Job Number: 20022449

Location: Dublin, OH

Date Posted: 9-26-2017

Job Title: Healthcare Data Project Manager

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What Healthcare Data Project Management contributes to Fuse by Cardinal Health

Our Healthcare Data Project Manager plays a key/critical role at Fuse by Cardinal Health in realizing business value through the application of project management knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to meet project objectives specifically related to data analytics, data ingestion and data lake / big data architecture implementation.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the project management initiating, planning, executing, monitoring/controlling, and closing processes.
  • Understands the elements of building data analytics systems including data extraction / ingestion tools and techniques, data transformation and loading.
  • Understands modern software development techniques (agile, scrum, XP, kanban) and how to manage projects utilizing these processes
  • Experience with cloud based infrastructures (AWS, Azure, GCP,, etc.) and managing projects utilizing them
  • Monitors performance and recommends scope, schedule, cost or resource adjustments
  • connects short-term demands to long-term implications, in alignment with the supporting business case.
  • Prioritizes multiple tasks while meeting deadlines
  • communicates project status (health, forecast, issues, risks, etc.) to stakeholders in an open and honest fashion.
  • Effectively balances competing workstreams including but not limited to scope, quality, schedule, funding, budget, resources, and risk, to manage project success.
  • Provides input to contracts, reviews contracts to ensure completeness of scope and appropriate accountability based on role and/or responsibility.
  • Negotiates with stakeholders to obtain the resources necessary for successful project execution.


  • Bachelors Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years experience in related field preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products preferred
  • Experience managing big data architecture projects/programs

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
  • Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
  • Projects may have significant and long-term impact
  • Provides solutions which may set precedent
  • Independently determines method for completion of new projects
  • Receives guidance on overall project objectives
  • Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Meet Gopikrishna

I started my career as an IT programming analyst and have progressed into management. Cardinal Health provides various training programs to help individuals be successful in their job and grow professionally. This is a great place to work because the people here strive to make a great difference in healthcare every day. Gopikrishna, Manager, Software Engineering