Data Architect

Verizon - Alpharetta, GA3.9

What you’ll be doing...

At Verizon, we innovate constantly to help the biggest names in business do business – quicker and smarter. It takes vision. It takes focus. And we apply both every bit as much to the way we do business too. The brightest minds, the latest technologies and pioneering processes are combining to enhance this critical business function at our Center for Excellence. We’re finding new ways to add value and provide strategic support. This is the kind of work we do. And you can be part of it.

Risk Management & Compliance is responsible for overseeing Verizon Wireless policies, processes, people and systems and partnering with business leaders to identify and mitigate financial, operational, legal, regulatory and reputational risks facing the business unit. You will support our Compliance organization by defining and delivering data solutions for use by the Business Intelligence team. Key responsibilities include: providing recommendations and solutions for improving data accessibility, developing data management strategies, maintaining and enhancing the existing data infrastructure, and performing the extraction and manipulation of data.

Develop and deliver database and other data-driven solutions to support business needs and drive self-service analytics.
Build the infrastructure and maintain scalable architectures from complex data sets across multiple platforms to enable business agility.
Provide recommendations and solutions for improving data accessibility across multiple data platforms.
Manage the SQL Server installation (SSMS/SSAS/SSIS/SSRS) used by Compliance.
Work with cross-functional teams to define and deliver solutions for the use, extraction, manipulation, and transformation of data to make it analytically ready.
Identify and implement innovative technologies, methods of machine learning, and statistical models within current systems.
Utilize advanced technologies to support the deployment of predictive models and improve analysis of results from large data sets.
Continuously develop and enhance understanding of existing data infrastructure and source systems as well as new technologies, tools and methods in data architecture and BI infrastructure.
Provide solutions and subject matter expertise to enhance the performance of enterprise level systems.
Oversee data governance, data integrity, and data security for the Compliance team.
Create and maintain documentation of database processes and business rules.
Define and implement ongoing strategic decisions for compliance as it relates to cloud platforms.
Lead the research, identification, evaluation and implementation of new technologies to support short and long term strategies.
What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:
Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, Computer Science or related field or four or more years of work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Four or more years of Teradata or SQL Server database experience.
Experience writing SQL, creating packages, leveraging functions, building stored procedures and optimizing SQL queries.
Four or more years of experience with data warehousing and data management.

Even better if you have:
An advanced degree.
Microsoft SQL Server certification MCSA or MCSE.
Four or more years of experience with ETL tools, preferably SSIS.
Two or more years of experience with data modeling and demonstrated experience with data driven decision making.
Relevant wireless industry experience.
Experience with business intelligence tools.
Experience working with high volume, high velocity and high variety data such as text, log files and audio.
Demonstrated experience engaging and influencing large teams and functional leaders.
Demonstrated experience effectively analyzing and evaluating problems (Agile, DMAIC).
Advanced knowledge of Excel including Visual Basic for Applications.
Experience with big data technologies like Aster, Hadoop, MapReduce, HIVE, PIG, Storm, Kafka, YARN, NoSQL, etc.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to clearly communicate findings to audiences including IT peers, business partners and executives.
Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and with a team while executing independent decision making abilities in a fast paced environment.
Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills with the ability to handle multiple demands and competing priorities.
Proven ability to learn quickly with a high level of curiosity while maintaining an investigative mind-set with strong attention to detail.
Demonstrable familiarity with programming concepts.
Familiarity and experience with common data analysis and data visualization tools, such as Excel, Tableau, R, SAS, SPSS, Python, etc.
Proven ability to plan for and manage numerous processes and ad hoc projects simultaneously.
Proven ability to effectively prioritize tasks and meet customer requirements for timeliness and accuracy.
Passion for educational growth and learning new techniques with vigor and enthusiasm.
Interest in data technologies and how they will change business.
When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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