Reference # 19-00815 Title Data Architect
Location Gilbert, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 20-01-2020 --- 20-07-2020
Description
Schedule: Monday-Thursday 7AM-6PM
JOB SUMMARY:

The data architect's role is to serve as a subject matter expert and perform tasks that contribute to the organization's use of data driven decisions. Daily activities include assisting the in revising enterprise conceptual, logical, and physical data models; creating data models that conform to existing standards and conventions; providing leadership and guidance with enterprise data strategies; revising data dictionary definitions, governance practices, and standards; and partnering with security to ensure compliance with data security and privacy mandates. Additional responsibilities include end-to end data lifecycle management activities, evaluating and recommending new and emerging data management and storage technologies and standards, and ensuring consistency between data management, enterprise storage and all other technical system components. This role encompasses all aspects of data management, conceptual, logical, and physical.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILTIES:
Define and document standards, frameworks and reference architectures.
Work closely with other teams to deliver new environments and resolve problems related to existing infrastructure.
Determine database structural requirements by analyzing client operations, applications, and programming; review objectives with clients; evaluate current systems.
Develop database solutions by designing proposed system; define database physical structure and functional capabilities, security, back-up, and recovery specifications.
Manage systems for reporting and data acquisition.
Provide insight into the changing database storage and utilization requirements for the company and offer suggestions for solutions.
Analyze database implementation methods to make sure they are in line with company policies and any external regulations that may apply.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, using initiative to anticipate needs in areas of responsibility.
Ability to work with business and development teams to convey the value of enterprise data modeling, data quality and data governance practices.
Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or other technically relevant area
5-7 years of experience with information technology programs and services, with demonstrated expertise in enterprise data management and related technologies.
Experience with enterprise data management technologies, including database platforms, ETL tools, and SQL.
Understanding of API's
Knowledge of Project Management/Agile development methodology and concepts.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with diverse group of executives, managers and subject matter experts.

KNOWLEDGE OF:
Databases
Business analytics
Reporting standards
Project Management
API (Application Program Interface)

SKILL IN:
Communications with all levels of the organization
Presentation of data
Evaluating and finding data sources

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
Light lifting
Medium stress environment
General office surrounding (possible trailer for a year)