Data Architect

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    $90 - $100
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  • Duration:

    06/04/2023 - 12/04/2023
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  • Job Description

    Data Architect (Cloud)

    Pay: $90 - $100 w2

    Contract Length:  6 months contract (potential extension)

    Location: Chicago, IL (hybrid)


    • Work on a Snowflake DW design and implementation.

    • Design and deploy services to AWS using Terraform and Cloud formation stack.

    • Design CICD pipelines for applications and deploy them.

    • Design near real-time data pipelines using Kafka streaming service.




    The Data Architect will work closely with data engineering, data product managers and data science teams to meet data requirements of various initiatives.


    As a Data Architect, you will Lead the creation of the strategic enterprise data architecture for Client. Partners with internal stakeholders to define the principles, standards, and guidelines regarding data flows, data aggregation, data migration, data curation, data model, data consumption and data placements. Provide expertise regarding data architecture in critical programs, data strategy and data quality remediation activities. Validates data architecture for adherence to defined policies, standards and guidelines including regulatory directives.



    • Defines & develops enterprise data architecture concepts and standards leveraging leading architecture practices and advanced data technologies.

    • Requirements gathering with business stakeholders, domain: agile team work, people data, and hierarchies of project portfolio work

    • Ability to write requirements for ETL and BI developers

    • Ability to write designs for data architecture of data warehouse or data lake solutions or end to end pipelines

    • Expert in data architecture principles, distributed computing knowhow

    • Intake prioritization, cost/benefit analysis, decision making of what to pursue across a wide base of users/stakeholders and across products, databases and services,

    • Design or approve data models that provide a full view of what the technology teams are working on and the business impact they are having.

    • End to end data pipeline design, security review, architecture and deployment overview

    • Automate reporting views used by management and executives to decide where to invest the organization’s time and resources, and stay up to date on key company initiatives and products

    • Create self-service reporting including a data lake for client’s internal projects and resources

    • Design for comprehensive data quality management tooling.



    • 6+ years of experience within the field of data engineering or related technical work including business intelligence, analytics

    • 4+ years of experience in architecture for commercial scale data pipelines

    • Experience designing and building scalable and robust data pipelines to enable data-driven decisions for the business

    • Exposure to Amazon AWS or another cloud provider

    • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such as Tableau, ThoughtSpot, PowerBI and/or Looker

    • Familiarity with data warehousing platforms and data pipeline tools such as Redshift, Snowflake, SQL Server, etc.

    • Experience with large scale enterprise applications using big data open-source solutions such as Spark, Kafka, Elastic Search / Solr and Hadoop, HBase

    • Experience or knowledge of basic programming and DB's technologies (SQL, Python, Cassandra, PostgreSQL, AWS Aurora, AWS RDS , MongoDB, Redis, Couchbase, Oracle, MySQL, Teradata)

    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Finance, a related quantitative field

    • Advance CS degree is a plus knowledge and experience




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