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BI Architect I

Company: SPECTRUM
Location: Maryland Heights
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARY
This position is responsible for creating solution blueprints, high-level design and implementation strategies, logical and physical data models for end-to-end business intelligence and data warehousing solutions.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work in collaboration with BI delivery team leaders, business analysts and business leaders to understand business requirements and end users needs

Translate business requirements and end users needs into architecture blueprints that deliver cost effective & high performing, high quality BI solutions in compliance with Charter standards, policies and long-term technical strategies

Design, develop, manage and update logical and physical data models) for the BI data marts

Work with IT partners to review the upstream data warehouse data models and assess/mitigate the impact on BI side

Communicate database designs to business and technical audiences, including business users, program sponsors, database administrators, ETL developers and BI developers

Work with DBAs to migrate schema changes between development, QA and production environments

Provide architectural expertise, thought leadership, direction, and assistance across entire BI organization

Design and build reusable utilities to aid data warehousing processes

Present proposed solution blueprints to the Architecture Review Board. Communicate solution blueprints to other project team members, business users and program sponsors

Participate in Architecture Review Board meetings. Review solutions presented by other BI architects and provide constructive feedback

Assist Project Managers and BI delivery team leaders in estimating effort and resources for new projects and enhancement requests

Engage with IT teams such as Data Management, DBAs, Security, Storage and Networking when their involvement is required to meet the project needs

Participate in capacity planning for all layers in the BI technology stack

Help solve complex production issues spanning multiple tiers in the BI/DW technology stack

Stay current in new BI /DW technologies, evaluate them and make adoption recommendations

Participate in developing and documenting technical standards and best practices for the BI organization

Perform other duties as requested

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Expertise in all areas of data warehousing (architecture, data sourcing/acquisition, integration, transformation, presentation)
Experience in logical and physical database design for data warehousing (3NF/Star Schemas) including SQL writing/tuning on MPP platforms such as Teradata and/or Netezza
Proven ability to quickly grasp business requirements and translate them into optimized solution blueprints
Strong problem solving, collaboration and communication skills Passion for leveraging data to improve business outcomes
Experience in developing roadmaps for BI Architecture discipline
Experience in developing and implementing complex data warehouse and BI solutions
UNIX Scripting and python development experience
Complete understanding of various data connectors for all major databases and ability to use them natively


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience working with AWS or other cloud platform big data tools such as Elastic Map Reduce (EMR), S3, Redshift, snowflake.
Experience working with bash scripting and the AWS CLI in Linux-based systems
Experience in Hadoop ecosystem including HDFS, HIVE, Sqoop, Spark, PySpark
Advanced data souring mechanism include CDC (IBM IDR) and Kafka
Certification on Teradata and/or MicroStrategy is a plus
Experience in cable or another telecommunications service provider is a plus
Familiarity with Agile development methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban and SAFe
Education
Bachelors degree or foreign equivalent in Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science; or equivalent training, education and experience
Masters degree preferred

Related Work Experience Number of Years
Architect in large-scale, complex BI/DW environments, with
numerous data sources 5+
Erwin Data Modeler, ER/Studio or similar data modeling tools 2+
ELT/SQL Development on Teradata or similar MPP database platform 2+
ETL platforms such as Informatica, Ab-initio or Data Stage 2+
BI reporting/OLAP platforms such as
MicroStrategy (preferred), Cognos, Business Objects 2+
Cloud Data Architecture 1+

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment
Travel - 10%.


BBL309 300883 300883BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Springfield , BI Architect I, Other , Maryland Heights, Illinois

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