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Data Architect
Ref No.: 17-00347
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Minimum Degree Level:Associate
Title:         Data Architect
Location:   Wilmington, DE
Duration:   3- 6 Months ( Extension )


Qualifications:
Serve as the lead architect and expert for big data platform architecture and solutions.
Overall architecture and design of solutions to align business requirements to systems/technical requirements.
 
Responsibilities:
- Serve as a lead architect and be responsible for assigned architectural matters
- Working with the Enterprise Architects to ensure strategic designs and governance
- Responsible for contributing to architectural designs and decisions, standards setting, and peer reviews
- Provide data architecture for major data driven projects by understanding and evaluating business requirements and translating them into specific database solutions
- Working with the business to achieve data governance including MDM, data dictionaries and stewardship
- Continuing to enhance the breadth of data underlying the corporate data lakes, data marts, cubes and warehouses, providing ease of access by data consumers whilst ensuring the data architecture strategy will meet the long term business needs
- Following policies, procedures, controls and processes for the architecture, development and testing life-cycle
- Planning the next generation(s) of the data storage, transition & alignment with industry best practice
- Continuing to enhance the capabilities and strategies for document, content and knowledge management
- Developing data architecture frameworks to include MDM, data dictionaries, ownership, stewardship, mastering, lineage of data etc.
- New data technologies like Hadoop, HBase, Hive, NoSQL, MapReduce, columnar database, MongoDB, etc. are a strong plus
Qualifications:
- 10+ years' experience in data and/or information management
- 5+ years building data solutions; able to understand business demands and articulate an appropriate response
- Experience and readiness to deliver in other areas of data architecture such as: CRM, MDM, Knowledge Management, Records Management and Archiving
- Strong ability to facilitate decision making and collaboration necessary for key data architecture issues within a peer group
- Understanding of cloud – PaaS and SaaS technologies
- Is comfortable learning and adopting new technologies; experiments with a wide range of technologies; encourages others to learn and adopt new technologies
- Experienced in setting Information Strategy and executing that strategy over time while aligning to business requirements and providing business value
- Experienced in setting up and/or managing Data Management practices, processes, and roles