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Solutions Architect / Data Modeler

SkillStorm is seeking a Solutions Architect / Data Modeler for our client in Chandler, AZ OR New Jersey OR Charlotte, NC. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Primary Skill:

  • Data modelling and architecture

Secondary Skill:

  • Data Governance Protection & Data Management

Tertiary Skill:

  • Data Virtualization - Composite & Data Fabric

Required Skills:

  • Minimum 1 year of hands-on experience working on data solutions within a data ecosystem
  • Hands-on experience in designing, building and implementing analytical environments and business intelligence solutions
  • Hand-on experience with ETL tools, technologies and development methodologies
  • Understanding of large scale batch processing
  • Understanding of large analytical environments, with many stakeholders, users, different (conflicting) sets of requirements, technology stacks
  • Understanding of conceptual, logical and physical data modeling
  • Ability to provide technical recommendations and trade-offs to address business needs and timelines
  • Understanding and experience with web services, APIs and micro-services design and architecture
  • Ability to create and drive the implementation of enterprise-level technology strategies
  • Ability to create pragmatic, strategic technology alternatives which deliver short-term results while contributing to long-term strategic direction
  • Effectively Influence, Negotiate and Lead technology alternative evaluations and implementations across the Technology and Line of Business organizations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to changes
  • Effective negotiation and team facilitation skills

Desired Skills:

  • Broad banking experience (3+ years) and good understanding of existing testing/operational processes
  • 3-5 years of hands-on experience designing, building and implementing Big Data solutions in a Hadoop/other ecosystem Systems technology implementation Web services / APIs / micro-services Technical expertise with Spark, Map-reduce, HDFS, HIVE, Cloudera, HBase, Avro, Parquet or other big data technologies.
  • Understanding of industry trends and vendor product positioning
  • Solid understanding of banking/finance industry domain and applications
  • Understanding of architecture methods Understanding of service oriented architecture
  • Understanding of relational databases, data modeling techniques
  • Understand relevant application technologies and development life cycles
  • Understanding of non functional requirements
  • Serve in the role of a Solution Architect within Data, Analytics & Insight Technology organization.
  • Architect will support a variety of initiatives across the data and analytics domain within Consumer, Small Business & Wealth Management Technology.
  • The Solution Architect will support business initiatives and strategic efforts that focus on building and leveraging information assets to improve sales and service activities for our business partners.
  • The supported efforts will involve providing technical leadership for a broad set of data solutions spanning traditional data environments (RDBMS, ETL, etc.) as well as on big data technologies.

The Solution Architect will have the following responsibilities:

  • Drive conceptual and logical architecture design for new initiatives
  • Develop standards, patterns, best practices for reuse and acceleration
  • Ensure initiatives are adhering to strategic architecture principles
  • Work with business partners to translate functional requirements into technical requirements
  • Ability to provide technical recommendations and trade-offs to address business needs and timelines and drive to resolution
  • Participate in cross-functional, cross-discipline architecture teams to enhance / set the architectural direction for key business initiatives
  • Participate in the continued definition of our target Strategies
  • Serve as a fully seasoned, technically proficient resource; routine accountability is for technical knowledge and capabilities as a team member or as an individual contributor.
  • Will not have direct-reports but will influence and direct activities of a team related to special initiatives or operations.
  • Influence, Negotiate and Lead technology alternative evaluations and implementations across the Technology and Line of Business organizations

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