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Data Architect, Premium Imports

  • Location
    • Shanghai, Shanghai
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted

Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Quickly develop understanding of GM Premium Imports (GMPI) software strategy.
  • Work with or without direct supervision, be visionary in GMPI data strategy and responsible for data architecture design, roadmap and evolution.
  • Ability to quickly develop understanding of business requirements and implement data architecture leveraging modern data technologies.
  • Ensure appropriate and effective data integration across multiple systems, create fluid and E2E vision for how data will flow through the data landscape of organizations.
  • Integrate technical functionality (eg. Scalability, security, performance, data recovery, reliability, etc.) and prepare reports where needed.
  • Responsible for data quality assurance by implementing measures to ensure data accuracy, accessibility and be responsible for regular health check on data sources.
  • Ensure data accessibility, reliability, quality, and security across different organizations.
  • Establish procedures, processes, and perform inventory around data assets.
  • Collaborate with internal & external teams on managing & devise data architecture strategy that address different business requirements
  • Track, anticipate and manage data related technology and architecture evolution.
  • Keep abreast on technology shift and industry initiative to prioritize and adapt the data blueprint effectively.
  • Champion accountability within and outside the team and coordinate dependencies across teams
  • Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovation
  • Promote continuous team improvement, measure the team, and help the team and individuals measure themselves
  • Analyze the current business and IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommends areas for improvement

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline (Computer related).
  • Experienced in designing data ingestion, ETL as well as data pipeline (on a popular cloud solution) – (2-3 years of experience)
  • Experienced in data architecture design relating to data warehousing and/or data lakes with technologies such as Lakehouse, Hadoop eco-system (2-3 years of experience)
  • Experience or knowledge in designing, analytics and troubleshooting for large-scale distributed systems in cloud, non-cloud as well as hybrid environments.
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems architectures and micro-service architecture.
  • Facilitate technology strategy, requirements, and architecture conversations with all stakeholders (management, business users, and technology resources) through exceptional collaboration, listening, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Creative problem-solver with good communication skills.
  • Ability to think strategically about technical challenges, business requirements, and solution.
  • Understand country/region regulatory cross-border data requirements and methods for compliance.
  • Assess and recommend different storage architecture, such as data warehouse, data lake and data mart based on the data type.
  • Proficient with Oracle, MySQL, MongoDB, Hadoop/Hive/Spark/Flink and other database modeling and management tools.
  • Experience and knowledge with developing software in any of the programming languages, such as: Python, C++, Java, JavaScript, HTML/CSS etc.

Plus / Advantages:

  • Familiar with Linux and Windows.
  • Proven expertise in data storage layer modern technology such as Lakehouse architecture.
  • Knowledge in data warehouse and data lake.
  • Experience with data platform development on major cloud service providers.
  • Proficient in networking among different data platform application clusters connecting data ingestion, data exposure via API.
  • Data visualization tools such as Tableau, PowerBI.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Project management
  • Systematic problem-solving approach
  • Sense of ownership and drive for result and solutions
  • Exceptional listening skill
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and be willing to embrace change
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Effective Communication and Presentation skills in both English and Chinese, especially on business problems, alternatives and project strategy to a project team and customer groups

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