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Business Intelligence Architect in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

Data experts-are you ready to grow your career by applying your database expertise to more complex projects with some of the nation's top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to our client who is looking for Business Intelligence Architect. Our recruiting staff gives you an advantage over your competition by promoting your strengths and assets directly to hiring managers while helping you to be more prepared for your interviews.

From keeping you up to date on market trends and industry expectations to providing you with valuable insight into the company culture, compensation expectations, and growth opportunities of specific clients, Vaco will give you the edge you need in today's highly competitive job marketplace. If you are passionate about data architecture and are ready for a rewarding new challenge, let Vaco help you to make it happen. Apply today!

***NO THIRD PARTIES - U.S. Citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor at this time***

The Sr. Solution Architect/Business Intelligence Architect will represent and champion sustainable and value creating solution choices, architectures, and solution designs as they relate to Business Intelligence and Data Analytics.

  • Define, maintain and evolve solution specific architectural standards and guidelines, in line with overall standards and guidelines
  • Ensure that sustainable and value creating solutions are chosen to fulfill business needs
  • Estimate development work as input to both demand framing and detailed planning
  • Create robust, performance optimized, efficient, scalable, reusable and value creating architectures as well as functional and non-functional designs to fulfill solution requirements.
  • Ensure traceability between designs and solution requirements
  • Ensure appropriate documentation of architectures, functional designs & non-functional designs
  • Perform or lead fit/gap analysis between solution requirements and existing functionalities
  • Participate in capturing, defining & documenting solution requirements and use cases for solutions
  • Work with Users, Architects & Infrastructure experts to define non-functional solution requirements and ensure designs and solutions work together and fulfill business needs in total
  • Transition designs to Developers to ensure a clear and complete understanding of designs


  • At least 5 years' experience in a relevant position, e.g. architect, developer, application specialist.
  • At least 10 years' relevant work experience working with Microsoft SQL Server (SSIS, SSAS) as a Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing platform, coupled with advanced front-end BI tools.
  • Experience with advanced Data Analytics concepts such as Machine Learning or AI preferred.
  • Experience with cloud technologies
  • Strong ability to define direction and develop, design, and control plans to reach desired positions.