Acara Solutions Client is looking for a Data Architect to join their team located in Addison, TX.
As a member of the Enterprise Architecture team, you will be responsible to drive optimal data architecture that efficiently and effectively presents an integrated view of enterprise data for both operational and analytical business processes. Also serve as a leader guiding on data architecture decisions and solutions to business, technology and project teams.
· Works across business units and other enterprise groups to:
· Define the target state data architecture, including data flow diagrams and global level data domains.
· Develops multi-year roadmaps for alignment to both business and technology target states.
· Define consistent data definitions and standardization methodologies.
· Rationalize systems and drive consistency within data platforms, technology services, operational teams, and business analytics
· Leads a team of skilled data architects and engineers that enable data to meet the business insights and operational needs across the four divisions of the client.
· Assists in evaluating buy vs build and vendor solution evaluation to optimize speed to insight, agility, maximize firm investment, manage total cost of ownership.
· Identify opportunities for common data standards and solutions across the enterprise, which span transactional, operational, and analytical platforms, collaborating within the architecture and development communities; Provide input in enterprise data strategy, identify technical solutions and capability gaps
· Supports the development of the enterprise data strategy as well as the business intelligence and analytics strategy, including rationalization and optimization of related tools and capabilities · Works collaboratively with colleagues within the Technology team, to deliver data use cases to meet business objectives
· Work with the Data Governance team to set data governance and stewardship guidelines and maturity models
· Build, develop and lead a high performing team that deliver business value and optimizes cost and speed to insight