Data Architect / Data Modeler.
Location: Seattle, WA
Position Type: Contract (6 months)
U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time
The successful candidate will:
Be responsible for the development of the conceptual, logical, and physical data models, the implementation of RDBMS, operational data store (ODS), data marts, and data lakes on target platforms (SQL/NoSQL).
Oversee and govern the expansion of existing data architecture and the optimization of data query performance via best practices. The candidate must be able to work independently and collaboratively.
Implement business and IT data requirements through new data strategies and designs across all data platforms (relational, dimensional, and NoSQL) and data tools (reporting, visualization, analytics, and machine learning).
Work with business and application/solution teams to implement data strategies, build data flows, and develop conceptual/logical/physical data models
Define and govern data modeling and design standards, tools, best practices, and related development for enterprise data models.
Identify the architecture, infrastructure, and interfaces to data sources, tools supporting automated data loads, security concerns, analytic models, and data visualization.
Hands-on modeling, design, configuration, installation, performance tuning, and sandbox POC.
Work proactively and independently to address project requirements and articulate issues/challenges to reduce project delivery risks.
Strong and proven experience in Enterprise Data Architecture, Data Modeling, MDM.
5+ years of hands-on relational, dimensional, and/or analytic experience (using RDBMS, dimensional, NoSQL data platform technologies, and ETL and data ingestion protocols).
Experience with data warehouse, data lake, and enterprise big data platforms in multi-data-center contexts required.
Good knowledge of metadata management, data modeling, and related tools (Erwin or ER Studio or Team Server or others) required.
Experience in team management, communication, and presentation.
Retail industry experience would be an advantage.