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Senior Technical Lead

Location: Surrey, British Columbia

Status: Contract F/T

Posted On: 01/31/2013



Our client is currently seeking a Senior Technical Lead to perform work as it relates to the tasks required for the pre-implementation, strategic change management and project implementation/rollout tasks to implement a Commercially Available off the Shelf (COTS) solution and related standard business processes.


Surrey, BC


6-month contract with possible 18-month extension.


The technical lead will provide direction to and coordinate the work of the technical teams and implementation of the technical solution as assigned. The technical lead will:

·         Lead the solution architect, technical, security and data conversion teams/work.

·         Ensure all technical components are aligned.

·         Ensure delivery of products related to architecture (including system interfacing/integrating), technology, security, and data conversion and migration are completed as appropriate/assigned.

·         Work with the Provincial Project Manager, vendor and SMEs to identify a data conversion strategy, including approach for data standardization, consolidation and migration.

·         Conduct work and assist in coordinating activities for a COTS solution implementation including working with the vendor, technical groups and SMEs as appropriate to identify the requirements, design and implement solution architecture, and design, develop and convert/migrate data for the Health Authorities (HAs) to the new Solution, including data cleansing and mapping.

·         Work with HSSBC and support HAs technical resources as appropriate.

·         Collect status and communicate to the Provincial Project Manager on a regular basis.

·         Identify, manage and escalate technical related risks to the Provincial Project Manager as required.


·         Proven track record working and leading technical implementations on large multi entity projects;

·         Experience with system implementations;

·         Experience producing technical/systems documentation including technical architecture, technical use cases and test scenarios;

·         Experience identifying requirements for and facilitating acquisition of hardware and software;

·         Experience or be familiar with data models – conceptual, logical and physical, as well as data mapping;

·         Experience with data/system integration and data conversion/migration.

·         Experience conducting testing, including system, integration and regression testing.

·         Experience with release management including migration preparation and release.

·         Exceptional English language oral and written communication, facilitation, presentation and leadership skills


·         Familiarity or experience with system environment and infrastructure set up.

·         Experience within a healthcare environment

·         Knowledge of the workings of Medical Administration operations including the process of Credentialing and granting privileges to practitioners within the Health Authority environment/arena

·         COTS system implementation experience

·         Integration knowledge and experience implementing interfaces including but not limited to HL7 and XML

For more information, or to apply for the role, please contact Varsha Prashad at