Job Description

3.00 to 10.00 Years
DALLAS [United States]
Job Overview:As a Senior Data & Analytics Architect you will be tasked with understanding our clients’ business goals and developing a strategy to support a successful implementation. This strategy should capitalize on technology insights to improve the value of analytical data, improve effectiveness of information stewardship, and streamline the flow of data in the organization. After gaining in-depth understanding of the client’s business challenges, our architects apply experience-based insight and use state-of-the-art tools and techniques to identify the best solutions. A Senior Data & Analytics Architect is also viewed as a local thought leader in the Data space. They are tasked with growing local talent and expanding the local data & analytics delivery capabilities.Specific responsibilities for the Senior Data & Analytics Architect position include:Interpret and deliver impactful plans that specify strategy and improve data integration, data quality and data science delivery in support of business initiatives and roadmaps to achieve results.Collaborate with end users, development staff, and business analysts to ensure that prospective data architecture plans maximize the value of client data across the organization.Articulate architectural differences between solution methods and the advantages/disadvantages of each.Participate in the gathering of functional requirements and offer insight in the functional design process.Ensures that technical requirements are met and deployable/demonstrable.Initiate, evaluate, and influence data projects based on the perspective of the client’s entire organization.Set standards for data management and conceive projects needed to eliminate the gap between current state and future goals.Hands-on project and development work, as demanded by the project and client role.Apply detailed knowledge of organizational procedures to make independent decisions and serve as a credible resource for the client’s senior management team.Motivates teams to deliver high-quality work, add-value to client and collaborate across business units.Aligns work to Account strategy and/or roadmap.Proactively establishes new relationships with senior-level decision-makers, influencers, and connectors.Participates and supports client culture.Empowers team leads and supports their decisions; encourages dialogue within and across project teams.Recognizes members for efforts and accomplishments; shares success with entire team.Coaches team leads to effectively address and resolve conflicts and develops future leaders.Creates stretch opportunities and inspires confidence in others’ abilities.Identifies and closes technical skill gaps within or across teams.Aligns self-development with organizational technology strategy.Helps drive innovation/ Technology thought leadership by identifying emerging trends and solutions that fuel growth for clients.Specific qualifications for the Senior Data & Analytics Architect position include:Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, MIS or equivalent combination of education and experience.Ability to think strategically and relate architectural decisions/recommendations to business needs and client culture.Experience in the design and implementation of data architecture solutions.Familiarity with BI tools such as Tableau and Microsoft Power BI.Experience with data integration tools such as SSIS or Informatica.Familiarity with modern data architectures and concepts such as streaming, Big Data as a Service, schema on read and real-time data access.Experience with at least two different RDBMS, such as Teradata, Oracle or MS SQL server