cloud data architect, Toronto

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Cloud Data Architect

Our client's Technology team is looking for a self-motivated, highly experienced Cloud Data Architect, to help their Platform team modernize their core product administration system and related applications as well as oversee the architecture for their analytics data platform and any relevant integrations. The Cloud Data Architect should be extremely motivated, hands-on, and want to constantly learn and apply new technologies. The Cloud Data Architect is expected to possess deep data cloud solution engineering skills as well as data architecture expertise with experience in best practices to developing data solutions for large applications in a micro-services architecture.

In this role, the Cloud Data Architect will be responsible for creating and maintaining technical designs and architectural artifacts for the organization’s business solutions that adhere to corporate and industry technical and security best practices. Included in these architectural artifacts are data flows, application information models, deployment models, etc.

The Cloud Data Architect will be engaging with business, engineering, DevOps, infrastructure and security leaders during the all phases of the development lifecycle to ensure the solutions meets business requirements and adheres to technical design and architectural standards. The Cloud Data Architect will be a key leader of an engaged, high-reaching team—part of a world-class, winning culture that prioritizes people development and focuses on long-term growth.

As a member of this team, you will be responsible for:

•Implementing new approaches to data modeling and data storage for the modernization (business transformation) of the Product administration system application, as we transition to Cloud Platforms, including Google Cloud Platform and Azure
•Experience with GCP Data & Analytics PaaS Services: Dataflow, Cloud Data Fusion, Cloud SQL, Datastore/Firestore, BigQuery
•Experience with Tableau is an asset
•Solutioning data synchronization and change data capture solutions, for both target and transitional states
•Architecting highly available, backup, and disaster recovery solutions
•Developing conceptual and logical information data models
•Solutioning target and transitional state operational data stores (ODS) to help aggregate data from various sources and integration with microservices-based application
•Helping to provide the technical direction for the cloud data platform roadmap, including analysis and end-to-end architecture solution
•Developing cloud native solutions in a dynamic and agile environment
•Managing native cloud technologies relating to data for user management, security, costing and tools
•Working on NFRs and solution design documents
•Generally providing data modeling solutions, data dictionaries and data lineage by working on modeling tools

Cloud Data Architect Skill Requirements:

•8+ years overall industry experience
•Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Electronics, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent experience
•Significant experience in business/digital transformations & legacy system modernization
•5+ years of experience with demonstrated cloud data architecture and microservice architecture projects, ideally including experience with Google Cloud Platform (including Cloud Datastore), CloudSQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Kafka, and Azure
•5+ years of experience with Cloud solutions, platforms, and database technologies
•Experience with data modelling, both in relational and NoSQL data solution approaches
•Experience in business processing mapping of data and analytics solutions
•Excellent organizational and analytical skills
•Excellent written and oral communication skills across all levels; ability to communicate complex technical concepts to all levels of the organization