Data Architect

Astoria, NY

The role of the Data Architect is to expand the company’s use of data as a strategic enabler of corporate goals and objectives. The Enterprise Data Architect will achieve this by strategically designing, developing, and implementing data models for enterprise-level applications and systems. These models shall be architected at the following layers: conceptual, logical, business area, and application. This individual will act as the primary advocate of data modeling methodologies and data processing best practices.



Essential Functions



  • In conjunction with data users, department managers, clients, and other key stakeholders, develop and deliver long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision, standards and data management roadmap..
  • Create short-term tactical solutions to manage performance data for all departments. Work with stakeholders to design and generate performance reports, KPI dashboards and facilitate reporting to executive management..
  • Establish processes for governing the identification, collection, and use of corporate metadata; take steps to assure metadata accuracy and validity.
  • Enforce the organization’s data management policy
  • Establish methods and procedures for tracking data quality, completeness, redundancy, and improvement.
  • Conduct data capacity planning, life cycle, duration, usage requirements, feasibility studies, and other tasks.
  • Create strategies and plans for data security, backup, disaster recovery, business continuity, and archiving.
  • Ensure that data strategies and architectures are in regulatory compliance.
  • Ensure the success of enterprise-level application rollouts (e.g. ERP, SCM, CRM, SAP, PeopleSoft, etc.)
  • Coordinate with vendors and service providers to select the products or services that best meet company goals.
  • Assess and determine governance, stewardship, and frameworks for managing data across the organization.
  • Develop and promote data management methodologies and standards.
  • Select and implement the appropriate tools, software, applications, and systems to support data technology goals.
  • Oversee the mapping of data sources, data movement, interfaces, and analytics, with the goal of ensuring data quality.
  • Collaborate with project managers and business unit leaders for all projects involving enterprise data.





  • College diploma or university degree in computer science, information systems, or computer engineering.
  • Certification in database administration (e.g. CDP-DBA) is required.
  • At least two (2) years’ work experience as a data professional or information architect.
  • In-depth technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems, including Windows desktop and server operating system.
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards.
  • Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices. Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring, and supporting database platforms, including, but not limited to: MS SQL, MY SQL, Mongo.
  • Hands-on experience with data architecting, data mining, large-scale data modeling, and business requirements gathering/analysis.



Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 3/2/2018
Salary $80,000- $100,000

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