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Data Architect
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Data Architecture function is responsible for designing and building Data Models for applications. Data Architecture designs, develops and implements strategic conceptual, logical, business and application data models. Data Architecture woks with the IT, business and ETL teams ensuring the quality of data and primary advocate of data modeling methods and data. Develop and deliver long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision. Establish processes for governing the identification, collection and use of corporate metadata as well as create methods for tracking such data for quality, completeness, redundancy and improvement.


  • Designs and develops Application Data Models.
  • Designs and develops Reference and “Data Warehouse” Data Models.
  • Evaluates reusability of current data for separate analyses. Creates the process for data sheering to rid the system of old, unused or duplicate data.
  • Reviews object, data models and the metadata repository; to structure the data for better management and quicker access.
  • Ensures the consistent use of Enterprise Reference Data within the application and “Data Warehouse” data models.
  • Develops and delivers long-term strategic goals for Data Architecture vision.
  • Establishes processes for governing the identification, collection, and use of corporate metadata; Identifies methods for tracking such data for quality, completeness, redundancy, and improvement.
  • Strategizes what the best practices are in relation to Data Security, backup, Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity and Archiving.
  • Ensures all strategies are in compliance with Enterprise Procedures and regulations.
  • Selects/implements the appropriate tools, software, applications, and systems to support data technology goals.
  • Drives best practice in regards to Data warehouse, Business Intelligence, and Reporting technologies.
  • Collaborates with Project Managers; addresses data related problems in regards to systems integration and compatibility.
  • Documents Enterprise Data Architectures/environments in order to maintain a current and accurate view of Global data landscape.
  • Identifies and develops opportunities for data reuse, migration, or retirement.
Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree 8 to 10 years of experience Demonstrate the ability to understand IT implications from projects and business requirements. General understanding of Data Warehouse Applications. Excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with both colleagues at all levels of management. Ability to review and provide feedback for complex data models implemented by partners. Proven experience working in outsource and offshore environment on major delivery programs. Knowledge of all phases of SDLC and full lifecycle implementations. Database Technologies: MongoDB, Acutate, Business Objects, ESSBASE, MS Access, PowerMart, SQL, Trillium, Oracle, Sql Server, MySql, Teradata etc. Others – ERWIN, SQL Designer, other data modeling tools. Marsh is a global leader in insurance broking and risk management. In more than 130 countries, our experts in every facet of risk and across industries help clients to anticipate, quantify, and more fully understand the range of risks they face. We work with clients of all sizes to define, design, and deliver innovative solutions to better quantify and manage risk. We offer risk management, risk consulting, insurance broking, alternative risk financing, and insurance program management services to businesses, government entities, organizations, and individuals around the world. To every client interaction we bring an unmatched combination of deep intellectual capital, industry-specific expertise, global experience, and collaboration. Since 1871, clients have relied on Marsh for trusted advice, to represent their interests in the marketplace, make sense of an increasingly complex world, and help turn risks into new opportunities for growth. Our more than 30,000 colleagues work on behalf of our clients, who are enterprises of all sizes in every industry, and include individuals, multinational organizations, and government entities worldwide. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. Visit for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @MarshGlobal Marsh and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC). Marsh & McLennan Companies offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including: health and welfare, tuition assistance, 401K, employee assistance program, domestic partnership benefits, career mobility, employee network groups, volunteer opportunities, and other programs. For more information about our company, please visit us at: We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. For more information, please visit us at: . Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

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Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID HOB00228
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Data Architect

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