This position is on the Avalara Internal Systems team, developing and supporting Avalaras business analytics and decision support functions. We are seeking a Data Services Architect who will help us evolve strategy and implementation of companys data analysis and decisions support systems. The individual will provide architectural guidance and contribute to the implementation of all aspects of a large-scale data storage and processing system including information modeling, statistical analysis, advanced visualization, data governance and business intelligence reporting.
The Data Services Architect will be part of a team that is responsible for the successful delivery of business intelligence and analytic services to the entire organization. Candidates must be experienced in the management, analysis and reporting of critical enterprise data. They will be expected to architect and develop key components and functionality including:
Creating star schema and denormalized data models for real-time big data analysis
Creating traditional normalized relational models
Creating and supporting statistical reporting via custom and off-shelf tools
Determining needs and validating results with business representatives
Supporting implemented information solutions by: addressing user questions concerning data integrity, and communicating functional and technical issues
Creating and maintaining import processes from heterogeneous data sources
Experience and Skills:
B.S./B.A. in Computer Science, Business Intelligence or related field with at least 8 years overall experience.
Minimum of 3-5 years of overall experience in the management and development of technologies related to data modeling, large-scale database design and advanced analytics reporting
3+ years of experience in the design, development, and support of a mission-critical large-scale data storage and processing service
Proficient in 1 or more non-proprietary programming languages (e.g. Ruby)
Experience with non-traditional data stores (e.g. NoSQL) is a big plus
Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.
Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings: 1
Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
Level of Education: BA/BS
Starting Date : ASAP
435 Eriksen Avenue
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110