Business Intelligence Architect

Job Description: 

The primary responsibility for setting the strategy and vision and for managing the day-to-day tactical operations of the Data & Analytics teams. He/she will be responsible for all strategic, tactical, operational, financial, human, and technical resource managerial responsibilities associated with the following BI and BI-related 

Functional areas

  • Data preparation (sourcing, acquisition, integration)
  • BI governance (may be same or separate from Data Governance)
  • Reporting, analytics, data exploration

Job requirements:

  • Clear understanding and a buy in into the company’s business strategy
  • A degree in computer science, mathematics, operations, management, or a related field is required.
  • A minimum of 15 years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related area, during which both professional and management capabilities have been clearly demonstrated.
  • Industry/domain skills:
  • Extensive expertise in Manufacturing domain

Technical skills:

  • Extensive expertise in ETL tools, such as SSIS, Informatica, or Talend and related technical Big Data Platforms.
  • Extensive expertise in data modeling, both logical and physical.
  • Extensive experience in multidimensional data modeling, such as star schemas, snowflakes, denormalized models, handling “slow-changing” dimensions/attributes
  • Extensive expertise with business and technical requirements analysis, business process odeling/mapping, and data mapping.
  • Extensive expertise in developing enterprise and solution level architectural designs.
  • Experience and understanding of a wide variety of analytical processes (governance, measurement, etc.).
  • Experience with relational – SQL – and multidimensional – MDX – query languages
  • Experience with agile software development.
  • Experience with business driven / self-service BI
  • Experience in designing solutions for multiple large data warehouses with a good understanding of cluster and parallel architecture as well as high-scale or distributed RDBMS and/or knowledge on NoSQL platforms 
  • Experience with Architecture patterns and practices (ex. Web architectures, cloud computing, data architecture)
  • Experience as Architecture leader for a data warehouse and/or data lake required.
  • Experience with a variety of Hadoop tools such as Hive, Spark , Sqoop
  • Demonstrated proficiency in one or more of Java, JSP, JavaScript, Python, R, NodeJS
  • Hortonworks Certified Hadoop System Administrator.
  • Hands on experience with Scala.
  • Hands on relational database experience (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server) is beneficial
  • Hands on experience in working with Hadoop ecosystems
  • Experience with the Linux operating system & commands
  • A solid understanding of open source software development tools and solutions. Strong analytical skills with open source solutions
  • A solid understanding of data security and privacy technologies
  • A solid understanding of key BI trends.
  • A solid understanding of leading edge technologies and best practices such as Hadoop and Big Data
  • A solid understanding of the BI vendor landscape
  • A solid understanding of mobile delivery architecture and best practices
  • A solid understanding of Customer Experience (CX) technologies
  • Good to have experience with data science, statistical analysis, data mining and predictive algorithms
  • Good level of Master Data Management (MDM) concepts, software and processes.

General business skills:

  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent writing and documentation skills
  • Able to communicate ideas in both technical and business-friendly language.
  • Able to conduct research into application integration issues and products.
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Architecture experience in defining the outline for a team-wide development
  • Anticipates and manages technology evolution and relates it to business solutions. Sets direction based on alignment to business and overall technology standards.


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