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Data Architect
Ref No.: 18-02622
Location: torrance, California
Position Type:Contract
Timesheet Submission Frequency:Weekly
Invoice submission frequency:Monthly
Timesheet Instructions for Consultants:Time/Expenses are to be entered on Kaygen s JobDiva Portal
Description: Responsibilities
   Influence projects/initiatives and drive decisions related to data
   including data quality, data architecture and data management best
   Provide expert data modeling and data validation services that produce
   flexible, extensible data structure design solutions that support
   effective business decisions
   Map entities to use cases and business requirements and assist in the
   development of data services.
   Create and manage and array of data design deliverables including data
   models, data diagrams, data flows and corresponding data dictionary
   Develop standards for database design and implementation of various
   strategic data architecture initiatives around master data management,
   data quality, data management policies/standards, data governance and
   metadata management
   Serve as an advocate for the data architecture team and data management
   discipline, policies and standards across the enterprise
   Assist in determining the effectiveness of existing technologies and
   processes in relation to the data architecture, create necessary
   implementation/migration plans, and recommend new solutions as required
Daily Tasks Performed
'• Lead key business critical projects in the capacity of a Data Architect and Advisor • Define Data Architecture standards, best practices and participate in governance activities • Lead key data architecture & data management initiatives • Review business requirements and technical design documents to develop effective data and database solutions • Create, maintain and define Conceptual, Logical, and Physical Data Models for various Honda manufacturing projects using relational theory and dimensional modeling, align them to Enterprise Architecture • Provide insight into logical business data requirement to work with DBAs to support physical data model considerations • Define, maintain and adhere to enterprise modeling standards • Develop ETL specification and document data migration mappings and transformations for data warehouse loading
   Bachelor's Degree, or Master's Degree in Computer Science, or applicable
   field of study.
   Proven background of designing and implementing architectural solutions
   which involve strategic and tactical business needs.
   Strong technical understanding of data modeling, design and architecture
   principles and techniques across master data, transaction data and
   derived/analytic data
   Deep knowledge of best practices through relevant experience across
   data-related disciplines and technologies, particularly for
   enterprise-wide data architectures, data management, data governance and
   data warehousing
   Highly competent with relational database design and structured query
   language (SQL).
   Highly competent with data modeling using industry leading tools like
   ERWIN or ERStudio
   Experience with Big Data and Big Data on Cloud
   Master Data Management & Data Governance
Business Experience
5-8 years of experience in data architecture principles, methods, techniques and technologies
'• Expert level understanding of  Modern Data Warehouse Concepts • 3-4 Years of experience with Big Data platforms • Understanding of advance analytics needs such as Predictive/Cognitive Analytics concepts • Exposure to cloud based data & analytics solutions