Lead Data Architect

Job Locations US-VA-Sterling
Job ID 2021-2317
# of Openings


REI Systems is seeking an experienced, Application Data Architect in leading data architecture of large mission critical federal system comprised of multiple applications. This is a high visibility technology leadership position requiring the background and operational experience with disparate data architectures, innovative data collection, strategic data transformation, data product and infrastructure recommendations, leadership in data stakeholder and steward alignment, among others. This role also includes developing technical artifacts that support technical architecture, designs, models and related data specifications, including mentoring database administrators, engineers and system development resources in a dynamic client and business partner facing atmosphere.


Primary Responsibilities:

• Engages the client organization, fosters key relationships, and develops a thorough understanding of the enterprise data architecture, data management and governance policies.

• Lead a team of 15+ database administrators, and engineers to improve the operation & maintenance processes of large Oracle based application(s) in pre-production and other environments.

• Support multiple application teams implementing database designs, loading, extracting, transforming, and updating data. Expertise in performance tuning of database queries and code.

• Serves as the technical point of contact responsible for all application data architecture and design efforts across the program. Setup enterprise-level governance & monitoring processes.

• Provides technical oversight, design, configuration, infrastructure and deployment support for transactional databases and application’s data management

• Oversees the implementation of data projects and roadmap objectives, fosters enterprise adoption of canonical concepts, and leads the successful delivery of all related technical milestones

• Authors or reviews all required documentation, briefings, models and designs around client data, including developing vision and target state data architecture deliverables

• Develops SLAs and technical data standards in support of data governance and data implementation projects

• Designing, implementing, and configuring database security architecture, software, and controls. Designing and developing database monitoring and reporting tools within Oracle Suite.

• Works closely with other architects, DBAs, development teams, security and operations staff, etc. to ensure timely and successful data development, migration, transformation, deployment and production operations


Skills and Qualifications:

• BS in information systems or computer science

• 8+ years of major projects focused on enterprise data architecture, master data management, data federation, ETL, security, quality and related initiatives

• 5+ years of database development and troubleshooting skills and ability to work closely across multiple teams and vendors to ensure successful releases and enterprise scale data migration.

• 5+ years of experience designing, developing and managing enterprise-level databases using relational databases (Oracle)

• Expert in data modeling experience (Conceptual, Logical, Physical/ERD) using proven techniques and modern tools

• Developing a target state data vision and supporting realization by leading development activities in conjunction with various application development teams to achieve objectives

• Data leadership, stakeholder engagement and management by applying excellent oral communications, solid presentation, interpersonal and problem-solving skills

• Experience implementing large-scale solutions that empower business data and enterprise data integration using one or more major RDBMS platforms such as (Oracle, SQL Server, etc.)

• Experience with big data and cloud data platforms (AWS RDS, Elasticsearch, Hadoop. etc.)

• Applying data engineering in a large environment by assessing the current state, performing requirements gathering, and producing analyses in multiple dimensions for disparate consumers

• Developing semantic layers and models in support of business intelligence and data analytics (BI and DW support)


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REI Systems has delivered innovative solutions that empower people and impact millions of lives since 1989. Our 600 problem-solving technologists and consultants are passionate about modernizing the government to fulfill its missions more effectively. Our customers include healthcare, national security, science and technology, and government operations in the federal, state, local, and non-profit sectors. We take a Mindful Modernization® approach in providing Application Modernization, Government Data Analytics, Grants Management Systems, Saas, and Advisory Services. Delivering domain expertise, best-fit technologies through agile execution, and a commitment to customer service is the REI Way. Learn more, visit www.reisystems.com.


REI Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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