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Reference # : 17-00534 Title : Senior Data Modeler
Location : Montclair, NJ
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : 7 Years Start Date : 05/19/2017  
TITLE:  Sr. Data Modeler
Location: Clifton, NJ
Type: Contract
  • Identify best approach for accessing various data sources for use in the overall reporting solution.
  • Review source systems to understand the data models as input into the downstream EDW data model.
  • Develop data model and related architecture to provide analytical data at the appropriate level of detail in a manner that is efficient.
  • Develop data models based on the key business requirements of the university stakeholders.
  • Review control and master data across multiple source applications and shadow systems to identify an approach to align attributes in a consistent manner that supports data repositories that can be leveraged by ETL load programs and data retrieval in the EDW.
  • Design new and assess existing data models for peak performance and efficient data retrieval.
  • Review existing data models to prevent redundancy in the future data model.
  • Lead the development of an architecture that accommodates current business requirements while offering a solution that is robust and scalable to accommodate future business requirements and data growth
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills while interfacing with project team, customers and stakeholders.
  • Assist with development and implementation of the long-term data governance strategy for the university.
  • Lead business requirements and detailed design sessions with business users and project team.
  • Demonstrate the ability to ask appropriate line of questions that probe users for requirements needed to build logical data model.
  • Bring industry experience in data warehousing and business intelligence solutions and best practices.
  • Demonstrate the ability to estimate level of effort to produce key deliverables and report status of progress to project manager.
  • Work with DBA and system admin team to produce physical data model from the logic data model.
  • Guide and Collaborate with ETL developers to identify best practice approach to Stage 1 and Stage 2 ETL deliverables.
  • Collaborate with developers of presentation layer (Reports, Dashboards, etc.) to develop solutions that access the underlying data model in the most efficient method.
  • Produce quality deliverables in areas of business requirements documentation, logical data modeling, physical modeling, database tuning, meta-data implementation and data governance
  • Develop strategy for data clean-up and reconciliation across systems within scope of supporting delivery of the EDW or related components of the future state architecture.
  • 7 years of experience working as a data modeler
  • 3 years of recent experience in the position of a data modeler.
  • 5 years of experience as a lead data modeler implementing custom EDW solutions based on user specific requirements.
  • 5 years of experience in developing, validating and maintaining LOGICAL data models.
  • 5 years of experience in developing, validating and maintaining PHYSICAL data models
  • 5 years of hands-on experience in data architecture, data analysis and logical/physical data modeling (relational, dimensional, subject areas, and business models)
  • Expertise in gathering requirements from non-technical business users to Client foundation for a logical data model.
  • Expert in logical data modeling and design of star schemas, facts and dimensions.
  • Expert in producing key project deliverables on a BI/EDW project from analysis to Go-Live
  • Experience in design of solutions that provide user trend analysis and what if planning.
  • 5 year of experience with industry leading data modeling tools like ERStudio or Erwin
  • Experience with working with Business Analysts, ETL developers, Report/BI developers, DBAs and system admins in a collaborative manner
  • Experience with addressing performance issues (e.g., indexing and tuning SQL Queries)

  • Experience with building an EDW as part of a Higher Education institution Business Intelligence Strategy.
  • Understanding of Higher Education industry KPIs and delivery of solutions that support tracking of  KPIs
  • Knowledge of the Ellucian suite (e.g., Banner Student)  of products that support the Academic business area of a University
  • Experience as an ETL developer or deep understanding of ETL strategy and design
  • Exposure to PeopleSoft FSCM 9.2 (Finance and Supply Chain) as a source system
  • Exposure to Workday HR and Payroll as a source system.
  • Big 4 or Tier-one consulting experience as a data modeler on multiple engagements.
  • Experience working on teams that use a formal Project delivery methodology.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • The ability to teach others in the area of data modeling.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering other related field
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