St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Enterprise Data Architect
The Enterprise Data Architect is responsible for the design and implementation of effective and efficient data infrastructure and data movement solutions in support of the University's strategic goals. The Enterprise Data Architect guides the organization's data-related efforts, champions the use of technology in the data environment and provides a vision for the development of a robust scalable data model. Furthermore, the Enterprise Data Architect will:
Defining vision, strategy, and principles for data management in collaboration with senior executives to support the University's strategies and priorities
Defining standards for naming, describing, governing, managing, modeling, cleansing, enriching, transforming, moving, storing, searching, and delivering data within the enterprise;
End-to-end data architectural accountability for defining and refining enterprise architecture for data warehousing and business intelligence solutions;
Understanding how data is, or will be, used and implication on people, processes, products, and technology;
Define and develop a data migration or bridging strategy for existing systems that need to migrate to a next generation application software platform;
Define data standards/reference architectures for use by project teams in developing technical designs and work closely with business units to establish and validate data design requirements;
Propose and run/govern the proof of concepts for new technologies which could result in differentiating capabilities for the business;
Deliver well-defined data design documentation and data models that guide and inform project software, development teams;
Define performance and scalability requirements and validate based on performance and scalability testing;
Review Data Warehouse business cases and initiatives to identify, assess, and communicate feasibility, architecture requirements, costs and issues. In general, provide thought leadership to evolving Data Warehouse/business intelligence (BI) activities.
The Enterprise Data Architect should have completed a bachelor's degree program (Master's degree preferred) or higher in a computer science, information science, engineering, or equivalent field. Non-bachelor's degrees are accepted with equivalent years of experience and relevant professional certifications.
The Enterprise Data Architect should have at least eight years of relevant experience with:
Knowledge of Enterprise Architecture principles, methods, and tools; understanding of data management;
Knowledge of master data management and data governance;
Ability to understand how the data relates to the current operations and the effects that any future process changes will have on the use of data in the organization;
Ability to translate business needs into architecture requirements;
Ability to maximize the data resources by reducing redundancy, enabling accessibility within security boundaries, fostering corporate understanding of the meaning of the data (metadata management);
Understand the relationships across the business process and data flows;
Collaborate with business stakeholders and data stewards to assess current pain points and areas for improvement;
Must be able to understand and communicate the data requirements of any future infrastructure needs;
Experience in data integration and data conversions;
Excellent skills in data management, data modeling, data services, reporting, and analytics as well as the tools used to support these areas;
In-depth knowledge of and proven cloud experience with AWS data management and business intelligence stack;
Experience in a self-service Business Intelligence environment a plus.
In addition to the years of experience, a successful candidate will also have demonstrated:
Ability to work collaboratively with a team as an effective team member;
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with diverse clientele;
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing;
Ability to work independently;
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail is critical;
Exercise good judgment, logic and troubleshooting skills to anticipate and solve problems independently;
Proven experience in handling multiple priorities simultaneously;
Ability to work a flexible work schedule, including evenings and weekends, when necessary.
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.