Sr. Data Architect

  • Spectrum,
  • Charlotte, NC
AB Initio, Agile, Analysis, Architecture, Data Warehouse, Development, Hadoop, Informatica, Jenkins, Management, Networking, Project, Teradata, Testing
Full Time, Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Client Reference Code: 237520

The Senior Solutions Architect is responsible for establishing enterprise data lake/data warehouse solutions that integrate data from across the Company, supporting a diverse reporting and analytic needs. This position requires broad knowledge of the information technology landscape, stretching from networking to BDAs/DBAs. The architect is responsible for determining if emerging technology or existing platforms, best meet the demanding time and cost constraints, while being reliable, scalable, flexible and low maintenance.

Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Conduct data requirements assessment and design sessions with data management project teams
  • Work with data suppliers to establish input and interface specifications
  • Guide the XDL & XDW development teams on how to source system data, and approve the overall architectural solution
  • Work with data suppliers to establish input and interface specifications
  • Work with development teams to establish best practices and guidelines
  • Drive business and IT alignment to leverage reusable architecture capabilities
  • Collaborate with IT management to define and develop technology strategy, technology standards, roadmaps, and practices
  • Act as a technical expert addressing problems relating to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple platform integration
  • Interact and consult with appropriate business analysts, project managers and developers to understand application/project requirements and define architectural solutions to meet those requirements
  • Work with the application solutions delivery teams in the development of services, components, standards, and frameworks required to support Charter's business strategy (e.g. design patterns, reusable components)
  • Ensure that projects follow the prescribed development life cycle and meet quality standards
  • Serve as point of escalation, review and approval for key issues/decisions
  • Conduct code reviews for all major initiatives
  • Analyze and recommend software acquisitions and alternative solutions, methodologies, strategies and tools
  • Keep current with trends and technological innovations in the Cable and IT industry and make appropriate development recommendations
  • Identify and communicate risks associated with component or application implementation
  • Provide superior support and guidance to the development teams during the analysis, development and testing processes


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must be detailed oriented and highly motivated
  • Professional communication skills
  • Able to adapt to agile and fast-paced environment
  • Experience building and implementing model-driven, enterprise-level business solutions
  • Knowledge of all phases of software development including design, coding, testing, debugging, implementation
  • Ability to compose detailed documents for technical standards, solution templates and procedures/troubleshooting documents
  • Ability to define and summarize technical dependencies
  • Ability to speak contemporaneously about technical and business strategies for senior technical and business executives


BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, MIS or related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience

12 years experience with system installation, configuration and operations (Cannot change #of years of Related work experience)

8 years of software or DB development

6 years of DB schema design or XL message design and web service design

4 years of building automation tools (ANT, Maven, Jenkins) and testing automation tools (SoapUI, JUnit)


Related Work Experience

6 years of software or DB development in Teradata and Big Data platforms, cloud and on premise

5 years of ETL/ELT technology across multiple tools such as Ab Initio, Informatica, Talend, Composite, etc.

2 years Hadoop and related utilities and concepts such as Hive, Sqoop, HDFS, YARN, Spark, MapR, etc.


Office environment

Job Code : IAT710 Sr Architect Exempt


Department: Information Technology Services
Dice Id : appblok
Position Id : 3247_237520BR
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