Data Solutions Architect
Company: Koch Industries, Inc.
Posted on: May 28, 2023
Description Your Job We are seeking an innovative and
self-driven Data Solutions Architect to join our dynamic,
fast-paced data management, enablement, and transformation team.
Your role will be pivotal in accelerating the realization of Koch's
transformation vision through the creation of technical solutions
that maximize the value of our data assets. In this role, you will
partner with product owners and consumers to tailored solutions for
business problems and contribute to the creation and dissemination
of data solution architecture patterns, practices, and reusable
frameworks. You'll be required to coordinate with fellow architects
and engineers, creating cloud data solutions and implementing
logical data models in line with business requirements. Your
ability to research and recommend new technologies, coupled with
strong conceptual, analytical, and problem-solving skills, will be
key in enhancing our existing data products and driving business
value. Our TeamThe DMET (Data Management, Enablement and
Transformation) team is focused on developing a long-term
sustainable capability utilizing data and technology to transform
finance. This includes a diverse group with multiple teams focused
on data platform technologies, specific data products and
transformation. Our strategy will empower the finance and tax
organizations to create superior value while consuming few
resources, unlocking analytical capabilities, mitigating risk, and
meeting ever-changing regulatory requirements. What You Will Do
- Collaborate with product owners and consumers to comprehend the
opportunity and devise strategic approaches to solve business
- Develop and share solution architecture patterns, practices,
reusable frameworks, and best practices applicable across
- Work in harmony with peer architects across the team/Koch to
enhance and align with enterprise best practices.
- Analyze end user requirements and collaborate with engineers to
craft data solutions and application integrations, adhering to the
Koch Architecture First framework.
- Collaborate with a diverse group of IT teams, including
business analysts, project managers, architects, developers, and
vendors, to design modern cloud data solutions (data pipelines,
lakes, warehouses, marts, analytics).
- Design, develop, implement, and manage logical data models in
line with business requirements and aligned with conceptual
- Work alongside data engineers and/or data analysts to procure
data, ensure data quality and distribution, and prepare key
elements for analytics.
- Conduct research and recommend new technologies and
applications to enhance existing data products, optimize
costs/performance, and reduce time-to-business value.
- Exhibit strong conceptual, analytical, collaboration,
problem-solving skills, and an ability to articulate ideas and
technical solutions effectively. Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)
- Proven experience in designing, implementing, managing, and
maintaining cloud-based data lakes, warehouses, reporting and
- Experience in analyzing end user requirements and devising
solutions that align with contemporary best practices in data
- Demonstrable hands-on experience in business intelligence, data
engineering, ETL, multi-dimensional data warehouses, and cubes,
with proficiency in related languages and frameworks such as SQL,
Python, etc. Familiarity with visualization tools like Tableau,
Alteryx, or PowerBI is also desired.
- Capable of creating data models that pull from financial and
accounting data sources, with an understanding of the financial
data lifecycle in standard ERP deployments.
- General understanding of common DevSecOps/DataOps and CICD
processes and methodologies What Will Put You Ahead
- Providing strategic insight and direction to aid in the design
and implementation of the DevSecOps and DataOps aspects of the
project and solution.
- SnowPro certified and/or AWS Certified Big Data - Specialty
and/or AWS Certified Solution Architect
- Experience in data virtualization platforms (e.g., AtScale,
- Proficiency in graph database technology, specifically
- Expertise in tuning and cost-optimizing for dynamic
- Ability to collaboratively drive consensus on complex matters
involving diverse stakeholders where there may be varying points of
view. At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly
challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get
rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range
provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market
data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range
provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities,
and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to
your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation
philosophy. Hiring Philosophy All Koch companies value diversity of
thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We
are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about
our hiring philosophy . Who We AreKoch Industries creates and
innovates a wide spectrum of products and services that make life
better. Our work spans a vast number of industries across the
world, including engineered technology, refining, chemicals and
polymers, pulp and paper, glass, electronics and many more.
Headquartered in Wichita, Kansas, Koch employs 122,000+ employees
across the globe. At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they
do best to make life better. Learn how our helps employees unleash
their potential while creating value for themselves and the
company. Our Benefits Our goal is for each employee, and their
families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide
essential resources and support to build and maintain physical,
financial, and emotional strength focusing on overall wellbeing so
you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes
medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings
accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid
vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include
infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption
assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable
Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary
by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply
to you, please speak to your recruiter. Equal Opportunities Equal
Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran
status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of
employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for
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