Senior MDM Architect

Category

Data Architect

Date Posted

03/08/13

Salary

$160,000.00

Location

NJ

Type

Direct Hire

Respond To

David Sala Della Cuna
201.617.0022 X-35
david@theconnorsgroup.com

Job Description:

My Client is launching an initiative to assess their current Customer Information Architecture, establish a Customer Information Strategy, and create a roadmap for addressing any gaps and implementing the future-state architecture. In conjunction with this initiative, we are seeking a Senior Level MDM Architect to focus on te Customer Information Architecture. This individual will be responsible for leading the design and implementation of the future-state architecture. This will include gaining a detailed understanding of the customer information-related needs of the strategic initiatives of our company, and working closely with technology teams to establish an architectural design that supports these initiatives.

Key Responsibilities:

-          Design future-state customer information architecture based on results of architecture assessment and roadmap.

-          Understand strategic objectives of the company, and ensure that Customer Information Architecture is capable of supporting it.

-          Establish partnerships with key business constituents that help drive customer information-related requirements, and ensure that Customer Information Architecture vision is in alignment with these requirements.

-          Partner with technology teams to ensure that the customer information architecture supports the technical requirements of our applications, and that application designs leverage the customer information architecture.

-          Work closely with individuals across the IT organization to help promote awareness of customer information architecture and ensure that enterprise assets, services and centers of competence are leveraged.

-          Lead Customer Information Architecture Review Board, which will serve to help ensure that technology implementations across Scholastic are in line with the Customer Information Architecture principles and vision.

Qualifications

Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related field, Graduate degree preferred

Experience:

-          Ideal Candidate has enterprise level Customer (B2B and B2C) MDM Project Technology Solution Architecture and Implementation experience within Retail/Publishing/Ecommerce/Travel/Hotel Industries.

-          10+ years’ experience in the Information Management field including enterprise level ODS, EDW, BI Architecture and Implementation experience.

-          At least 5 years of experience architecting customer data integration solutions

-          Must have a wide range of technical implementation experience, across multiple technologies, disciplines, and platforms.

-          Must have a proven track record providing technical leadership on cross functional teams.

-          Must have experience building strong business relationships.

Required Technical Skills

Should have experience in at least one technology tool from each category.

-          MDM -   Informatica Siperian, Oracle UCN, MS MDS, IBM MDM Server

-          BI/Analytics - MS BI (SSRS, SSAS), IBM Cognos, Microstrategy, SAS

-          ETL - Informatica, MS SSIS, Data Stage

-          DB - Oracle, DB2, Sql Server

-          DQ – Informatica DQ, IBM Information Analyzer, MS DQS

-          ILM – Informatica, IBM Optim

-          Data Security/Monitoring – Vormetrics, IBM Guardiam

-          DW Appliances – IBM Netezza, MS SQL PDW, Oracle Exadata, Teradata

-          Data Services – Informatica

-          CRM – PeopleSoft, Sales Force

Nice-to-Have Technical Skills

-          Big Data Analytics Architecture and Implementation experience using Hadoop and HBase

-          SOA Architecture & Implementation

-          Data Architecture

-          Content Management

Additional Qualifications:

-          Strong verbal and written communication skills

-          Ability to present and discuss complex technical information in a way that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding and support.

-          Strong analytical and conceptual skills along with business orientation.

-          Ability to work closely with business users and ensure that the business needs are well defined and being met and in line with our systems architecture.

-          Excellent organizational and detailed hands on project management skills.

-          Ability to effectively negotiate solutions as problems arise.