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Data Architect

Corporate IT
013925 Requisition #
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Required Education and Experience
Applicants must meet one of the following education and experience requirements:
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree or
* 3 years of relevant experience and a PhD

Required Skills
* 5+ years of work experience as a data or information architect.
* 5+ years of experience with data architecting, data mining, large-scale data modeling, and business requirements gathering/analysis.

Desired Skills
* Direct experience in implementing enterprise data management processes, procedures, and decision support.
* Strong understanding of relational data structures, theories, principles, and practices. 
* Strong familiarity with metadata management and associated processes.
* Hands-on knowledge of enterprise repository tools, data modeling tools, data mapping tools, and data profiling tools.
* Demonstrated expertise with repository creation, and data and information system life cycle methodologies.
* Experience with business requirements analysis, entity relationship planning, database design, reporting structures, and so on.
* Understanding of machine learning and artificial intelligence tools and technologies.
* Ability to manage data and metadata migration.
* Experience with database platforms, including Oracle, MySQL, SQLServer, distributed database technologies and tools built on HDFS. Awareness of MemSQL database platform is desirable.
* Solid understanding of the pros/cons of various NoSQL technologies in the data environment and how they fit into our future application and services designs
* Understanding of integration technologies and frameworks such as RESTful, SOAP etc..
* Object oriented programming experience. 
* Excellent client/user interaction skills to determine requirements.
* Working knowledge of technical architecture such as network, platform operating systems, server configurations to deploy large and scalable data management solutions.
* Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards.
* Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques.
* Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
* Strong written and oral communication skills.
* Strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
* Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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