Sr Data Integration Architect
Maryland Heights , Missouri
November 19, 2017
This position is responsible for guiding BI development teams on data integration solutions in Charter Business Intelligence group. The primary focus is to develop standards, templates and frameworks for use by the BI development teams and to maintain and govern the development and QA environments. This is a multitasking role that will be involved closely with multiple BI teams, developers, database administrators and architects.

Develop and enforce data integration processes, templates, design patterns, frameworks, best practices and technical standards

Establish, monitor and optimize a reliable and repeatable process for migrating objects and artifacts between Development, Test, UAT and Production environments. Strive to automate the migration process as much as practically possible

Maintain development environments, test environments and code repositories used by BI teams

Establish and enforce technical standards for use by all BI project delivery teams by coaching the teams to apply these standards on a continual basis

Direct and support the project teams in the use of the selected tools and standards, providing continuity and consistency across projects

Use hands-on technology experience to conduct proofs of concepts and prototypes to prove out new technology and innovative ideas in search for competitive advantages

Provide batch optimization, Teradata stored procedure performance tuning, and SQL tuning recommendations

Maintain onboarding documents and provide onboarding/coaching for new BI employees and contractors

Provide recommendations and guidance to BI project teams on challenging development and testing issues and resolve code sharing conflicts resulting from parallel development

Perform ETL code review to make sure it follows the established standards and best practices

Proactively detect any potential issues the package might cause

Provide regular status reports to management

Perform other duties as requested by supervisor

Skills/ Abilities and Knowledge
10+ years IT experience in the areas of Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
7+ years of experience providing data integration solutions in large-scale enterprise environments primarily using MPP databases such as Teradata
5+ years of experience in developing automated frameworks, templates and design patterns
Through knowledge on Teradata architecture (Teradata 14.x, 15.x) and all Teradata components and utilities such as BTEQ, TPT, FastLoad, FastExport, MultiLoad, Tpump, and Viewpoint
In-depth knowledge of Teradata SQL, Teradata Stored Procedure Language (SPL) and TPT
Experience with SQL performance tuning and batch optimization to handle and process large volume of data in Teradata
Experience in using scheduling tools (AppWorx, Tidal preferred)
Experience in using code repository tools such as Subversion
Proficient in Linux and Unix Shell scripting
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Good knowledge of data warehousing concepts, logical/physical database design and dimensional modeling
In-depth understanding of IT infrastructure such as servers and storage systems, operating systems, virtualization platforms, and disaster recovery tools
Experience working with a blended onsite and offshore staffing model
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner with a broad range of technical and non-technical users and stakeholders
Ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and tasks
Ability to prioritize, organize, make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with other team members
Proactive and focused on results and success; conveys a sense of urgency and drives issues to closure
Should be a team player and leader, flexible, hardworking, self-motivated and have a positive outlook with the ability to take on difficult initiatives and challenges

Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field, or equivalent experience

Skills/ Abilities and Knowledge
Teradata 14+ Certified Technical Specialist, Teradata 14+ Certified Solutions Developer,
Or any other Teradata certifications are big plus
Micro Strategy or any other BI tool knowledge and experience
Experience in Informatica or any other ETL tool
Experience in cable or another telecommunications service provider is a plus

Office environment
Occasional travel to other Charter offices within the United States required

EOE Race/Sex/Vet/Disability
Charter is an equal opportunity employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is the Law poster:
Charter is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different.

A little about us:
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