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Job Posting Title
Data Architect
Friday, April 26, 2024
United States
Working time

Description & Requirements

Maximus is searching for a Data Architect for a team in Arlington, VA. 
Maximus TCS (Technology and Consulting Services) Internal Job Profile Code: TCS070, T4, Band 7
Position Overview:

  • The Data Architect is responsible for providing subject matter expertise to the Chief Data Officer (CDO) Directorate and to support senior level leadership
  • Provide strategic advice, counsel, and sound recommendations to support and defend policy decisions, synchronize investments, and drive sound outcomes
  • Create, define, and evolve the “as-is” and “to-be” data architecture for the DoD SAP IT data services
  • Develop strategies and provide a framework to determine how to grow new data assets and evaluate existing data assets
  • Define and provide data architecture services and reviews, ensuring the compliance of design and meta-data standards
  • Develop and recommend technical solutions for data including data ingestion, integration, transformations, and storage
  • Work with subject matter experts and participate in client data standards committees

The successful candidate will:

  • Support the client to ensure executability and adherence to Department of Defense guidance and policies
  • Develop documents to support Program Objective Memorandum Requirements and assist with the development of annual reporting requirements to Congress
  • Have strong experience with database & enterprise architecture design/development
  • Investigate and implements new and improved data standards including the conversion of legacy data standards
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work independently and part of a cross-functional, team-based environment, engaging with diverse stakeholders and teams
  • Have 8+ years experience with leading design, implementation, and management of IT data abstraction layers
  • Have 8+ years experience standardizing data architecture and data management practices
  • Have 8+ years experience creating and implementing data business rules/logic and data lifecycle management (cradle to grave)
  • Help plan, develop, and implement data services in support of data profiling, curation including data cleansing
  • Have 8+ years experience mapping customer legacy data models to target Data Models
  • Have 8+ years experience developing and delivering long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision and standards in conjunction with data stewards, mission managers, and other key stakeholders
  • Have 8+ years experience identifying and facilitating the implementation of effective solutions across an enterprise for addressing data related needs

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience:

  • Must have an active TS/SCI
  • A bachelor’s degree in information systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related field is required for this position or an additional 4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement. An Associate's degree and 2 years of relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of the degree requirement
  • Desired experience working with Special Access Programs and working at the OSD, Joint Staff or Service Staff level
  • Desired experience with ML, AI, Python and R and Data Ontologies 
  • 8+ years of experience with performing CDO analysis, design, coding, testing, QA/QC, user training, customer support, enhancement, migration, and retirement phases
  • Strong logical reasoning and problem-solving skills, including ability to pivot and respond to and integrate information from various sources
  • Strong knowledge of various database technologies (SQL, NoSQL), data integration (ETL/ELT) frameworks, data security (ZT, ACCM) and DoD cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Advanced knowledge of system engineering and enterprise architecture tools
  • 8+ years proficiency in structured, semi-structured and structured data sets
  • 8+ years expertise in Data modeling, Data Warehousing, AI/ML/NLP, data profiling
  • 8+ years mastery, data management processes, system analysis principles, techniques and process engineering concepts sufficient to recommend the most beneficial implementation approaches, assess the impact of new data management and IT policies and lead implementation activities
  • Ability to work in a dynamic work environment; coordinate and perform multiple assignments

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Maximus TCS (Technology and Consulting Services) Internal Job Profile Code: TCS070, T4, Band 7
EEO Statement
Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.
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Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation. Maximus will comply with regulatory minimum wage rates and exempt salary thresholds in all instances.
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