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Become An Enterprise Data Architect

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Working As An Enterprise Data Architect

  • Interacting With Computers
  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Getting Information
  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Mostly Sitting

  • $108,000

    Average Salary

What Does An Enterprise Data Architect Do At Randstad

* Develops a strategic enterprise data model.
* Influences projects/initiatives and makes decisions related to data including data quality, data architecture and data management best practices.
* Provides expert data modeling and data validation services that produce flexible, extensible data structure design solutions that support effective business decisions.
* Maps relational entities to use cases or business requirements and assisting in the development of data services.
* Creates and manages an array of data design deliverables including data models, data diagrams, data flows and corresponding data dictionary documentation.
* Assists in leading the development and implementation of various strategic data architecture initiatives around master data management, data quality, data management policies/standards, data governance, and metadata management.
* Serves as an advocate for the data architecture team and data management discipline, policies and standards across the business.
* Assists in determining the effectiveness of existing technologies and processes in relation to the data architecture, create necessary implementation/migration plans, and recommend new solutions as required
* Identifies opportunities for sharing and utilizing data across boundaries, thus extracting maximum benefit from the data resource.
* Leads associates in data utilization; understanding and interpreting raw data and converting it into information.
* Understands leading/emerging data analytics, technologies and trends and can communicate effectively to a wide audience
* Effectively deals with a multitude of ambiguities by confidently walking through an undefined situation and drawing out key requirements and political constraints
* Conducts facilitated working sessions with technical executives and experts
* Develops standard access patterns to enterprise data, and design meta layer patterns able to support varied analytic, reporting and operational capabilities across the enterprise.
* Contributes to the development of a mature data stewardship
* Interacts with 3rd Party Providers to implement new warehousing strategies
* Proposes BI and analytics reporting solutions that are holistic (span multiple departments or Enterprise wide), simple, creative, scalable and reliable
* Implements industry standards, best practices and optimal solutions
* Our Ideal Candidate will have:
* Bachelor's Degree (MBA a plus)
* Eligibility to work in the United States
* years of Enterprise Data Architecture in a similar role.
* years of experience designing and building databases.
* years of experience in data architecture principles, methods, techniques and technologies.
* Strong knowledge of Retail omnichannel unified commerce ecosystem.
* Experience working in retail organizations understanding the priorities and nature of the services provided; strong aptitude to learn business processes and the role of data within the business domain.
* Proven background of designing and implementing data architectural solutions which solve strategic and tactical business needs.
* Strong technical understanding of data modeling, design and architecture principles and techniques across master data, transaction data and derived/analytic data.
* Deep knowledge of best practices through relevant experience across data-related disciplines and technologies, particularly for enterprise-wide data architectures, master data management, data governance and data warehousing.
* Strong familiarity with data management tools, including enterprise repository tools, data modeling tools, data quality tools, data mapping tools, and data profiling tools.
* Solid understanding of enterprise analytics platforms and tools, data lakes, customer data platforms, business intelligence and data warehouse technologies.
* Strong aptitude to learn business processes and the role of data within the business domain

What Does An Enterprise Data Architect Do At RCM Technologies

* 1. Develop an information-sharing strategy for the organization and ensure it supports key enterprise initiatives and strategies, such as enterprise application integration, service oriented architecture (SOA), cloud computing, pattern-based strategy, and big data solutions
* Maintain reference architecture for the purposes of architectural governance and application roadmap
* Set up, manage and lead Data Governance and Data/Application Steward programs
* Manage the architectural data governance tools and process
* Develop a gap plan between the current and future state data architectures and work with other enterprise architects to develop road maps for the orderly transition to the future state
* Develop enterprise, application and analytical conceptual, logical data models in support of key initiatives
* Lead efforts to improve business performance through enterprise information solutions and capabilities, such as master data management (MDM), metadata management, business intelligence (BI), content management, data integration, information lifecycle management and related information management or information infrastructure components
* Ensure the overall design of company's enterprise information architecture (EIA) and development of the organization's information-sharing strategy.
* In partnership with business, functional, and information technology leaders across the business, this position will determine which data/information assets should be treated as enterprise information (for example, key data such as Provider, Client, Claims and locations, and shared business transactions across the Health Care domain) and share such information across the enterprise
* Maintain the approved technology stack documentation and validate new designs against the stack
* Identify opportunities to generate revenue or improve business performance through the use of internal or external information content
* Prepare conceptual and logical subject area models and implementation-level details that affect the continuum of disciplines involved in the architecture, design, implementation and management of enterprise data
* Collaborate, coordinate, and communicate across disciplines and departments
* Ensure compliance with HIPAA regulations and requirements
* Demonstrate Company's Core Competencies and values held within
* The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.
* Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary

What Does An Enterprise Data Architect Do At Delta Air Lines, Inc.

* Serve as an expert for the Data Architecture domain and maintain a broad understanding of the other Enterprise Architecture domains (e.g.
* Business, Application, Infrastructure, and Security domains)
* Determine standards related to Data Architecture concepts, components and technologies (e.g., BI & Analytics, Data Repositories, Integration Technologies, Data Governance and Management)
* Optimize delivery of technology solutions via a broad understanding of Delta's Enterprise Data Models, Business Capability Model, and how the related data enables Delta business needs
* Define strategies and information architectures for enterprise scale technologies to meet business needs in a flexible and agile manner
* Design and maintain consistent enterprise-wide data architecture standards and associated 3
* year technology roadmaps for key technologies
* Ability to design and produce an enterprise "City Plan" that is representative of Delta's data architecture strategy
* Provide strategic leadership in identifying new concepts, ideas, techniques, and technology assistance (best practices, guidelines and design patterns for supported technologies)
* Engage IT leadership, both technical and managerial, for review and acceptance of architecture and standards
* Develop, maintain, and execute processes for enforcement of technology standards, policies, and procedures across IT, external vendors and outsourced service providers
* Design and maintain standard templates, reference architectures, and design patterns that assist solution architects to develop solutions to business unit requirements that use/re-use common technology platforms
* Develop and manage process for promoting the strategy and awareness of new/emerging technologies
* Serve as a senior technology advisor to major projects and programs
* Monitor & measure the execution plan against the strategy & KPIs; identify and track gaps & opportunities.
* Review and adjust the strategy for continuous improvement
* Provide technical direction and leadership to resolve critical design or operational issues that affect development and deployment of new products and services in the enterprise
* Solicit and evaluate technical contributions and proposals from vendor companies as necessary to meet future technical requirements
* Research, analyze, determine capabilities and propose technology solution alternatives that address specific business needs and product/service strategies across lines of business.
* Serve as an industry or technology expert, providing strategy oversight and planning for enterprise architecture functions

What Does An Enterprise Data Architect Do At Caci International

* CACI is seeking someone to research, document, review, and recommend system changes from an architecture perspective.
* Position requires the ability to provide technical architectural artifacts and supporting documentation in both Enterprise and Data designs for customer-based business requirements and priorities in accordance with standard development practices.
* This position is located in Chesapeake, Virginia and requires ability to obtain a Secret level DoD clearance.
* Establishes system architecture and reviews proposed baseline changes to determine architectural impacts to the enterprise.
* Performs external and internal interface analysis to ensure that enterprise architecture is cohesive internally and integrates with systems external to the enterprise.
* Works with cutting-edge technologies to design, analyze, and document architectural and engineering requirements, and ensures that the enterprise solution meets today’s requirements while positioning the enterprise to be ready for future technology disruptions minimizing risks of dealing with end-of-life components.
* Verifies consistency with and identifies discrepancies between the enterprise architecture and system baseline designs proposed by execution teams.
* Assists teams in resolving discrepancies.
* Builds and uses analysis models and techniques to support the evaluation of current and proposed future architectures.
* Identifies architectural and technology risks with the potential to impact system requirements; develops goals and plans to mitigate risks.
* Defines IT architecture issues and allocates requirements.
* Identifies hardware and software architectural needs and solutions.
* Designs protocols applicable to assigned projects and system needs.
* Designs real-time software applications on selected platforms.
* Establishes project development practices to achieve reliable results.
* Proposes changes to the enterprise technical architecture based on analysis of requirements and new technologies.
* May act as an advisor to system engineers.
* Follows configuration management and documentation best practices

What Does An Enterprise Data Architect Do At Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company

* Drive the data architecture design for new and existing software application platforms.
* Define data standards / reference architectures for use by project teams in developing technical designs.
* Define and drive data governance across multiple project teams.
* Assess industry standards for information models and translate them into improvements in the company’s software development framework.
* Deliver well-defined data design documentation and data models that guide and inform project software development teams.
* Define performance and scalability requirements and validate based on performance and scalability testing.
* Leverage proven experience to deliver innovative, highly scalable and reliable solutions.
* Drive technical design reviews to ensure predictable product delivery with high quality.
* Work closely with business, product management and customers to establish and validate data design requirements.
* Work collaboratively with and across multiple development teams to align data architecture.
* Define and develop a data migration or bridging strategy for existing systems that need to migrate toa next generation application software platform

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Average Length of Employment
Architect Manager 3.7 years
Architect 3.0 years
Senior Architect 2.8 years
Lead Data Analyst 2.7 years
Data Architect 2.6 years
Lead Architect 2.5 years
BI Architect 2.0 years
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Consultant 4.7%
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Architect 4.9%
Consultant 2.3%

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Real Enterprise Data Architect Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Enterprise Solution & Data Architect Elite Computer Consultants LP Houston, TX Jul 10, 2012 $275,000
Enterprise Data Architect Zendesk, Inc. San Francisco, CA Mar 10, 2016 $210,000
Senior Enterprise Data Manager/Data Architect Investtech Systems Consulting Westport, CT Sep 27, 2013 $164,216
Enterprise Information Management Data Architect BB&T Corporation Winston-Salem, NC Jan 27, 2014 $162,000
Manager, Enterprise Data Architect ELC Management LLC New York, NY Dec 23, 2016 $150,000
Manager, Enterprise Data Architect ELC Management LLC New York, NY Jan 18, 2016 $150,000
Manager, Enterprise Data Architect ELC Management LLC Melville, NY Jul 15, 2015 $150,000
Senior Enterprise Data Architect-Oracle ERP Beth Israel Medical Center Secaucus, NJ Sep 06, 2016 $145,500
Enterprise Architect-Data Harland Clarke Corporation San Antonio, TX Mar 30, 2015 $139,691
Enterprise Data Architect (EDA) Baptist Health South Florida Inc. Coral Gables, FL Sep 15, 2016 $137,202
Enterprise Data Architect OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. Dublin, OH Feb 05, 2016 $133,000
Enterprise Data Architect Millennium Software Inc. Southfield, MI May 17, 2016 $127,132
Enterprise Data Architect Millennium Software, Inc. Farmington Hills, MI Dec 15, 2014 $127,032
Principal-Enterprise CRM Data Architect People's United Bank Bridgeport, CT Nov 23, 2016 $125,923 -
Enterprise Data Office Systems Architect II BB&T Corporation Winston-Salem, NC Nov 15, 2016 $117,000
Enterprise Data Architect Ullico, Inc. Silver Spring, MD Oct 22, 2011 $116,500
Enterprise Data Architect Health Management Systems, Inc. Irving, TX Apr 08, 2016 $113,843 -
Enterprise Data Power Architect PSCU Saint Petersburg, FL Feb 23, 2015 $113,000
Enterprise Data Architect Ullico Management Company Silver Spring, MD May 14, 2010 $111,000
Enterprise Solution & Data Architect Elite Computer Consultants LP Houston, TX Sep 23, 2013 $100,000
Transformation-Data Enterprise Source Data Analy Frito-Lay North America, Inc. Plano, TX Jan 20, 2011 $98,600
Transformation-Data Enterprise Source Data Analy Frito-Lay North America, Inc. Plano, TX Oct 01, 2010 $98,600
Architect, Enterprise Data Warehouse Administration & Production Support Comcast Cable Communications, LLC West Chester, PA Feb 13, 2015 $97,032 -
Enterprise Data Architect HMS Business Services, Inc. Irving, TX Jun 02, 2014 $93,870 -
Enterprise Reporting and Data Management Systems Architect Johnson Controls, Inc. Milwaukee, WI Nov 06, 2015 $93,766 -
Enterprise Reporting& Data Management Systems Architect Johnson Controls, Inc. Milwaukee, WI May 12, 2015 $92,414 -
Enterprise Reporting and Data Management Systems Architect Johnson Controls, Inc. Milwaukee, WI Jun 11, 2014 $92,186 -
Enterprise Data Architect (ET Analyst III) First Tennessee Bank Na Memphis, TN May 14, 2012 $88,774 -

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Top Enterprise Data Architect Skills

  1. Physical Data Models
  2. Data Warehouse
  3. Business Intelligence
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Analyzed application requirements and develop dimensional, conceptual, logical & physical data models.
  • Designed a business intelligence architecture and an enterprise data warehouse framework for mortgage servicing within this architecture.
  • Established the Component Architecture, governance, methods/processes and component architecture for Enterprises Reporting (Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence).
  • Developed classes on data management and advanced data modeling, and various presentations on data architecture and data warehousing.
  • Performed source data analysis, logical and physical database design for new data marts using Erwin.

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