Enterprise Data Architect

New York, NY 10020

Posted: 05/03/2017 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 203

Job Description


The Enterprise Data Architect will be the application information/data expert within the software development organization reporting to the Director of Software Architecture. He/She will be responsible for setting data architecture strategy, architecture, management, quality, ETL, modeling, warehouse design, data mart design, business intelligence, OLTP, development, goveranance, metadata/reference/master data. He/She will review, enhance or create models of data that enable/support the implementation of the intended business software architecture. He/She will create artifacts showing key data flows, understand corresponding entities, and create an inventory of the data needed to efficiently implement solutions and analytics. Additionally, this person would be responsible to establish a strategy for Big Data and Analytics capabilities.

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished thought leader, an innovator, self-motivated and solid communicator. Comfortable working with other architects, database administrators and software developers on performance, scalability and high availability around data best-practices. The ideal candidate will have a strong database programming background and has remained hands-on. He/She should understand how to communicate and socialize best practices within a software development community.
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 10+ years of experience in application data architecture supporting large scale software development projects within the SDLC.
  • Deep knowledge and strong experience with SQL and SPROC performance tuning in SQLServer
  • Hands on experience with non-relational database platforms (ideally MongoDB and ElasticSearch). Strong understanding of file, block and object storage.
  • Hands on software development and understanding of development languages desired but not required (Java, C#, Python, Ruby, etc)
  • Understanding of data transport protocols and data formats (XML, JSON)
  • Hands on experience with a variety of caching technologies and understands the pros/cons of each and appropriate use cases.
  • Highly motivated, competitive, entrepreneurial and attracted to challenging opportunities
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in a fast-pace environment and strong intellectual curiosity
  • Possess excellent collaboration skills with internal teams and business stakeholders
  • Is a self-starter with integrity and accountability in the work they perform
  • Experience in interfacing with multiple information technology application and infrastructure development and support areas within an enterprise.
  • Experience in conducting architecture and security reviews for a proposed solution
  • Familiarity with network architecture and topologies
  • Familiarity with APIs, web services and SOA
  • Familiar with database vulnerabilities and how to prevent them
  • Experience with cloud (AWS preferred) and on-premise private clouds


Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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