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Data Architect

Riverwoods, Illinois | IT
Job ID: 101567
Listed on 10/19/2020

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Data Architect

Job Summary:

  • This engagement will support the Greenhouse Innovation effort.
  • The Greenhouses are envisioned as incubators for the rapid development of engineering solutions for the most important business problems.
  • Each Data Architect will support 1-2 Greenhouse squads simultaneously. 
  • The Data Architects will provide expert and grounded direction to Greenhouse squads with respect to initial solution options, technology choices, and document strengths and risks with those choices. 
  • The Data Architect will create architectural deliverables that will capture Conceptual & Logical (L1/L2) architecture views as well as key architecture decisions. 


  • Application, Data Integration, Data Model, and Infrastructure including security aspects. 
  • The Data Architects will capture ‘Future Change Cases’ that will document critical aspects of the initial Greenhouse Proof of Concept to scale to a full production solution. 
  • The ‘Future Change Cases’ will be the blue print for follow on delivery teams to scale and mature the solution in a controlled, transparent fashion. 
  • The Data Architects will create product roadmaps for next ~24 months for various Greenhouse solutions for supporting interim architecture views as necessary.
  • Concurrently, while supporting the Greenhouse efforts, the Data Architects will support the creation and update of the Client's Data and Analytic Strategy. 
  • The Data Architects will leverage insights from both Greenhouse efforts, previous data assessments, Client business strategy, as well as both industry and technology trends to create a 3+ year out Data and Analytic Strategy.
  • The Data Architects will work closely with the Chief Data Architect and Chief Data Stewards to prioritize and guide this work. 


  • 5+ years of relevant hands-on data architecture experience
  • 2+ years of relevant hands-on exposure to building data and analytics solutions on AWS
  • 2+ years of ETL architecture experience (Ab Initio or cloud-native tools)
  • Experience with variety of databases e.g. Teradata, Oracle, Maria DB, Snowflake
  • Experience building architectural patterns at scale, including thoughtfully-designed data solutions, repeatable data pipelines, and efficient software engineering principles
  • Sound understanding of CI/CD, infrastructure engineering and building future ready technology solutions
  • Experience with building data warehouses, marts, business intelligence reports and operational systems
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in the data space and ability to recommend solutions
  • Strong presentation skills