Data Architect

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Date: Feb 8, 2019

Location: Lenexa, KS, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 79185

This position will be responsible for the data architecture, design, modeling, analysis and performing of related technical activities across a set of technology products and services within Kiewit Engineering business.
Key Activities:
• Leads the development of enterprise data architectures, strategies and solution recommendations in support of business strategies.
• Develops recommendation and conducts analysis in support of department and business line strategic efforts.
• Provides thought leadership and consulting services to business lines.
• Assesses and determines governance, stewardship, and frameworks for managing data across the organization.
• Champions enterprise data management best practices.
• Provides consultation during strategic planning, prioritization, and implementation projects.
• Leads design of high-level conceptual and logical models that facilitate a cross-system/cross functional view of data requirements.
• Develops and delivers long-term goals for data modeling and standards. Identifies and develops opportunities and strategies for data reuse, migration, or retirement.
• Leads and conducts data capacity planning, life cycle, duration, usage requirements, feasibility studies and related tasks.
• Establishes methods and procedures for tracking data quality, completeness, redundancy, and improvement.
• Establishes processes for governing the identification, collection, and use of corporate metadata and takes steps to assure metadata accuracy, validity and quality. Provides leadership to system and local work groups.
• Acts with a great deal of discretion within general scope of established operational goals and plans.
• Exercises wide latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments within scope of general guidance.
• Requires high degree of independent judgment and competence to achieve results and resolve significant issues.
• Delegates tasks, provides direction, serves as a knowledge resource, and reviews work results.
• Provides coaching to staff and provides performance feedback to management.
• Regularly provides input to management on tactical issues.
• Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology field and IT certifications, preferably related to architectural design; or Master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in an information technology field.
• At least 8 years data architecture experience, with expertise in both transactional and data warehouse modeling.
• Master data management and data governance experience strongly desired.
• At least ten years of information technology experience.
• Technology architecture/engineering, information security, or related experience required.
• Excellent initiative, innovative thinking skills, and the ability to analyze details and adopt a big-picture view.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to explain complex technical information to technical and non-technical contacts.
• Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to effectively build relationships, promotes a collaborative and team environment, and influences others.

About Kiewit 
As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2017 revenues of $8.7 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 22,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built in to every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different:
•    Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record 
•    Consistently recognized as one of the best places to work in North America and in 2015, named one of Fortune’s Most Admired Companies
•    Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from day one of employment
•    401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent
•    Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year
•    We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development, and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is 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.

Nearest Major Market: Overland Park
Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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