Job Description :
Data Architect
Newton, MA
The Data Architect will play a key role to bring data and information to the forefront of the organization. The candidate should have experience architecting, designing and developing Data Warehouse/ Business Intelligence solutions as well as web applications. The candidate must have a keen sense for the business drivers, have a vision for the data strategy and help execute it. The candidate must be familiar with industry trends and best practices around Warehousing/BI and apply them appropriately.
Role / Responsibilities:
Lead the architecture, design, development of Data Warehousing /BI solutions and web applications
Define technical principles, vision, and standards for data within our BI platforms
Ensure the DW/BI design can scale to handle additional data demands, and can adapt to new business questions and data sets
Evaluate BI / Warehouse technology trends / developments and suggest improvements
Collaborate with product/application architects to develop more holistic solutions
Be a hands on contributor on the team
Work with leadership to review and improve on processes for data governance & information lifecycle management
BS Degree in Computer Science or a related field
10+ years industry experience
Expert knowledge of enterprise data warehousing concepts and best practices
Expert knowledge of Dimensional Modeling concepts and best practices
ETL Design and Implementation (Experience Pentaho/Kettle is a plus)
Experience with Business Intelligence tools and platforms (Experience with GoodData is a plus)
Experience developing Java based web applications
Experience working with Big Data
Oracle & PL/SQL
Unix/Linux Shell scripting
Data Quality, Integration and Governance
Demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and standards
Ability to think through multiple alternatives and select the best possible solutions for strategic and tactical business needs
Good verbal and written communication skills
Nice to have:
Experience with cloud based data warehouse and related technologies
Experience with NoSQL/Hadoop and related technologies