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Global Database Support Architect
Ref No.: 17-04689
Location: Houston, Texas
GRDB is a foundational source of truth for formal and ad hoc applications throughout the corporation. The GRDB Support Analyst is at the exciting intersection of DBA, Data Modeler, Data Architecture, Business Analyst, and Data Manager.

A GRDB Support Architect interacts with the all business units, ADLs, and A&T to introduce and integrate new data sources across the enterprise, maintain the high level of data sourced externally, help business units understand where their data quality could be improved, and help ExxonMobil understand how it could more effectively use reference data. They will be responsible for quickly understanding a new data need, taking it through logical and physical data modeling and promoting changes through development, acceptance and production environments. The candidate should possesses the following skills:

Strong communication and interpersonal skills with strong English proficiency. Ability to translate business needs into appropriate data structures.
Ability to quickly learn business processes and how the various business units interact with data.
Ability to define requirements for new technologies or strategies related to reference by building new business processes based on business needs
Leadership skills needed to successfully promote ideas, coordinate work activities, and plan deliverables in coordination with business clients and those relying on existing data structures.
Demonstrate critical thinking, analytical skills, and employ judgment to offer thoughtful, concise solutions to business client data problems.
Ability to work across teams with a wide variety of technical skills, including data scientists, data engineers, data modelers, and business process architects.
Ensures systems quality and maintenance of supporting documentation, including data dictionaries and/or business glossaries
Researches, stays current with, and understands relevant business and technology trends and applies them to current company needs

Technical Competencies:
5+ years' experience in data management, data architecture, database analyst, or similar positions
Basic Project Management
Strong SQL Server skills with desire to expand
Broad Knowledge of relational databases, query language and thorough knowledge of referential integrity
Data modeling (physical and logical), ER diagrams, data dictionary, data map, normalize/denormalize, agile data modeling
Familiarity with data manipulation tools such as: SSMS, SSRS, Access, Excel, Data Services
Familiarity with ETL tools and approaches
Up to date knowledge in database technologies, data warehousing and data architecture
Desire to write views, stored procedures and functions (preferred)
Helpful to have a programming language like PERL (preferred)

NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.