Data Architect/Date Manager

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Data Architect/Date Manager

Location: San Antonio, Texas
ID Number: #AFLSE - DA


Datum’s Government Solutions team is currently looking to hire an experienced Data Architect to design, develop, and deploy architecture, standards and processes to improve the management of information and data throughout the Air Force Learning Services Ecosystem (AFLSE) lifecycle. Provide technical expertise in the architecture, design, and baseline configuration of data required for the AFLSE program. The Data Architect will oversee and participate in the implementation of data architecture enhancements and projects through all phases of the system development life cycle and deliver data management solutions to the Datum team, government client’s and stakeholders.

The successful candidate must be self-motivated and have an assertive yet professional demeanor, a high technical aptitude, be detail oriented, and possess strong multitasking skills.


  • Contribute to the overall agency data strategy
  • Assist clients in achieving strategic objectives through data solution implementation
  • Translating business requirements into technical details relevant to the AFLSE configuration and integration team
  • Participate in gathering requirements, planning, and implementation of a master data management program and related data governance improvements
  • Define the current data architecture, including how data flows between systems, how it is used by different areas of the agency, and current challenges
  • Develop to-be data architecture, including data migration plans
  • Understand the client’s technical environment and how they use technology to provide the best, focused advice
  • Work with key business partners, technical staff, and vendors to understand what data will be collected by new systems and provide recommendations on how the data will flow through systems with consideration for a phased implementation and desired future state
  • Analyze business requirements and convert into technical data requirements
  • Collaborate with data manager and AFLSE government team to define standards, policies, and procedures to improve the management of information and data throughout its lifecycle with an emphasis on improvements to data quality


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Information Systems or other IT related field
  • 5+ years of data architecture experience
  • Experience with cloud-based data solutions using new or emerging technologies
  • Experience with complex technology systems implementations which include data solutions and integrating data access layers across systems
  • Strong understanding of data modeling tools and standards, ETL tools, data integration tools, advanced SQL, and data governance tools
  • Direct and proven working experience with data management concepts and activities including an understanding of industry best practices for data sourcing, master data management, data quality, metadata management
  • Experience with data modeling and database design from conceptualization to optimization
  • Knowledge of best practices for data architecture principles, standards, guidelines and concepts
  • Understanding of data and database architecture principles and database management systems
  • Ability to develop and deliver demonstrations to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Experience with Agile Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with Department of Defense rule, regulation and policies (preferred)
  • Expert analytical, written, verbal communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Expert in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Access and Word)
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a government led MultiFunctional Team (MFT)
  • Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects while meeting stringent deadlines



Perform other duties as assigned by the Senior Program Manager.

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