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Sr Staff Data & Information Architect

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 2/14/2018 2:51:23 PM
  • 3064426
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): United States; Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio; Evendale, Detroit, Atlanta, New Orleans


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Senior Staff Data Architect is responsible for creating data architecture technologies and standards across enterprise, including data architecture, automation and data governance to drive cross-functional horizontal outcomes. Deliverables include providing architecture for product teams, ownership of the published data strategy, as well as developing the vision for and technical architecture of automation technologies to eliminate complex, manual data-related development activities.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Establish and drive strategy and execution for published data across the GE data domains, partnering data and analytics leaders across GE to align on common standards and tech stacks
  • Develop a roadmap for GE's data execution strategy, including data acquisition, architecture, and integration for the Data Lakes, AWS and Predix
  • Provide Technical Architecture guidance to Product Owners and scrum teams for data product execution
  • Consult on new product ideas to recommend approaches and propose solutions that are cost effective and address MVP requirements for the business
  • Develop PoC solutions for complex business problems by working directly with product owners, functional analysts, and data scientists as part of an Agile delivery framework
  • Develop automated testing for code deployment
  • Select or introduce data technologies and optimize datasets for multiple data use cases, including operational, data warehouse, Data Lake, NoSQL, and IoT, and unstructured data.
  • Work across other data domains with other data leaders to leverage existing data models, influence strategy and drive collaboration across the enterprise

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, IT, or Data Analytics
  • 5+ years of demonstrated proficiency in SQL

    Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the US is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Demonstrates the initiative to explore alternate technology and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Has the ability to analyze impact of technology choices
  • Skilled in balancing value propositions for competing stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of data architecture principles, including exposure to relational vs. semi-structured vs. unstructured data types and technologies
  • Experience working with data in Cloud-based platforms (e.g., AWS, Predix)
  • Perform proof of concepts on new data ingestion designs
  • Drive exploration of new technologies that could be introduced into the environment
  • Design ETL jobs using both built-in Talend components and custom made scripts in Python, Java, and Spark
  • Devise complex big data ingestion jobs in Talend for relational, big data, streaming, IOT, flat file, JSON, API, and many other data sources
  • Experience with writing SQL that is able to transform, pivot, and stitch big data sets, both relational and non-relational
  • Prove data ingestion ETL flows using message queueing
  • Optimize Talend jobs to reduce memory and storage consumption
  • Operate in Agile framework as the Enterprise Architect, creating user stories from and tasks from customer requirements to track project progress

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    Locations: United States; Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio; Evendale, Detroit, Atlanta, New Orleans

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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