Data Architect at Reverside – IT-Online

Lead Data Architect role in JohannesburgWe are looking forSenior Data Architectprofessionals with 5 – 15 years old with solid development experience in Database engineeringand has a solid SDLC knowledge base.

About the employer:

Job description :The role involves the architecture of the data platform layer, data cleansing layer, reporting and analytics layers in a cloud environment. Work closely with data scientists to understand model functionality and link to the transactional environment to understand data quality, data relationships, and data availability. Document and define the frameworks with the Data Engineer to build the data platform. Together, these teams will drive actionable insights based on data.Responsibilities:

  • Provide data architecture (DA) support to the data engineering team
  • Define AD for data science teams and participate in review and presentation sessions for model tuning and model production
  • Assist in defining custom metadata models for ELT/ETL
  • Direct data automation capabilities with Data Engineer and Data Scientist
  • Profile new data sources in a variety of formats including Json, XML, etc.
  • Define data quality rules with Data Scientists to clean data
  • Define data mapping and transformation rules between source and data warehouse
  • Work closely with the Data Engineer to facilitate data governance, including access control and security
  • Expert DA documentation for new data sources, metadata, and product information flow

Technical skills center:

  • Programming in R, Python
  • Expert knowledge of databases in SQL and experience with MS Azure
  • Modern Azure data warehouse design skills
  • Exceptional skills in data modeling i.e. 3N physical, dimensional and relational forms
  • Experience working on large and complex datasets
  • DevOps/DataOps and CI/CD experience
  • Good oral and written communicator

Professional qualifications and experience

  • Honors or Masters in BSc Computer Science
  • Specialized degree or master’s degree in engineering or software engineering with a strong background in data mining and machine learning
  • Other qualifications will also be considered if accompanied by the relevant experience
  • 5 to 15 years of experience is preferred

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