Senior Data Architect in Boca Raton, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 2/5/2020

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Senior Data Architect Summary:

Signature Consultants is looking for a Data Architect to work on a contract position with one of our clients located in Boca Raton, Florida Area.


  • Minimum of 10 years experience as a Data Architect
  • Extensive knowledge of data warehouse and BI techniques
  • Leadership and strong communication to influence architecture and design decisions
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good understanding of Teradata, Informatica and Cognos - a plus
  • Communications and Presentation Skills including ability to communicate data concepts to business users
  • Good understanding of Data Governance
  • Data modeling and design
  • SQL, NoSQL and Big Data knowledge
  • Security knowledge
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Modeling
  • Data Integration
  • Data Warehousing
  • Tools knowledge for Data Disciplines
  • A wide degree of creativity and lateral thinking is expected.
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • A background in computer science and database management

Key Skill Requirements:

  • Organization and Project Management
  • Leadership Capabilities
  • Possess strong technical and SDLC experience
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative problem solving abilities
  • Coaching and Influencing
  • Excellent communication
  • Strong vendor relationship management skills
  • DESIRED TOOL STACK Messaging Services
  • SQL Server 2005+, Oracle, Teradata, MongoDB, Hadoop
  • Informatica, Biztalk, DataPower, RabbitMQ, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure

Architecture Responsibilities:

  • Delivery responsibility / accountability on business projects
  • Responsible for the data architectural design and compliance of solutions
  • Approval of detailed data designs and vendor data designs to
  • Ensure the adherence to enterprise standards
  • Reduce complexity
  • Increase re-usability
  • Drives down costs and complexity by using enterprise standards
  • Designs data solutions that meet the best interest of multiple stakeholders including those of the project and enterprise level
  • Designs solutions that leverage enterprise tools and have reusable components and services
  • Works with business users to reduce technical data complexity introduced by business requirements
  • Ensures data designs meet business requirements
  • Collaborate with PMOs, business and Enterprise Architects to develop a data strategy for the organization
  • Participate in Data Governance meeting to provide guidance and advocate how we can help the business be more successful, including participation with Data Management organizations to Define ownership, usage, security and quality for all data
  • Works directly with Data Analysts, Solution Architects and Vendors to understand and validate requirements and translate business requirements into technical requirements and designs
  • Develops strategies for data acquisitions, archive recovery, and implementation of a database.
  • Logical design of Databases, Data Warehouses and Multidimensional Databases including data flows, conception model and logical models
  • Serving as a consulting resource for Delivery and Support
  • Creating strategy and recommendations on a company's future data and tech policies
  • Collaborating with other team members to build the ideal database, data integration and business intelligence infrastructure and platforms
  • Establish Data Architecture Design Patterns and best practices
  • Forward thinking on new technologies and patterns
  • Technology strategy and road-maps

Technology Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Acts as the lead Technology Services representative in the delivery of technology solutions
  • Provides overall technical leadership and directs teams in the delivery of technology solutions.
  • Collaborates with Project Managers, Portfolio Managers and technical stakeholders to deliver on the following responsibilities for end-to-end technical delivery:
  • Ensures the realization of the solution architecture, making sure it is operable & cost-effective
  • Leads and drives progress on all technical delivery aspects
  • Helps identify all required roles and technology resources
  • Ensures the assembly of the required technical teams
  • Leads identification of technical tasks and milestones
  • Ensures technical requirements are delivered with quality and completeness
  • Drives creation of financial estimates for all phases including TCO
  • Partners with PM to ensures a successful release to production including transition activities
  • Assesses risks, anticipates bottlenecks, provide escalation management, and collaborates to drive toward mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Drives to effectively resolve and provide awareness for technical issues and risks
  • Manages the partner relationship to ensure delivery of technical work done by 3rd party partners or vendors.
  • Provides feedback on performance of internal technical team members to their leaders

About Signature Consultants, LLC
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.