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Senior Data Architect - Corporate IT (Kansas City)

Company: Burns & McDonnell
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

The Senior Data Architect should have proficiency with the Databricks platform implementing enterprise Lakehouse Architecture. Candidates will be expected to contribute to all stages of the data lifecycle including data ingestion, data modeling, data profiling, data quality, data transformation, data movement, and data curation. This position will be an in-office work setting in our Kansas City World Headquarters location.

  • Responsible for strategizing enterprise-wide data architecture principles, cloud migration, and improvement of data effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Design, document, and maintain logical data models including data definitions and data standards.

  • Maintain appropriate documentation of data architecture, data modeling, source to target mappings, ETL processes, and reporting requirements.

  • Enforce industry best practices and discipline to Implement Data-as-a-Service/Product architecture enabling advanced analytics (AI/ML) for business analysis and innovation.

  • Implement appropriate data architecture, data modeling to turn data into a strategic asset and build advanced data solutions and capabilities to foster data-driven decision-making.

  • Collaborate with business owners, stakeholders, data governance, and software development teams to design and implement data management solutions.

  • Collaborate with meta-data management and data owners to manage data lineage traceability from source to consumption and where-used patterns across system landscape and electronic file system.

  • Work with data governance and security leads to create data classification definitions and standards and provide impact analysis of regulatory or statutory requirements using lineage.

  • Assist data governance and/or data security leads with any inquiries related to data access and work with data analytics and reporting teams to provide requirements for impact analysis reports where appropriate.

  • Ensure all data solutions exhibit high levels of performance, security, governance, privacy, scalability, maintainability, and appropriate re-usability and reliability upon deployment.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional leaders (both internally and externally) as a true business and strategic partner and enabler of the organization.

  • All other duties assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field is preferred. Relevant work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.

    • A minimum of 8 years of experience required (or 5 years of experience working in Data Architecture supporting large enterprise initiatives preferred)

    • Hands-on experience implementing analytics solutions leveraging Delta, Python, Spark SQL, Databricks in a Lakehouse Architecture preferred

    • Experience in analyzing Data Warehouses such as Redshift, Snowflake, etc., preferred

    • Experience in creating and managing Master Data Management systems a plus preferred

    • Experience in building data models including robust data definitions, entity-relationship-attribute models, as well as relational and/or dimensional models preferred

    • Excellent enterprise architecture and integration skills, including data architecture, cloud architecture, middleware and other architectural methods and practices.

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    • Expert knowledge with application data analysis and transformation at various layers of the architecture and the ability to present data transformation during multiple stages of the architecture.

      Job Information Technology
      Primary Location US-MO-Kansas City
      Schedule: Full-time
      Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
      Req ID: 231178 Job Hire Type Experienced
      #LI-DNI #COR N/A

Keywords: Burns & McDonnell, Kansas City , Senior Data Architect - Corporate IT (Kansas City), Other , Kansas City, Kansas

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