Kforce Senior Data Architect in Austin, Texas

Kforce has a client in Austin, Texas (TX) seeking Senior Data Architect.Come join our team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), which operates the nation's largest integrated health care system, with more than 1,700 hospitals, clinics, community living centers, domiciliary, readjustment counseling centers, and other facilities. Summary:The Senior Data Architect is needed to address some of the Data Governance challenges. Our team will assist the VA Office of Information Technology (OI&T) to create and implement a more effective and efficient enterprise data management environment that meets the business needs while maintaining a consistent approach to the system and software development lifecycle (SDLC).Requirements Overview:

  • Primary responsibility is to implement data standardization and data integration policies and standards

  • Responsible for developing, maintaining and updating the project's logical data model as well as managing the enterprise data model

  • Performs governance functions at the project level, ensuring Data Management principles are followed at the project level

  • Document business rules, data dictionaries, and other DM related artifacts

  • Assist with the development and updates of Conceptual Data Models, Logical Data Models, and Physical Data Models for prioritized VA programs/systems using applicable VA enterprise data standards identified in the VA Enterprise Architecture to include VA adoption of emerging industry data and modeling standards

  • Assist with data architecture/modeling and meta-data capture for prioritized customer programs/systems

  • Perform a strategic mapping of all data assets including high level descriptions and related metadata collected and include the results as part of the VA Enterprise Architecture (EA)

  • Shall perform a gap analysis to determine areas that need improvement and include their observations and recommendations in White Papers

  • Depth of knowledge in database design and data modeling

  • Understanding of the Federal Enterprise Architecture policies and implementation standards

  • Understanding of the DAMA standards for Warehousing, Data Architecture, Quality, and metadata management

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours