Data Architect

Penelope Cox - Computer Programming A4 - 04.11.2014

Career Description

  • Responsible for ensuring that the data assets of an organization are supported by a data architecture (i.e. databases, data integration, means to access data) that aids the organization in achieving its strategic goals.
  • Responsible for developing/maintaining a formal description of the data and data structure (data definitions, data models, data flow diagrams, etc.).

Personal Qualities

  • An inquiring mind
  • The ability to abstract general principles from specifics
  • Team player
  • Communications and presentation skills

Technical Skills

  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Access
  • SQL
  • Business Objects software
  • XML
  • SOA
  • ETL
  • BI
  • ERP
  • Agile
  • Data dictionaries
  • Enterprise application integration
  • Metadata registry
  • Semantics