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Data Architect

Ref: 14805314

Posted on 28 April 2021
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Job responsibilities:

 Extracting, Transforming and Loading (ETL) data from various sources into our business specific data model and data warehouse environment

 Perform complex queries, run models, link analyses and insights to business/project results and prepare interactive reports or dashboard

 Analyze performance and reliability for the running ETL processes/applications

 Maintain and improve existing ETL processes/applications

 Manage and improve the business specific data model


We offer an interesting position in our Technical Functions (TEF) department for a Data Architect. As data architect you contribute in a team responsible for the development for a big data analysis environment and connected processes. You work on developing and maintaining the business specific data warehouse and connectivity of different sources into the data warehouse. The data architect is able to work independently in a dynamic environment - define and translate business requirements into a data/modelling opportunity for sustainable growth and profitability. The communication style is considered to be open, honest and direct.

These improvement initiatives are currently focused in our lead plant in Tilburg and later rolled out to our production plant in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam). This means the team also has a lead engineering function, which asks you to frequently align data engineering topics with your counterpart in Ho Chi Minh City Plant. Furthermore you work closely together with the various departments across the plant to organize data-complex manual and automated analytics with main focus on agility, decreasing costs, increasing productivity and quality.


Key Requirements

1. Proven experience with Relational Database development and ETL processing (SSIS and Python/C#) by managing and programming (using T-SQL on MS SQL/Oracle)

2. Ability to create tabular and dimensional data models (using SSAS)

3. Ability to create reports using visualization platforms (Power BI) and reporting to the stakeholders about new insights

4. Knowledge of documenting architectures and software (using standards like UML) and project development tools (e.g. Github, Jira)

5. Knowledge of application programming (preferably C#.Net) is a plus

6. Affinity with mass production environment and understanding machine control systems (PLCs, CNC, SCADA, etc.) and connection of such machines (sensors) to database connectivity (IoT)

7. MSc in Data Science, Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research or similar with 3 years of experience (or Bachelors with 5 years of experience)

8. Fluent in English and/or Dutch (written and spoken), strong communicator and team player

9. Willingness to learn, resilient, flexible and practical approach and quick understanding of the business domain is essential

10. Able to take the business requirements and translate them into data architecture

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