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Data Lead and Architect IBM DataStage

at Perficient, inc.

Posted: 5/21/2019
Job Reference #: 7456

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  • Job Location(s)US-National
    Posted Date2 months ago(4/29/2019 12:08 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-7456
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Technology Experts - Technical Consultant
  • Overview

    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.

    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.

    Perficient is on a mission to help the Healthcare industry take advantage of modern data and analytics architectures, tools, and patterns to improve the quality and affordability of care. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to assist Perficient and its customers to grow the capabilities necessary to improve care through better use of data and information, and in the process take their career to the next level.

    We are looking for an experienced Data Lead and Architect with specialization in IBM Information Server and DataStage to join a large Healthcare project. This project will require travel on a regular basis.

    Job Overview:

    We are looking for a Lead ETL/Data Architect to manage, mentor, and lead technical teams as a hands on guide, architect, and developer. This position will involve working as a senior member of an implementation team working on large, complex and industry leading data projects. Perficient is looking for enthusiastic leaders who enjoy solving tough industry and technical problems and building tools which enable Perficient’s customers to elevate the efficiency and effectiveness of Healthcare delivery within the United States.

    Perficient’s Technical Architects provide technical solution design, as well as technical implementation guidance and leadership, and are lazer focused on providing innovative solutions to solve our customers’ most challenging business and technical needs. As an architect at Perficient you will collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high quality solutions. This role is considered part of the Business Unit Leadership team and may mentor Junior Architects and /or development team members

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with business and technical leads to understand the key business and architectural requirements, and define the appropriate ETL/ELT and data solution and architecture to meet the customers technical and business needs.
    • Architect, Design and Develop all ETL/ELT components including data acquisition, cleansing, standardization, validation, staging, database persistence, and job execution processes.
    • Define technical specifications, conduct design and code reviews, and mentor ETL developers
    • Lead a team of ETL designers and developers, and perform hands on ETL development, deployment and implementation.
    • Lead the overall structure of the ETL and data design including development of design standards and data persistence methodologies
    • Define technical/solution architectures, including system, sub-system, and component designs which our project teams will implement for and with our customers.
    • Play the role of technical leader for a diverse project team which includes architects, modelers, analysts, developers, and testers, providing technical direction, guidance, and mentoring to the team. This includes managing the team’s work allocation, tracking deliverables, and communicating status across a multi-shore project team.
    • Create/Author/Edit architecture documents, design documents, data flow diagrams, and system Run Books, and drive reviews for these deliverables as well as development work products, jobs/pipelines and mappings.
    • Define and ensure compliance to best practices, including driving and participating in design and code review sessions and process.
    • Proactively identify and communicate issues and risks, preferably spotting issues before they have meaningful impact, proactively addressing/preventing these issues and risks.
    • Participate in QA strategy and planning and play a role in the defect triage and prioritization process.
    • As a leader, train and mentor PRFT and customer resources as necessary throughout project execution.
    • Play a technical SME/lead role for architectural assessment, strategy and roadmap projects.

    Qualifications

    • 8+ years of technical leadership experience working with enterprise class data architectures, including data warehouses and data lakes.
    • 7+ years’ experience working on ETL/ELT data integration projects
    • 4+ years’ experience working in an ETL/data architect role with responsibility and ownership for data integration and warehousing architectural design and implementation
    • 5+ years hands on experience developing ETL processes using the full IBM Information Server stack (DataStage, FastTrack, Information Analyzer, Metadata Server/Workbench, Business Glossary) to feed an operational data store and/or data warehouse.
    • 3+ years working as an ETL development team lead, leading a team of 2 or more developers
    • Solid hands-on experience installing, configuring and administering recent versions of IBM Information Server.
    • Hands-on experience with Unix/Linux and Perl scripting
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills
    • Experience in defining new architectures and ability to drive an independent project from an architectural stand point.
    • Experience defining solution and technical architectures for new solutions, including experience driving project team execution from an architectural stand point across the complete project lifecycle within defined and finite timeframes.
    • Must have experience developing software using agile scrum frameworks with the ability to act as a scrum master when needed.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
    • Data profiling and modeling experience
    • Prior experience working in the Healthcare domain.
    • Past consulting experience required.
    • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

    More About Perficient

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work.

    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, data & analytics, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient delivers vision, execution and value with outstanding data & analytics, digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions; Perficient’s Health Sciences industry practice is the largest industry focus area within Perficient.

    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs. Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.

    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Disclaimer: The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification. Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time.

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