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Data Architect

Huntsville, AL 35801
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


The primary role of the Data architect is to lead the strategy and implementation for the Data Architecture components of the solution by taking into consideration the clients business case, objectives, requirements, and constraints, utilizing the technology value system as the foundation for solution development. The technical domain of the data architect includes conceptual, logical and physical data flows, modeling, data standards, best practices, tools and technologies, data security and privacy, data store and/or database architecture, design, development, capacity planning, performance, and administration.

Viewed as the trusted advisor to lead analysis of the data architecture environment, assess current state, identify future state, conduct gap analysis, and recommend prioritization from an data architecture perspective.

Collaborate with other architects to align the data pipeline, ingest, transformation, processing and output architecture to the business case and the overall solution architecture.

Take into consideration the technology value system (performance, scalability, reliability, operability, flexibility, affordability, security and auditability) when reviewing the high-level business and technical objectives and requirements for the solution.

Identify data architecture design alternatives based on clients objective and budget

Ability to influence the client and help the client appreciate the trade-offs in data design solutions

Ensure that the new data architecture solutions integrate with the legacy environment.

Assess the readiness of the data modeling and database environments (including the systems, tools, technologies, processes, and resource requirements) to implement the architecture.

Selects appropriate tools, techniques, and resources related to the data architecture components of the solution.

Define and estimate project proposals, builds the data architecture technical component of the SOW and maintains the data architecture technical component of project plans.

Responsible for identifying data architecture technical risks, communicating those risks and recommending solutions that mitigate the risk to the client.

Determine technology functional integration.

Define and/or evolve standard DI project.

Define object libraries, runtime environment, processes, and other components.

Review existing architecture documents.

Prototype architecture components.

Completes the data architecture documentation for the project; Sets or enforces data standards and architecture for the project.

Drives consensus around the data architecture components of the solution Vision and Roadmap to business and technologists.

Guides the design and implementation of the data architecture solution from a technical perspective.

Oversees QA functions for the data architecture solution, including ensuring that system and integration test plans are developed and executed.

Oversees other technical deliverable artifacts needed for data architecture components of the project implementation.

Conducts knowledge transfer to the client.

To be able to benchmark systems, analyse system bottlenecks and propose solutions to eliminate them.

To be able to clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms.

To be able to document use cases, solutions and recommendations.

To be able to help program and project managers in the design, planning and governance of implementing projects of any kind.

To be able to perform detailed analysis of business problems and technical environments and use this in designing the solution.

To be able to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.

To be able to work in teams, as a big data environment is developed in a team of employees with different disciplines.

To be able to work in a fast-paced agile development environment.

Strong experience in programming languages and latest technologies such as : C#.NET, Elastic, all types of Javascript frameworks, HTML5, CSS, RESTful Services, Spark, Python, Linux, Hive, Kafka, Redis Cloudera etc.

Need knowledge and experience with the latest data technologies and frameworks such as Hadoop, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, HBase, Oozie, Flume, ZooKeeper, MongoDB, NoSQL and Cassandra.


5+ years of experience architecting and delivering Hadoop solutions

Minimum 12+ years of experience architecting and delivering Data Management, BI/EDW solutions

Requires US Citizenship and ablity to obtain an Interim Clearance.

A technical degree in computer science or engineering

Familiarity with at least one of the following operating systems: Windows NT, Linux, and Solaris

Previous experience working in a customer-facing role

Experience with Hadoop frameworks as well as associated open source tools (MapReduce, Impala etc.)

Experience with database technology

Experience with performance tuning, systems management, backup/recovery/disaster recovery scenarios

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2020-05-26 Expires: 2020-06-27

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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