A lot of companies say they’re “driven by their mission”. Our unique corporate structure guarantees that every decision we make upholds our mission: to make sure the internet stays available, safe, and welcoming to everyone. Beholden to neither shareholders nor investors, Mozilla Corporation is wholly owned by the not-for-profit Mozilla Foundation.
We are looking for a hardworking and driven Enterprise Data Architect to drive and grow our data management practice. This exciting new role will have a dedicated focus on not just defining data elements but on defining new processes for handling, provisioning, and optimizing our enterprise data for maximum business utility. Working in close collaboration with executive leadership and multiple strategic programs across Mozilla, you will drive data architecture strategy and direction.
Responsibilities and duties
- Align enterprise data architecture with our business and technology strategy and roadmaps while effectively communicating to business and technical partners across senior levels of the organization
- Define and establish a technical strategy, standards, and guidelines in the data architecture domain.
- Define, design and document data services, interfaces, and data flows with big picture awareness across the enterprise
- Collaborate with business and IT partners and various practice teams to define transitional and target state data architectures
- Pragmatically implement data architecture principles, standards, and patterns using established Enterprise Architecture governance processes and frameworks
- Collaborate, educate, and mentor architects and technical leaders across the firm on modern data architecture practices
- Develop and maintain strong awareness and acuity of Mozilla’s business and data domains, standards and data policies
- Collaborate within the enterprise systems and services team to incorporate modernizing data governance, metadata management, and data quality into our architectural approaches and patterns
- Capture, design and publish integrative and canonical views of enterprise data at multiple levels of abstraction
Qualifications and Skills
- 10+ years of data modeling experience working with at least three various types of data models (relational, document, wide column, dimensional) and developing solutions for multiple cloud-based database platforms
- 5+ years of complex enterprise experience leading distributed data architecture efforts with subject matter authorities from varying technology and business disciplines
- 5+ years of practice experience in Domain-Driven Design, SOA, Master Data Management, and Data Services.
- 3+ years architecting scalable, highly-available technical solutions
- Broad knowledge of Web technologies: languages, frameworks, techniques, industry trends, etc.
- Enterprise-wide awareness of the business and data domains in relation to core business processes and capabilities, and enabling technology platforms
- Experience designing and/or optimizing processes to ensure operational excellence
- Applying architectural principles and govern based on established principles
- Strong architecture, critical thinking, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to handle ambiguous, and evolving requirements
- Experience successfully planning, influencing, and leading architecture initiatives across IT and business organizations and teams
- Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively with all levels in the company; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations
- Multiple successes delivering architecture in an agile/scrum environment
- Ability to navigate and work effectively across the organization to influence, inspire and lead others around decisions that provide clear positive results to the company
Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. When you work at Mozilla, you give yourself a chance to make a difference in the lives of Web users everywhere. And you give us a chance to make a difference in your life every single day. Join us to work on the Web as the platform and help create more opportunity and innovation for everyone online.
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