TATA has a need for an Enterprise Data and Strategy 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.
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
- At least 3 plus 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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