Data Architect


On Site
Full Time


Google Cloud
Customer experience
Analytical skill
Data architecture
IT management
Data modeling
Data Science
Business requirements
Data governance
Data engineering
Data warehouse
Data marts
Computer science
Cloud computing
Artificial intelligence
Machine Learning (ML)
Value engineering

Job Details

Job Description

Data Architect

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

Enterprise Technology plays a critical part in shaping the future of mobility. If you're looking for the chance to leverage advanced technology to redefine the transportation landscape, enhance the customer experience and improve people's lives, this is the opportunity for you. Join us and challenge your IT expertise and analytical skills to help create vehicles that are as smart as you are.

The Data Architecture role entails offering technical leadership and Architecture Strategy guidance for essential Google Cloud Platform Cloud, AI/ML & Analytics projects, utilizing cutting-edge technologies. The primary focus of this position is to serve as the data modeling expert in SAP Power Designer and to collaborate with business teams specializing in Data Factory, Data Science, and Analytics to establish a resilient and adaptable architecture that drives and supports enterprise analytics foundational platforms. In addition, this position involves partnering with product teams and end users of the analytic platform to provide data architecture leadership and consultancy.

In this position...
This is an opportunity to work on large, complexed projects utilizing cutting-edge technologies on a high-profile team.
Provide technical leadership and Architecture Strategy guidance for essential Google Cloud Platform Cloud, AI/ML & Analytics projects.

What you'll do...
Design and implement efficient and scalable data models for complex business requirements.
Develop and maintain conceptual, logical, and physical data models.
Collaborate with stakeholders to understand data requirements and translate them into data models.
Optimize database performance by fine-tuning data models and database structures.
Ensure data models comply with data governance and security standards.
Provide guidance and support to the development team on data modeling best practices.
As member of Google Cloud Platform Big Query COE team in optimizing queries, rewriting SQLs, reducing slot time, and improving query execution efficiencies.
Offer guidance on data modeling and provide expert level SAP Power Designer support to product data modeling teams.
Maintain best practices, standards, guidelines, templates, tips, tricks, and techniques for data architecture, including landing, transformation, and curation.

You'll have...
Minimum of 5 years of experience in Data Modelling within Analytics and Transactional domains
Expertise and proficiency in SAP Power Designer data model tool for creating logical and physical data models, including updating xdb files.
Data engineering or equivalent experience of more than 4 years in writing sophisticated SQL queries, analyzing, and optimizing existing queries.
Capable of collaborating effectively across organizations, product teams, and business partners.
Thorough understanding of database concepts and experience with multiple database technologies.

Even better, you may have...
Hands-on experience with Google Cloud Platform Big Query.
Exposure in developing data architecture strategies and standards.
Knowledgeable about data warehouse and data mart concepts, with experience in data ingestion and curation using batch and streaming patterns.
Holds a bachelor's or master's degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field of study.
Proficient in communication, collaboration, and influencing, with the ability to motivate a team.

You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder...or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up childcare and more

Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

Tuition assistance

Established and active employee resource groups

Paid time off for individual and team community service

A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day

Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

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This position is a salary grade 8.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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