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Data Architect

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Date: Dec 2, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 156704 

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 to join our team in Washington, District of Columbia (US-DC), United States (US).


This role will perform data architect and database administrator functions as an integral staff member in the humanitarian assistance data space. To succeed in this role, the candidate should know how to examine new data system requirements and implement migration models. The ideal candidate will also have proven experience in data analysis and management, with excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities.  



  • Develop, optimize and oversee the team’s conceptual and logical data systems.  

  • Perform in an administrative and technical role and display both sound technical skills and administrative aptitude.  

  • Develop extensive knowledge of the databases  

  • Be the first respondent to database problems that arise and carry out periodic maintenance and troubleshooting. 

  • Design and implement effective database solutions and models to store and retrieve company data. 

  • Examine and identify database structural necessities by evaluating client operations, applications, and programming. 

  • Assess database implementation procedures to ensure they comply with internal and external regulations. 

  • Install and organize information systems to guarantee company functionality. 

  • Prepare accurate database design and architecture reports for management and executive teams. 

  • Oversee the migration of data from legacy systems to new solutions. 

  • Monitor the system performance by performing regular tests, troubleshooting and integrating new features. 

  • Recommend solutions to improve new and existing database systems. 

  • Educate staff members through training and individual support. 

  • Offer support by responding to system problems in a timely manner. 

  • Monitor system performance and identify problems that arise. 

  • Protect the database against threats or unauthorized access. 

  • Ensure that the database is adequately backed up and able to be recovered in the event of memory loss. 

  • Report on metrics regarding usage and performance. 

  • Suggest changes and improvements for maintenance or protection. 

  • Regularly liaise with IT project managers and database programmers. 

  • Design databases with both front-end and back-end users in mind. 

  • Maintain an awareness of trends and developments in database administration. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or relevant field. 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with database structure systems and data mining and utilizing data manipulation software such as MS SQL, Oracle Database, Hadoop or Postgre SQL. 

  • Strong knowledge of database structure systems and data mining. 

  • Analytic mindset and good problem-solving skills. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 

  • Highly organized and responsible. 


Education Requirements:

  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, Physical Science, or other technology-related discipline. 
    • NOTE: A Bachelor’s Degree may be substituted for 2 years of required experience with an Associate’s Degree or 4 years with a H.S. Diploma 


Security Requirements: 

  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain an Interim (Secret/Top-Secret) Clearance 



  • N/A 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Advanced certification as an MCDBA or MCSD for .NET is advantageous.


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. To learn more, please visit Furthermore, NTT DATA Services will make accommodations for eligible applicants on a case-by-case basis. Please email for assistance.

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