Senior Data Architect (Remote)

Contract: W2



    Job Description

    Senior Data Architect (Remote) in Remote,

    Posted 01/19/23

    • A 2022 Forbes World's Best Bank with over 130 years of making an impact in the financial services industry.
    • Their financial technology offers financing options for practically any purpose with best-in-class customer satisfaction.
    • Purpose-driven and team-oriented environment with focuses on leveraging employee talents, cutting edge technology, and best practices and processes.
    • Committed to diversity and accessibility for all!

    • Results driven organization that values accountability and continuous improvement
    • Ability to influence the development of new digital products and contribute to long-term strategy and growth
    • Competitive base salary plus excellent benefits to include annual bonus, medical, dental, 401k, and generous PTO policy.

    • Remote on the East Coast of the continental US
    Provides overall direction, guidance and definition of an enterprise's architecture to effectively support the corporate business strategy. Works on highly complex project requiring in-depth knowledge across multiple technical areas and business segments. Defines the enterprise architecture (EA) process and the architecture review process and led the effective integration of these processes with other related business and IT processes. Responsible for the more complex work and assignments typically required of an Enterprise Architect.
    • You will play a key role in the migration from on-prem to Azure.
    • Researches, analyzes, designs, proposes, and delivers solutions that are appropriate for the business and technology strategies. Understands, advocates, and support the enterprise's information technology strategies.
    • Defines enterprise wide architecture and designs across multiple IT functional areas. Leads the creation and/or evolution of the enterprise architecture function/program, including coordination of an appropriately balanced pursuit of enterprise business, information, technical, and solution architectures.
    • Leads the identification and analysis of enterprise business drivers; derives enterprise business information, technical, and solution architecture requirements.
    • Analyzes the current information technology environment; detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement. Analyzes technology industry and market trends and determine potential impact upon the enterprise.
    • Promotes enterprise architecture (EA) - it's process, outcome, and ongoing results - to the organization, including IT and business leaders.
    • Leads/facilitates the creation of governing principles to guide information, technology, and solution decision making for the enterprise. Design and lead the development of an implementation plan for the enterprise architecture based on business requirements and information technology strategies.
    • Designs and directs the governance structure and compliance activities associated with ensuring compliance with the enterprise architecture. Leads the enterprise architecture implementation and ongoing refinement activities. Lead the evaluation and selection of hardware and software product standards and the design of standard configurations.
    • Consults with application development teams; fit systems to architecture and identify when it is necessary to modify the technical architecture to accommodate needs.
    • Consults with infrastructure development teams; fit infrastructure to architecture and identify when it is necessary to modify the technical architecture to accommodate infrastructure needs.
    • Ensures all architecture design and analysis work is documented.
    • Works on multiple projects as a project leader or as the subject matter expert.
    • Provides technical direction and training to junior level team members.
    • May lead the activities or work of the team. Provides leadership and direction to members of the department, performing those responsibilities in accordance with the Company's policies and applicable laws. May provide input on interviewing, hiring, planning, assigning or directing work, appraising performance, and resolving problems.
    • Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.
    • Performs other related duties as required.
    • Experience with Azure
    • Experience with Azure Data Factory
    • Experience with Databricks
    • Hand-on ability with Python and/or PySpark
    • Knowledge of all components of holistic enterprise architecture.
    • Knowledge of business re-engineering principles and processes.
    • Knowledge of network architecture, client/server processing and object-oriented analysis and design.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation, and negotiation.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Excellent analytical and technical skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
    • Ability to balance the long-term and short term implications of individual decisions.
    • Ability to translate business needs into enterprise architecture requirements.
    • Ability to apply multiple solutions to business problems.
    • Ability to comprehend rapidly the function and capabilities of new technologies.
    Nice to have:
    • API experience with Boomi
    • Strong understanding of data categories within data lakes
    • A background in data governance