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Data Modeler

Deerfield, Illinois | IT
Job ID: 74094
Listed on 8/17/2017

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Position Title:  Data Modeler


  • Understand and translate business needs into data models supporting long-term solutions. 
  • Work with the Application Development team to implement data strategies, build data flows and develop conceptual data models. 
  • Create logical and physical data models using best practices to ensure high data quality and reduced redundancy. 
  • Optimize and update logical and physical data models to support new and existing projects. 
  • Maintain conceptual, logical and physical data models along with corresponding metadata. 
  • Develop best practices for standard naming conventions and coding practices to ensure consistency of data models. 
  • Recommend opportunities for reuse of data models in new environments. 
  • Perform reverse engineering of physical data models from databases and SQL scripts. 
  • Evaluate data models and physical databases for variances and discrepancies. 
  • Validate business data objects for accuracy and completeness. 
  • Analyze data-related system integration challenges and propose appropriate solutions. 
  • Develop data models according to company standards. 
  • Guide System Analysts, Engineers, Programmers and others on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces. 
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
  • Proactively engage with the project stake-holders and understand requirements 
  • Good communication skills and ability to lead JAD sessions and discussions with business and actively participate in data mapping exercise 
  • String modeling experience – particular focus will be on physical modeling Capabilities 
  • Good exposure and/or past experience in ETL and/or massively parallel database. 
  • data solutions attach and provide design solutions that will perform with Datastage ETL and Oracle databases. 
  • Hands on data analysis skills to understand the data 
  • Five or more years of experience in data modeling and design, coupled with strong knowledge of the software development life cycle. 
  • Five or more years of enterprise level data design and development involving dimensional modeling. 
  • Hands on experience with modeling tool such as (but not limited to) ERWIN, Power designer 
  • Past experience with ETL technology