Data Architect, KForce, Louisville KY

Location: Louisville, KY

Job Type: Contract

Compensation: Competitive

Job ID: 1859031-TVT

Apply at: https://www.kforce.com/find-work/search-jobs/#/detail/MTY5Nn5UVlR-MTg1OTAzMVQxfjk5/

Description:

Kforce has a client seeking a Data Architect in Louisville, Kentucky (KY). Summary: The Enterprise Data Architect is responsible for developing and implementing strategic and tactical data technology direction in support of the business environment, across the enterprise. As the most senior data professional within the Company, the Enterprise Data Architect will provide a vision for leveraging data information and technologies to enable realization of established revenue and productivity goals. This includes providing data architecture direction, creating a plan for phased migration to the future state, supporting implementation initiatives to clearly define data architecture, and leveraging best practices. The Enterprise Data Architect is accountable for the architectural integrity, quality and value derived from all data capabilities within the corporation. This Role work closely with BI Architect, to define the strategic framework for management reporting, analytics, and business intelligence, requires a strong understanding of data warehousing concepts and how best to organize underlying data structures to support BI.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide strategic architectural and consulting support to Business and IT by providing insight and advice on data architecture options by identifying risks, challenges, functionality, cost analysis and impact on other business processes and priorities
  • Assess and cultivates long-term, strategic, BI goals for management reporting or business intelligence development in conjunction with end users, managers, and other stakeholders
  • Support the strategic mission of the IT function as it relates to goals for the organization
  • Demonstrate a positive supportive attitude of company and departmental goals
  • Supports and Involves in execution of business strategies consistently to improve efficiency and effectiveness of assigned operations

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related field
  • Minimum of 10+ years of professional technology experience with a concentration in data
  • Superior knowledge with ability to manage and coordinate enterprise information use, corporate data access design, metadata management and distributed/replicated data approach to ensure consistency, timeliness, data lineage, data quality and availability of master data throughout the enterprise
  • Ability to define Data Strategy, Data Governance process; Prior experience in defining Data Strategy is a plus
  • Hands-on experience with one or more business intelligence tools or comparable programming and data experience is a plus
  • Ability to create various levels of data architecture and data architecture constructs such as transactional, operational and analytical data stores to facilitate the integration of a diverse set of applications built upon disparate technologies – DB2, VSAM, SQL Server
  • Ability to envision and balance strategic, long-term data needs for the enterprise while coordinating and aligning multiple short-term tactical priorities with the ability to implement change in a complex dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and mentoring skills with a broad technology background combined with the ability to build relationships with business and technology stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of data from an enterprise perspective with expertise in developing strategic and tactical data technology direction
  • Experience in insurance will set a candidate apart from others

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be “the firm most respected by those we serve.”

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