Home > New Jersey jobs > New Jersey computer/technical

Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 5:38 AM


Job Summary:

The Enterprise Solution Architect leads the planning and development of the Enterprise Solution Architecture. They are responsible for understanding advances in Data related technologies/practices and developing strategies and recommendations to continually increase the value and decrease the risk / time to deliver around data solutions. Additionally, they are responsible for ensuring consistency of data across systems by driving a metadata management strategy that supports Data Governance.


* Define and manage the Enterprise Architecture Blueprint, including technical capabilities, technologies, processes and standards.

* Develop and maintain the technology roadmap to support the delivery of the data asset roadmap produced by Data Strategy.

* Create a strategy to deal with Operational, Master, Reference, Unstructured, Historical and Analytics Data

* Govern changes to the Enterprise Data Model across all domains of data assets

* Work hand-in-hand with the project teams to ensure the architecture is aligned with and capable of supporting business strategy.

* Ensures that reusable Data Services are leveraged, created, or amended in support of the Project's requirements. Also includes coordinating all Data Architecture deliverables as per the Project Delivery Methodology and providing estimates for work efforts based on priority and scope.

* Coaching and mentoring of junior Data Architects and Data Modelers

* Development of best practices, guidelines and standards for Data Architecture COE

* Development of standards and techniques for the management of Information Lifecycle

* Deliver a strategy to drive a shift from Batch/Point to Point processing to Real-time processing / Hub & Spoke

* Maintain and govern the metadata, data lineage and data models that describe the data architecture and the data assets it supports.


* Expert on a wide variety of Data Management processes and technologies.

* Demonstrated proficiency and experience with a variety of DBMS, including Teradata, Oracle, SQL Server, etc or equivalents.

* Demonstrated proficiency in designing end to end data architectures.

* Deep technical expertise on data integration and processing technologies such as ETL, APIs, Streaming.

* Experience with NoSQL data stores and patterns such as Document, Graph, Hadoop, Key Value, etc.

* Expert in database management system (DBMS) physical implementation, including tables, joins and views.

* Understanding of Data Quality & Profiling.

* Experience with Information Lifecycle Management processes and technologies.

* Familiarity with the use cases, business purposes and quality of the data.


* Requires a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.

* 10+ Years of experience in Data Modeling (Conceptual, Logical and Physical). Must be able to design and explain using entities, attributes, hierarchies, inheritance, relationships and their associated metadata.

* 5+ Years of Enterprise Architecture experience across both OLTP and Analytics environments .

* 5+ Years of Healthcare experience (Preferably at an Insurance Carrier).

* 3+ Years of experience in designing XML Schemas and functional mapping specifications for enterprise data services.

* Actual hands on roles on Data Warehouse, Master Data and Data Integration implementations.

* Experience in leading Data Governance processes.


* Self-managed and flexible in handling change. Can juggle multiple demands while adapting ideas and approaches.

* Strives to meet or exceed a standard of excellence. Looks to do things better by setting challenging goals and taking calculated risks .

* Sees the positive in people, situations and events and is persistent in pursing goals despite obstacles and setbacks .

* Capable of having a positive impact on others, through fostering development and providing feedback and support.

* Ability to work with others towards a shared goal, through active participation, sharing of responsibility and rewards, and contributing to the capability of the team. Can tactfully bring disagreements into the open to find solutions that all can endorse .

* Inspires and guides individuals and groups to get the job done by bringing out the best in others.

* Ability to combine data from multiple sources when needed for the analysis.

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as critical thinking capabilities.

Preferred Skills:

* Data and Enterprise Modeling tools (Sybase PowerDesigner, Erwin)

* Transactional Messaging Design (Request/Response)

* JSON and XML Schema Design

* Master Data Management Solutions ( IBM or Informatica )

* Data Warehousing patterns ( Data Vault, Kimball, Inmonn, etc )

* Data Integration patterns ( Batch, Streaming and Real-time )

* Strong preference for Informatica platform expertise ( PowerCenter ETL, Data Services, Data Analyst )

* Metadata management tools ( Business Glossary, Metadata Workbench or alternatives )

* DBMS Platforms including DB2, Oracle, SQL Server, Teradata, Netezza

* Messaging Platforms such as MQ

* Change Data Capture

* SQL Expertise, ability to use query tools such as AQT, TOAD, etc

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability and any other protected class as required by federal, state or local law..

Location: Newark, NJ

Activation Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017

Expiration Date: Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Apply Here


Associated topics: application developer, backend, back end, design pattern, develop, devops, java, maven, perl, php


• Location: New Jersey

• Post ID: 153670327 nynj is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2018