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Data Architect 3 - Kiewit Technology Group


Omaha, NE, US Lenexa, KS, US

Requisition ID: 166758 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group 

Department: Information Technology 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) is looking for a Data Architect to join our team as we focus on data-related and other priority initiatives supporting enterprise-wide technology solutions. The Data Architect is a champion at building awareness for the need to mature data management services within the organization. Data Architects are masters of big-picture, end-to-end thinking and designing roadmaps to drive data-related capabilities from current state to future state. The Data Architect will lead the design of the enterprise data strategy and architecture within the organization and spearhead the implementation and adherence to the stated direction. The Data Architect understands the balancing challenges of applying technology to solve business problems in timely and effective ways while still ensuring the quality of the data is not unnecessarily compromised. Data Architects are key leaders within the organization and highly adept in working with business, technical, and third-party partners to scope and design solutions that result in on-target, scalable and sustainable solutions

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 position will be based out of our Kiewit office in Omaha, NE; Lenexa, KS


  • Accelerate data maturity within Kiewit by working to define, implement, and expand data management services in support of solving business problems
  • Leverage experience and networking skills with diverse teams and levels of leadership across the company to influence the inclusion of these data management services in the technology solution development processes at corporate and district levels
  • Drive process improvement and change management for data management services by coordinating with other groups to ensure the data-related tasks and deliverables are comprehensive, streamlined, and produce value-based results
  • Communicate complex concepts effectively to a variety of audiences with differing levels of data literacy
  • Define and expand the use of the Kiewit Business Information Model that reflects the major data relationships needed to operate the business
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for learning Kiewit’s business capabilities coupled with the ability to synthesize how the Kiewit Business Information Model supports those capabilities
  • Create and communicate options for solving technical challenges, define benefits and risks of each option, and offer recommendations to appropriate decision-makers
  • Responsible for data direction for various efforts coming through the demand pipeline and subsequently participate in project planning
  • Partner with integration, development, and operations teams to define standard patterns, functional, and non-functional requirements for the persistence of data
  • Collaborate with other architects to ensure architectural approaches and chosen implementation options support the strategic data direction
  • Research, identify, and profile data sources to uncover data anomalies and potential data quality concerns
  • Stay well-informed of current technologies and industry trends and, if appropriate, justify, recommend, and pursue opportunities to enable business results with data solutions


  • 15 years’ experience in working with at least six of the industry data management capabilities, including but not limited to, data architecture, master data management, data quality, data design and modeling, metadata management, data warehousing, data integration, and business intelligence and analytics.
  • Proven ability to mentor less experienced members of the team, other peers, and leaders within the organization to mature data management related skills and abilities, furthering data literacy and underscoring the importance of data management services
  • Comfortable managing multiple projects and/or initiatives at a time while navigating gray areas of responsibility and collaborating with others to find optimal solutions
  • Excellent decision-making, risk-taking, and critical thinking skills for problem identification and solution recommendation
  • Anticipate and resolve issues, conflicts, and other barriers to success as they arise
  • Exceptional listening skills, ability to learn quickly, a client-focused mindset, highly organized, excellent time management skills, and demonstrated accountability for company and individual success
  • Experience implementing various systems and software development
  • methods, organizational change management concepts, and business process improvement methods
  • Program or project management experience leading data-centric initiatives is a plus
  • Technology experience required includes proficiency in ER Studio, Visio, MS Office products, MS Teams, Azure DevOps, and SQL query tools for SQL Server, Teradata, and Snowflake
  • Other preferred experience includes prior work with ERP systems (SAP and/or JD Edwards), other architecture disciplines, cloud deployments, and software package integration
  • Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management or Information Technology, or equivalent combination of education and relevant industry experience


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.


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: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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