Data Architect

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Sterling, VA, USA
  • Aug 30, 2021

Job Description

Description

We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented Data Architect to join our team in Alexandria, VA to begin an exciting and challenging career with SAIC. Senior resource that has experience with cloud data management/datastores, cloud data aggregation services, managing data in a microservice architecture. This resource would have experience migrating from traditional enterprise relational database architecture towards cloud base microservice “eventual consistency” architecture --experience designing, establishing, and managing a cloud data management systems.

This candidate will (1) Work with the team to gain full understanding of current RDBMS and software application interactions, (2) Design new data architecture and pathway for teams to follow to implement a new design and (3) Assess and propose reasons to move to the new architecture vs. maintaining current architecture. Must be familiar with agile scrum methodology. The candidate should have enough experience and clout to guide the implementation in a credible fashion.

Requirements:

  • B.S. Computer Science or related field plus 15 years or equivalent
  • Experience delivering and designing microservice architecture
  • Proven experience modernizing legacy RDBMS
  • Experience implementing data aggregation services
  • Experience with KAFKA, MYSQL, PostgreSQL, NoSQL
  • Experience working with AWS cloud technologies

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and fifteen (15) years or more experience; Masters and twelve (12) years or more experience; PhD or JD and nine (9) years or more experience.

Required experience and skills:

 

  • Experience delivering and designing microservice architecture
  • Proven experience modernizing legacy RDBMS
  • Experience implementing data aggregation services
  • Experience with KAFKA, MYSQL, PostgreSQL, NoSQL
  • Experience working with AWS cloud technologies
  • Snowflake SnowPro Architect Certification
  • Active AWS cloud certification
  • Knowledge of application deployment frameworks, including Docker or Kubernetes
  • Knowledge of data warehouse querying solutions, including Apache Hive or Amazon Athena Knowledge of data security, access control, and data protection techniques
  • Knowledge of DevOps/DataOps on Cloud platform
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • U.S. Citizenship is required and the ability to obtain DHS Public Trust

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.