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Data Architect (Cloud)

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Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 120574 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Data Architect (Cloud) to join our team in Plano, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).


NTT Data Services is Hiring!


Job Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Cloud Architecture - design robust solutions that include technology, strategy, culture and process
  • Provide fit for purpose solutions integrating various technology areas (e.g. data acquisition, transformation, tuning, governance, management, automation, business intelligence topologies)
  • Understand current-state architectures and existing tech stacks, knowledge of best practices and cloud market trends and overall industry to provide thought leadership (seminars, whitepapers, etc.,) and mentor team to build necessary competency
  • Develop and execute a cloud migration plan for existing applications
  • Apply knowledge of the cloud and on-prem computing platform, its many services, and dimensions of scalability
  • Assess client’s workloads and technology landscape for Cloud suitability, develop a business case and Cloud adoption roadmap
  • Work in project teams through agreed-upon phases of project governance, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis, customization, testing, training and rollout of a client's project lifecycle
  • Identify and document technical requirements from clients
  • Develop architecture blueprints with detailed documentation
  • Quickly establish credibility and trustworthiness with critical stakeholders in a client’s organization
  • Some international travel may be required from time to time


Basic, Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of Hands-on experience of Azure, AWS or GCP, with an excellent understanding of its ecosystems
  • Minimum two years of experience in implementing cloud data warehouses – Snowflake, AWS Redshift, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, or Google BigQuery experience
  • Minimum three years of experience with all facets of data pipeline construction - ETL/Real-time, data management and consumption (e.g. BI, Micro-services) architectures and tooling etc.
  • Minimum one year of experience building data pipelines - using a variety of different technologies, e.g. Azure Data Factory, Matillion, dbt (data build tool), Python & Spark
  • Minimum one year of experience with Snowflake, databricks or Azure synapse
  • Minimum one year of experience with Data Engineering design patterns around data acquisition, data transformation and data presentation in various paradigms, e.g. real-time, batch, NoSQL/SQL, SaaS offerings


Other Desired Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be hands-on, quick learners, self-directed and comfortable supporting the needs of multiple teams, systems, and products
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Experience working in an Agile Development Software environment
  • High-level ability to communicate in terms of status and raising issues that might impact projects to either project or account management
  • Must have a professional commitment to high quality and a passion for learning new skills
  • Must be a strong team player with the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively in a geographically disperse working environment
  • Must be able to listen and adapt your thinking to the client’s needs and be an evangelist for your ideas and concepts when proposing to clients
  • Must be able to marry fit for purpose technology to the client’s problems and propose correct solutions while having a common-sense approach to solving problems
  • Certification as a cloud architect is preferable



About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.



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