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Data Solution Architect - Kiewit Technology Group


Houston, TX, US Lone Tree, CO, US Lenexa, KS, US Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 155589 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group 

Department: Information Technology 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Data Solution Architect for Kiewit, you will partner with our IT architecture teams on data-related initiatives focused on supporting enterprise-wide technology solutions.  This is your opportunity to work with our Enterprise and Application Architects, Product Managers, Reporting, Analytics, and Data Science teams to identify data problems and design solutions for data ingest, transport, transformation, storage, and exposure.  We are looking for someone who comes from a large company like ours, with a history of success architecting data.  This position will report to the manager of our IT architecture group.

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) builds solutions to enable and support a $12.5 billion company. Our mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys technology solutions to the field and home office departments that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit’s business and lifecycle of a project to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. When you join KTG, you will make an impact on the critical work we do every day. 


This is a Remote as another location.


  • Help Kiewit continue its growth into being a data-driven company by identifying data solutions that can solve the business problems we have today.  Work with the Enterprise Data Solutions team and KTG leadership to ensure the data solutions support business needs and initiatives, proactively identify opportunities to enable business results with data solutions.
  • Gather and document requirements for database solutions.
  • Examine and identify database structural necessities by evaluating internal and external operations applications and data sources.
  • Design and implement scalable and effective database solutions and models to store and retrieve company data.
  • Design data pipeline solutions using modern DataOps principles.
  • Design & document operations policy for database solutions
  • Accountable for technical integrity, data fitness-for-purpose, and alignment with data architecture principles, standards, and practices.
  • Communicate with and coach enterprise and district technology personnel on data architecture standards and practices. 
  • Review data lineage and conceptual and logical data models in support of product, reporting, and data quality efforts.  Collaborate with the Data Governance team to ensure data policies are implemented across the enterprise.  Work closely with architecture, product and reporting teams, and business during inception, ideation, user-centered design, and solution design phases of application lifecycle to ensure data functional and non-functional requirements are identified and designed.
  • Document and communicate complex concepts effectively to a diverse group of stakeholders with varying levels of data literacy. 


  • 8+ years in data architecture roles
  • Experience with multiple ETL/ELT tools
  • Knowledge of DataOps principles
  • Experience selecting technology solutions that meet requirements, are cost-conscious and align with technology goals and roadmaps.
  • Experience working with Data Governance to understand and ensure the technical implementation of data policies.
  • Strong communicator with the ability to translate technical terms and concepts into graphics and business terms.
  • Experience working with all levels of an organization.
  • Proven ability to develop great relationships with co-workers, credibility with leadership, and rapport for getting things done with stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with agile development practices
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and self-direct to more defined and actionable terms
  • Presents an open mind when working with stakeholders and business
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Construction or Engineering experience a plus
  • Familiarity with SQL Server, Azure SQL Server, Teradata, Snowflake, ER/Studio, Collibra a plus
  • Understanding of SAP or other ERP systems a plus




Other requirements:


  • Regular, reliable attendance .
  • Work productively and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees and others; individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively.


Base Compensation: $155,000 - $190,000 
(Actual compensation is subject to variation due to such factors as education, experience, skillset, and/or location)


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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