Enterprise MDM Architect (Remote Options)

at CDM Smith in Smyrna, Delaware, United States

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We are looking for a passionate MDM Architect to help us drive our enterprise data integration strategy forward, and help deliver highly valuable, secure, and reliable data across our various master data domains. You will be a key member of our Digital Capital architecture team and will be responsible for establishing capabilities, developing technical and architectural specifications, creating and maintaining standards, and translating complex data requirements. You will work closely with business stakeholders, our data governance organization, and developers to mentor and provide feedback in accordance with the firm’s enterprise architecture standards. You will also work with your peers across Digital Capital and other departments in BT as the technical expert for all things MDM.

Responsibilities required are as follows:

• Defines capabilities and standards for MDM enterprise architecture and leads standards documentation for all aspects of the MDM lifecycle.

• Develops MDM solution architectures of varied styles and integration patterns as required by each major data domain including Client, Project, Finance, HR and Supplier.

• Defines Data Quality and Metadata Management standards and patterns to be applied for each data domain

• Summarizes and reviews the solution proposals with business owners for approval.

• Translates business requirements into technical solution architecture artifacts including data flow diagrams, data models, process flows and technical solution specifications.

• Aligns solutions with overall enterprise architecture standards for data management, security, and infrastructure and works with respective teams to approve and support implementations.

• Leads POCs and prototypes to MDM and Data Governance tool solutions.

• Recommends changes and improvements to Data Governance framework, including changes to capabilities, tools and processes as needed.

• Defines approach and standards for Reference Data Management including CRUD process management across each of the major data domains.

• Conducts new vendor evaluations, capability reviews, engagement, and general vendor oversight.

• Monitors the integrity and quality of data by initiating periodic audit programs of data quality; and audits testing the adherence to standards by technical teams. Monitors results and corrective action plans.

• Creates project and annual budgets and forecasts.

• Performs other duties as required.

Must be able to work Eastern Time Zone hours.

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Enterprise MDM Architect (Remote Options)



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Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related discipline.

• 10 Years of related experience. Domestic and/or international travel may be required.

Equivalent additional directly related experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

The frequency of travel is contingent on specific duties, responsibilities, and the essential functions of the position, which may vary depending on workload and project demands.

EEO Statement:

We attract the best people in the industry, supporting their efforts to learn and grow. We strive to create a challenging and progressive work environment. We provide career opportunities that span a variety of disciplines and geographic locations, with projects that our employees plan, design, build and operate as diverse as the needs of our clients. CDM Smith is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship status, genetics, protected veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.

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Our employees are the heart of our company. As an employer of choice, our goal is to provide a challenging, progressive and inclusive work environment which fosters personal leadership, career growth and development for every employee. We value passionate individuals who challenge the norm, deliver world-class solutions and bring diverse perspectives. Join our team, and together we will make a difference and change the world.

Job Site Location:

United States – Nationwide

Agency Disclaimer:

All vendors must have a signed CDM Smith Placement Agreement from the CDM Smith Recruitment Center Manager to receive payment for your placement. Verbal or written commitments from any other member of the CDM Smith staff will not be considered binding terms. All unsolicited resumes sent to CDM Smith and any resume submitted to any employee outside of CDM Smith Recruiting Center Team (RCT) will be considered property of CDM Smith. CDM Smith will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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Visa Sponsorship Available:

No – We will not support sponsorship, i.e. H-1B or TN Visas for this position

Skills and Abilities:

• Deep understanding of MDM and upstream and downstream integration.

• Experience creating MDM strategies, with the ability to professionally discuss requirements, priorities, potential solutions, and MDM architecture patterns.

• Experience gathering and documenting Master Data Management requirements.

• Thorough understanding of Data Management best practices such as Match/Merge, Enrichment, Trust and Survivorship, Deduplication.

• Thorough understanding of HUB architecture, Enterprise Integration and SOA.

• Can articulate the business value of MDM and steer best practices within a domain or industry.

• Experience in designing, configuring and deploying MDM solutions on a leading platform.

• Familiarity or experience with AWS and Oracle cloud data architecture.

• Expert knowledge of various data architecture modeling and implementation techniques to support transactional, relational, dimensional, and unstructured data requirements.

• Good oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a cross functional team environment.

• Demonstrated skill in working with offshore development is desired.

• Ability to lead and mentor junior staff.

Background Check and Drug Testing Information:

CDM Smith Inc. and its divisions and subsidiaries (hereafter collectively referred to as “CDM Smith”) reserves the right to require background checks including criminal, employment, education, licensure, etc. as well as credit and motor vehicle when applicable for certain positions. In addition, CDM Smith may conduct drug testing for designated positions. Background checks are conducted after an offer of employment has been made in the United States. The timing of when background checks will be conducted on candidates for positions outside the United States will vary based on country statutory law but in no case, will the background check precede an interview. CDM Smith will conduct interviews of qualified individua

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Job Posting: JC228837708

Posted On: Nov 18, 2022

Updated On: Jan 08, 2023

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