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Data Solution Architect

Company: Advantasure
Location: Detroit
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description
The Data Solution Design area within IT is looking for a Data Solution Architect to join our team. Our department supports the business and IT through development of our data strategy and moving towards our product-centric model. We support data strategy roadmap development, data analysis, data/solution architecture, and data solution design across the ecosystem.
Departmental Preferences:

  • Experience within health care analyzing Health plan data (Membership, Claims, Provider, Clinical, etc.), and knowledge of the business processes and supporting metrics/KPI
  • Extensive experience architecting and modeling an enterprise use layer, semantic layer, distribution layer, dependent data marts and BI/reporting solutions against a very large Enterprise-wide Data Warehouse (30+ terabytes) according to industry standards
  • Superiorcommunication skills (written, verbal, and presentation)
  • Extensive knowledge of data modeling concepts and best practices in a multi-layer data warehouse, Hadoop based, SQL based and NOSQL databases.
  • Experience with data architecture for various layers of analytic data stores including data hub, ODS, EDW, ERP, Data Marts and NOSQL databases: PostgreSQL, Redshift, Databricks, and MongoDB
  • Experience with cloud environments and DataBricks based analytics system
  • Experience in Master Data Management and Reference Data Management
  • Ability to interpret data that is not well defined or documented and develop recommendations based on findings Provide support for architecture discipline as defined by departmental requirements. Provide overall direction, guidance, definition and facilitation for the development of an architecture and its use within the enterprise to deliver business value through technology. Support the planning and decision-making process to determine the fit of technology components into the enterprise architecture. Create technology strategy, vision, roadmaps, business and IT capability models, and conceptual and logical design. Work collaboratively with product, platform and service owners to evolve and align the technology vision including evaluation and selection. Work as a lead or internal consultant on moderately complex assignments and/or projects/programs that require intermediate technical knowledge of a particular field of specialization, such as security, information/data, integration, technical or business.
    • Participate in aspects of architectural vision and strategy development, including environmental analysis, opportunity identification, value cases and technology innovation portfolio development.
    • Work with other IT staff in the implementation and use of roadmaps.
    • Develop architectural requirements at domain, project or portfolio level. Assists other Architects in working with product, platform, and/or service owners and business leaders, when needed, to understand business requirements and help them understand how technology trade-offs influence strategy.
    • Perform summary analysis of business and IT capabilities and may work with business peers to develop and present business capability models and roadmaps to facilitate discussion and decision making with stakeholders across the enterprise. Develops business capability models.
    • Create and modify logical designs and architecture by reviewing end-user topology, security, performance, and interoperability requirements.
    • Perform architecture implementation and modification activities. Participate in architectural reviews and evaluations.
    • Work with project, product, and service teams to understand business requirements and help them understand how technology trade-offs influence strategy
    • Develop, motivate, and mentor IT members to create a team environment. Coach team members.
    • Evaluate options, risks, costs versus benefits, system impacts, and technology priorities in moderately complex situations. Collaborates on delivery management reporting status, issues, risks, and benefits.
    • Research emerging technology, competitive threats, deficiencies, and industry and market trends to assist in product development and/or operational support activities. Assist in developing technology recommendations, based on business relevance, appropriate timing and deployment complexity.
    • Participate in the architectural governance process. Work on exceptions to architectural standards at a specialized/portfolio level and escalates to the appropriate level for action.
    • Assist with post-implementation continuous-improvement efforts and in analyzing the current architecture to identify weaknesses and develop opportunities for improvements. QUALIFICATIONS
      • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
      • Five (5) years of experience in IT and business/industry (architecture design and deployment, systems lifecycle management, infrastructure planning and operations, etc.) required.
      • Exposure to multiple diverse technologies and processing environments required.
      • Ability to self-motivate, take initiative and endure leadership skills to seek out work and accomplish goals.
      • Decision making and critical thinking abilities to relate to and understand issues to reach productive decisions.
      • Extensive experience in client relationship management through knowledge and ability to determine and satisfy client needs and maintain a partnering relationship during engagements.
      • Knowledge of techniques, roles, and responsibilities to provide consultative knowledge internally and externally.
      • Ability to drive consensus on complex matters involving diverse stakeholders where there may be varying points of view.
      • Understanding of the business processes in area assigned.
        1. Assist in the creation of the information architecture and information management strategy for the organization. 2. Collaborate with business, solution, and enterprise architects to understand the implications of respective architectures on information architecture and maximize the value of information across the organization. 3. Visualize what information matters most to the organization based on defined business strategy. 4. Create and manage business information models in all their forms, including conceptual models, relational database designs, message models, and others. 5. Aid efforts to improve business performance through enterprise information solutions and capabilities, such as master data management (MDM), metadata management, analytics, content management, data integration, and related information management or information infrastructure components. 6. Ensure existing data/information assets are identified, stewarded, and leveraged across the enterprise.

Keywords: Advantasure, Detroit , Data Solution Architect, Other , Detroit, Michigan

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