible for setting the direction and strategy for implementing an MDM solution within a complex ecosystem comprising of a variety of healthcare data management systems across domains that include providers, members, patients, claims, benefits, etc. The candidate will work with senior executive leadership to understand business challenges and objectives and will craft the MDM roadmap to address these objectives. The candidate will also drive the end-to-end solution architecture of MDM solutions including data model definition and refinement, data quality assessment and remediation design, data migration strategy, data stewardship process and system interaction design. The candidate may also need to participate in internal Fresh Gravity activities such as pre-sales and responding to RFPs, designing and building industry solutions, mentoring and guiding junior technical developers and competency development within the Data Management capability.


  • Manage senior executive stakeholder expectations and set the direction to address conflicting or contrarian needs across different business functions or lines of business

  • Define and communicate an MDM implementation roadmap that takes into account the complexities of onboarding several disparate systems/applications into the MDM ecosystem without disrupting day-to-day business operations.

  • Counsel business and IT stakeholders on best-practices related to MDM strategies for matching, survivorship, golden record creation and data federation

  • Participate, facilitate and drive business requirements workshops and joint application design sessions

  • Support the translation of business requirements into techno-functional

  • Own architectural design for the overall MDM solution and integration with broader application architecture along with creation of high level and detailed level architecture documents

  • Define and refine enterprise level, healthcare specific data models that cover entities and relationships between entities such as Members (Enrollments, Eligibility), Memberships, Patient, Provider, Claims, Benefits, etc.



  • 10+ years’ experience working on MDM & data management related projects of which at least 2 years in an enterprise healthcare/health plan setting

  • Must have good understanding of Master Data Management (MDM) architectures and business processes

  • Must have hands-on experience with data modelling, data mapping, data validation, match and merge rules, survivorship rules, UI and dashboard design and configuration

  • Experience in operationalizing MDM solutions, job scheduling, workflow management, alerts and notifications

  • Familiarity with Reference Data Management, data transformation, data cleansing and standardization

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of data integration, data quality, data architecture and Master Data Management project life cycle phases, best practices and processes

  • Understanding of various source system applications and data nuances in healthcare and life sciences solutions

  • Reltio implementation experience is a plus

  • Basic knowledge on Service Oriented Architecture


  • Big 5 experience highly desirable.

  • Strong executive presence with demonstrated experience managing and chartering senior leadership decision making

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities, while effectively managing time and workload expectations

  • Experience working with business community implementing processes and practices relative to data governance and data quality management

  • Excellent communication skills and capability to engage with customers, stakeholders to drive MDM design-decisions

  • Define implementation roadmap for MDM capabilities based on data source dependencies and use case priorities

  • Provide estimates, collaborate on project schedule, and contribute to project plan through documentation of tasks and requirements

  • Must be based in the Portland, OR area or within 3 or so hours driving distance of Portland (no further than Seattle, WA). Must also be willing to travel on occasion, if necessary

  • Preference is for full time but open to a contract arrangement

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In addition to a competitive package, we promise rich opportunities for you to succeed, to shine, to exceed even your own expectations. In keeping with Fresh Gravity’s challenger ethos, we have developed the 5Dimensions (5D) benefits program. This program recognizes the multiple dimensions within each of us and seek to provide opportunities for deep development across these dimensions. Enrich Myself; Enhance My Client; Build my Company, Nurture My Family; and Better Humanity.