Data - Solution Architect in Columbus, OH at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  834379

Title: Data Architect 

Location: Columbus, OH

Contract: 6 months contract to hire or direct hire opportunity

If you are interested in applying please contact Liz Gooding at

Apex Systems is currently seeking two Data Architects for a long term contract (potential right to hire) in Columbus, OH

The Architect participates on one or more project teams, including supporting the design and modeling of the architecture and related solutions, component identification, quality reviews and adherence to policies, standards, guidelines and procedures. They review existing business processes and establish metrics to improve business processes as well as support all architectural disciplines under their direction.


Summary of essential job functions


  • Understand, advocate and augment the principles of information technology strategies.
  • Analyze enterprise business drivers to determine corresponding change requirements.
  • Analyze the IT environment to detect critical deficiencies, and recommend solutions for improvement.
  • Analyze technology industry and market trends, and determine their potential impact on the enterprise.
  • 'Sell' the architecture process, its outcome and ongoing results.
  • Define the principles to guide solution decisions for the enterprise.
  • Design and lead the implementation of an ESA based on enterprise business requirements and IT strategies.
  • Design and direct the governance activities associated with ensuring ESA compliance.
  • Develop a road map of the evolution of the enterprise application portfolio from current to future state (as defined by the ESA).
  • Coordinate solution architecture implementation and modification activities.
  • Facilitate the evaluation and selection of software product standards, as well as the design of standard software configurations.
  • Consult with application or infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture, and identify when it is necessary to modify the solution architecture to accommodate project needs.
  • Identify the organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, structures or culture) and financial impact of the ESA.
  • Document all solution architecture design and analysis work.
  • Work closely with the enterprise program management office (EPMO) or project office to ensure alignment of plans with what is being delivered.

Minimum requirements:


  • Database queries - how data moves from one system to another
  • Data service -MDM
  • Business glossaries 
  • Logical models
  • Physical models 
  • Data quality
  • Business rules
  • Data governance tools
  • SOA
  • ETL
  • Data integration models
  • Information analyzer 
  • Information security for policies and procedures.
  • Bachelor’s Degree


•  Adaptability  •  Analytical Thinking  •  Building Relationships


•  Consulting  •  Decisiveness    •  Developing Others


•  Results Focus  •  Strategic Thinking   •  Business Enterprise


•  Business Process Knowledge  •  Change Advocate  •  Information

Systems Knowledge

•  Foundation Architecture Knowledge  •  Knowledge of Emerging Technology Strategic Technology Planning









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