PetSmart Store Support Group, Inc.
Data is critical to the success of any retail organization, and at PetSmart, it is the lifeblood that drives value by providing the information to make strategic business decisions and process improvements. The Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Data Architect (DA) is responsible for working with the EIM Delivery and Development teams to develop data governance, data standardization and data design strategies. This person will have a consulting role in the high-level architecture but will spend most of their time understanding existing data structures and developing standards, processes and audit reporting on the health of the enterprise data. The Data Architect focusing on governance will collaborate with development and functional business teams to develop an enterprise standard. Additionally, this individual will be involved with shaping and implementing Data Quality and Metadata management capabilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop process design and strategy for Data Governance and Data Quality
Accountable for gathering data requirements and developing logical data designs for strategic and foundational projects in a way that maximizes reuse of core data
Ensure solutions leverage common data sources and influence development decisions about when, where, and how to stage and/or access data
Guide developers on physical implementation of logical data designs, including source to target mappings and data flow diagrams
Review & approve physical design to ensure physical database structure matches the logical design
Work across teams to leverage synergies and align data models with overall Information Architecture
Participate in developing the future state data architecture standards, guidelines, and principles
Provide data model training to project teams
5-7 years experience with data governance and standardization
Experience with data warehouse logical data model design
In-depth knowledge of information design principles
Understanding of data model impact on performance and capacity
Understanding of summary management (aggregation) techniques and impact on the data model
Good documentation and communication skills
Excellent problem-solving skills
Meta Data concepts, principles and architecture
Strong customer focus
A competent understanding of ERP deployment
Highly Preferred Skills:
Experience with Data Governance/Standardization tools
Experience using Data Modeling tools, such as ERwin
Understanding of partitioning, archival, and retention strategies
Knowledge of ETL & BI tools (Informatica, TIBCO, MuleSoft)
Knowledge of web services and/or Enterprise Application Integration
SAP, Netezza, Basic UNIX and SQL
PetSmart Store Support Group, Inc.
Website : http://www.petsmart.com/
PetSmart, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of products, services, and solutions for pets in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. The company offers consumables, such as pet food, treats, and litter; and hardgoods, which include pet supplies and other goods comprising collars, leashes, health care supplies, grooming and beauty aids, toys, apparel, and pet beds and carriers, as well as aquariums and habitats, accessories, décor, and filters for fish, birds, reptiles, and other small pets. It also provides fresh-water fish, small birds, reptiles, and small pets; and pet services, such as dog training, pet grooming, and pet adoption services. The company also offers pet food and pet products through an e-commerce site, PetSmart.com. PetSmart, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in Phoenix, Arizona.