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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

F/T - Database Architect - Chartis Ins

Location: NY-New York
Functional Area: Information Technology
Company Name: Chartis
Employment Type: Full Time - Regular
Education Preferred: Bachelors
Experience Required: 6-9 years
Relocation Provided: No

Position Description
Chartis has an opportunity for a Database Architect in its Reinsurance Department.

As a Database Architect for the Reinsurance Department, you will be responsible for the following:
Translating business data requirements into conceptual, logical, and physical data models.
The data architect needs to be able to have an end-to-end vision, and to see how logical design will translate into one or more physical databases, and how the data will flow through the successive stages involved. He or she will need to be able to address issues of data migration, and will need to understand the importance of data dictionaries and other data standards.
 Gather and document business data requirements.
 Develop conceptual, logical, and physical data models.
 Develop physical database designs.
 Develop and apply data design standards and guidelines.
 Verify that data models accurately reflect business requirements and data usage.
 Develop and steward data model meta-data.
 Document and facilitate resolution of data-related project issues.
 Manage, resolve and report on data-related project defects.
 Manage data redundancy appropriately.
 Promote reuse of data and related processes.
 Generates documentation and assists with training staff.
 Develop and enforce metadata standards.
 Define data archiving/purge standards.
 Identifying architectural issues and proposing alternative solutions.
Tuning and designing a variety of databases for performance, scalability and stability.

Position Requirements
 Experience and Education:
 BS in Computer Science
 5+ years IT related experience
 3+ years of database programming experience
 Proven ability to deliver complex analysis and reports
 Must be able to deliver results in a high pressure quick paced environment

About Us
Chartis is a world leading property-casualty and general insurance organization serving more than 40 million clients in over 160 countries and jurisdictions. With a 90-year history, one of the industry’s most extensive ranges of products and services, deep claims expertise and excellent financial strength, Chartis enables its commercial and personal insurance clients alike to manage virtually any risk with confidence. For additional information, please visit our website at

At Chartis we support and encourage a diverse work environment. EOE.

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