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Data Architects

St. Louis, MO 63110

Posted: 04/11/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Database Technologies Job Number: 16026

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City and St. Louis areas.

We are currently looking for a Data Architect to join our team.

  • Responsible for the development of flexible data architectural standards with a vision that anticipates and supports future business and technical needs.
  • Provides expertise regarding reporting and analytics for lines of business and help in data modeling efforts.
  • Has in-depth knowledge of state-of-the-art approaches in designing and developing technical data solutions.
  • Responsible for work that is highly complex and varied in nature.
  • Support team in resolving and maintaining Warehouse.
  • Recognized internally and externally as a technical expert and critical technical resource across multiple data disciplines like warehouse, ETL, data modeling, etc.
  • Strategy.
  • Articulate and demonstrate the value of the architecture and new solutions to organizational imperatives.
  • Assist meaningfully in the development of an overarching data strategy that supports the organizational needs both tactically and strategically.
  • Develop and implement data architecture standards.
  • Align components and capabilities of the data portfolio with the strategies that help meet the organizational vision.
  • Design.
  • Deliver data models and other data components that enable analytical tools and user to harness the power of data.
  • Ensure data solutions are architected appropriately for availability, security, accessibility, and scalability.
  • Ensure data solutions are in alignment with data strategy and perform as per the outlined SLA standards.
  • Develop data models using standard Azure and SQL Server toolsets.
  • Ensure data and associated meta-data is documented.
  • Work closely with BI and ETL Developers to resolve data related issues.
  • Understand and implement data models in columnar databases using Kimball data modeling techniques.
  • Standards and oversight.
  • Accountable for data designs that adhere to standards and can be effectively implemented, managed, and efficiently operated.
  • Defines and discerns key aspects of a problem and develop an integrated solution within a broad business context of significant impact.
  • Leadership.
  • Act as an internal consultant, advocate, and change agent.
  • Coaches or mentors junior staff.
  • Disciplined delivery methods and practices to ensure all assigned activities are completed accurately and within aligned guidelines.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to new circumstances.
  • Excellent written, presentation, and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of enterprise and line-of business applications and application lifecycle.
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical issues.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work extended hours as necessary and recognize the need to do so.
  • Ability to adjust scheduled time.
  • Ability to establish measurable goals and objectives for staff and department.
  • Ability to adjust to abrupt changes in priorities and strategy.
  • Strong diplomacy, negotiating, and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to interact comfortably with all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated skills in project management and analysis, negotiation, systems analysis, leadership, process improvement, and strategic planning.
  • Ability to recognize design patterns within applications and business processes.
  • Ability to work independently, accurately, and proactively.
  • Proven ability to creatively solve problems and to influence outcomes through persuasion, effective communications and relationship building.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills including ability to adapt to a dynamic project environment and deliver high-level contribution to multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to build relationships, influence outcomes, and to deliver effective presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills such as conflict/issue resolution.
  • Ability to organize and work effectively in a matrix organization with cross-functional project teams from various departments and locations.,
  • Ability to drive the development of an IT application architecture strategy in support of business goals and objectives and anticipating future needs of the organization.
  • Ability to develop and execute on an architecture vison to minimize future maintenance challenges and anticipate future needs of the organization.
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related field, plus four years of experience in high-level information technology professional roles in one or many roles such as architect, product engineer, or product manager.
  • Demonstrated progressive experience architecting data solutions with numerous varieties of data for large-scale organizations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in developing and improving successful, large-scale strategies in support of strategic business needs.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Graduate degree in information management, management of information systems, computer science, engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience working in a higher education research University.
  • Experience with (or preferably training in) formal data architecture methodology: DAMA, TDWI, etc.
  • Experience with data modeling techniques in a variety of paradigms: Kimball, Inmon, Hadoop, etc.
  • Experience with application development methodology as it relates to data architecture.
Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation, and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Job Requirements

Data, Architect, SQL, Azure

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