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Data Architect - AWS RedShift in Richmond, VA at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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Job Description

Data Architecture experts-are you ready to grow your career by applying your architecture expertise to more complex projects with some of the nation's top companies? Let Vaco serve as your advocate in presenting you to clients who are looking for Data Architects. 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!

Candidates should have hands-on and strategic experience in managing complex financial data environments, preferably at the mid-sized company level.

You will:

  • Design and own the data layout, modeling, schemas for user, origination, credit performance and other financial data
  • Participate in project scope definition, data architecture development, prioritization and project planning in coordination with other members of the Data team
  • Define requirements for success to upstream partners who provide unmodeled data
  • Provide on-going support of existing warehouse and reporting surfaces, as well as continually re-evaluate current processes and techniques for increased efficiency and maintainability
  • Maintain an awareness of existing, new and emerging data warehousing technologies and concepts
  • Ready to wear multiple hats as needed, overlapping at times with Data Engineering, project/product management and Data Services

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree with 8+ years of data management or data architecture experience
  • 5+ years financial data modeling experience
  • Experience developing Data Governance principles, standards and procedures
  • Clear understanding of data models for implementing data warehouse projects using ETL tools
  • Quantitative and analytic skills
  • Communication skills, along with ability to interact with business owners
  • Experience resolving and communicating about issues with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Experience with AWS RedShift