IT Director - Data Architecture and Modeling in Windsor, CT at Voya

Date Posted: 9/1/2018

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Position Summary:

Manager IT professionals, either multiple units of same-function professionals through subordinate manager or supervisor, or a team of specialized IT professionals in a complex IT function.  Supervises managers and senior individual contributors.  Directly responsible for results produced by the team/group/sub-unit managed. 


Position Description:

  • Strategy & Planning

  • Develop and deliver long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision and standards in conjunction with data users, department managers, clients, and other key stakeholders.
  • Create short-term tactical solutions to achieve long-term objectives and an overall data management roadmap.
  • Create end-to-end vision on how logical design translates into one or more physical databases, and how the data will flow through the successive stages. 
  • Establish methods and procedures for tracking data quality, completeness, redundancy, compliance and improvement.
  • Assess and determine governance, stewardship, and frameworks for managing data across the enterprise.
  • Create strategies and plans for data capacity planning, data security, life cycle data management, scalability, backup, disaster recovery, business continuity, and archiving.
  • Ensure that data strategies and architectures are in regulatory compliance. Recognize and identify potential areas where existing policies and procedures require change, or where new ones are needed

  • Project Related Deliverables and Tasks
  • Select and implement the appropriate tools, software, applications, and systems to support data technology goals.
  • Oversee the mapping of data sources, data movement, interfaces, and analytics, with the goal of ensuring data quality.
  • Collaborate with project leads and consultants and business unit leaders for all projects involving enterprise data and analytics.
  • Create and maintain data model and metadata policies and procedures for functional design
  • Provide technical recommendations and engage with ETL/BI Architects, Business SMEs and other stakeholders throughout the Solution/Data Architecture and implementation lifecycle and recommend effective solutions to develop high performance and highly scalable data solutions (data marts/warehouse and data mining and advanced analytics)
  • Address data-related problems in regards to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple-platform integration.
  • Develop and implement key components as needed to create testing criteria in order to guarantee the fidelity and performance of data architecture.
  • Document the project and programs data architecture and environment in order to maintain a current and accurate view of the larger data picture, an environment that supports a single version of the truth and is scalable to support future analytical needs
  • Identify and develop opportunities for data reuse, migration, or retirement and platform upgrades.
  • Communicate with customer, project team in a timely manner and escalates issues & risks appropriately.

  • Required skills

  • Expertise in Data Architecture, Data Strategy and Roadmap for large and complex organization and systems and implemented large scale end-to-end Data Management & Analytics solutions for more than one large client
  • Expertise with normalized OLTP, MDM and DW Dimensional modeling techniques, Star & Snowflake schemas, modeling slowly changing dimensions and role playing dimensions, dimensional hierarchies, and data classification
  • Expertise in Data Quality, Data Profiling, Data Governance, Data Security, Metadata Management, MDM, Data Archival and Data Migration strategies using appropriate tools
  • Hands-on experience with related/complementary open source software platforms and languages (e.g. Java, Linux, Apache, Perl/Python/PHP, Chef)
  • Hands-on experience with ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) tools
  • Hands-on experience with API Integration
  • Hands-on experience with BI tools, OLAP and reporting software
  • Hands-on experience with Big Data Technologies
  • Hands-on experience with analytical tools, languages, or libraries
  • Experience with high-scale or distributed RDBMS - Oracle
  • Drive delivery in a matrixed environment working with various internal IT partners
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment with short deadlines, interruptions, and multiple tasks/projects occurring simultaneously
  • Must be able to work independently and have skills in planning, strategy, estimation, scheduling,
  • Strong problem solving, influencing, communication, and presentation skills, self-starter

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Critical Skills
At Voya, we have identified the following critical skills which are key to success in our culture: 

  • Customer Focused: Passionate drive to delight our customers and offer unique solutions that deliver on their expectations.
  • Critical Thinking: Thoughtful process of analyzing data and problem solving data to reach a well-reasoned solution.
  • Team Mentality: Partnering effectively to drive our culture and execute on our common goals. 
  • Business Acumen: Appreciation and understanding of the financial services industry in order to make sound business decisions. 
  • Learning Agility: Openness to new ways of thinking and acquiring new skills to retain a competitive advantage.

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