Data Architect
Location:
San Jose , California
Posted:
October 19, 2017
Reference:
9AB1953CF0ED414CADD1E2FA56A22F37

Job Functions:
  • Responsible for developing and supporting a data model and architecture that supports and enables the overall strategy of expanded data deliverables, services, process optimization and advanced business intelligence
  • Partner with business subject matter experts, system analysts, data application architects and development teams to ensure data design is aligned with business strategy and direction
  • Identify and document best practices, standards and architecture guidelines
  • Establish socialize data governance policies within the team
  • Specify overall data architecture for all areas and domains including Data Acquisition, Data Integration, ODS, MDM, Data Warehouse, Data Provisioning, ETL, and BI
  • Dive deep, as required, to assist Data Engineers and Business Intelligence Engineers through technical hurdles impacting delivery
  • Contribute to build standards around data governance, data security, privacy, data quality and speed of analysis

Basic Qualifications
  • B.S. degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics or a similar quantitative field
  • 10+ years of proven hands on experience in data architecture, data modelling (relational, dimensional, columnar, big data), data architecture and metadata management
  • 7+ years of experience in data modeling tools such as Embarcadero Erwin or ER Studio
  • Strong experience with commercial ETL platforms with in-depth knowledge and understanding of ETL methodology & design supporting data transformations transformation layer
  • Experience in In-Memory New SQL, NoSQL
  • Redshift or Snowflake
  • Spark, Hadoop a plus
  • Expert level skill in modelling, managing, scaling and performance tuning of high volume OLTP, OLAP and data warehouse environments
  • Advanced knowledge of data management systems, practices and standards
  • Proficiency in a major programming language (e.g. Java) and or a scripting language (Perl Python)
  • An innate desire to deliver and a strong sense of teamwork

Preferred Qualifications
  • B.S. degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics or a similar quantitative field
  • Strong knowledge and experience with Agile Scrum methodology and iterative practices in a service delivery lifecycle
  • Experience with machine learning, statistical techniques, text mining, natural language processing, computational linguistics and information retrieval

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data-generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It's what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA - from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We've built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ's, soccer, "Fun Fridays".

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ's, soccer and "Fun Fridays".

This isn't a job - it's a life changer - are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor's EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk's Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk's Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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A little about us:
Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone.

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