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Edwards Lifesciences Informatica MDM Solution Architect, Enterprise Data Office in Irvine, California

The Enterprise Data Office is committed to enabling business outcomes with consistent enterprise standards with master data management, data quality metrics and metadata management. The master data program and project initiatives in support of the EDO office requires strong technical, business and analytical skills in master data development, logical design, testing, monitoring and dashboarding. This role will require close collaboration with Enterprise & Business stewards, Data Architects, Business System Analysts and Developers worldwide to assist, define and ensure adherence to establish reference architecture and data management principles. This year, we have two major MDM initiatives to implement Supplier Master and Health Care Provider (HCP) Master.

The Informatica MDM Solution Architectwill establish and maintain enterprise and/or domain level MDM architecture through the stages of planning, design, execution, and operation. In doing so, you will also develop and promulgate the standards and practices necessary to realize and sustain systems in accordance with established architectural plans and designs.


  • Install and perform administration functions for the Informatica MDM architecture/platform within AWS Environment. Configuring Informatica multi-domain MDM platform.

  • Lead design, configuration and development of Informatica MDM and its custom objects. Own technical deliverables including the codebase.

  • Develop "data models", and define MDM rules for best matching algorithm, configure identity matching and workflows.

  • Implement master data management processes including master data attributes, survivorship, HCP/supplier master onboarding, enrichment sources, bulk upload, data quality validations and golden records publication.

  • Collaborate and interact with enterprise data stewards, architects and business groups on the technical implementation of MDM.

  • Participate and contribute to data source identification, data mapping, functional design and detail design.

  • Ensure MDM design adheres to best practices and reference architecture and exceeds quality metrics and SLAs.

  • Educate business and strategic partners on the value of master data management, issue remediation and maintenance. Assist Enterprise Domain Data Specialist/Stewards, Business Data Stewards and Business Process Owners to achieve master data quality & monitoring goals.

  • Develop proof of concept prototypes for next-generation master data management, data quality and integrity assessment tool sets

  • Participate in testing activities at all levels to include (test plans, test cases and test scripts), support fixes as necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Mathematics or a related discipline.

  • 10+ years of experience in Information Technology with a comprehensive understanding of enterprise master data strategies and best practices within a global, matrixed organization.

  • 6+ years of experience with Informatica MDM design, implementation, and building and customizing of services.

  • Expertise on Informatica MDM Multi Domain Edition 10.0 + and its accelerators (e.g., Customer 360, Supplier 360, Supplier Portal etc.).

  • Expertise in Hierarchy, Data Modeling, Workflow, Informatica Web UI, Informatica Cloud Connectors, Match & Merge, Inbound/ Outbound Integration, Dashboards.

  • Experience leading more than one end to end Informatica MDM implementation project and coordinating with onsite/offshore teams.

  • Experience having led an implementation in one or more of the following domains: HCP master data domain, Supplier master data domain, and/or Item master domain.

  • Experience in integrating business applications with Informatica MDM hub (e.g. SOA/TIBCO, ETLs (Informatica PowerCenter and Informatica Cloud), Event Driven Architecture, Data integration).

  • Exposure to Data Quality, Data Architecture and MDM best practices and processes. Working knowledge of IDQ will be a major factor.

  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Informatica Certifications

  • Good understanding of Java / Java script.

  • Familiar with Agile framework and DevOps.

  • Experience working in a multi-vendor engagement.

  • Strong leadership skills. Team lead experience is beneficial.

  • Ability to operate independently and provide insight into Informatica best practices.

  • Excellent documentation and interpersonal relationship skills with ability to drive achievement of objectives

  • Strong written and verbal communication including the ability to communicate to various levels of audience or to explain complex or technical matters in a manner suitable for non-technical audiences.


Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 13,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.