Senior Data Architect (Guidewire)

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Salary: US$100 - US$120 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Contract Type: Contract
Industry: Change Management
Contact Name: Joe Southgate
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Senior Data Architect (Guidewire)

Senior Data Architect (Guidewire) - Philadelphia - 12 Month Contract

This role will be responsible for designing, creating, deploying and managing the organisation's data architecture by defining how the data will be stored, consumed, integrated and managed by different data entities and IT systems, as well as any applications using or processing that data in some way in support of the organisation's strategic initiatives.

Main Responsibilities:

1.) Design and create the physical data model for the data warehouse by analysing the data from all source system applications

2.) Create and maintain source to target mappings between the source system applications and the data warehouse, including business logic and data quality rules. This includes working with the source system application development teams to ensure the application databases follow appropriate data architecture principles.

3.) Provide a standard common business vocabulary, maintain the data lineage documentation and champion the maintenance of the business glossary by the data stewards.

4.) Own the Enterprise Business Domain Model (BDM) - Business Language- and be responsible for the agile evolution of the model to enable the implementation of the intended business architecture. Develop and socialise data architecture principles to ensure their adoption by the application development team

5.) Build relationships with business stakeholders and partners to understand information needs.

Key Skills/Qualifications:

10-15 years of relevant industry experience in Data Architecture with 10+ years of consistent record of contribution, leadership and impact to the technology 

Experience delivering complex software systems through all phases of a software delivery life-cycle. 

Experience working in a complex environment with multiple source systems feeding the data warehouse. 

Experience working with multiple high visibility projects running concurrently. 

Experience across all phases of data modelling, from conceptualisation to database optimisation.

Experience providing direction, strategy and value by analysing current and future states of data, setting and communicating standards, and conception of projects or features to close the gap between current state and future goals. 

Excellent communication skills with significant experience in developing executive level customer relationships, including solid negotiation, influencing, presentation and communication skills at C and executive levels. 

Successful track record in following through on both plans and communication of those plans with business and IT leaders  Experience with Guidewire's Policy Center and Billing Center strongly preferred. 

Experience in the financial/insurance industry, preferred. 

Proven ability to influence at multiple levels with an organization. 

Experience with Cloud Computing and Big Data preferred. 

Experience in Information Technology (IT) working on large complex $MM applications development and ITO projects.

15+ Years of related work experience.

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required.

If you are interested please respond with a resume ASAP.

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