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Data Modeler / Data Architect
Ref No.: 18-07193
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Data Modeler / Data Architect
Norfolk, VA
3-6 months Right-2-Hire

Will be a part of automating and engineering our processes. Must have strong Data Modeling skills, Project Management skills, and knowledge or Python Scripting for Automation.

  • Evaluate existing data models and physical databases for variances and discrepancies.
  • Facilitate the discovery of entities, attributes, relationships, and business rules from the functional experts and the user community.
  • Develop and manage data models and associated metadata for the enterprise.
  • Maintain and publish project business rules and the associated enterprise data dictionary.
  • Work with Business Analysts, Data Architects, Software developers, DBAs to achieve project objectives - delivery dates, cost objectives, quality objectives, business customer satisfaction objectives, etc.
  • Leverage and enforce standards for data naming conventions to ensure consistency and reuse of data models.
  • Perform reverse engineering of physical data models from databases and SQL scripts.
  • Work with our existing Release Coordination Team and take their extensive business knowledge/IP and help get this engineered and automated.
  • Extensive data modeling experience - Normalized ER modeling and dimensional modeling. In dimensional modeling, the resource should be able to demonstrate hands-on experience in designing slowly changing dimensions, understanding and implementation of the CDC process, metrics design. Modeling experience from conceptual modeling to logical and physical modeling.
  • Knowledge of data modeling standards knowledge, approach to requirements gathering, physical model translations etc.
  • In-depth skills in database layer, semantic layer architectures.
  • In Depth understanding of data warehouse architecture.
  • Experience in using data modeling tools
  • Python
  • Bachelor's Degree in MIS, Computer Science or related field preferred or equivalent work experience
  • 5-7 years in business environments in Data warehouse and Data Modeling, and Architecture