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Senior Data Architect
Springfield, VA

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Job Description

Job Description


SAIC strategic oversight and planning of database structural design and development. They provide technical, strategic guidance to senior- level database administrators and application developers in the creation and implementation of new databases, as well as the maintenance of major existing databases supporting evolving applications. Data architect positions provide strategic guidance to data stewards on the development and implementation of data models to support organizational business and mission systems and processes.

Duties include:

* Consult to all levels of the organization on the design, development and implementation of logical database structures and classification schemas
* Develop policies and procedures to build, maintain and leverage the data model
* Provide technical, strategic guidance on the development of metadata tags, Document Type Definitions (DTD), and schemas using appropriate technologies for representation of data and data relationships
* Ensure that metadata and data standards and definitions will support both business and mission processes and system implementations, and NSG/ASG requirements for sharing data


* Active TS/SCI clearance and able and willing to pass a polygraph exam

* Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or related STEM degree program

* 12-18 years of experience in software engineering field of work specializing in data/database design and management

* Previous working experience in government or industry in Data conditioning (extraction, transformation, loading, etc.), metadata and standards

* Previous working experience in government or industry, determining data storage requirements
* Previous working experience in government or industry, with Data Base administration to include; data indexing, search & retrieval, Parallel processing (Hadoop, NoSQL D/B, Spark)
* Previous working experience in government or industry, in Data Management services (compliance, cataloging, provenance, identifier, registry, metrics, recall & revision)


Desired Qualifications

* Previous working experience in government or industry, of Data access services, APIs, Linked Data (REST, SOAP, OGC, etc.)

* Previous working experience in government or industry, in Data Queuing, Messaging, Orchestration, Choreography services

* Previous working experience in government or industry, of Data Security Services (IAA, DPM, DRM, PDP, PEP, PAP, etc.)


SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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