Stanford University'sLBREApplicationSolutionsgrouphasanopeningforaDataArchitect. T his is a new position joining a stellar team of technology professionals that support the growing needs of our business units. We support the Land, Buildings and Real Estate (LBRE) organization at Stanford for their technology solution needs.
Whatwouldyoudo? You will be working with the Associate Director of Technology, to establish the new frontiers of data analysis, data management and standards across the various data sources at LBRE. A newly established within our organization, the data architect will be instrumental in establishing technologies, standards, processes and architecture for data, to influence business decisions. In addition to advocating for the benefit, the data architect will collaborate with developers and analysts in the application solutions group as well as business units for defining the LBRE data landscape.
Whoareourclients? Different departments, workgroups and shops, all internal to Stanford supporting the mission of being caretakers of the Land, Buildings and Real Estate for Stanford University. Our systems and databases are on different and varied technologies, the business units we support are multifold, providing an interesting and wide array of opportunities and challenges. Our business units are forward-looking leaders embracing the latest innovations in areas of smart city, transportation, energy management, construction management, operations and maintenance, land use planning, sustainable campuses and buildings, real estate and more!
Weworkforthegreatergood. We don't have stock options or free lunches. We have pretty good benefits, though. We will pay for your Caltrain ticket, match-and-double your retirement contributions, help with you and your dependent's tuition, and provide healthcare options that include zero deductible plans. And of course, we do have a phenomenal work-life balance!
Regularly working from home one or two days a week could be an option, but only after your first year. However, depending on where you live, you will definitely want to know that several administrative units (including our team) will be moving to a brand new campus in Redwood City in 2019. See https://redwoodcity.stanford.edu/.
Engineer robust and extensible Data architecture for analytical solutions at Stanford's LBRE organization.
Lead and perform the design, development, implementation and maintenance of complex Data systems and data-intensive solutions that are scalable, optimized, and fault-tolerant.
Define and develop guidelines, standards, and processes to ensure data quality and integrity.
Elicit, review, and validate data system requirements, including data integration, Metadata, and modeling. Design the data architecture and data integration layers.
Design Data systems that are scalable, optimized and fault-tolerant.
Work closely with business analysts, IT professional and project managers to understand their data requirements for existing and future projects involving data – big and small.
Develop technical strategies for improving the quality of reporting data
Develop, test, implement, and maintain database management applications. Optimize and tune the system, perform software review and maintenance to ensure that data design elements are reusable, repeatable and robust.
Contribute to setting strategy and standards through data architecture and implementation, leveraging data, analytics tools and technologies.
Work with IT and data owners to understand the types of data collected in various databases and data warehouses helping maintain their integrity and security.
Research and suggest new toolsets/methods to improve data ingestion, storage, and data access.
Ensure effective integration and security of applications, data, and components to deliver a high quality system capable of supporting real-time data production and complex, data-intensive user analysis.
Use software development best practices to develop prototypes, proof of concepts for the selected solutions, and ensure effective application and integration.
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