Data Architect

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Position Purpose:

Sleep Number IT Enterprise Analytics Platform team is looking for a Data Architect for a data engineering team. You should be able to help us enhance our data capabilities and create a competitive advantage. Your passion for data architecture principles is infectious and inspires the teams to engage, inspect, adapt, and continuously improve. You are highly organized with positive energy that fosters a great team dynamic and the strong interactions that define a winning team. This position requires active participation in the modeling techniques for conceptual, logical and physical data models.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive and define an overarching data architecture vision and strategy to maximize the optimization of data assets
  • Define and implement data architecture, standards and strategies
  • Develop high-level database architectures and ensure that database designs are consistent with information architecture and information management standards as well as industry standards
  • Design, develop, and test data models
  • Design and implement data models to support reporting, dashboarding, and integration needs
  • Document data flows and transformations
  • Design, develop and communicate data models at the conceptual, logical and application levels
  • Map data sources, document interfaces and data movement
  • Work directly with product and business stakeholders to understand their respective requirements and translate them into data architecture solutions

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Proactive: Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the company.
  • Persistence: Demonstrates tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done.
  • Attention to Detail: Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.
  • Follow-Through on Commitments: Lives up to verbal and written agreements.
  • Agility: Can bounce between projects day to day.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science or Data engineering
  • 5+ years of data experience

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to assess current source systems and create an integrated multi-domain model. 
  • Experience with Data Modelling tools like Erwin is required
  • Experience with ETL tools is required (i.e., Talend, Informatica, Microsoft SSIS)
  • Experience in creating data models based on complex business entities
  • Ability to understand and work across different expected workloads (transactional, ODS, analytical structures).
  • Ability to work across stakeholders and communicate clearly
  • Experience with loading data from internal/external APIs
  • Understanding of implications of various consumption models (reporting, advanced analytics including machine learning, API End Points).
  • Excellent Analytical skills required
  • Flexibility/Adaptability is required, especially when working as a team
  • Experience with public cloud solutioning (i.e. Azure, AWS)
  • Experience with Data Streaming flows is a plus (i.e., Kafka, Beam, Spark Streaming)
  • Experience in delivering solutions based on Agile principles is a plus

Working Conditions (if applicable):

  • Standard office environment

Sleep Number is an equal opportunity employer, committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, regardless of sex; race; color; creed; national origin; religion; age; marital status; pregnancy; physical, mental, communicative or sensory disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

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