Roles we Recruit: Data Architect

Data Architect Job Description:

The Data Architect is the perfect person to create the plan for the architecture of the entire business intelligence infrastructure. They gather the requirements from the company’s departments which work with data and design a framework compliant to them. Their skills lie in building optimised schemas which can support the analytical requests according to the business needs.

A Data Architect focuses on ensuring longevity for the business intelligence platform. Through their work, they develop models fit to sustain the necessities of each project.  They help you with the outline of various elements such as reports, dashboards or other systematic structures. A Data Architect doesn’t shy away from data analysis and improving current applications architecture. They are involved in the integration of new applications to ensure a smooth operation without harming the current system. In this way, their support for maintaining existing applications infrastructure is merged with the need to add new functionalities in a safe and productive way.

Data Architect Key Skills:

  • SQL (queries and procedures)
  • Database design, structured programming
  • NoSQL, Couchbase, MongoDB, Redis
  • QlikView, Tableau
  • Business intelligence tools (Tableau, Xcelsius, SSRS)
  • Business intelligence applications (OLTP, OLAP, DSS)
  • Verbal and written communication skills

Data Architect Salary:

  • Top 15%: $183,750
  • Middle: $129,750
  • Bottom 15%: $109,750