Data Architect at Cognizant (Raleigh, NC)

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Data Architect

Cognizant continuously seek hardworking, creative, outstanding associates when recruiting new employees. We pride ourselves on having extensive experience working with clients in all major markets. Cognizant's delivery model is infused with a distinct culture of high customer happiness. Cognizant consistently deliver positive relationships, cost reductions and business results.

Are you ready to be a change-maker? Do you love the challenge of bringing teams together to pursue business problems? Do you dream of working with a dynamic learning community that offers the latest knowledge in Analytics?

At Cognizant, we believe those who challenge the way they work today will lead the way tomorrow.
What will you bring as a Data Architect?

Create and maintain conceptual, logical and physical data models for the Data & Analytics Product Line. Work with business and technical teams to fully understand the business requirements, be able analyze data and translate them into data structures. Coordinate, develop, and construct data models and data dictionaries, ranging from functional-specific to enterprise-wide, and from operational to decision-support. Work with the database administrators to establish naming conventions and optimization standards for the database objects. Partner with Database Administration staff in handoff between logical database design and physical database design. Candidate must have strong modeling skills to support data science tools and help enable self-service capabilities.
  • Experience with layered data architecture approach
  • Experience with data architecture and design patterns
  • Experience with Big Data Technologies - such as AWS, Hadoop, Python, Spark, Scala
  • Data warehouse and reporting database design experience highly desirable.
  • Formal development methodology and data modeling training preferred
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, communication and team collaboration skills are essential
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter
  • Strong project planning, time management, problem solving and prioritization skills are also necessary
  • Must be able to work on multiple simultaneous tasks with limited supervision.
  • Knowledge of how technical platforms and environments are constructed.
  • Ability to reverse engineer existing database structures
  • Knowledge of connectivity between environments.
  • Good understanding of how applications run on various platforms.
  • Strong eye for business and political savvy
  • Ability to lead and manage projects
  • Ability to collaborate while dealing with complex situations
  • Ability to think creatively and to drive innovation
  • Ability to motivate, lead and inspire a diverse group to a common goal/solution with multiple partners
  • Ability to convert business strategy into committed objectives and measurable results
  • Ability to investigate data related issues, recommend & implement data quality framework
  • Strong negotiating, influencing, and consensus-building skills
  • Analyze and design a future state environment to address Data & Analytics Product Line serving multiple cross functional business organizations
  • Lead the design of big data solutions
  • Create and manage logical, physical and conceptual models using data modeling tools.
  • Develop and communicate standards for data structures.
  • Build referential integrity into the models.
  • Investigate Data Quality Issues and provide recommendation & solution to address them
  • Work with offshore development and testing teams to ensure successful implementation of design.
  • Profile existing data structures to thoroughly understand all data assets that exist in the warehouse and the sources of expansion areas.
  • Lead and manage department projects and initiatives.
Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft meaningful solutions through true collaboration.

If you're comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you.

Why Choose Cognizant?

It takes a lot to succeed in today's fast-paced market, and Cognizant Digital Business has become a proven leader in the industry. Cognizant love big ideas and even bigger ambitions. We stand out because we put human experiences at the core.

We help clients engage customers by envisioning and building innovative products and services. But we don't stop there. We develop go-to-market strategies and invent entirely new business models, ensuring that every company we work with walks away with both inspiration and a plan.

Everything we do at Cognizant we do with passion-for our clients, our communities, and our organization. It's the defining attribute that we look for in our people.

Cognizant US Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you require accessibility assistance applying for open positions in the US, please send an email with your request to [email protected]
More Information on Cognizant
Cognizant operates in the Information Technology industry. The company is located in Teaneck, NJ, New Haven, CT, Edina, MN, Englewood, CO and Pheonix, AZ. Cognizant was founded in 2022. It has 301000 total employees. To see all 516 open jobs at Cognizant, click here.
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