Job Summary:

Excelity is seeking a Data Architect for a project responsible for building the next generation Mission Information Systems for an exciting Government customer with a very critical mission. The candidate will work with the engineering team and customer to ensure successful development of high profile, complex, technical deliverables that are core to the continued success of our award-winning projects. The Data Architect will have experience managing the requirements, defining the strategy, and delivering solutions that meet the business’ needs including enterprise-wide data strategy, growing the data dictionary, and building a repository of the enterprise’s data.  The Data Architect will translate complex functional and technical requirements into detail design Implementing ETL process for integration of data from disparate sources.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design and implement effective database solutions and models to store and retrieve data.
  • Examine and identify database structural necessities by evaluating operations, applications, and development requirements.
  • Design conceptual and logical data models and flowcharts.
  • Assess database implementation procedures to ensure they comply with requirements, standards, and security controls.
  • Prepare accurate database design and architecture reports.
  • Oversee the migration of data from legacy systems to new solutions.
  • Monitor the system performance by performing regular tests, troubleshooting, and integrating new features.
  • Recommend solutions to improve new and existing database systems. Improve system performance by conducting tests, troubleshooting and integrating new elements.
  • Optimize new and current database systems.
  • Define security and backup procedures.
  • Coordinate with the Data Science to identify future needs and requirements.
  • Maintain and refine data modeling standards, best practices, and guidelines.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or relevant field or equivalent
  • 14+ years of proven work experience as a Data Architect, Data Scientist, Data Analyst or similar role.
  • In-depth understanding of database structure principles.
  • Experience gathering and analyzing system requirements.
  • Knowledge of data mining and segmentation techniques.
  • Expertise in SQL and Oracle.
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, D3.js and R). Proven analytical skills.
  • Problem-solving attitude.
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Must currently possess a Top Secret (TS) clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility.

Desired Qualifications:

  • The ability to analyze and present statistical information.
  • Mastery of specific types of databases, such as relational or foundational databases
  • Experience with database management software
  • Data management skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

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