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Director, BI Solution Architecture

Location: Redwood City, California US


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Job Number: 27705

Position Title: Director, Information Technology

External Description:

We're currently looking for a Director of BI Solutions Architecture with strong Cloud solutions architecture and great leadership experience to join our growing team in Redwood City, reporting to the Chief Data Officer.

Job Summary

As our Director of BI Solutions Architecture, you will be an integral part of our CDO leadership team responsible for driving long and short-term BI Solution strategies, Data Warehouse and Data Analytics from on-prem to Cloud. In this role, you can work and adapt in a fluid, dynamic environment. Working as the Director of BI Solutions Architecture, you will have strong technical, communication, teamwork, and leadership skills.

Technology You’ll Use:

• MS Azure PaaS services, Azure storage solutions, Azure Data Solutions
• Informatica applications such as IICS, IDQ, BDM
• Streaming solutions such as Stream, Kafka 
• NoSQL DB, NoSQL ELT/ETL development, patterns, and tooling; GDBMS
• CI/CD frameworks (e.g. GitLab, Spinnaker, Jenkins, Docker)
• Tableau

Day-to-day Duties? Here's What You'll Be Doing:

• Architect & implement BI solutions on Azure; design & implement migration strategies for traditional systems on Azure 
• Propose architectures considering cost/spend in Azure and develop recommendations to right-size data infrastructure
• Perform architecture design, data modeling, and implementation of platform architecture and analytic applications.
• Architect and implement complex big data solutions. Stand up and expand data as a service in collaboration with partners.  Develop highly scalable and extensible Big Data platforms which enable collection, storage, modeling, and analysis of      massive data sets
• Work with Data Governance team to design and manage reference data and master data programs.

Key Essentials:

• 12+ yrs of relevant experience with 4+ yrs of experience with MS Azure PaaS Services
• Experience with Azure data solutions (Azure SQL, SQL Data Warehouse, Data Lake Analytics/Store, Data Factory, Data Lake analytics, ADLS etc.)
• Experience with Databricks UAP 
• Experience with Kafka and Azure Stream
• 7+ years of experience with end-to-end solution architecture for data including data modeling, architecture, processes and controls, and visual analytics.

What We’d Like to See

• Experience with Informatica applications such as IICS, IDQ, BDM

City: Redwood City

State: California

Alternative Location(s) : Austin, TX

Community / Marketing Title: Director, BI Solution Architecture

Company Profile:

Who We Are

Informatica empowers the world's most progressive companies to realize data-driven digital transformations that are changing the world.  To do this, we live by our We "DATA" values. We Do Good, Act As One Team, Think Customer First, and Aspire For The Future. Together, we are conquering the impossible with data and changing what was once unimaginable into what’s now common—making lives richer, businesses stronger, and our world better.

Unleash Your Potential

A career with Informatica gives you all the opportunities and benefits that can only come from working for the trusted industry leader.  By joining our team, you'll be able to solve real-life problems, make a difference, have a global impact, and join a supportive group of globally diverse teammates.  We encourage you to be yourself, grow with us and unleash your potential.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Navigating COVID-19 and Beyond

  • Since March 2020, our INFA Team have been working remotely to do our part to slow the spread of COVID-19
  • During this time, work-life balance and the well-being of our team has been a priority for us. In lieu of not being in the office, our teams are actively participating online via video chats. You'll find groups connecting for online games, virtual break rooms, online training, yoga, morning coffee, and so much more!
  • We're also offering all teammates the ability to expense home office items (monitor, chair, desk, etc…) to ensure that you're as comfortable as possible

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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Travel Requirement: Limited

Location_formattedLocationLong: Redwood City, California US

The Hiring Process

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If you're a great fit, one of our Recruiter's will reach out to you to schedule an initial screen via a video call. Use this time to share your experience with the Recruiter, and why you're the best person for the job.

After speaking to the Recruiter, you'll have a chance to meet with the Hiring Manager and team via a video call. Use this step as a chance to learn more about the team, and as a chance to sell yourself and impress the team.

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