Data Architect

Location: Pittsburgh

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Job overview: Currently seeking an experienced Data Architect to assist in a critical role on our journey in making data a strategic asset. This role requires an individual with strong technical and business acumen to ensure that the right message is communicated to business, while ensuring that the data strategies are followed from a technical perspective.

What You Will Do • Design, develop and optimizes data warehouses, with flexible and scalable data and ETL architecture, to support business users and Business Intelligence (BI) applications in Azure • Analyzes business intelligence data and makes recommendations for data warehouse growth and integration an application/business function • Implement Azure data services including Azure Synapse, Azure Data Lake, Azure Data Factory, Azure Purview and Power BI • 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 • Develop techniques, methods, design approaches for organizing and enriching both structured and unstructured data • Defining & setting standards, guidelines including position on what technologies should be used for what capabilities (target states, reference architecture / and technologies for various data and analytics capabilities) • Demonstrated experience in providing data solutions design to enable better data within the organization • The Design and implementation of data models and reusable services to securely provide availability of data assets

Who You Are • 10+ years’ experience in data warehousing focused on data and ETL architecture to service variety of consumption patterns • Proven capabilities in architecting data in assessing platform capabilities integrated with security and privacy under data governance umbrella • Proven track record in establishing Global Data / Information Architecture. Deep understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information and metadata models, taxonomies, and the challenges of applying structured techniques to un-structured sources • Deep understanding of Master Data, Integration, Data Quality and Security • Proven stakeholder management skills with strong communication and persuasion skills, including the ability to translate the information architecture contribution to business outcomes into simple briefings for Senior Management • Strong integrated consultancy skills with the demonstrated ability to influence and manage the expectations of senior business stakeholders, IT management and internal/external partners. • Data modeling and information classification expertise at the enterprise level. Strong knowledge of information management concepts, data warehousing, data analytics platforms and relational database engines. Experience in successfully rolling out MDM, BI, and data warehousing implementations

As a contractor with the Federal government, we have implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy in states where we are permitted by law, which requires all associates to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption. As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines or request a medical or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement.