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Data Architect

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BAE Systems
Washington, DC, US

Job Description

BAE Systems is looking for an on-site Data Architect with excellent hands on experience to work at the Washington Navy Yard. Responsibilities include being a primary driver and leader for the customer’s initiative to improve the quality and delivery of its enterprise information. Candidate will work with customers at all levels to identify and model data, identify data sources, develop data governance policies, analyze the data quality, and work with IT team members to provide quality data across its IT systems.

  • Support the creation of the vision and goals for the Enterprise Information Management project
  • Lead the breakdown of the project goals into achievable objectives
  • Collect, document, and model customer business entities, relationships, and requirements
  • Support the selection of content types based on strategic value and customer requirements
  • Support the definition of content types and data domains
  • Determine governance policy for data and metadata
  • Establish Business Taxonomies (Organization, Roles, Position, Document types, etc.)
  • Lead the discovery of data repositories that contain selected content types
  • Identify business metadata and associated business rules to fulfill strategic objectives
  • Define the best way of accessing, integrating and delivering quality data
  • Establish data quality rules and guidelines
  • Analyze the quality of data in selected repositories
  • Find critical source data and metadata relevant to customer needs
  • Oversee and lead business and/or data analyst in data profiling tasks
  • Provide guidance on Extract, Transform, and Load processes for incoming data.
  • Interface with business data stewards
  • Support the creation of data monitoring guidance and metrics
  • Review and monitor data
  • Work with data stewards to resolve data issues
  • Evaluate data quality and establish data quality rules
  • Interface with senior leadership to develop business requirements and work with IT team members to flow the requirements down
  • Provides leadership, support and mentorship to team members.
  • Maintain relationships with customers, senior leadership, and external partners to ensure requirements are addressed

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience
  • Active Secret DoD Clearance
  • Ability to obtain Top Secret DoD Clearance
  • Experience modeling data and relationships
  • Experience with UML, SysML, or comparable modelling language
  • Experience with the Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) process
  • Experience establishing data governance
  • Experience analyzing data and establishing data quality rules
  • Experience developing strategic goals and objectives
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with teams and independently
  • Solid analytical, planning, and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with partners and government officials

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Experience managing projects
  • Experience developing and maintaining project schedules
  • Experience managing employees
  • Certified Project Management Professional

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.

Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.

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Employer: BAE Systems (@BAESystemsplc)
Location: Washington, DC, US
Posted Date: 26/11/2020
Expiry Date: 30/04/2021
Type: Full-Time
Categories: Librarian / Information Professional / Archivist, Metadata / Taxonomy Designer
Ref: DN-JB-256
Added by: DAM News Administrator
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