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Data Virtualization Architect

Holbrook, AZ 86025
Job Description: At Perkins Coie, we look for individuals that are self-motivated, dedicated to providing value and superior services and, above all, people who have a high degree of integrity and enthusiasm for their work. Weve created a company culture that is based on collaboration, devotion to serving our clients, and mutual respect. Perkins Coie is committed to advancing diversity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout our collective communities. Work for one of the 100 Best Workplaces in America, get great health insurance, tuition reimbursement, your birthday off, and paid sabbaticals. GENERAL PURPOSE The Data Virtualization Architect is a high-level contributor who provides simplified, performant, and secure access to data regardless of its location or format. They design, implement, and support a system that unifies and standardizes data access across a myriad of sources, including on-premises and cloud-based databases. They design advanced logic to extract and shape data into a standard format that is easy to use and understand. They collaborate with business leaders to establish common and relatable naming conventions that facilitate organizing, finding, and understanding an extensive corpus of enterprise data. They formulate strategies to simplify data access and use in support of analytic and operational requirements. They provide training and leadership to enable people to source and apply data directly rather than having to rely on technologists. They work with data stewards and governance personnel to ensure data security and data protection according to a dynamic and complex set of requirements. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS These essential functions are primary job duties that incumbents must be able to perform unassisted or with reasonable accommodation. Design, implement, and manage a comprehensive data virtualization platform using the Denodo technology. Design and implement efficient and performant data connectors to a wide array of source systems, which exist in sundry locations and involve an assortment of technologies and formats. Troubleshoot and resolve data connectivity issues. Use advance programming and configuration techniques to refactor queries and data pipelines to optimize query performance. Work with business leaders and technologists to establish common and relatable conventions for finding, organizing, and understanding an extensive corpus of enterprise data. Work with vendors and consultants to implement advanced functionality and to resolve complex issues. Provide training and leadership to enable people to access and use data directly rather than having to rely on technologists. Configure the data virtualization system to ensure security and data protection according to a dynamic and complex set of requirements. Create data models according to business requirements and governance standards. Develop and deliver training materials on data virtualization technologies. Work with senior leadership to craft and implement a roadmap for centralizing data connectivity for the firm. Work with senior technologists and business leaders to design certified datasets that satisfy business, security, and regulatory requirements. Prepare and provide briefings to senior management. Maintain the currency of the system by applying upgrades, patches, and bug fixes to the underlying software as needed. SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED Expert ability to architect, implement, and operate a secure, performant and reliable data virtualization platform using Denodo technology. Advanced, working knowledge of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and associated security concepts. Able to prototype connectivity to remote systems and debug connectivity issues using Postman and SoapUI. Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in preparing reports, presentations, and documentation. Working knowledge of standard project management practices. Adept with agile project management methods, including leading scrums, leading sprints, managing product backlogs, managing sprint backlogs, and conducting retrospectives. Extensive knowledge of relational database theory. Able to design and implement Extract Transform and Load (ETL) logic using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and Azure Data Factory (ADF) technologies. Able to create diagrams that express architectural concepts and schematics accurately and succinctly using Microsoft Visio and PowerPoint. SPECIFIC SKILLS PREFERRED Working knowledge of the Java programming language. Working knowledge of designing Power BI data pipelines, Power BI on-premises gateway, and administering the Power BI Service. Working knowledge of document, key-value, columnar, and graph databases. Education and Experience Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering, or related discipline. Applicable experience may be substituted for degree requirements. Ten or more years of progressive experience connecting to APIs and troubleshooting data connectivity issues. Ten or more years of progressive experience designing database solutions, both on-premises and cloud-based. Five or more years of progressive experience designing, supporting, and managing data virtualization platforms. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Bachelors degree in computer science, engineering, or related discipline. Applicable experience may be substituted for degree requirements. Ten or more years of progressive experience connecting to APIs and troubleshooting data connectivity issues. Ten or more years of progressive experience designing database solutions, both on-premises and cloud-based. Five or more years of progressive experience designing, supporting, and managing data virtualization platforms.
Posted: 2022-09-23 Expires: 2022-10-23

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