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Sunday, April 15, 2012

F/T - Data Architect - Deloitte (Princeton, NJ)

Data Architect

Location: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Firm Service: Firm Internal
Reference Code: E12PRNDA006BR16
Type of Position: Full-time

Job Description

Purpose of the Data Architect is to have a skilled and dedicated resource to analyze the Deloitte Audit (structured and un-structured) data and information requirements, identify technical approaches, formulate data designs, and recommend architectures that satisfy the requirements.  Architectures must ensure data integrity, performance, scalability and high-availability.  Primary focus is on design, development and delivery.

Role Specific Responsibilities
  • Develop expert knowledge of Deloitte's business and problem/solution domain
  • Define data, information and underlying technology (taxonomy/DB) roadmap
  • Develop enterprise-level conceptual, logical and physical data models working in concert with the Data Management Group and sponsor consensus/approval
  • Establish data/database architecture guiding principles and design goals;  Socialize for acceptance
  • Facilitate and review enterprise wide data dictionaries and taxonomies; again, working closely with the Data Management Group and other domain experts.
  • Establish information models, data flows and data life-cycles throughout the enterprise architecture
  • Analyze and specify standards based data exchange with 3rd parties (e.g., XML, XBRL, OData)
  • Identify data integration opportunities
  • Collaborate with Infrastructure Architects on taxonomy/database infrastructure specifications
  • Evaluate, recommend and select taxonomy/database tools & utilities
  • Establish formal policies and procedures for data model review and approval
  • Identify and implement best practices, tools and standards (ER modeling, normalization, data security, etc)
  • Manage data architecture, data quality, data standards and data structures
  • Facilitate database performance, scale and availability activities

Education: BSCS or MS Degree or concentration in a technical field
Technical Skills
  • Minimum of 10 years experience with information management technologies
  • Proven background in the design and implementation of large scale and complex custom application development systems (e.g., transactional and data warehouse).
  • Proven knowledge and hands-on experience modeling, designing, and developing MS SQL Server based databases.   Experience with Oracle, Autonomy, Documentum and Active Directory is a plus.
Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in 140 countries, Deloitte brings world class capabilities and deep local expertise to help clients succeed wherever they operate. Deloitte`s more than 168,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

Deloitte`s professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from diversity. They enjoy an environment strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities.

Deloitte & Touche USA LLP and its subsidiaries (the Deloitte US Firms) are equal opportunity employers.