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What you’ll be doing...

As a Data Architect, you’ll drive innovation, profitability, revenue, and business growth opportunities by applying advanced database modeling skills with Real-time/data warehouse data architecture design principles to support metrics, analytics, and self-service business intelligence across the enterprise. You will lead projects with a strong focus on business knowledge coupled with a deep understanding of data organization, database design, data governance strategy, ER data modeling, metadata, data lineage, data classification and taxonomy, table design, data security, semantic layer view design, data catalog, data linkage designs supporting a unified data model to be used across the organization for Analytics, Operational reporting, Executive dashboards, scorecards, Regulatory reporting, AI/ML, and data insights.

You will support Data Architecture warehouse projects that at the core drive data insights and analytics, marketing effectiveness, channel optimization, improved customer experience, customer acquisition, and metrics used to measure compliance and improve operational efficiency. You will work on a cross-functional team of talented UI developers, business clients, software designers, and data engineers to play a key role in requirements, design, and in developing and delivering the next generation enterprise data warehouse solutions required by the business for insights on new product offerings and services, tactical data warehouse and big data integration, and self-service metrics and business intelligence reporting.

You’ll gather detailed business requirements from clients, work with enterprise architects and work jointly on data designs to support applications/metrics, design data interfaces and stores as required, lead data architecture and data product deliverables, and oversee development and QA activities supporting data governance, Operational reporting, insights, and analytics.

  • Gaining a deep understanding of business domain data and how it is used for metrics, analytics, and AI/ML data designs.
  • Leading efforts developing metric designs and data architecture blueprints and strategy for developers, and end-user teams.
  • Ensuring the integrity of data designs and governance for data products.
  • Initiating data design and reviews of high-level design requirements.
  • Being proficient in all modeling techniques – Data Flow, ER Diagram, Conceptual, Logical and Physical.
  • Providing metadata and data taxonomy management.
  • Master Data Management architecture planning and implementation.
  • Implementation/designs for data security classification and protection.
  • Building strong working relationships and develop deep partnerships with the business.
  • Leading large portfolio with Operational reporting projects and deliver innovative technical solutions to solve problems and improve productivity and business outcomes.
  • Serving in a SME role and leading the design and development of the Unified Data Model enhancements to ensure optimal self-service user experiences.
  • Working collaboratively with clients, developers, and QA analytics to design and implement solutions in production.
  • Being a subject matter expert on the enterprise data model and a mentor to junior team members.
  • Leading and driving an analytics data architecture culture through technical innovation by actively researching and benchmarking new tools, industry best practices, new theories, techniques, and technologies

What we’re looking for...

You are a master at organizing and understanding data and effective data management and data architecture. You have a highly professional work ethic, and can offer value add suggestions for data organization and solutions, understand complex business processes. You thrive in a data-centric environment with extensive data stores across enterprise domains. You’re a creative thinker who likes to explore and uncover issues, suggest and validate improved solutions. You are decisive and results-oriented. You are great at influencing up, down, and across groups, and you take satisfaction in mentoring others. Communicating what you’ve uncovered in a way that can be easily understood by others is one of your strengths supported by a solid technical background as a data architect and senior business analyst.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant data architecture, data strategy and business analysis work experience.
  • Experience in leading data architecture and design projects and delivering from end to end.
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing and Data Lake architectures.
  • Experience with the EDM Council framework -Data Management Capability Assessment Model (DCAM) or similar frameworks for data governance.
  • Data Catalog experience.
  • Master Data Management knowledge, and experience.
  • Experience creating data architecture diagrams/flows, presentation slideware, and other architecture artifacts from requirements and business users using ERwin Data Modeler or a similar toolsets.
  • SQL experience.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, or Information Systems.
  • Experience in data warehouse environments designing backend ETL and database design solutions supporting metrics, analytics, reporting, and insights.
  • Experience working with the IBM Cloud Pak® for Data (icp4d) product or similar product.
  • Experience designing/developing analytics BI systems, metrics, and KPI’s.
  • Experience with Teradata, MS SQL Server, and Hive/Presto, PostgreSQL, and Cassandra
  • Strong understanding of corporate data security roles and data classification (onshore, offshore, off-premise).
  • Expertise in data management and data analysis with relational databases and in big data Hadoop environments.
  • Experience building Marketing, Prospect, Cross Channel, MDM, and Customer Data Platform data solutions.
  • Exposure to NLP and Chatbot technology use cases or projects.
  • Experience/exposure to data solutions platformed on Google Cloud Platform (GCP).
  • Working knowledge of Teradata and AWS.

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