Location: Remote
Role Type: Information Technology

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy & Planning

  • Develop and deliver long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision and standards in conjunction with data users, department managers, clients, and other key stakeholders.
  • Create short-term tactical solutions to achieve long-term objectives and an overall data management roadmap.
  • Establish processes for governing the identification, collection, and use of corporate metadata; take steps to assure metadata accuracy and validity.
  • Establish methods and procedures for tracking data quality, completeness, redundancy, and improvement.
  • Conduct data capacity planning, life cycle, duration, usage requirements, feasibility studies, and other tasks.
  • Create strategies and plans for data security, backup, disaster recovery, business continuity, and archiving.
  • Ensure that data strategies and architectures are in regulatory compliance.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Ensure the success of enterprise-level application rollouts (e.g.,ERP, SCM, CRM, SAP, PeopleSoft, etc.)
  • Liaise with vendors and service providers to select the products or services that best meet company goals.

Operational Management

  • Assess and determine governance, stewardship, and frameworks for managing data across the organization.
  • Develop and promote data management methodologies and standards.
  • Select and implement the appropriate tools, software, applications, and systems to support data technology goals.
  • Oversee the mapping of data sources, data movement, interfaces, and analytics, with the goal of ensuring data quality.
  • Collaborate with project managers and business unit leaders for all projects involving enterprise data.
  • Address data-related problems regardingsystems integration, compatibility, and multiple-platform integration.
  • Act as a leader and advocate of data management, including coaching, training, and career development to staff.
  • Develop and implement key components as needed to create testing criteria toguarantee the fidelity and performance of data architecture.
  • Document the data architecture and environment tomaintain a current and accurate view of the larger data picture.
  • Identify and develop opportunities for data reuse, migration, or retirement

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Hands-on experience with data architecting, data mining, large-scale data modeling, and business requirements gathering/analysis.
  • Direct experience in implementing enterprise data management processes, procedures, and decision support.
  • Strong understanding of relational data structures, theories, principles, and practices.
  • Strong familiarity with metadata management and associated processes.
  • Hands-onknowledge of enterprise repository tools, data modeling tools, data mapping tools, and data profiling tools.
  • Demonstrated expertise with repository creation, and data and information system life cycle methodologies.
  • Experience with business requirements analysis, entity relationship planning, database design, reporting structures, and so on.
  • Ability to manage data and metadata migration.
  • Experience with database platforms, including [...].
  • Understanding of Web services (SOAP, XML, UDDI, WSDL).
  • Object oriented programming experience (e.g.,using Java, J2EE, EJB, .NET, WebSphere, etc.).
  • Excellent client/user interaction skills to determine requirements.
  • Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques.
  • Proven project management experience.
  • Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

MINIMUM POSITION QUALIFICATIONS/EDUCATION

  • 5 plus years work experience as a data or information architect
  • College diploma or university degree in computer science, information systems, or computer engineering.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION

  • Experience in staffing
Internal Job ID: 124


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