Job Type
Contract Full-Time
Date Posted

Job Title: Senior Database Architect

Assignment Length: long term contract

Project City and State:

Are you a Senior Database Architect with 8+ years Data analysis/architecture experience in Waterfall and Agile Methodology in various domains (prefer Healthcare) in a data warehouse environment?

If so, check out this job!

Vertex is a US-based tech company with 15 years’ experience in Microsoft, Salesforce, BI, AI, and Cloud Computing. We have earned longstanding client relationships as trusted, long-term partners. Every day we inspire, innovate, and implement solutions that solve complex business problems using creativity and technologies that drive results.

What you can expect?

· Professional recruiters with vast industry knowledge

· Expert credentialing

· No-hassle onboarding

What’s in it for you?

· An assignment that uses your skills

· Opportunities to advance your career

· Competitive compensation

· Great work environment

Qualifications (Critical Skills)

· 8+ years Data analysis/architecture experience in Waterfall and Agile Methodology in various domains (prefer Healthcare) in a data warehouse environment.

· Good knowledge of relational database, Hadoop big data platform and tools, data vault and dimensional model design.

· Strong SQL experience (prefer Oracle, Hive, and Impala) in creating DDL’s and DML’s in Oracle, Hive, and Impala.

· Experience in analysis, design, development, support, and enhancements in data warehouse environment with Cloudera Bigdata Technologies (Hadoop, MapReduce, Sqoop, PySpark, Spark, HDFS, Hive, Impala, Stream Sets, Kudu, Oozie, Hue, Kafka, Yarn, Python, Flume, Zookeeper, Sentry, Cloudera Navigator) along with Informatica.

· Experience in working with Sqoop scripts, PySpark programs, HDFS commands, HDFS file formats (Parquet, Avro, ORC etc.), Stream Sets pipelines, jobs scheduling, hive/impala queries, Unix commands, scripting, and shell scripting etc.

· Experience in migrating data from relational database (prefer Oracle) to big data – Hadoop platform is a plus.

· Experience eliciting, analyzing, and documenting functional and non-functional requirements.

· Ability to document business, functional and non-functional requirements, meeting minutes, and key decisions/actions.

· Experience in identifying data anomalies.

· Experience building data sets and familiarity with PHI and PII data.

· Ability to establish priorities & follow through on projects, paying close attention to detail with minimal supervision.

· Effective communication, presentation, & organizational skills.

· Good experience in working with Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.

· Effective team player in a fast paced and quick delivery environment.

What you’ll be doing

· Participate in Team activities, Design discussions, Stand up meetings and planning Review with team.

· Perform data analysis, data profiling, data cleansing and data quality analysis in various layers using Database queries both in Oracle and Big Data platforms.

· Eliciting, analyzing, and documenting functional and non-functional requirements.

· Document business requirements, meeting minutes, and key decisions/actions.

· Lead client meetings and sessions with data-driven analysis to clarify requirements and design decisions.

· Perform data gap and impact analysis due to new data addition and existing data changes for any new business requirements and enhancements.

· Follow the organization design standards document, create data mapping specification document, pseudo codes for the development team(s) and design documents.

· Create logical & physical data models.

· Review and understand existing business logic used in Oracle and Hadoop ETL platforms to verify against the business user needs.

· Review PySpark programs that are used to ingest historical and incremental data.

· Review SQOOP scripts to ingest historical data from Oracle database to Hadoop IOP, created HIVE tables and Impala view creation scripts for Dimension tables.

· Assist Business Analyst to create Test Plan, Design Test scenarios, SQL scripts (prefer Oracle and Hadoop), test or mockup data, executes the test scripts.

· Validate test results and records as well as log and research defects.

· Analyze production data issues, report problems, and find solutions to fix the issues, if any.

· Create incidents and tickets to fix production issues, create Support Requests to deploy code for development team to UAT environment.

· Participate in meetings to continuously upgrade the Functional and technical expertise.

· Establish priorities & follow through on projects, paying close attention to detail with minimal supervision.

· Create and present project plan, project status and other dashboards, as necessary.

· Perform other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills

· Effectively Demonstrate effective leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Required excellent written and oral communication skills with technical and business teams.

· Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

· Stay abreast of current technologies in area of IT assigned.

· Establish facts and draw valid conclusions.

· Recognize patterns and opportunities for improvement throughout the entire organization.

· Ability to discern critical from minor problems and innovate new solutions.


· BS/BA degree or combination of education & experience.