Sr. Data Architect

Charlotte, NC

Sr. Data Architect

Category: Database Administration

Main location: United States, North Carolina, Charlotte

Position ID: J0424-0954

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI is looking for a Data Architect to join the Credit development team. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a fast-paced, Agile team environment to develop cloud native, micro-service based financial services applications. The Data Architect will work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to analyze, discover, define, document, and drive the data architecture across the Credit platform domain areas (e.g. Collections, Originations, Servicing). The member will set, drive and deliver the vision regarding technology and toolset direction to support Credit’s data capabilities. The member will also develop conceptual, logical and physical data models for relational databases, unstructured/document data stores, and event streams.

This career opportunity is open to all locations across the U.S., but the member must be available to work during east coast work hours.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Responsible for establishing, creating, and maintaining a Product data architecture and design by leveraging industry best practices and tools.

• Ensure structured and unstructured data is efficiently organized, stored, retrieved and processed to support real time transaction processing, batch processing, reporting and data analytics.

• Work collaboratively with product development and implementation teams to ensure data is managed efficiently and all standards are followed

• Create, maintain, and optimize logical and physical data models using best practices to ensure high data quality, reduced redundancy and improve efficiency.

• Recommend opportunities for reuse of data models in new environments. Perform reverse engineering of physical data models from databases and SQL scripts.

• Evaluate data models and physical databases for variances and discrepancies. Validate business data objects for accuracy and completeness.

• Analyze data flow related challenges across platform component architecture and propose appropriate solutions.

• Develop best practices for standard naming conventions and coding practices to ensure consistency of data models.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• 7+ years of experience using and managing a variety of data management technologies / platforms including leading technologies (i.e. RDBMS, noSQL, event streaming, columnar)

• 5+ years of experience in MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Nifi/ETL, Superset/Data visualization tools

• 7+ years of experience in data modeling principles/methods across relational, noSQL, columnar and event technologies

• 7+ years of experience in reporting and analytic modelling toolsets and workloads.

• Must be able to produce and document conceptual, logical & physical Data Models

• Working with business owners and technology to provide alignment of requirements, design, and implementation

• Has experience performing implementation review and code reviews

• Experience leveraging data modeling tools to manage and develop models

*CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $120,200-$213,000.

CGI anticipates accepting applications for this position through Jun 1, 2024.

At CGI we call our professionals “members” to reinforce that all who join our team are, as owners, empowered to participate in the challenges and rewards that come from building a world-class company. CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries

• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category.

• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members

• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans

• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment.

Back-up childcare, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more




  • Data Modeling

What you can expect from us:

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Your work creates value. You’ll develop innovative solutions and build relationships with teammates and clients while accessing global capabilities to scale your ideas, embrace new opportunities, and benefit from expansive industry and technology expertise.

You’ll shape your career by joining a company built to grow and last. You’ll be supported by leaders who care about your health and well-being and provide you with opportunities to deepen your skills and broaden your horizons.

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