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Hybrid / Sterling, VA · Information Technology
NorthHill Technology Resources has an immediate need for a Senior Data Architect to support a DHS Program.  This is a direct-hire role with our client, an award-winning Federal Integrator.  This role requires one day per week onsite in Sterling VA, with the other days remote.  Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.

Job Title: Data Architect
Location: One day per week in Sterling, VA
Type: Direct Hire

  • Designs strategies for enterprise database systems and sets standards for operations, programming, and security.
  • Designs and constructs large relational databases.
  • In depth knowledge in data modeling and database design and architecture; builds, optimizes, and maintains conceptual and logical database models.
  • Integrates new systems with existing warehouse structure and refines system performance and functionality; develops strategies for enterprise data management and data governance.
  • Expertise in Data Migration from Oracle to AWS PostgreSQL experience is required.
  • 10+ years of experience in design and implementation of large-scale data platforms/solutions using major Cloud platforms: Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • 10+ years of experience in data engineering with an emphasis on predictive data analytics, reporting and visualization
  • 8+ years of experience in the design and build of data extraction, transformation, and loading processes using data pipelines
  • 8+ years ETL skills including experience with pipeline orchestration tools, logging, monitoring & alerting, deep troubleshooting, and automated testing & deployments
  • 8+ years of experience in SQL, data transformations, migration, statistical analysis, and troubleshooting across more than one Database Platform (Oracle, PostgreSQL, Redshift, Amazon RDS for Oracle etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in designing and building solutions utilizing various Cloud services such as EC2, S3, RDS, Redshift/Spectrum, Lambda, etc.
  • Experience in translating business requirements into technical specifications, including data streams, integrations, transformations, databases, and data warehouses
  • Experience in defining and implementing data access patterns for analytical and operational workloads, across on-premise and cloud-based platforms.
  • Experience in defining and executing enterprise level strategy on building data storage infrastructure, data pipelines, data warehouses, data lakes, data APIs and self-service tooling for diverse types of data (structured and unstructured), and diverse workloads/dataflows (transactional, analytics, Machine Learning pipelines)
  • Experience working in all phases of full life cycle data analytics development: Requirements, Architecture, Design, Testing, and deployment
  • Experience in defining and implementing legacy modernization and migration roadmaps for large scale applications, databases (Oracle to PostgreSQL) and database optimization
  • Experience building applications using service-oriented, micro service, and/or API based architectures at an enterprise scale
  • Experience with event-driven applications using queues, service bus and other related patterns
  • Experience with federal acquisition systems and processes
  • Experience in working closely with technical leads, engineering teams and architecture stakeholders for technical issues and architecture framework capabilities for use by other development teams
  • Ability to collaborate with technical executives on strategy, project portfolio management, best practices
Clearance: US Citizen able to obtain Public Trust
DHS/FEMA badge preferred
Location/Remote: Hybrid- Sterling, VA - Washington, DC 
One day per week onsite

  • Cloud Data Architect Professional certification preferred
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