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Lead Enterprise Data Architect

Company: Ameren Services Company
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date:About the positionThe Enterprise Architect (Data) will be responsible for defining and leading the execution of our enterprise wide data management and analytics strategy. This role will define the strategic architectural roadmap that will align existing and future business needs and capabilities with new and emerging technology strategies resulting in an actionable future state reference architecture for our data and analytics needs.Key responsibilities include:

  • Define the vision, strategy, and principles for data management in collaboration with key business and technical stakeholders to support Ameren's business strategies and priorities
  • Lead the establishment and documentation of technology direction and standards for data management, involving all aspects of information access and retrieval, integration, utilities, and tools for use by various parts of the Ameren Digital organization.
  • Define, design and implement data access patterns for multiple analytical and operational workloads, across on premise and Cloud based platforms.
  • Drive technical data design discussions with key Digital stakeholders (including technical and solution architects), system integrators and outside vendor.
  • Provide design leadership in key master data management (MDM) initiatives (e.g. around customer data, employee data etc.) and be responsible for data architecture and governance
  • Establish working relationship with Data Stewards and Owners and collaborate on governance activities and standards.
  • Analyze systems and databases in various aspects such as data integrity, technical debt, data model, security, availability and performance.
  • Work with business stakeholders to identify business opportunities that may result and/or benefit from application of data and advanced analytics, including machine learning. Define optimal data integration solutions and patterns to meet business needs.
  • Assist the Enterprise Architecture team in the development of future state information architecture strategy.Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree required from an accredited college or university, preferably in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or business. Master's degree is preferred.
    • 12+ years of relative IT architecture experience, with at least 7 years of demonstrated data management, data base development, enterprise data management, data governance, and data architecture experience.
    • Prior experience in Entity / Relationship modeling and logical and physical design using relational databases (e.g. SQL Server, Oracle RDBMS).
    • Experience implementing Master Data Management and/or data lake constructs in a large enterprise.
    • Experience implementing big data solutions using cloud technologies. Working knowledge of next-generation data platforms on major cloud vendors like Azure, AWS, etc.
    • Ability to create and implement complex data models for OLTP, ETL, Data Warehouse (Teradata preferred), logical Data warehouse applications, and BI Tools (e.g. Power BI or OBIEE).
    • Current knowledge building data models, business data layer using data federation and master data management.
    • Working knowledge of next-generation data platforms including NoSQL, Graph, Data Virtualization, in-memory data stores and self-service data platforms
    • Demonstrates ability to balance tactical delivery with strategic vision and can articulate the tradeoffs and recommendations as needed.
    • Experience in executing under scrum/agile framework or waterfall.
    • Demonstrates a holistic systems perspective. Empathizes with multiple points of view but able to drive to decision.
    • A good understanding of enterprise data flows and ability to streamline and simplify data flowsIn addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:
      • Proven ability to deliver innovative transformational IT projects, with focus on business value and technical milestones required
      • Ability to conceptualize, launch and deliver multiple technology solutions by influencing future technology decisions and directions required
      • Must possesses solid financial discipline with the ability to communicate facts with an eye towards cost vs. benefit.
      • Must be a confident and innovative leader, excellent communicator and accomplished driver of large-scale technology delivery.
      • Strong business analysis, problem solving, and strategy development skillsAdditional InformationAmeren's selection process includes a series of interviews and may include candidate testing and/or an individual aptitude or skill-based assessment. Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.

Keywords: Ameren Services Company, St. Louis , Lead Enterprise Data Architect, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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