Enterprise Data Architect

Confidential Company  •  Fort Worth, TX
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18 by Cynet Sytems
Confidential Company
Fort Worth, TX
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 02/22/18 Cynet Sytems

Job Description:

  • Client is seeking a qualified Enterprise Data Architect to work with IT professionals and business leaders to provide services in support of the development of client?s future state data architecture and application modernization activities. 
  • These data architectures must be developed with knowledge and awareness of current client data design standards while maintaining an open-minded approach to new ideas for future data designs that meet the needs of the business and satisfy the organization?s information systems requirements.
  • The professional in this role must be capable of providing services in support of:
  • The development of conceptual, logical and physical data models support our existing and future Enterprise Data Architecture
  • Creating and maintaining processes for gathering high quality metadata
  • An understanding and appreciation for fundamental issues relate to data quality initiatives.
  • The development and maintenance of high quality data design strategies, guidelines, principles and standards.
  • Mentoring and education, along with technical guidance and direction on data modeling/design and Metadata requirements to data designers in the application development teams utilizing Agile development processes.
  • Participation in quality assurance of conceptual, logical and physical data models

Technical / Business Skill requirements include:

  • Experience in designing conceptual, logical and physical data models using industry standard tools(e.g. PowerDesigner, ERwin)
  • Expertise in the normalization process and entity-relationship data modeling techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience with enterprise data architecture methodology and frameworks (e.g. TOGAF)
  • Knowledge in using data quality and data governance tools (Information Analyzer & Quality Stage,
  • Information Governance Catalog)
  • Knowledge of Agile development and the Scaled Agile Framework
  • Knowledge of dimensional modeling, data warehousing and Big Data concepts
  • Knowledge of current trends in data technologies: data services, data virtualization, data integration, Master Data Management, Hadoop/Big Data
  • Knowledge in a variety of database, ETL, and application concepts, practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of NoSQL, graph, Kafka and other non-relational data storage technologies
  • Specific knowledge of the railroad and/or freight transportation industry

Professional / Personal Skill requirements include:

  • Exceptional and clearly understandable English in support of both verbal and written communication requirements
  • Experience in effective communication at different levels (i.e. junior team members, peers, management, senior management) of the organization
  • Experience in providing technical data design guidance and direction
  • Ability to facilitate small groups of application development and/or business users during data requirements and design sessions
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work with business and development teams to convey the value of enterprise data modeling, data quality and data governance practices

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