Data Architect - Global Data & Content

Confidential Company  •  Westlake, TX
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18
Confidential Company
Westlake, TX
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/21/18

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Develop and implement processes and systems to extract knowledge or insights from data
  • Develop technical solutions that will streamline the current data development processes
  • Act as a funnel for ideas and collaborate with different teams to create new solutions
  • Research & identify new technologies to drive internal innovation
  • Solve complex business problems in a timely and robust manner
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance
  • Extract huge volumes of data from multiple internal and external sources
  • Explore and examine data from a variety of angles to determine hidden weaknesses, trends and/or opportunities
  • Communicate predictions and findings to management and IT departments through effective data visualizations and reports

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Enhance data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems.
  • Solid problem-solving skills, supported by a logical, methodical and thorough approach to implementation.
  • Specify quality checks that assure QA in data and one SVOT
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain collaborative work relationships at all levels.
  • Excellent writing and oral communications skills in English
  • Must be able to finish tasks with minimum supervision

Qualifications

Are You Qualified?

 

Must Have:

  • Educated to degree level from a numerate discipline (preferably Computer Science)
  • Hands on with “can do” attitude
  • Data mining knowledge and experience
  • Data modeling experience
  • Big Data Processing Platforms: Hadoop, Spark, Flink, etc.
  • Optimization
  • ScriptingLanguages (R, Python) and ability to learn new coding languages and programs
  • Software development principles (design patterns,)

Highly Desirable:

  • Understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms (k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests,…)
  • Visualization tools ( Desirable Qlik Sense or Microstrategy)
  • Agile methodologies
  • Platform experience, JIRA, Confluence
  • Big Dataarchitecture (i.e. kappa, lambda…)
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase

Soft Skills:

  • High communication skills
  • Team player
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Analytical skills
  • Self-management
  • Pro-activity
  • Out of the box thinking

 

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