Lead Data Architect

Lead Data Architect
NJ, Whippany

Job Description

We are looking for a Service Now Data Architect for a full time permanent position with our client in Whippany, NJ.  Please send qualified resumes to mary.abraham at harveynashusa.com.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain a logical model of data - with a specific focus on ServiceNow Data.
  • Production of technical standards and guidelines for data design and models.  Identifying and assessing associated technologies.
  • Highlight (and help to resolve) disparity and ambiguity in current usage.
  • Recommend changes to physical data models in line with best practice.
  • Review the system landscape through a data architecture lens, identify opportunities to simplify and harmonise, reduce redundancy and so on.
  • Provide architectural and design oversight to ensure all solutions are fit for purpose and use.
  • Analysis and ratification of requirements in-line with current agile delivery process
  • Work closely with BA’s, Architects, Testing team and process teams
  • Ensure gaps are clearly identified and reported to BA/stake holders
  • Produce architectural documentation where ever necessary
  • Take respective ownership as an individual contributor throughout the project lifecycle
  • Involve in Proof of concept activities and provide best possible solution to customers/stake holders

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or systems engineering and/or equivalent years of work experience.
  • 8+ years of overall work experience in the data field, including having strong analytical skills to understand business processes, systems and data flows.
  • 5+ years of experience working as a Data Architect with superb problem solving and data analysis skills.
  • 8 + years of practical experience with data models, data flow diagrams, capturing and using meta-data, metadata modelling, relational databases and bridge forward/ bridge back data techniques.
  • 8+ years of solid understanding of how a technology infrastructure organisation works, the concepts, functions and typical systems.
  • 3+ years of experience and exposure to the follow key modules in ServiceNow is required:
  • Incident/Problem/Change
  • CMDB
  • Discovery
  • Orchestration   (Preferable, not essential)
  • Knowledge
  • Service (Request) Catalog

Desirable skills/Preferred Qualifications:

  • ITIL v3 foundation understanding and certification is highly desirable.
  • Architecture Framework Certification (e.g. TOGAF) an advantage
  • Banking/financial services experience is preferable but not essential
  • Certified ServiceNow System Administrator
  • Certified ServiceNow Application Developer
    Certified ServiceNow Implementation Specialist



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