Data Architect - Global Data

United States - Remote

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
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Rackspace is a different kind of technology company. With a combination of unbiased expertise, meticulous methodologies and innovative delivery models, we are uniquely positioned to help you achieve your specific goals using the appropriate combination of technologies.Our ability to apply best practices and provide exceptional solutions has resulted in numerous industry awards, including being a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Public Cloud Infrastructure Professional and Managed Service Providers, Worldwide 2019.Right now Rackspace and the Global Data Office is growing the Data Science team!     

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Defining, communicating and implementing data architecture strategy and infrastructure
  • Owner of our Enterprise data strategy with ability and desire to roll up sleeves technically when necessary
  • Work with Analysts and Business Users to translate functional specifications into data processes and models
  • Identify source system data sources and any necessary rules for transformation, consolidation, merging, cleansing
  • Strong knowledge of replication processes, change data capture processes, T-SQL and Dynamic SQL skills
  • Strong knowledge of data architectures to support reporting and data feeds (star schemas, slowly changing dimensions, etc.)
  • Experience with migrating from on-prem data platforms to cloud platforms (specifically Azure and GCP Date Products)
  • Understanding of Big Data storage and integration architectures (e.g., streaming & near-real time data pipelines)
  • Strong expertise in at least 2 of the 3 hyper scalers with a focused expertise around Data Analytics. 
  • Willingness to learn and champion new technologies that support business capabilities
  • Eager to explore how machine learning and artificial intelligence can support business objectives
  • Ability to lead and coordinate an offshore team 

The Skills You Bring:

  • Experience across all phases of data modeling, from conceptualization to database optimization
  • Experience with Data Warehousing (data lakes, operational data stores, integration hubs, etc.) and OLTP database management systems
  • Deep experience in evaluating data flows and data models across the company, identifying improvement opportunities, and being able to build a plan to implement change
  • Solid understanding of concepts of cloud computing; Azure and GCP Data Architecture 
  • Deep experience with Data Architecture / Data Modeling, both Dimensional and Relational
  • History of working successfully with cross-functional engineering teams
  • Passion for acquiring, analyzing, and transforming data to generate insights
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple deliverables simultaneously in a deadline driven environment

Bonus points if you have :

  • Experience with GCP Products (AirFlow, BigQuery, Looker, Data Studio)
  • GCP Data Architect Certification
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About Rackspace TechnologyWe are the multicloud solutions experts. We combine our expertise with the world’s leading technologies — across applications, data and security — to deliver end-to-end solutions. We have a proven record of advising customers based on their business challenges, designing solutions that scale, building and managing those solutions, and optimizing returns into the future. Named a best place to work, year after year according to Fortune, Forbes and Glassdoor, we attract and develop world-class talent. Join us on our mission to embrace technology, empower customers and deliver the future.  More on Rackspace TechnologyThough we’re all different, Rackers thrive through our connection to a central goal: to be a valued member of a winning team on an inspiring mission. We bring our whole selves to work every day. And we embrace the notion that unique perspectives fuel innovation and enable us to best serve our customers and communities around the globe. We welcome you to apply today and want you to know that we are committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender reassignment or identity or expression, genetic information, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity status, military or veteran status, nationality, ethnic or national origin, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or any legally protected characteristic. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.  Position is available for remote work in the following states unless otherwise specified. Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.
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