Job Description :
Senior Data Architect
4 Months
Des Moines, IA

Short Description:
The Department of Human Services, Division of Information Technology is developing a new Bureau of Enterprise Architect and IT in search of an Senior Data Architect.
Complete Description:
The Department of Human Services, Division of Information Technology is looking for a highly motivated and skilled IT Professional to make a strategic impact in the department’s development of enterprise Data Architecture on our Enterprise Architecture team! In this role you would apply strategic thinking to create, influence and communicate technical plans, strategies, and data globally and across all levels of the Department of Human Services.
This position will be working full-time on a large Enterprise Information Architecture program that requires an advanced Data Architect and business intelligence skillset while also interacting with the department’s database support team. The program involves developing an information architecture platform that may consist of, but is not limited to, the following features:
A comprehensive data governance program – including policies, standards, and data governance software
An advanced data analytics platform for business intelligence and predictive analytics – including a data lake, data warehouse
Conceptual, logical and physical data models for each data domain
Metadata Management, master data management and reference data management
Act as a subject matter expert for information architecture, including the concepts on master data management, reference data management, and metadata management
Lead the team in creating a data governance program, including the documenting of data governance requirements for the purchase of data governance software
Analyze data stored in a disparate set of systems to produce data requirements and provide architectural and decision support direction
Use industry standards and/or best practices to develop data integration patterns that will work with heterogeneous technologies
Lead the project team through the process of identifying inconsistencies in data structures (e.g. duplicate data fields) and resolving accordingly
Provide a consultative approach with business users, asking questions to understand the business needs for business intelligence and other data analysis techniques
Be accountable for integrity and quality of data, ensuring the information meets customer needs
Understand how the data interacts with the application code
Ability to prioritize and manage concurrent projects, demonstrate initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
Ability to read, understand and create design documents
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Skills Required:
Experience with data dictionaries, data catalogs and/or other metadata management solutions 10 Years
Experience designing/architecting business intelligence/reporting platforms 10 Years
Experience integrating data from multiple systems built using heterogeneous technologies 10 Years
Experience with ETL and other data movement techniques 10 Years
Exceptional analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities 10Years
Strong written, technical documentation and oral communication skills 10 Years
Experience with iterative and/or Agile Scrum development methodologies 10 Years
Understanding of data warehouse design and dimensional modeling 10 Years
Experience working with Services Oriented Architecture-based systems 5 Years
Experience with ETL techniques 5 Years
Experience working with Microsoft Power BI for business analytic/business intelligence 5 Years