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Global Data Architect - Remote - Eastern US

For our direct client, we seek a Data Architect for a long-term (12-24 months) contract, also possibly contract-to-hire.  Position is fully remote, but should be located in Eastern US Time Zone, there will be a lot of collaboration with Europe and 7AM ET calls will be common

In this role, the architect will be a key resource on a new Data Warehouse project involving the company's sales opportunities and other sales-related data.

Key duties include:

  • Overall Database and Data Warehouse design and architecture
  • Reviewing requirements and defining data sources and establishing data taxonomy
  • Data mapping
  • Working with both business stakeholders and technical teams,
  • Working with the teams who are the sources of the data, as well as those who are the consumers of the data
  • Responsible for end-to-end architecture, design and roadmap for data management capabilities (data acquisition, movement, storage, organization, enrichment, pre-analysis processing, data security, archiving and retention) and leading the Global Data Strategy & Architecture Center of Excellence
  • Define and maintain the data management technology landscape, standards and roadmap of common Global data platform, which includes the common global data store (data lake) and data warehouse for storing globally relevant internal, external and client data. Maintain catalog of data stores and external data sources utilized across the company network including scope of data and how it is used.
  • Support strategy teams to identify and design common data usage and data integration design patterns that serve as blueprints for the implementation of use cases
  • Design the implementation of a data sharing framework that enables cross-member firm and cross-functional sharing of globally relevant data and incorporate required cross-border, GDPR and risk and security policies
  • Identify, recommend and maintain portfolio of data management and governance technologies and applications aligned with the broader enterprise landscape and other initiatives such as Managed Services
  • Develop design guides, support the data engineering group and provide consulting services to the solution teams in designing and architecting data-driven solutions on the common Global data platform


  • Architecture design and development of large-scale data platforms and data application with simple solutions
  • Expertise in design and management of complex data structures and data processes
  • Expertise in metadata management, ETL processing, and reference data management
  • Deep knowledge and hands on experience on big data and cloud computing technologies including Hadoop, Spark, Hive, HBase, etc.
  • Experience utilizing cloud data platform services (especially Microsoft Azure)
  • Technical background in data with deep understanding of issues in multiple areas such as data acquisition and processing, data management, distributed processing, and high availability is required. Experience in statistics, data mining, machine learning and operational excellence of production systems is a plus.
  • Aptitude for critical and analytical thinking as well as the capacity to think “out-of-the box”
  • Ability to translate business concepts to technical terms. Understands and communicates company goals and objectives
  • Capable of formulating strategy and moving strategic plans into actionable roadmaps
  • Ability to interact, influence, and communicate across all organizational levels including C-level executives, subject matter experts and technical resources
  • Ability to solve the most complex technical issues while articulating the complexities in developing or delivering technology across multiple member firms
  • Excellent communication, presentation and facilitation skills

Autonomous, positive thinker, highly flexible and willing to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplinary team


  • Minimum 12+ years of experience designing, planning and implementing data management capabilities including 5+ years of data application or data platform architecture
  • Experience leading or playing a significant role in data governance activities (e.g., developing data standards, taxonomies, metadata management, etc.) preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, Master’s degree or MBA a plus.


Immediate interview and hire, please submit resume today for immediate consideration!


Job ID: 4662

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