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Data Architect - Owings Mills MD
Ref No.: 17-03014
Location: Owings Mills, Maryland
Job Title : Data Architect
Location : Owings Mills MD
Position Type : Contract
Rate : DOE

US Citizen, Green Card, TN, GC EAD and H4 EAD only No Third-party agencies corp to corp.

Job Description:

  • Degree in technical, engineering or related quantitative field with 10+ years of experience.
  • Expert level hands-on experience with RDBMS platforms like Oracle, DB2 & MySQL.
  • Expert level hands-on SQL & Procedural SQL coding skills – past experience in a DBA role helping performance tune queries and data stores in a plus.
  • Hands on experience with No SQL Databases like Cassandra & Dynamo DB & Big Data solutions like Hadoop, Hive, Pig etc.
  • Data modeling & solution design experience in OLTP & OLAP environments.
  • Experience designing & managing Data Marts & Data Warehouse platforms. Prior experience with large MPP appliances and/or Cloud Solutions in the space such as Azure or AWS Redshift a plus.
  • Strong analytics & reporting skills – experience with BI tools like Tableau, Tibco Spotfire, MS Power BI, data blending tools like Alteryx, data virtualization platforms & reporting platforms such as Business Objects, Microstrategy etc. Additional exposure to machine learning & data science techniques would be a big plus.
  • Strong data integration skills and experience especially around moving large data sets in batch & near real time across cloud & ground desired.
  • Demonstrated success engaging business partners in a consultative manner and turning business concepts into well designed technology solutions.
  • Expertise in building internet scale solutions in the cloud preferred.
  • Business value focused mindset balancing tactical and strategic needs.
  • Interest in learning the marketing and distribution space – prior experience in the financial services industry / asset management space preferred.
  • Proven ability to work well and influence others. Strong inter-personal skills, written and verbal communication skills, ability to generate great content and present them effectively.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of agile development methodologies.