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Data Steward Lead

Date:  Feb 2, 2023

West Sacramento, CA, US, 95605-1630

Req ID:  14712

Be part of a team that unleashes the power of leading-edge technologies to help improve the health and well-being of those most vulnerable in our country and communities. Working at Gainwell carries its rewards. You’ll have an incredible opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. You’ll add to your technical credentials and certifications while enjoying a generous, flexible vacation policy and educational assistance. We also have comprehensive leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.




As a(n) Data Steward Lead  at Gainwell, you can contribute your skills as we harness the power of technology to help our clients improve the health and well-being of the members they serve — a community’s most vulnerable. Connect your passion with purpose, teaming with people who thrive on finding innovative solutions to some of healthcare’s biggest challenges. Here are the details on this position.

Your role in our mission


  • Reviews and oversees database environment activity and volume. Highlights issues for concern such as, lack of appropriate resources and ensures that appropriate corrections are implemented.
  • Provides thought leadership for database management systems (DBMS) teams in responding to database outages and recoveries in critical client-impacting situations. Maintains call-out lists and schedules.
  • Provides technical expertise and coordinates activities of multiple database management systems (DBMS) resources on a large account or multiple smaller accounts.
  • Provides technical database consultation on application development, global infrastructure, and other database administration efforts related to specific DBMS. Functions as a decision-making authority on database design decisions to ensure that application solutions exhibit appropriate levels of performance, security, scalability, maintainability, and reliability upon deployment.
  • Provides work guidance and mentoring to less experienced personnel. Provides database related technical expertise to application development and global infrastructure efforts. Organizes and motivates teams. Ensures communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments, and objectives. Prepares periodic reports regarding unit activities and goal attainment progress.
  • Provides input to development of vision, specifies key performance requirements and defines technical critical success factors. Provides estimates for required database activities to project and account teams.
  • Assumes a lead role in influencing client expectations and ensuring client satisfaction in area of responsibility and related issues.
  • Reviews and performs complex analyses of DBMS products and features regarding their impact on database performance. Researches hardware and software products, recommends solutions and implements approved products.
  • May participate in proposal efforts and create strategies to win business in new markets or current accounts.

What we're looking for


  • Nine or more years of experience in data/database architecture (such as Python and Java, and database knowledge in Oracle, MySQL, SQL) with strong emphasis on data definitions/understanding/quality/analytics.
  • Experience working with Catalyst and/or equivalent client or vendor-mandated methodology
  • Experience working with differences between database structures (e.g., transaction based vs. data warehouse)
  • Experience working with software packages or classes of packages (such as Java, .NET, C++, OpenJDK, Python, R) within technical expertise, 
  • Strong project planning and estimating skills related to area of expertise, Strong communication skills and good leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
  • Experience in Healthcare (such as Medicaid/Medicare)


What you should expect in this role


  • Remote within the State of California


The pay range for this position is $92,900 - $132,700 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. Put your passion to work at Gainwell. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. All salaried, full-time candidates are eligible for our generous, flexible vacation policy, a 401(k) employer match, comprehensive health benefits, and educational assistance. We also have a variety of leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.


We believe nothing is impossible when you bring together people who care deeply about making healthcare work better for everyone. Build your career with Gainwell, an industry leader. You’ll be joining a company where collaboration, innovation, and inclusion fuel our growth. Learn more about Gainwell at our company website and visit our Careers site for all available job role openings.


Gainwell Technologies is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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