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Data Architect

Data Architect

Job Description

TATA has a need for a Data Architect


At TCS, we achieve real business results that allow our clients to transform, and not just maintain, their operations. Our IT services, business solutions and outsourcing bring our clients a level of certainty that no other competitor can match.

Our clients will experience requirements being met on time, within budget and with high quality; greater efficiency and responsiveness to their business; and the ability to shift investment to strategic initiatives rather than tactical functions.

This Senior Data Architect role will champion data as an enterprise strategic business asset. Specifically, the individual will drive strategic direction for capturing, normalizing and distributing information across the enterprise while ensuring that integrated data delivers business value and aligns with the firm’s priorities and technology goals. Working in collaboration with senior members of the client’s organization and members of the engagement team, you will bring a high degree of broad expertise in information technology, proven track record and credibility to each engagement.

Job Responsibilities:

As a trusted advisor to clients, the Senior Data Architect will demonstrate insight into approaches to data management transformations and recommend design options, including innovative solutions to complex problems.


Responsibilities include facilitating, guiding, and influencing clients and TCS teams towards right information technology architecture, acting as interface between Business leadership, Technology leadership and the TCS teams

Collaborate with business, application, solution, and technical architects to understand the implications of respective architectures on data architecture and to maximize the value of information across the organization

Develop and maintain strong client relationships with senior and C-level executives working to improve and transform data management practices based on insights into the client’s business model and pain points

Translate and deliver actionable, high-impact plans that improve data integration, data quality and data delivery in support of business initiatives and roadmaps to achieve results

Leading data-centric projects mentoring other architects/IT consultants within GCP and across TCS business units

Define key components within the Data Strategy, including Master Data Management (MDM) and Metadata management.

Define, design, and oversee implementation of standards and best practices involved in modeling, describing data entities and relationships, as well as supporting Metadata

Define compliance rules and technologies to support Information and Data Architecture objectives and governance

Ensure the use of product evaluations and feasibility studies to drive the direction of data management solutions

Overseeing design of information solutions, ensuring that they align with business and IT strategies, maximize reuse and integrate well with existing solutions

Drive approaches to ensure successful implementation of data management solutions:

o   Requirements gathering techniques for data-centric or business intelligence solutions

o   Testing strategies for data-centric or business intelligence projects

o   Information flow patterns and exchange strategies

o   Data quality management

Communicate effectively with business partners and stakeholders to assess support needs, assist in the identification of data information needs

Supporting business development and ensuring high-levels of client satisfaction of deliverables during engagements Contributing thought-capital through the creation of executive presentations, architecture documents, repeatable processes and Data Architecture position papers

Senior Enterprise Data Architect Job Requirements Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is preferred
  • 3+ years data architecture experience is required
  • Previous consulting experience is required
  • Experience with Enterprise Data Architecture, Enterprise Data Integration, Data Analysis
  • Current state and future state business operating models, business and IT capability models, and business operation functional models
  • Strategic and or Tactical experience or both.
  • Process Definition & Information Management (IT Services, SDLC)

Leadership experience in design and deployment of Data Architecture within a large Enterprise environment

Experience in advising clients for large-scale data-centric project implementations using outsourcing & off shoring staffing models

Ability to travel 80% to client sites throughout the US

Understanding of EA frameworks such as TOGAF, or Zachman

Hands-on experience in designing and leading enterprise-level data strategies and data management transformations – with emphasis on Master Data Management, Governance / Data Quality and Data Integrity approaches, Data Access and Privacy Principles

Long-term experience and expertise in Information Technology, Enterprise - level Conceptual Data Architecture frameworks – key components, options and road-mapping

Former hands-on experience in tactical approaches to data architecture including:

o   Data Analysis, Role and importance of Enterprise Data Model, Conceptual Data Modeling, Logical Data Modeling

o   Database design, Data Warehousing concepts and options, ETL, RDBMS and data management vendor solutions, such as Netezza, Informatica

o   Federation, virtualization and Information as a Service

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Master’s Degree in relevant information technology discipline

Experience in working with large distributed teams in a highly dynamic environment; preferably involving an onshore/offshore model, highly desirable

  • Business Intelligence strategies / design as it relates to Data Architecture, including Analytics and Big Data solutions are a plus.
  • Exposure to solution / application architecture and infrastructure is an advantage


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    Job Requirements


    Job Snapshot

    Employment Type Full-Time
    Job Type Information Technology
    Education 4 Year Degree
    Experience At least 6 year(s)
    Manages Others Not Specified
    Relocation No
    Industry Consulting
    Required Travel Not Specified
    Job ID 9391
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