Enterprise Data Architect

Short Description

The position will also work with the Technology Strategy and Incubation function to identify and operationalize innovative methods and technologies (data and integration) across the business application portfolio. The Architect will ultimately have accountability for the architecture data and integration core for Technology Strategy and Incubation.

Job Description

Major Responsibilities

  • The position's responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
  • Business Requirements: Responsible for assisting with, reviewing and the interpretation of business and technical requirements and understanding business data and information objectives.
  • Roadmap: Architecting the strategic data architecture roadmap and creating a short-, medium- and long-term implementation plan including data modeling, database design and the development of data relationship structures to meet business requirements and objectives.
  • Working Relationships: Work closely with business and system analysts, business and technical data users, data warehouse and system design/developers, ETL developers, the centralized technology department management team and other data stakeholders and the management team in executing specific data warehouse project tasks and responsibilities.
  • Data Modeling: Apply creativity in developing data model solutions that allow differing systems and line-of-business data to be integrated.
  • Best Practices / Systems Development Life Cycle: Maintain and enforce best practices to facilitate optimized software development, ETL transfer of information, data modeling and database design.
  • Systems and Data Knowledge Acquisition: Understand existing source systems data transfer methodologies and technology in order to assess support and delivery of information through the data warehouse or data service layers.
  • Data Integration: Responsible for recommending/designing the future integration of data into the Banks business process model through the use of ETL, API's, XML and appropriate technologies.
  • Master Data Management (MDM): Develops strategies for data acquisition, archiving and recovery, implementation and data grouping and categorization as a basis for implementing master data management as part of the data architecture roadmap.
  • Data Management Tools: Assist in the evaluation and selection of tools which support the data architecture roadmap.
  • Data Architecture Support: Support and monitor the implementation of new data architecture software releases to ensure stability and accuracy of the implementation.
  • Data Management Office Policy and Practice: Work directly and closely with the Chief Data Officer to facilitate the definition of, and enforcement of Data Governance policies and practices.
  • Integration Architecture: Establish the next generation integration and workflow capability including API management and rationalize the various existing integration capabilities to establish a comprehensive integration framework for cloud and internally hosted systems.
  • Business Process Management: Establish a BPM reference architecture and support the creation of a shared services framework to facilitate automation and straight through processing.
  • Enterprise Content Management: Establish an ECM framework and reference architecture to improve the management of content and compliance to records management policies.
  • Team Management: Lead and direct the work of others on either a direct management reporting or dotted-line facilitation basis.
  • Project and Major Initiative Support: Support data flow processes, end-to-end, for projects and major initiatives including troubleshooting of data issues through the process of information transfer, data model design, access to the information, querying of data and performance/speed resulting from data issues.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Education

  • Education: B.A, M.A, or PhD in a combination of either liberal arts and technology, computer science, or business.
  • Communication: Skilled and passionate verbal and written communicator.
  • Data Skills: 5-10 years of Data Modeling, Data Integration, Data Warehousing and Database Design, Data Quality Assurance, Big Data experience and Cloud Technology.
  • Work Experience: Previous work experience within large, centralized information technology departments for 10+ years, ideally in the financial services industry.
  • Design: Ability to design and develop Databases, Data Warehouses and Multi-dimensional Databases.
  • Technology Management: 10-15 years experience with managing database technologies and direct experience with data warehousing is highly desirable.
  • Practitioner: Must have a strong command of broad and general technical concepts.
  • Analysis: Must be a very strong problem solver and apply strong critical analysis to business scenarios in the context of data architecture.
  • Vendor Management: Experience in managing and working with consulting vendors/service providers during the delivery of technology projects.
  • Time Management and Delivery: Must possess and demonstrate excellent time management skills with the ability to achieve results in a very deadline driven environment, and must be focused on quality and delivering on commitments.
  • Extract, Transform & Load (ETL): 5-10 years of ETL experience, preferably with development level experience.
  • Configuration Management: Prefer 2 years of experience with software tools that support enterprise configuration management.
  • Corporate and Team Fit: Team player, strong collaborative approach, with the ability to work independently.

Enterprise Data Architect
Director Computer Full-time Engineering | Information Technology Big Data
MUFG (Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group) is one of the world's leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, MUFG is a global network with over 2,300 offices in over 50 countries including the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and Oceania, and East Asia. The Group has over 150,000 employees and about 300 entities offering services including corporate and investment banking, commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, leasing, and other services. The Group companies include, but are not limited to, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking (Japan's leading trust bank), Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings (one of Japan's largest securities firms), and MUFG Americas Holdings. Details of these Group companies can be found at the following websites: http://www.bk.mufg.jp/global/ http://www.tr.mufg.jp/english/ http://www.hd.sc.mufg.jp/english/ https://mufgamericas.com/ https://mufgemea.com/ Through close partnerships among our group companies, the Group aims to be the world's most trusted financial group, flexibly responding to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG's shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York (NYSE: MTU) stock exchanges.