• Enterprise Data Architect

    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/13/2018 11:57 AM)
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  • Overview

    Medical Science & Computing (MSC) is an exciting growth oriented company, dedicated to providing mission critical scientific and technical services to the Federal Government. We have a distinguished history of supporting the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other government agencies. MSC offers a dynamic and upbeat work environment, excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.


    We attract the best people in the business with our competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401k plan with employer contribution, paid holidays, vacation, Medical and Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Tax Transit Assistance and tuition reimbursement. If you enjoy being a part of a high performing, professional service and technology focused organization, please apply today!


    Medical Science and Computing is searching for an Enterprise Data Architect to support a Health IT and Grants Management Program. This opportunity is full time and it is on site in the Washington, DC Metro area.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    Skills and Responsibilities:

    • Analyze existing legacy system databases to determine data availability and needs with respect to the legacy applications.
    • Define definitions for data and stores (logical, schemas, models) for transactional and reporting requirements
    • Develop and maintain physical databases along with providing the logical/physical design
    • Analyze application data models against the requirements and report results
    • Develop Data Strategy and Data Models, along with review of results of data model evaluations and provide feedback.
    • Conduct data quality assessments and share results with the stakeholders.
    • Conduct audit of data and perform quality assessments
    • Identify data transformations needs
    • Research data models and access patterns available to leverage for the legacy system.




    • B.S. in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
    • Knowledge of industry standard Enterprise Architecture Frameworks, (e.g. Zachman, TOGAF, DODAF) highly preferred.
    • At least eight (8) years of related experience in database systems management including four (4+) years’ experience with data architecture and data engineering including design, development, testing and implementation for large scale database systems. Includes experience with logical design, requirements definition and data administration with large-scale systems or client/server environments.  
    • Minimum of 5 year experience in relevant application database design, development and implementation, or applicable training program in database design and administration
    • Knowledge of and experience working with Agile principles and methods
    • Experience in design and architecture of databases including Oracle (11 & 12c), Sybase (v16) and SQL Server.
    • In-depth understanding and experience in data modeling and database design at enterprise level.
    • Experience with BI tools like Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, SAP Business Objects and Tableau
    • Experience working in a heterogonous environment with direct experience with windows, Linux and Solaris operating systems.
    • Experience researching solutions, developing proofs of concepts related to design and architecture of databases
    • Demonstrated success in client support with excellent verbal and written communication skills


    Medical Science & Computing is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.




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