Kforce Data Architect / Data Designer in El Segundo, California

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Data Architect / Designer(s) in El Segundo, California (CA). This Team is the BI group within the overall Chief Data Office and they are responsible for delivering on projects to support the Business, such as CRM, Call Center, Customer Contact, Order Lifecycle, Viewership, etc.Purpose:

  • Key priority is end user consumption and usability of the data

  • Focused on shoring up data and building out data products in a collective / consolidated way under one roof, as there is a ton of different data sources through all of the M&A activity

  • Team has been designing solutions in Teradata and Cognos which is the historic solution now also targeting Vertica and Hortonworks Hadoop as well as Tableau, Power BI and MicroStrategy


  • Source systems, performing analysis, bring it in, including metadata, source target mapping, building out star schemas

  • Variety and Velocity of Data varies

  • Building out of logical / physical data models with a tool agnostic approach

  • Data domains (Analytics, BI, Big Data, Operational Data Store, Metadata, Master Data, Structured Data / Unstructured Data)

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Master's degree strongly preferred

  • Experience with structured and unstructured or semi-structured data design / implementation

  • Hands on experience with data profiling tools and processes (tool agnostic approach)

  • Ideally will have experience ingesting, wrangling and cleaning structured / unstructured data

  • Analysis and Design using visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI MicroStrategy

  • Any exposure to Vertica and Hadoop a plus

  • Well versed in the data domains (Analytics, BI, Big Data, Operational Data Store, Metadata, Master Data, Structured Data / Unstructured Data

  • Hands on ability to build and manage enterprise data models, leveraging both industry and application specific service models

  • Expert knowledge or normalized and dimensional modeling techniques

Technical Skills:

  • Teradata

  • Cognos

  • SQL

  • Erwin (standard Data Modeling Tool)

  • Vertica (strongly desired)

  • HortonWorks Hadoop (strongly desired)

  • IGC (Information Governance Catalog, which is an IBM tool)

  • Tableau

  • Power BI

  • MicroStrategy

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours