Data Architect

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In this hybrid business-technical role, you will work with leadership and business units to understand information needs; document strategic and operational needs; and identify and remediate capability gaps, design tooling, and architect improvements to the landscape. You will work closely with other enterprise teams to define shared standards and practices and leverage common infrastructure and security. You will also be responsible for design and documentation of the architectural vision, conceptual/logical/physical models, ER diagrams, data flows, process models, etc. and create and shepherd requests through their lifecycle. You will interact with both technical partners (ETL developers, integration developers, data stewards, DBAs, architects), business partners, and leadership.


  • Work collaboratively as part of the data governance team to improve the information landscape, create data models, drive continuous improvement, implement new data sources, and lead/facilitate data-driven business projects
  • Partner with internal teams to develop and support effective data/knowledge management solutions
  • Secure the movement of sensitive information in a manner consistent with company policy
  • Work extensively with data analysts/architects to understand enterprise processes and models
  • Perform architecture reviews of data needs and structures during project/program reviews
  • Deliver high quality designs, models, roadmaps, documents and other deliverables (TOGAF)
  • Review and audit data quality and information management activities
  • Create, maintain, and publish technical documentation, runbooks, and standards


  • 5+ years in a data development and 1+ year(s) in an architectural design role
  • 3+ years in a business analyst, process SME, or program leadership role
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to set individual/team priorities and plan to complete tasks and organizational objectives
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Expertise in multiple relevant topics such as business process design, data warehousing, master data management, data security, information design, analytics/data science, and knowledge management
  • Knowledge of data management best practices, processes, tools, standards, and methodologies
  • Knowledge of the development and management required for ETL, ELT, REST and SOAP implementations
  • Experience in at least one major foundational language such as SQL, Python, R, C#.NET, Java, or JavaScript
  • Development experience with RDBMS (Microsoft SQL Server)
  • Experience developing/managing a cloud data environment
  • Bachelor’s in business, information management, computer science or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Master’s in information design, analytics, cyber security, business specialty, or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in an architect role designing and implementing enterprise-scale data solutions
  • 2+ years in designing and supporting cloud infrastructure including cloud tools (CosmosDB, Synapse, Redshift, Heroku, Data Factory, Glue, Data Bricks, etc.)
  • Understanding of common frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman, ArchiMate)
  • LEAN Six Sigma Green/Black Belt
  • Experience with commercial solutions used for API management
  • Working knowledge of core business platforms (SAP, Salesforce, Adobe, Microsoft)
  • Knowledge of data structures, data warehousing, data visualization, statistics, and analytic models
  • Ability to analyze and document complex business processes and project details
  • Design/development experience with non-relational databases (NoSQL, Graph, Hadoop, S3/blob storage)
  • Experience with MuleSoft, LogicApps, Azure Data Factory and/or SSIS

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.
Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.
Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.


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