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Data Architect

  • Location: United States, Michigan, Southfield

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Data Architect


From day one, experience our difference. The Plante Moran Technology Services team is recognized as a Computerworld Top 100 Places to Work in IT for 2018 and has won two prestigious awards in 2017:  InformationWeek IT Excellence and the CIO 100.  Our team was also a past award winner for InformationWeek IT Excellence in 2012 and 2013.  If you are seeking professional growth, like being innovative and challenged, and desire to work on impactful business technology projects, we want to hear from you! 


Your role. 
Your work will include, but not limited to the following: 
  • Responsible for architecting and implementing the conceptual, logical and physical data models to support the enterprise information strategies of the firm, the business intelligence agenda as well as our self-service analytics approach. 

  • Responsible for the integrity and quality of data and information stored and flowing between business applications, the enterprise data warehouse, data marts and business intelligence applications. 

  • Work directly with project teams and solution owners to ensure that new and existing solutions adhere to the architecture standards and that they have controls in place to maintain a high level of data quality.   

  • Responsibility to ensure that the business intelligence team and technology services team is managing and maintaining the data catalog, definitions, standards, governance and regulations surrounding data in the environment. 

  • Work with business leaders to gather and translate business requirements into data and information requirements for custom development efforts and business intelligence efforts. 

  • Work with the Data Engineer to design and implement efficient and accurate Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) activities. 

  • Work with the Data Analyst to ensure that data provided in Reports, Dashboards and other analytical applications is used appropriately and governance rules are adhered to. 

  • Decompose, prioritize and provide workable solutions to solve complex business problems using data and analytics.

The qualifications. 

  • BS/BA in Computer Science, Business, Math or related field. Masters preferred. 

  • At least 10 years of experience in information technology. 

  • At least 5 years of data architecture experience. 

  • At least 5 years of experience with Microsoft SQL, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS and related technologies.

  • Preferred experience with Microsoft Azure BI and Analytics Stack including Azure SQL and related technologies.

  • Practical experience in participating and running data management programs. 

  • Experience with enterprise data management technologies including data warehouses, ETL tools, SQL, and master data management solutions. 

  • Experience with visualization and reporting technologies. 

  • Strong communication and presentation skills – both written and oral. 

  • Strong organizational skills – must be able to design, lead and manage teams composed of stakeholders across diverse teams/domains. 

  • Process design experience – ability to consult on organizational and process design factors and incorporate into digital business strategy. 


Our difference.

We are a nationally recognized public accounting, consulting, and wealth management firm, consistently ranked as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” At Plante Moran, we live by the Golden Rule, fostering a relatively “jerk-free” culture with the lowest staff turnover rate in the industry. Our supportive network of well-rounded professionals is excited to catapult your growth and help pave your pathway to professional excellence.


Apply now. Experience our difference.


This is an exempt position, so you may have to work hours that exceed the standard 40-hour work week.


Plante Moran is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.


Interested applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship, with the exception of candidates that are bilingual in Japanese and English. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of Plante Moran.   


The specific statements above are not intended to be all-inclusive.