Position title
Data Architect

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Data Architect to join our team and take ownership of designing and implementing the architecture for our data initiatives. As a Data Architect, you will play a pivotal role in defining the structure, integration, and governance of data to support our organization's goals and objectives. You will collaborate closely with stakeholders, including data engineers, data analysts, and business leaders, to understand data requirements and ensure the optimal design and implementation of our data architecture.

If that all sounds up your alley, then read on.

  • Develop and maintain the overall data architecture strategy, including data modeling, integration, and governance frameworks.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand data requirements and translate them into scalable and efficient data solutions.
  • Design and oversee the implementation of data models, schemas, and structures to support business processes and analytics requirements.
  • Identify data sources, define data acquisition and integration strategies, and ensure data quality and integrity.
  • Provide guidance and best practices to data engineers and developers on data architecture principles and patterns.
  • Collaborate with database administrators and data engineers to ensure the performance, scalability, and security of data systems.
  • Evaluate and recommend data storage technologies, tools, and platforms to meet business needs, considering open-source and commercial options.
  • Define and enforce data governance policies and standards to ensure data consistency, privacy, and compliance.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and advancements in data management and analytics to drive continuous improvement in data architecture practices.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Data Architect, Data Engineer, or similar role, with at least 5 years of experience.
  • Strong knowledge of data modeling techniques, concepts, and best practices.
  • Proficiency in database technologies and query languages such as SQL.
  • Experience with data integration tools and technologies, including ETL/ELT processes and data pipelines.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP) and their data services.
  • Solid understanding of data governance, data security, and data privacy principles.
  • Ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications and data architecture designs.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a detail-oriented mindset.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.
  • Experience with big data technologies and frameworks (e.g., Hadoop, Spark) for large-scale data processing and analytics.
  • Familiarity with data warehouse and data lake architectures and their implementation.
  • Knowledge of data virtualization and data federation concepts.
  • Understanding of data streaming and real-time data processing technologies.
  • Certification in data management or related areas (e.g., Certified Data Management Professional, DAMA Certified Data Management Professional).
Job Benefits
  • Open work culture
  • Medical insurance
  • Unlimited leave
  • Hybrid (work from home)
  • Free snacks and coffee
  • Monthly activities
  • Rooftop!
Employment Type
Full-time, Contractor
Date posted
July 6, 2023
Valid through
November 30, 2023

5-10 years

Job Location
Tamarind Square, Cyberjaya, Selangor, 63000, Malaysia
Base Salary
RM10000-RM15000 Per month
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