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Senior Staff Data Systems Architect

Littleton, Colorado

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Senior Staff Data Systems Architect

Littleton, Colorado

Job ID: 569179BR Date posted: Sep. 09, 2021 Locations: Littleton, ColoradoProgram: BITEE Description:This position is participating in our External Referral Program. If you know somebody who may be a fit, click here to submit a referral. If your referral is hired, you'll receive a $3000 payment! code-extrefer

The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space. Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems.

Do you want to be part of a culture that inspires employees to envision the impossible, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We provide the resources, inspiration and focus—if you have the passion and courage to dream big, then we want to build a better tomorrow with you!

As a Senior Staff Data Systems Architect, you will be an instrumental member of the Data & Analytics Center of Excellence (COE) and work with the Business Transformation team to effect ground-breaking changes in defining new solutions and identifying and redefining older architectures!

The Data Systems Architect will support two areas:
First, support the business area program and project management team to:
• Meet and understand the business and engineering customers/partners and their subject areas in order to capture and understand their current-state architectures (processes//data/roles) and detail their needs/requests /requirements/desirements
• Work directly with customers/partners and IT to collaboratively define the solution space across the relevant domains
• Develop future-state conceptual architectures that are implementable, secure, scalable and supportable and decompose those conceptual architectures into functions that can be allocated to processes, data, and roles

Secondly, the Space Data Architecture Team, under the direction of the Chief Data and Analytics Officer (CDAO) will:
• Ensure that all developed architectures are consistent with the enterprise vision, mission and roadmaps
• Develop architectures that integrate with the overall Space Enterprise Architecture and Domain-specific Architectures
• Document, model, and publish these architectures per methods and standards of the Space Data Architecture Team
• Integrate and operationalize these architectures as required

To be successful in this role, typically you will have a technical bachelor's degree and 14+ years of professional experience in the field.

#Architect
Basic Qualifications:
Minimums to Qualify:
• Experience working as an Data Architect
• Broad experience across information technology (IT) technical subject areas: data, databases, data schemas, data services, application data interfaces, data infrastructure (compute, network, storage) and cybersecurity
• Designing and architecting data solutions across structured and unstructured data (i.e. SQL, NoSQL, Big Data)
• Experience in deploying analytics solutions
• Experience in creating data architectures, data governance, data quality and data measurement plans
• Experience in supporting data search solutions and indexing (such as ElasticSearch)
Desired Skills:
• 7+ years working as an IT Data Architect
• Basic understanding and experience in using the No Magic Cameo Systems Modeller or Enterprise Architecture (or similar) modelling tools
• Experience presenting at reviews with Customers and/or Senior Leadership
• Experience on Agile teams as an architecture stakeholder
• Broad, basic understanding of business and engineering activities/subject areas in DoD/Aerospace
• Demonstrated capability to communicate clearly – verbally, textually and graphically – to technical and non-technical partners at the Director level and below
• Developing, managing, and testing back-up and recovery plans and ensuring that storage, archiving, back-up and recovery procedures are functioning correctly
• Collaborating with IT project managers, database engineers and application programmers
• Experience in applying data access policies to heterogenous data stores
• Solid understanding of security principles in general and how to map them to IT components and functions Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Full-time Remote Telework: The employee selected for this position will work remotely full time at a location other than a Lockheed Martin designated office/job site. Employees may travel to a Lockheed Martin office for periodic meetings.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekClearance Level: None Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: SPACERelocation Available: NoCareer Area: Systems Architect Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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