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Data Architect - Fort Worth, TX
Ref No.: 17-04030
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Job Title:  Data Architect
Job Location:  Fort Worth, TX
Position Type: Contract
Rate: DOE
US Citizen, Green Card, GC-EAD and H4-EAD preferred- No Third Party C2C Candidates

Job Description
•            Hadoop, Spark, and Hbase
•            Agile development methodology and the Scaled Agile Framework
•            Messaging technologies such as TIBCO and Kafka
•            Designing conceptual, logical and physical data models using industry standard tools (ideally PowerDesigner)
•            Dimensional modeling, data warehousing and Big Data concepts along with traditional normalization and entity-relationship data modeling techniques
•            Teradata, DB2, SQL Server, Oracle or other relational database management systems
•            Data quality and data governance tools
•            ETL, and application concepts, practices and procedures
•            An appreciation for and ability to create and maintain high quality metadata
Professional / Personal Skills
•            Experience in effective communication at different levels (i.e. junior team members, peers, management, senior management) of the organization
•            Experience in providing technical data design guidance and direction
•            Ability to build strong relationships across organizations
•            Ability to demonstrate innovation and creativity when faced with challenging situations
•            Strong leadership and problem solving skills
•            Excellent interpersonal skills
•            Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Education / Experience Requirements:
•            BS / MS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience in the field
•            7+ years of experience in enterprise data architecture, data modeling, and data design
•            Knowledge of the railroad and/or freight transportation industry helpful