Data Engineer / Architect in Indianapolis, IN at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Senior Data Engineer / Architect, $110-120k

The Senior Data Engineer / Architect will provide strategic leadership and direction for data-related projects, work closely with at least one Line of Business to maintain their data model in alignment with standards and architecture and review data models and design and execute on continuous improvement efforts.

Job Duties

  • Maintain a holistic view of the scope of all data projects across a line of business looking for potential project collisions
  • Provide project consultation
    • Review Data Architecture overall approach at project level
    • Look for opportunities to provide data reuse
  • Set Data Modeling standards and processes
  • Perform data model audits for standards compliance
  • Maintain conceptual data models of each line of business
  • Understand the complete path of data within the entire line of business
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the business data needs and the ability to align those business needs with the overall Enterprise data strategy
  • Partner with the Enterprise Data Architect to influence, understand, and implement the Enterprise Data Strategy
  • Help establish road maps for each line of business to achieve the Enterprise Data Strategy
  • Participate in the Enterprise Data Governance Committee
  • Work with Plan Organization to provide project estimation
  • Evolve data to align to industry best practices
  • Direct/Develop/Execute upon continuous improvement efforts
  • Ensure reduction of tech debt is built into projects and other efforts as appropriate to keep OneAmerica current on technological advancements as they align to architectural direction
  • Follow and ensure compliance to OA data and security standards

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or a related discipline.
  • 3+ years of experience in a data architect role
  • 5+ years of experience data modeling data solutions including but not limited to ODS, Data Warehouse, Data Integration Hub, OLTP/OLAP or equivalent knowledge
  • 5+ years of experience data modeling, querying and performance-tuning relational DBMS (Oracle, SQL Server, DB2)
  • Expert SQL skills
  • Demonstrated experience in work estimation and management


  • Masters degree in Data Analytics or similar field
  • CDMP certification, Mastery Level
  • Experience with recent data technologies (NOSQL, Hadoop, RedShift, etc.)

Job Requirements

Data Engineer Architect leadership direction modeling continuous improvement roadmaps strategy governance ODS warehouse integration hub OLTP OLAP DBMS SQL