Sr Data Architect

American Express   •  

Phoenix, AZ

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


11 - 15 years

Posted 36 days ago

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We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learningand collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. Wehave their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time tospend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new careerpath, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into thebest future they envision. Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people. The powerful backing of American Express.Don’t make a difference without it.

Don’t live life without it.

If you build it right, business will grow.

Our Data Architects know that tapping the true value of data takes more than creating a blueprint and following it; it takes a strategic vision and deep experience. It’s the foundation that supports our company, our business partners and our customers. If creating the framework that’s the envy of the business world captures your imagination, build your career here.

The foundation of what you’ll be doing.

The responsibilities are extensive and complex, but here’s a rough outline.

  • Lead development of enterprise and platform-specific data strategies and data architectures
  • Take charge of data governance, master data management, metadata management and conceptual data modeling
  • Develop platform blueprint strategic directions to that support customer-facing applications, business applications, and/or internal end user applications
  • Transform logical data architectures into physical data designs on large or complex system
  • Work collaboratively with business and product teams to support changes and implementation


Are you up for the challenge?

  • Please include any education requirements, such as certifications, undergraduate or master degrees
  • 10+ years of data architecture and database development experience in a professional environment
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams of Data Engineers and Data Architects
  • Hands on expertise in developing data architecture for applications using a range of database management systems
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and application development

At the core of Data Architecture

Every member of our team must be able to demonstrate the following technical, functional, leadership and business core competencies, including:

  • Agile Practices
  • Database Design
  • Programming Languages and Frameworks
  • SDLC Methodologies and Practices
  • Business Analysis
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Management
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Coaching and Mentoring