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I have a client located in Wayne, PA who is looking for a Data Architect.  

This is a permanent position.  

Job Requirement

Requirements:  

  • Work with cross-functional teams of business and technology stakeholders to fully comprehend documented business requirements and ensure that new and existing information assets are identified, stewarded, and leveraged across the enterprise
  • Analyze business requirements and define information systems data solutions (source to target data mapping, data lineage, data validation, and transformation rules) to address complex business needs
  • Translate business requirements into usable information architecture which may include an enterprise data model, metadata, common business vocabulary, ontology, taxonomies, etc.
  • Guide enterprise solution development and achieve consistency of information assets across the application portfolio
  • Assist in the development of and maintain a metadata management and repository strategy to manage all enterprise information architecture project artifacts
  • Leverage data integration tools (Informatica or comparable) to profile data and to improve data quality and accuracy as well as reduce software defects
  • Generate and present schematic diagrams to convey design concepts and details to multiple recipients including but not limited to, business partners and technologists
  • Provide accurate and substantiated design effort estimates for assigned projects
  • Oversee consistent on-time delivery of quality deliverables that meet agreed upon plans
  • Enforce data architectural standards; establish and maintain best practices; and drive the principles throughout the systems delivery lifecycle

Education Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree required in Computer Science, Information Science, or similar field

Skill Preferences:  

  • 5-7 years of work experience in data modeling, systems analysis and design
  • Hands on experience in the development and design of functional and non-functional technical specifications for complex systems
  • Deep knowledge of the data standards and contemporary architectural principles
  • Command of enterprise architecture to ensure ongoing alignment, driving the technical roadmap for key applications and platforms
  • Experience with enterprise integration applications or techniques a plus
  • Experience with analytical tools and Business Intelligence tools and visualization (Tableau)
  • Working knowledge of relational databases (RDB) and RDB design with the ability to create and read entity relationship diagrams
  • Familiarity with different SDLC Methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of one or more of the following databases: Oracle, SQL Server, Teradata
  • Experience with Big Data and Cloud architecture

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