Data Architect I (Public Trust Clearable) -

Company: ECS Federal, Inc
Location: Falls Church , Virginia, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.NOV.2018


Job Description: ECS is actively seeking Data Architect I's whom will be responsible for supporting the efforts of our USPS customer - deliv...


Job Description:
ECS is actively seeking Data Architect I's whom will be responsible for supporting the efforts of our USPS customer - delivering Cybersecurity and Digital Integration support services to the Postal Service

Designs and builds relational databases for data storage or processing. Develops strategies for warehouse implementation, data acquisition, and archive recovery. Cleans and maintains the database by removing and deleting old data. May evaluate new data sources for adherence to the organization's quality standards and ease of integration. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of systems engineering, software development and have a desire to develop a deeper understanding of information security related to Postal Service requirements. The ideal candidate would be familiar with security technologies, systems integration, systems development, big data platforms, high throughput data processing, parallel processing and high performance computing.

Required Skills:

  • 0-2 years of expertise in data science or software engineering
  • Ability to develop, maintain data architecture guiding principles, policies, best practices, reference architecture and standards
  • Define and maintain target data architectures and master data management strategies in alignment with business and technology objectives
  • Provide support for USPS data security, data integration, data services and API efforts
  • Collaborate with various Business, Operations, Applications and Data and Analytics groups to define, establish and run a process that ensures adherence to enterprise data standards and architecture principles
  • Advocate for, and champions efforts to close gaps between as-is and to-be architectures
  • Monitor compliance of development work against established standards and principles and work to resolve issues through appropriate formal and informal channels
  • Work closely with other architects and IT managers and developers so that they understand and support data architecture priorities
  • Review and analyze existing systems and make recommendations for improvements
  • Play a supporting role in selecting and implementing technologies
  • Represent data architecture concerns in design, implementation and deployment reviews
  • Knowledge of applying EA frameworks to the document data architecture
  • Working knowledge of application development, data modeling, data ontologies to support implementation and development of analytics
  • Knowledge of data management, data integration and database development technologies and processes
  • Knowledge of cloud-based data strategies, NoSQL, SQL, Data Warehouse, ETL, Business Intelligence and Analytics tools
  • Java knowledge, Data science/machine learning a plus
  • Ability to translate complex technical terminology, concepts and issues in terms understandable to technical and non-technical management and staff
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of Cybersecurity organization practices, operations risk management processes, principles, architectural requirements, engineering threats and vulnerabilities, including incident response methodologies
  • Experience with Customer Relationship Management software is a plus
  • Security certifications such as CISSP or Security+ are a plus
  • Experience with IDAM, BlockChain, and Rapid Prototyping.
  • ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

    ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 2300+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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