Data Architect in Glen Allen, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job #:  1007642

Apex Systems is currently looking or a Data Architect in Richmond,VA for one of our top clients. Please find the job description below and send your resume to Cory at
The Data Architect designs and drives the construction of foundational components for our next generation of software. This role requires a blend of technical leadership, team leadership, and hands-on development. This position operates following an Agile methodology.
  • Architects are leading best practices in technology, performance, and scalability.
  • Architects solutions that describe an implemented system that solves a business problem through an instantiation of reference architectures.
  • Builds and maintains credibility & trust when exposed to executive and senior level management and business partners.
  • Creates and updates application, integration, technology, and information architectural diagrams utilizing tools like Visio.
  • Evaluates, defines, and when necessary, prototypes alternatives to determine the most appropriate approach for each solution.
  • Determines how to satisfy requirements using existing platform and services, and when appropriate, defines new services to fulfill the project's particular needs and makes recommendations.
  • Assists in preparing functional specifications that can be understood by customers and internal development teams and provides high-level, prioritized approaches to achieve business objectives.
  • Works with the product and professional services team members to estimate the work.
  • Provides direction, guidance, development oversight, and support to successfully deliver on time with quality.
  • Influences a broad audience to adopt a particular path and be respected as a thought leader.
  • Understands the broader implications of strategy across all business units, while visualizing the project-level implications.
  • Provides technical problem resolution to complex issues.
  • Contributes to on-going process and methodology improvements.
  • Works with cross functional teams, such as engineering and product management to provide feedback and support the evolution of the product.
  • Builds System Context Diagrams.
  • Creates Solution Architecture (blueprint) across business capability and application views that align with target state architecture and business plan prioritization.
  • Creates project/program decision frameworks.

Tech Skills:
  • The Data architect should have the following:: data modeling experience, data process/ relational experience. Experience with structure vs. non structure data. data integration and data lake knowledge
  • Business Intelligence (BI) tools experience: spark, tableau, sharepoint, 
  • machine learning knowledge 
  • SQL Server 2008+
  • data warehousing tools: ETL/ SSRS packages 
  • Cloud experience- specifically Azure 
  • healthcare experience is a plus

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