Senior Data Architect

Alexandria, Virginia

Job ID: 4299

CALIBRE Systems Inc., an employee-owned Management Consulting and Digital Transformation company, is hiring for a Senior Data Architect!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sr Data Architect will be designing the data architecture along with a master data management plan.
  • Designs and documents end-to-end data pipelines of “as is” and “to be” systems.
  • Develops data sourcing/acquisition strategy for target systems (SFTP, APIs, web scraping, etc.).
  • Designs and documents “as is” and “to be” data wrangling (sourcing and transformation, cleansing, normalization, etc.) and storage (data lakes, databases, data warehouses) solutions.
  • Develop conceptual, logical and physical (Relational and Analytic) data models to meet the business requirements of the customer, optimized for maintainability and performance
  • Create physical database schemas by generating Data Definition Language (DDL) using the data modeling toolset for the DBA to implement into the physical environment

Required Skills


  • Security+ certification

required Experience


  • Minimum 4+ years of hands-on experience in the design and development of OLTP (3rd normal form) relational, dimensional and Data Vault models and architecture modeling tools (PowerDesigner / Erwin / Enterprise Architect / Infosphere Data Architect)
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in understanding of prevailing Enterprise Architecture Frameworks (Zachman, TOGAF, MODAF and / or DODAF)
  • Experience in and familiarity with architecture / systems / process / data modeling methods (BPMN, IDEF, UML)
  • Understanding of both Kimball and Inmon data architectures
  • Experience in software development life-cycle
  • Experience with Extraction, Transformation, and Load (ETL) packages is a plus
  • Understanding of Big Data; Spark, Hadoop


Preferred Education and Experience:


  • Advanced Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years’ experience gathering data requirements and translating them into database design changes
  • Experience in and familiarity with architecture modeling tools
  • Experience and/or appropriate certifications in Oracle, SQL,PL / SQL, UNIX shell scripting and similar requirements
  • May require ability to obtain government issued security clearance: US Citizenship required


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