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Retail business
Ref No.: 18-06096
Location: Topeka, KS, Kansas
Skill matrix
Mandatory Skills Skill Proficiency
Years of Experience Basic Knowledge Medium Expert
Data Modeling / Architect 8+ Yes
Advanced Analytics 2+ Yes
Big Data Design experience 2+ Yes


Detailed Job description:
• The Retail business is increasingly becoming a Data Driven organization across all portfolios (CRM, Loyalty, Product Category Management, Store Site Location Optimization and Network planning etc.), requiring more accurate data and increasing levels of insight to conduct its business. To this end, the ideal candidate should have a proven track record in designing and implementing modern data architectures with a deep understanding of big data design best practices. The individual should have experience working with agile project delivery methods in the development of advanced analytics solutions.
• 10+ years of experience working in an Information/Data and Analytics environment covering Data Management, Data Architecture, Data modelling, Relational Data Warehouse development, Unstructured Data Analysis, Big Data and Advanced Analytics
• Domain expertise in the retail industry (modeling and designing data pipelines for retail)
• Big Data Design experience - including implementing solutions using, Google Data, Azure Data Lake Store, Azure DWH and NoSQL Database technologies. Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Big Data or equivalent certification seen as advantage.
• Experience working with Agile methodologies (SCRUM) and tooling MS TFS, JIRA, GIT
• Experience in a multi-disciplined IT environment with strong expertise in Data Analysis and Modelling.
• Ability to build a shared vision and able to communicate well
• Knowledge of all architecture aspects and keen to stay up to date with key developments in IT - affinity with the other Enterprise Architecture domains (process, applications, infrastructure, security)
• Experience with E-R modelling
• Experience with System Architect is a plus
• Broad IT knowledge, spanning digital technologies, payment & loyalty platforms