Data Architect

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
IT & Technical
Location:
LATAM
Salary Description:
Competitive to attract the best
Posted:
29-Nov-16
Job Ref:
JI - 10604

Data Architect

Montevideo, Uruguay

The Data Architect will be dedicated to architecting and optimizing our database environment, focusing on a MySQL database structure that is supports fast, reliable, and scalable transactions. The candidate will play a key role in bringing data and information to the forefront of the organization. The candidate should have experience architecting, designing and developing Data Warehouse/ Business Intelligence solutions as well as web applications. The candidate must have a keen sense for the business drivers, have a vision for the data strategy and help execute it. The candidate must be familiar with industry trends and best practices around Warehousing/BI and apply them appropriately.

Role / Responsibilities:
• Ensure the current production database is optimized for performance, maintenance, and scalability
• Optimize merchant and reseller database and associated panel queries for better performance
• Optimize database replication and auto-failover procedures
• Support the data requirements of the Business Intelligence platform
• Work with the security team to ensure our database is secure
• Lead the architecture, design, development of Data Warehousing /BI solutions and web applications
• Define technical principles, vision, and standards for data within our BI platforms
• Collaborate with product/application architects to develop more holistic solutions
• Work with leadership to review and improve on processes for data governance & information lifecycle management

Skills/Requirements:
• BS Degree in Computer Science or a related field
• 13+ years industry experience
• Expert knowledge of MySQL
• Knowledge of enterprise data warehousing concepts and best practices
• Unix/Linux Shell scripting
• Data Quality, Integration and Governance
• Demonstrated knowledge of industry trends and standards
• Ability to think through multiple alternatives and select the best possible solutions for strategic and tactical business needs
• Good verbal and written communication skills

Nice to have:
Experience with cloud based data warehouse and related technologies

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Jennifer Innes
Email:

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