Senior Data Delivery Architect


On Site
Depends on Experience
Full Time


Policies and procedures
Amazon S3
Attention to detail
Requirements elicitation
Data architecture
Data security
Code review
Problem solving
Data modeling
Data warehouse
Business model
Logical data model
Web services
Functional requirements
Query optimization
Version control
Soft skills
Analytical skill
Business intelligence
Software deployment
Code refactoring
Microsoft Windows
Microsoft SQL Server
Open Data Protocol
Mechanical engineering

Job Details


All associates are guided by Our Values. Our Values are the unifying foundation of our companies. We strive to ensure that every decision we make and every action we take demonstrates Our Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates lasting benefits for all of our associates, shareholders, and the communities in which we live.


The Sr. Data Architect oversees the execution of GST's data delivery strategy utilizing Denodo. They are involved in all phases of the analytic projects, from requirements gathering, data architecture, integration guidance and developing support artifacts. This Sr. Architect demonstrates senior-level leadership skills and experience in guiding the team to build a self-sustainable BI platform. They will create best practices, define and govern data architecture standards, lead and support development efforts, manage BI demand, coordinate resource capacity, prioritize and lead the scoping effort. The ideal candidate has the ability to mentor others in maintainable development practices and code reviews and ensures correct capitalization / expense activities of the project team and can provide business insight across multiple domains. This Sr. Architect will demonstrate an ability to manage complex, high-quantity and potentially contradictory information to effectively solve problems, applies knowledge of the business to advance organizational goals, and intuitively navigates complex policy, people and process-related organizational dynamics.

  • Engagement
  • Collect feedback and influence users and stakeholders to prioritize and develop data-centric work products and support requests.
  • Work with internal (IT technical and functional) and external (vendor) partners to source, review, and deliver data-related solutions for projects.
  • Create and track KPIs for enterprise data virtualization service capability to share with management and user community.
  • Ability to drive the architecture, design along with experience in leading the team technically
  • Architecture
  • Refine the current Denodo deployment with sound data architecture that delivers data for Analytics, BI and Applications via services
  • Ensure data security is maintained throughout the user, application, platform, and data layers.
  • Design integration with front-end tools (Tableau, custom apps) and back-end applications and data (e.g. SAP).
  • Process
  • Establishes process for Architecture review, code review and development process for the Denodo engineers
  • Continuously refines the processes by measuring process related KPIs
  • Development
  • Maintain and extend agile data development methodology in support of both self-service and full-service models.
  • Create reusable semantic and report-specific data layers that are secure and performant.
  • Develop techniques for optimizing solutions, including caching, refactoring, performance, and testing.
  • Define data catalogues.
  • Admin/Support
  • Troubleshoot issues that may occur within the data platform or in consuming apps/tools and data sources.
  • Ensure SLAs are developed and met for response and resolution times for business-critical data platform.
  • Establish and implement operations (e.g. monitoring and logging) to keep platform (multiple Windows servers) stable and up-to-date (i.e. quarterly updates and periodic upgrades).
  • Works under minimal supervision
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Responsibly receive, transmit, and handle consumer and customer data per applicable policies and procedures.
  • Review and follow data privacy practices, policies, and guidelines.


Directly supervises one or more employees. Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Education and Experience requirements:

Requires bachelors' degree from a four year college or university with 10+ plus years of in depth hands on experience in data modeling, SQL and 3+ years in Denodo.

Technical Experience
  • Good understanding and experience in Data Virtualization At least 3+ yrs. of experience with Administration and development in Denodo Administration experience to include installation, configuration, security, cache management in a highly available enterprise environment.
  • Sound data architecture principles based on traditional data warehousing concepts and modern concepts
  • 3+ Years of data modeling experience, from business modeling to logical modeling
  • 6+ years of SQL experience with mastery on multitude of techniques to pull data based on requirements and data volume
  • Sound understanding of data virtualization principles. Denodo experience and certification is a huge plus
  • Understanding of LDAP, SSL and other security concepts.
  • Good knowledge of JDBC, XML and Web Services APIs.
  • SAP and general system knowledge of CDS views, BW queries and Hana database.
  • Working knowledge of combining Hana, SQLServer, Amazon S3 and APIs
  • Validate and ensure non-functional requirements (e.g. system performance) are in place
  • Access definitions - APIs, querying other access methods; ODATA standard protocols implementation, security.
  • Good knowledge of query optimization and analysis of SQL execution plans in context of heterogeneous joins.
  • Experience working with GIT or other version control systems is a plus

Soft Skills
  • Manages complexity in order to effectively find solutions and solve problems
  • Drives results by consistently achieving completion and closure of tasks, even in the face of obstacles and setbacks
  • Adaptive personality and ability to function in a fast-paced environment
  • A problem-solving attitude that can adapt to varying timelines
  • A strong attention to detail combined with the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Strong interpersonal skills; promoting healthy relationships and team dynamics
  • Strong capability to plan and align work with regards to sense of urgency and priority
  • Strong capability to provide Business Insight
  • Strong ability to influence organization stakeholders

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Denodo platform certification (architect level).


The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of the job, the associate is required on a daily basis to analyze and interpret data, communicate, and remain in a stationary position for a significant amount of the work day; and frequently access, input, and retrieve information from the computer and other office productivity devices. The associate is regularly required to move about the office and around the corporate campus. The associate is occasionally required to travel to other sites, including out-of-state, where applicable, for business. The associate must frequently move up to 10 pounds and occasionally move up to 25 pounds.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While the job is generally performed in an office environment, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, areas in which moving mechanical parts, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals are present, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the office environment is typically quiet, but the associate may be occasionally exposed to loud noise levels.


Minimal travel is required for this position (up to 20% of the time and on a domestic basis).

The Friedkin Group and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain drug-free workplaces by conducting pre-employment drug testing.


Our Total Rewards package is an integral part of how we recognize our associates' contributions as well as attract, retain and reward the most qualified employees. We are committed to providing a fair and competitive compensation structure that includes base pay and performance based rewards, where applicable. Compensation is based on various factors including, but not limited to, skill set, experience, qualifications and job-related requirements. Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision along with wellness programs, retirement plans, paid leave and much more! To learn more about these programs and many more, take a tour of our Benefits Page at .



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