Data Architect

Testa Search Partners - Madison, WI

Our Madison WI client seeks a contract data architect responsible for providing leadership in data architecture for a multi-year modernization effort. This includes a “best of breed” implementation with different vendor solutions. The data architecture system components includes database management systems, a data hub, MDM, data marts, and a DW.


• Define current data architecture, including how data flows between systems, how it is used by different depts, and current challenges

• Work to understand what data will be collected by new systems and provide recommendations on how the data will flow through systems

• Analyze business requirements and convert into technical data requirements

• Define standards and procedures to improve the management of data throughout its lifecycle with an emphasis on data quality

• Participate in gathering requirements, planning, and implementation of a master data management program and related data governance improvements

• Contribute to overall data strategy


Knowledge, Skills, & Experience

• Experience with complex technology systems implementations which include data solutions using APIs and integrating data access layers across systems

• Experience in systems development life cycle, IT project management approaches, and requirements, design, and test techniques

• Direct and proven working experience with data management concepts and activities including an understanding of industry best practices for data sourcing, master data management, data quality, metadata management

• Understanding of database architecture principles and data modeling and DB design, ETL tools, data integ tools, advanced SQL and data governance tools/capabilities

• Familiarity with cloud-based data solutions using new or emerging technologies

Requirements -

• 10 years with IT and info mgmt

• 5 years as a data architect

Posted On: Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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