Data Architect

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We are seeking a highly experienced and visionary Data Architect to lead our data architecture and management initiatives. As a Senior Data Architect at [Company Name], you will play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and optimizing our data infrastructure to support the organization's data-driven strategy. Your expertise in data modeling, database management, and data integration will be critical in ensuring the integrity, security, and accessibility of our data assets. Join our dynamic team and be at the forefront of shaping our data landscape for future growth and innovation.


  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, including IT leaders and business executives, to develop and align the organization's data strategy with business objectives.
  • Design and develop data architecture solutions, including data models, data integration patterns, and database schemas, to support current and future data needs.
  • Establish and enforce data governance policies, data quality standards, and data privacy regulations to ensure data integrity and compliance.
  • Oversee the design and implementation of data integration processes and Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) workflows to enable seamless data flow across different systems.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement appropriate database technologies and platforms for efficient data storage, retrieval, and scalability.
  • Implement robust data security measures and access controls to safeguard sensitive data and protect against unauthorized access.
  • Analyze data usage patterns and performance metrics to identify areas for optimization and enhancement within the data architecture.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in [specific industry or domain relevant to the company] is a plus.
  • Knowledge of cloud-based data technologies and platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Familiarity with data virtualization and data federation techniques.
  • Previous experience with data governance frameworks and data cataloging tools.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. A Master's degree is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Data Architect or in a similar role, with a minimum of [X] years of experience in data architecture and management.
  • Strong expertise in data modeling techniques, including conceptual, logical, and physical data models.
  • Proficiency in database technologies, such as SQL and NoSQL databases, and experience with data warehousing solutions.
  • Knowledge of data integration tools and ETL processes to facilitate data movement and synchronization.
  • Familiarity with data governance principles, data quality management, and data privacy regulations.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and the ability to conceptualize and design complex data architecture solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of leading data architecture projects and delivering scalable, reliable, and secure data solutions.