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Senior Data Architect

Company: Wounded Warrior Project
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Great benefits. Competitive pay. We know these are some of the things people look for in a job.But if you're the kind of person who also cares about making an impact and serving our nation's wounded warriors and their families, then you're exactly the kind of person we're looking for. When you join Wounded Warrior Project, you're committing to making a difference. We make a commitment to you too - helping you to find that spark, ignite your passion to serve, and embark on a career with meaning and purpose.At Wounded Warrior Project we recognize our mission cannot be accomplished without our talented teammates, which is why we're proud to offer benefits such as:

  • A flexible hybrid work schedule (3 days in office, 2 days' work from home)
  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage for both teammates AND family members
  • Competitive pay and performance incentives
  • A fun, mission focused and collaborative team environmentA mission that matters is just the beginning, so if you're ready to get started, we're ready for you.The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Senior Data Architect serves as the key technical leaders to define and implement, from the ground up, an extensible data architecture team tools and platforms to support the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) mission and core values. The Data Architect creates conceptual and Logical Data Modeling efforts for strategic initiatives, implements enterprise platform for Metadata Management, and contributes to Data Governance, Development teams, and Data Stewards. The Data Architect leads and manages peers and cross-functional teams regarding data orchestration on diverse projects having a major corporate impact as well as concurrently working on multiple highly complex assignments.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Define a data architecture and strategy (short and long term) from a grass roots perspective, inclusive of PaaS, ETL/ Integration platforms, cloud data warehouse/lake architecture, BI tools and staffing other tools needed to support strategy.
    • Support conceptual and logical data modeling efforts for strategic initiatives.
    • Facilitate data governance meetings with development teams and data stewards.
    • Determine architecture solutions that meet performance, scalability, reliability, and security needs.
    • Lead multiple, large, highly complex efforts simultaneously, making key architecture and technology decisions.
    • Research and evaluate emerging data management technologies for applicability and adoption.
    • Build prototypes of learning solutions to show proof-of-concepts and develop scalable integrated enterprise services.
    • Work with technical leadership to drive innovation and create best practices within the team.
    • Present technical ideas and high-level concepts and solutions to internal and external team members.
    • Strong collaboration with Information Security, Legal and Metrics/Reporting teams.
    • Collaborate and contribute to the company's data mining systems, modeling standards, reporting, and data analysis methodologies.
    • Contribute to a positive culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence by identifying and implementing process improvements where appropriate.
    • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to understand the business problem, gather business requirements, supporting data and with/without guidance of leadership, help stakeholders/partners understand the business and scientific principles behind the process to gain their buy-in.
    • Other related duties as assigned.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to establish strong cross-organizational partnerships.
      • In-depth knowledge of database structures and data warehousing principles, and experience in SQL across different platforms including structured and unstructured data from various enterprise sources.
      • Proven technical skills in data architecture, data modeling, data management, and data retention concepts and practices.
      • Proficiency with Azure Data Architecture, ETL/Data integration platforms, and modern BI tools.
      • Master level of SQL language skills.
      • Proficiency in RDBMS, Data Warehouses Design, and Database Administration.
      • Strong database design experience (logical and physical).
      • Initiative and passion for finding solutions to ambiguous problems and an ability to work in difficult situations and across organizational boundaries.
      • Strong communication skills both written and verbal, with ability to communicate or convey the results to audience at all levels.
      • High energy level. Self-starter; willing to take initiative.
      • Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct.
      • Mission-driven, guided by core values, and a pleasure to work with.EXPERIENCERequirements
        • Seven years of experience working in cloud data warehouse architectures, ETL, and business intelligence tools and platforms in a lead technical role.Preferences
          • Four years of experience working with the Azure data platform and tools in a senior technical role with the following components: Azure SQL, Azure Data Factory, Azure blob store, Azure Dev Ops and Azure Key vault.EDUCATIONRequirements
            • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or related field. Equivalent combination of formal training, education, and work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.Preferences
              • Master's degree in computer science, engineering, information systems, or related field.CERTIFICATIONS & LICENSURERequirements
                • None.Preferences
                  • Cloud certifications related to Azure Data Factory or related systems and tools.WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
                    • General office environment, temperature controlled.
                    • Sitting for extended periods.
                    • May require lifting/carrying up to 20 pounds.
                    • Up to 25% travel.We recognize the success of our mission depends on the efforts of our passionate, hard-working teammates. To help teammates remain focused on the warriors and families we serve, WWP offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical/Prescription drug, Dental, Vision, Life/AD&D, Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability, and an Employee Assistance Program. WWP also offers a 401(k) retirement plan, a competitive PTO package, Sick Leave, Family Care Leave, Paid Holidays, Birthday Holiday, Education Assistance, and Bereavement Leave. For Colorado Applicants:The estimated hiring range for this position is between $88,000 - $132,000 annual base salary,subject to a candidate's combination of experience, qualifications, and credentials. This position may also be eligible for an annual performance incentive.For California, New York, and Washington Applications: The estimated hiring range for this position is between $101,200 - $151,800 annual base salary,subject to a candidate's combination of experience, qualifications, and credentials. This position may also be eligible for an annual performance incentive.*ca-pdWounded Warrior Project is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship, age, veteran or military status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.Please note:Wounded Warrior Project is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms without a written search agreement in place. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Wounded Warrior Project via email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Wounded Warrior Project in any form without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of Wounded Warrior Project, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Wounded Warrior Project as a result of the referral or through other means."

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