Enterprise Information Architect
Position PurposeThe Data Architect supports the comprehensive architecture, functionality, economics, and architecture compliance of the Enterprise data solution. This position works closely with the Enterprise Data and Analytics Lead to bring data architecture principles that enables the overall data and analytics strategy for FIBI.? In addition, the position will work closely with Enterprise Architects, Solution Architects, Application Architects, and key stakeholders to ensure the principles and strategic data architecture is being followed.?This role brings a holistic perspective of data architecture and data modeling with data asset management considerations.? This position brings the skill in logical data modeling, physical data modeling, data policies development, quality assurance, big data warehousing, data querying languages, tools and techniques that is best for addressing data storage, retrieval and management.Specific ResponsibilitiesDevelops our Enterprise/FU policies on: o Logical Data Models and Integration models o Data Domains (templates for things such as passwords, addresses that makes integration easier with fields the same types and lengths) o Data Storage / architecture principals (e.g. Data Masking, Testing etc) o Addresses data security and privacy principles for the Enterprise o Data Harmonization Approach for Enterprise applicationsMetaData/Lineage: Full map of what Data is in Enterprise data solutions (e.g. Hadoop (Data lake))Manage Data InventoryPrincipal Accountabilities70% Strategic Data ArchitectureDesign the logical data architecture for the EnterpriseAnalyze and define enterprise master data management integration strategies and models.Translate requirements into long-term information architecture and data management solutions.Define and maintain best practice guidelines and standards for data dictionaries and mappings, data models, and metadata? working with the Enterprise Data and Analytics Lead to ensure the governance processes are in place to sustain them.Lifecycle of data including retention models and achieval meeting RIM requirements.Manage adherence to defined standards throughout the design, development and implementation processes for the assigned applications portfolio(s) including managing exceptions against the portfolio.Work across technology areas to identify and resolve complex and high-impact issues related to the inter-dependencies between systems on major projects.Provides subject matter expertise to design, develop, assess and implement complex architecture solutions (integrated process, applications, data and technology) for business problems in alignment with the assigned applications Solution Architecture direction and standards.15% Business PartnershipWork with Business Partnering organization to advise on end to end solution feasibility at the ideation stage.Communicating the data architecture and benefits across the EnterpriseWork to establish clear connections between business goals and strategies and the process, data, and technology investments required to achieve them.Provide consultation and recommendations for business data needs, value chains, information integration, data quality rules, and data management requirements and/or interfaces during the design and ongoing care of solutions.Assist in the definition of the architecture and technology opportunities of the portfolio based on new and emerging technologies. Independently establish priorities and strategies, ensuring they are consistent with business goals and economic viability.15% Data Innovation?Maintains extensive knowledge of industry trends, and utilizes this knowledge to educate Business/Functions, senior leaders, and other architects on opportunities to build better target data architectures that support and drive business decisions.Drives improvement of architecture methodologies and services. Supports implementation, improvements, and proper utilization of architecture tools. Ensures the quality of architecture assets, and keeps them up-to-date. Develops and maintains architecture metrics.?Drive the definition of the architecture and technology opportunities of the portfolio based on new and emerging technologies.?This position is posted internally as well as externally.Skills:
Minimum Required QualificationsBachelor?s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science or Management Information Systems10 years business experience with diverse strategy, operational, development, and technology roles5 years experience in enterprise data modeling, meta-data modeling, database design, XML schema design and information architecture practices3 years experience in Big Data technologies and modeling practicesExperience as a full stack architect with experience in Big Data and knowledgeable of Data Models.Experience leading technology projects in developing integrated solutions involving process, data, and technologyStrong conceptual, strategic thinking, problem solving, technical and analytical skills?Leadership and interpersonal skills including teamwork, facilitation and negotiationAbility to influence peers and leadership stakeholdersStrong written and verbal communication skillsProven ability to work effectively within a large organization that operates using matrix management structuresKnowledge and ability to support: translation of business needs into data architecture requirements, application of multiple technical solutions to business problems, and estimation of the financial impact of data architecture alternativesDemonstrated ability to work in a complex environment with often conflicting prioritiesAbility to quickly comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologiesAbility to travel, including internationally, up to 20%Business fluency in EnglishPreferred QualificationsExperience as a full stack architect with experience in Open source technologiesIndustry certification (Examples include ITIL, APICS, six sigma, etc.) Experience with business process designExperience with mergers, acquisitions, and divestituresExperience in information security schema modeling and designExperience with database and operating system designDemonstrated ability in performance tuning methodologies, capacity planning, release management, monitoring and reporting processes.