Data Analytics Architect



The company is engaged in the development and support of shopper engagement solutions enable retailers, merchants, and restaurants to recognize, personalize, and engage shoppers directly via the customer’s mobile device and interactive applications. The shopper engagement platform utilizes a proprietary mobile-enabled cloud platform, in-store location technologies, and dynamic real-time purchase propensity analytics to allow retailers to deliver an on-demand personalized and enriched shopping experience. This enriched shopping experience means that shoppers stay longer, buy more, and increase store visits.

The Data Analytics Architect is responsible for designing business analytics and optimization technology initiatives. The Data Architect is responsible for developing and implementing the data architecture for the company’s business intelligence strategies. This includes defining data requirements, developing the data architecture design, developing the logical data modes, implementing the physical data models and capturing metadata. This individual provides hands-on technical knowledge and leadership working with a team of database developers, DBA’s, Statisticians, and programmers.

The measure of success will be predicated on the ability of the Company to develop highly accurate, on demand profiling, targeting, and propensity recommendation engines, all within the confines of a brief in-location shopping experience

Key Expectations & Responsibilities:
•Be the expert technical owner for the Analytical Reporting and Data Visualization tools and solutions.
•Work with key business owners to discover strategic uses of BI analytics reporting products and tools.
•Work with the Analytics and Production teams to define and deliver specific client views and dashboards.

Education And Experience
•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related Technical Field.
•At least 6 years experience in designing and implementing data architectures
•At least 6 years experience in Business Intelligence / Data Warehousing tools and technologies
•At least 6 years experience in formal project management methodology
•At least 1 year experience in hands-on ETL application design (Ab Initio, Informatica and/or DataStage)
•At least 6 years experience in full life cycle BI development, design, tuning and support
•At least 2 years experience in data/business analysis skills
•Experience with Pentaho and Tableau Data Visualization Tools.
•Experience with Open Source Platforms
•Experience with No-SQL and OLAP database architectures.
•Experience with cloud-based system operations and ITIL best practices.

Competencies, Skills, and Attributes:
•Strong experience in applications development environments.
•Proven ability to lead complex data-driven projects.
•Excellent analytical skills and deep experience in data presentation.
•Ability to engage, lead, and mentor technical team members.
•Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences.

Travel Requirements
•Travel requirements are minimal and should never exceed 10-15% of

work time.

*Position open to Principals only. No recruiting agencies*

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