IS Data Warehouse Architect I

Portland, Oregon

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Job Id: 59329

IS Data Warehouse Architect I
This position performs Data Warehouse Architecture at an entry level. Essential responsibilities are focused on design and development of data models and ETL specifications. Additional areas of work include data analysis, system design and architecture, standards and policy administration, and vendor coordination and relations.

This is a hybrid position.

IS Data Warehouse Architect I Responsibilities:
Data Modeling and ETL Specifications:
Create data models for basic to moderate subjects.
Create basic to moderate ETL specifications to meet business data needs.
Develop and maintain appropriate documentation, including current design and operation.

Data Analysis:
Analyze data sources; research and recommend solutions which include potential risks.

System Design and Architecture:
Participate in long-term data warehouse and dashboard architecture planning.
Participate in creating and managing simple data warehouse and analytics architectures for use as reference and as input to solution development process.

Standards and Policy Administration:
Collaborate with others to identify requirements, standards and best practices for data modeling, ETL specifications, and data warehouse development.
Participate in the ongoing review of existing systems to ensure they are designed to comply with established standards and to empower business operations.

Vendor Coordination and Relations:
Conduct product and vendor research, and present recommendations to more advanced database developers and/or management.
Develop effective working relationships with vendors and related equipment suppliers, including installation and repair of services.

Organizational Responsibilities:
Perform work in alignment with the organization’s mission, vision, and values.
Support the organization’s commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion by fostering a culture of open mindedness, cultural awareness, compassion, and respect for all individuals.
Strive to meet annual business goals in support the organization’s strategic goals.
Adhere to the organization’s policies, procedures, and other relevant compliance needs.
Perform other duties as needed.

IS Data Warehouse Architect I Qualifications:
General knowledge/skills of Microsoft SQL Server.
General knowledge of cloud data warehousing tools such as Snowflake or Redshift.
General knowledge/skills of ETL tools, such as SSIS or Azure Data Factory.
General troubleshooting of system performance issues and root cause.
General knowledge/skills of unit and integration testing.
Proficient communication skills, including listening, verbal, written, and customer service
Ability to articulate policies and instructions.
Learning to convey appropriate level of detail effectively to all levels of the organization including non-technical staff.
Ability to assist in recommending policies, documenting risks, and proposing solutions to information technology staff and management.
Possess a high degree of initiative and motivation.
Ability to effectively collaborate with coworkers and others.

Cognitive and Other Skills and Abilities:
Ability to focus on and comprehend information, learn new skills and abilities, assess a situation and seek or determine appropriate resolution, accept managerial direction and feedback, and tolerate and manage stress.

Education and/or Experience:
Minimum 1 year of data warehouse architecture experience. Experience should include some or all of the following:
Dimensional modeling experience.
Metadata management.
Data quality assessment.
Performance tuning and optimization.
ETL/ELT design.
Cloud warehousing solutions.
Proficiency with SQL.
Health insurance.
Systems analysis and design.
Agile/Scrum methodology.
Experience in health care or managed care.

Salary: $74,592k-$111,888k/yr. (DOE)

Our client is thrilled to offer benefit eligible employees a competitive and robust total rewards package that includes comprehensive benefit offerings. Our benefits are designed to provide employees and their families with a range of options to meet and support their personalized needs.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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