Data Architect


  • San Francisco, CA
  • Contract
  • Azure data warehousing

  • Hadoop

  • Bigdata

  • Data Architecture

  • Teradata

  • Erwin

  • Oracle

  • Retail

  • Warehouse

  • Data Modeling

  • altova

  • XMLSpy

  • Job Posted: Wednesday, March 28, 2018

  • Expires On: Friday, April 27, 2018

  • Job Type: Contract

  • Duration: 1 year

  • Desired Experience: More than 10 years

  • Work Authorization: Resident/Citizen, Citizen, H1-B

Please reach out to ravi@silverlinktechnologies.com or call me 6462240697
My client is looking for a highly motivated Data Architect with a focused background in Big Data, Azure, BI, and Data Warehousing.   You will have the opportunity to be part of a creative team responsible for building a customer-centric data-platform supporting our Omni-channel business, seamless inventory management and PRODUCT 3.0 company initiatives. As a Data Architect, you will architect, design, and build enterprise class Business Intelligence Data Solutions. Your success will be measured on your ability to rapidly develop a keen understanding of Gaps Information data architecture while working closely with other architecture and development teams to build world-class solutions.  


      Ability to translate business needs into functional capabilities and data requirements.

      Participate in project inception phase; identifies and evaluates data sources needed to meet business and project requirements.

      Understands functional business systems, data integration, business process requirements and analyzes data impacts

      Analytical skills including the ability to visualize, articulate and solve complex problems and concepts, and make decisions that make sense based on business requirements as it pertains to data within the analytics domain.

      Create/update/design logical data model enhancements that ensure the business requirements fit into the Gap Retail Logical Data Model (GRLDM).

      Creation of first-cut Physical Data Model.

      Consult on, review and approve data-specific portions of the project functional design stories.

      Responsible for adhering to Gap modeling standards and ensuring that the standards are applied across all logical and physical data models.

       Facilitates and drives independently, coordinates, and leads data analysis to validate and further refine requirements.

      Identifying and evaluating data sources and metrics, assessing current data sources and sourcing feasibility needed to meet project requirements.

      Consult on, review and approve source to target field-level logical data mappings and transformations.

      Participates in technical design walkthroughs, as required.

      Anticipates data integrity issues (via data profiling) and provides the information to solutions architect and development team for data integrity improvement/quality resolution.

      Estimates DA resource (personnel) needs for projects.

      Consults on test cases, as required.

      Facilitates discussion with DBA team to ensure physical implementation meets business requirements

      Working knowledge data modeling tools and methodologies.

      General to advanced data mining, profiling, and querying skills (using a variety of tools) to perform required data research and analysis.

      Must be self-motivated, detail oriented and able to multi-task.

      Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, demanding and dynamic work environment.

      Analyst with hands-on experience in managing results, follow-through, managing schedule, overcoming obstacles to achieve outcomes.


Additional Qualifications

      Leads by example.

      Excellent organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills with an attention to details

      Ability to identify cause/effect relationships and address root causes of problems wherever they exist.

      Ability to develop and deliver clear and impactful communications (both oral and written) to peers as well as upper management in an appropriate/timely fashion.

      Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with customers and is dedicated to meeting/exceeding customer expectations and requirements.

      Ability to use critical thinking, rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions.

      Learns quickly when facing new problems, enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks, and is willing to experiment to find solutions.

      Ability to negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups, and can win concessions without damaging relationships.

      Expert facilitator and team builder including team norming/storming/forming, inception, planning, workload balancing, resource budgeting, problem-solving, analysis planning, problem-solving and team dynamics in order to drive results.





      BS/BA in Business Admin Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems and/or equivalent formal training or experience

      Generally has 10+ years of experience in Information Technology, Business Intelligence, Data Analysis, Data Warehousing and Data Modeling.


Database Knowledge:

    • Optional: Teradata or Oracle
    • Optional alternatives: Azure Data Warehouse(ADW), Hadoop(HIVE), MySQL, DB2, Postgres, SqlServer


    • Erwin (or other data modeling tool)
    • Toad
    • SqlDelevolper
    • Teradata SQL Assist
    • Altova XmlSpy; JSON


Functional Domain Knowledge:

    • BI/Analytics
    • Retail
    • Supply Chain
    • Finance
    • Warehousing/Transportation
    • Customer

Best Regards,

Ravi Shirodkar
Delivery Manager - US & Canada

Silverlink Technologies LLC
1123 Broadway,Suite 301, New York, NY 10010
Direct Line : +1646-902-6007 | Alternate No. : +1 646-224-0697
ravi@silverlinktechnologies.com | Web: www.silverlinktechnologies.com 
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/ravishirodkar