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IT Cloud Data Architect, St. Louis, MO 63110

PDS Tech has an  for an IT Cloud Data Architect,  Contract position for a client in Chesterfield MO 63110

The main function of a data architect is to ensure that the data assets of an organization are supported by an architecture that supports the organization in achieving its strategic goal. A typical data architect is responsible for setting enterprise standards for databases, data integration, and the means to get to the data. 
  • 10 Years if related IT Experience
  • 5+ years of Data Warehousing Design and development experience.

Job Responsibilities:
Direct programmers and analysts to make changes to existing databases and database management systems. Direct others in coding logical and physical database descriptions. Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish project. Review and approve database development and determine project scope and limitations. Approve, schedule, plan and supervise the installation and testing of new products and improvements to computer systems. Implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure. Develop standards and guidelines to guide the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information
Associate's degree in computer programming or a relevant field required. Bachelor's degree preferred. 10+ years experience required. Preferred: Computer Science, MIS, related field or equivalent experience
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Expert ability to work independently and manage one’s time.
  • Expert leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.
  • Expert knowledge of logical data modeling and physical data modeling.
  • Expert knowledge of computer software, such as SQL, Visual Basic, Oracle, etc.

Required Skills: 

  • Keen understanding of Data Warehouse platforms, applications and modeling practices as related to cloud and on-prem architectures
  • Develop, explain and enforce Data Architecture standards and best practices.
  • Excellent communications skills and the ability to work with all levels within the IT and Business
  • Experience as data warehouse practitioner

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with RDBMS (Oracle, SQL Server), NoSQL databases (Cassandra, Mongo, etc.), Graph databases (e.g. Neo4J), Hadoop based solutions, Map-Reduce, Apache Spark implementations
  • Experience as Enterprise Information Architect including exposure/experience with Enterprise Architecture methodology and framework (e.g. TOGAF)
  • Healthcare and/or health payer experience
  • Experience with Agile development methodology and Agile data modeling practices
  • Understanding of Java, .Net technologies, APIs, Microservices, SOA, Integration

Job Number: 2010112898
Job Location: Saint Louis, MO
Duration: 9 months
Input Date: 03/06/2020
Last Updated: 04/03/2020
Attention: Elisabeth Laspe
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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