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Data Architect

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois, 60606
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 days ago

Our Downtown Chicago client is in need of a Data Architect for on a direct hire basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Design and implement effective database solutions and models to capture, store and track business data in real-time
  • Provide analysis, counsel and direction to engineering and data teams on enterprise data management best practices
  • Define and implement architectural guidelines for high-velocity data processing infrastructure
  • Oversee data migration from legacy to new systems
  • Train technology and business users on database application industry standards and conventions
  • Collaborate with security architect to ensure data security and privacy compliance for end-to-end data lifecycle management activities
  • Partner with Enterprise Architecture peers and leadership to make Data Architecture part of a holistic strategy




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • Minimum of 5 year experience in a similar role
  • Superior communication and business-technical interaction skills
  • Proven experience proposing blueprint solutions and collaboratively defining enabling architectures for enterprise data platforms
  • Comfortable making decisions over uncertainty
  • Able to innovate at high speed, fail fast, and correct immediately
  • Solid experience in analytics data architecture, database design and data engineering pipelines
  • Understanding of website tagging and beaconing and how this drives analytics lift
  • Expert knowledge of data modeling concepts and data relationships
  • Expert-level SQL skills
  • Expert level of NoSQL and Time Series databases and where they fit
  • Strong understanding of event processing data architecture
  • Strong team player and outstanding problem solver
  • Proven experience adopting emerging standards and new technologies to formulate enterprise analytics data platforms

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Masters Degree
  • Familiar with agile methodologies and practices
  • Prior experience in ecommerce / online retail sales
  • Experience defining enterprise data architecture using Google Cloud Platform