Business Summary :
We need to move at the speed of our business. VMware's data needs increase daily from reporting, data insights and regulatory alignments.
Data is a core asset for the company. To remain competitive, customer experiences must be personalized in real time using huge amounts of quality, connected data.
We need to be ready with in depth knowledge of the world we operate in, so we can align VMware to offer the very best customer experience while staying ahead of our competition.
The Enterprise Data and Analytics team at VMware will be defining and driving the next generation Data and Analytics platform to realize agile, certified, trusted, scalable, and adopted data driven capabilities.
The Enterprise Data and Analytics (EDA) is looking for a Senior Data Solutions Architect whom, along with other Domain Architects and SME will be a crucial contributor and enabler to assess, design, develop, maintain, govern, and evolve the Data and Analytics capabilities across the Enterprise.
The Senior Data Solutions Architect will contribute to evolve technology and data operations processes across the enterprise to mature analytics capabilities through enterprise architecture functions / programs, striving for the appropriately balanced pursuit of enterprise information governance, business self-service capabilities, and technical and solution architectures to support business strategies.
Programs and initiatives will be executed based on defined measurement and targeted improvement of the maturity of existing data capabilities, this person will work with cross functional teams (Business and IT) running proofs-of-concept of new technologies, create agile self service experience, and to ensure alignment with the Enterprise Data Strategy, and acting as an advisor and liaison among the technical and functional business teams involved.
This role requires not just the technical skills related to Modern Enterprise Data Architecture and an in-depth understanding of its components, but also, a proven record on leading data-analytics projects within different business domains (e.
g., Sales, Finance, SaaS, etc.), translating and aligning business requirements, mapping business processes to data flows to serve as inputs to the architectural decisions and vice-versa is a must.
Job Role and Responsibility :
Partner closely with IT / EDA / Business Stakeholders to drive successful end-state solutions and user experiences
Consulting with Application Development Project Teams to fit use cases and systems into architecture, as well as to identify when it is necessary to modify the technical architecture to accommodate business needs
Serve as an SME on the Data Services Advisory Board to conduct risk, impact, and architecture assessments to identify high priority projects and provide recommendations on approach and solutions architecture
Define and measure the inventory and roadmap for Analytic Capabilities across the Enterprise
Conduct analyses of enterprise business drivers to derive enterprise business information, technical and solution architecture requirements
Ongoing assessment of environment and user experience to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement
Analyze technology industry and market trends as well as determining their potential impact on the Enterprise and recommend solutions based on industry-proven marketplace
Lead business capability assessments through technology proof of concepts to evolve and standardize next-gen analytic capabilities
Create end user training, guidelines, and process documentation to aid in scalable and repeatable onboarding of end users
Work directly with users on specific use cases to validate capabilities and assist in onboarding
Define the tool / environment usage guidelines and best practices
Work closely with vendors to prove out technology and tap into consultants to identify ways to optimize the environment and toolsets
Required Skills :
5-10 years of experience in the Enterprise Data Architecture, Analytics, IT or Business Analytics related areas
Understanding of Data Warehouse, Big Data, and Data-Lakes Architectures
A degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, system analysis, or a related field of study
Minimum of three years of experience in at least one IT disciplines (such as technical architecture, information analysis, database management or operations) in a multitier environment or three years in business analysis or strategic business planning
Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and stakeholder relationships
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to interact and connect with diverse stakeholders groups and backgrounds (e.
g., Digital Transformation, IT, Business Leaders)
Demonstrated data analytical and technical skills and hands-on experience with analytical tools and database environments (e.
g., Hadoop, SAP-HANA, SAP Business Objects, Tableau, R, Alteryx, Cloudera, Presto, or similar)
Familiarity with basic information management practices
Translating business needs into Enterprise Architecture requirements balancing the long-term ("big picture") and short-term ("tactical") implications of individual decisions
The ability to comprehend the functions and capabilities of new technologies rapidly
The ability to translate business strategies, innovative ideas, concepts, and requirements into technical solutions and architectural designs
Strong planning, collaboration, and organizational skills across World Wide teams and functions
An understanding of the political climate of the Enterprise and how to navigate the politics with a strong ability to influence
Opportunity to work remotely anywhere in Costa Rica
Preferred Skills :
Knowledge of paramount components of a holistic enterprise architecture or Enterprise Architecture Framework or Methodology (such as TOGAF, ISO 19439, BOST, or equivalent)
Familiarity with basic graphical modeling approaches, tools and model repositories
Data Ops methodology understanding and experience with tools and processes
Category : Engineering and Technology
Subcategory : Information Systems
Experience : Business Leadership
Full Time / Part Time : Full Time
Remote : Yes
Posted Date : 2020-10-08