Senior Data Architect

Sage North America Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 11 months ago

Job TitleSenior Data Architect AdvertSage is a global company with a local heart. The market leader for cloud-based accounting, financials, enterprise management, people, and payroll software, we empower the world's business heroesfrom single-person startups to large enterprises. Our people are passionate and positive. We inspire our colleagues to serve business builders everywhere and champion their success. As a FTSE 100 company with 14,000 colleagues across 24 countries, we do business the right way, while giving back to our local communities through the Sage Foundation. Be Sage, build on.

EOE AA/M/F/Vet/Disability

Sage Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We comply with the laws set forth in the Equal Employment Opportunity in The Law poster:

Sage is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website to apply for a position, please contact us at We evaluate requests for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Job DescriptionThis is a great opportunity to work as a Data Architect in a dynamic data and analytics team responsible for determining the global Sage Data strategy and driving adoption of, and insight into, Sage's centralised data assets including big data sets such as Product telemetry, customer sentiment and click-data and uniting this with master customer and product data. This role will expose the Data Architect to leading edge technologies and infrastructure with the opportunity to establish skills in big data, data science and new analytical methodologies

The Data Architect will:

Be part of a team designing strategic data and integration platforms and interfaces to support the delivery of strategic data services across Global Products, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Customer Business Centres, HR and IT leadership amongst others.

Deliver solutions to liberate data from across the data ecosystem including internal data as well as social data and product telemetry, surface it in the right place and at the right time to personalise and optimise both our colleagues and customers' experience with Sage.

Deliver standard approaches to data build and data management across Sage, with a 'do it once' approach to reach our goal of a secure and managed single-version of the truth; ensuring data integrity and simplicity by mastering and modelling data centrally and rationalising data integrations between systems and consumers of data

Provide the tools and skills to enable our colleagues to perform deep-dive analytics into the data and surface previously unseen insights about our business and our customers' interactions with us Key ResponsibilitiesKey accountabilities and decision ownership:

Understand business requirements and strategy and translate into data and BI solutions and deliverables

Design data solutions aligned to our end goal of a single, central data platform where both Integrity and security can be guaranteed

Drive rationalisation and consolidation of data platforms according to the strategy and enforce simplification and standardisation of integrations

Define and govern policies and principles for data development and management, and review code and support practices in line with these

Be an evangelist for data and BI within Sage and ensure colleagues understand our data and its value to Sage

Must have:

  • Experience of designing global data architectures across a large, diverse enterprise.

  • Team player with commercial awareness and cognizance of changing internal and external IT landscapes.

  • Strong business acumen, with experience of managing stakeholders and influencing strategy by partnering and educating.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to articulate and present complex information concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Analytical and critical thinking skills, prepared to challenge conventional thinking

  • Ability to drive change in organizations and rally others behind an agenda FunctionIT CountryUnited States Office LocationAtlanta Location RegionGeorgia

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