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Information Architect

Company: 7-Eleven
Location: Irving
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

? Who we areImagine working in a place where continuous improvement and innovation is celebrated and rewarded; where fast-paced, high-impact teams come together to positively drive results for one of the largest & most iconic brands in the world.As the only rapidly growing retailer, you may know us as your friendly neighborhood store. You probably know our familiar name, have seen our pervasive logo, and have tried our highly sought-after products, such as Slurpee - and Big Bite -. "Brain Freeze" is a 7-Eleven registered trademark for our 53-year old Slurpee - and with over 77,000 stores globally (more than any other retailer or food service provider), we sell over 14 million a month.But there's a lot more to our story and much more left to be written. We are transforming our business, ensuring we are customer obsessed and digitally enabled to seamlessly link our brick and mortar stores with digital products and services. At 7-Eleven the entrepreneurial spirit is in our DNA and has been ever since our inception 90+ years ago. It's what drove us to invent the convenience industry in 1927 by envisioning how a simple ice dock could provide household staples such as milk and eggs to better serve the needs of our customers. Today we are redefining convenience and the customer experience in big ways...we are fundamentally changing our culture and we want talented, innovative, customer obsessed, and entrepreneurial people like you to come make history with us. ? How we leadAt 7-Eleven we are guided by our Leadership Principles.Be Customer Obsessed Be Courageous with Your Point of ViewChallenge the Status QuoAct Like an EntrepreneurHave an "It Can Be Done" AttitudeDo the Right Thing Be AccountableEach principle has a defined set of behaviors which help guide the 7-Eleven team to Serve Customers and Support Stores.? About This Opportunity

The Information Architect will be responsible for leading the architecture and design of complex data structures and applications. This role is part of a federated Enterprise Architecture team and will collaborate with business leaders as part of initiatives and Data Goverance Councils, with IT Data Platform Team's and Product/Application Development teams. This position will be held accountable for defining and managing data architecture strategy, standards, guidelines, and processes that meet business strategic and tactical goals while ensuring data quality.Provide thought leadership and facilitate the right discussions with multiple stakeholders (business & technical leaders, subject matter expert, architects, and engineers) that are in alignment with current and future state business objectivesIn collaboration with business subject owners and data stewards, own and maintain Enterprise Subject Area Models providing clear, consistent, and intuitive information including data naming and definitions that are system agnostic and represent the business.Own and manage Information Ownership Framework driving clarity of the bounded context for data exposure and consumption across the ecosystem. Partner closely with Business Architects, Enterprise Architects and Solution Architects to influence designs and ensure integration service layers align to this framework.Provide conceptual information design through Conceptual Data Models and Entity Relationship diagrams. Oversee Logical and Physical/API designs and reporting/analytical data products. Provide oversight and consultation to data modelers, analysts and engineering partners.Provide current, target, and tranisitonal state Business Collaboration Diagrams which model cross-functional information sharing across the enterprise. Provide support and consultation to product and analytics teams on data sourcing in alignment with roadmapsTranslate overall Data strategy into actionable business oriented data management strategies at an enterprise level and within specific process and data domainsDevelop and manage Critical Data Elements, Metadata Management, Business Glossary, Technical Metadata, Data Dictionaries and Data Architecture initiativesIn conjunction with Data Governance Council, develop governance roadmap and playbook, collaborate with business and data teams to define data domainsEnsure mechanisms are in place to monitor and control access to data and review/ implement data quality standardsPartner closely with Data Governance partners to ensure information architecture can be realized through a sustainable stewardship frameworkAdvocate and drive adoption of "best practices" and demonstrate a strong bias for architecture principles balanced with tactical timelines, cost and risksContribute to architecture guiding principles, development standards, templates, training and hiringEffectively manage priorities, deliverables and timelines

10+ overall relevant IT experience with 5 to 10 years of experience of as data modeler, data architect or data solution architect with proven track record of delivery of data lake, data warehouse, data mart, or other data analytics platforms in a large scale company (Fortune 500)Extensive of experience of data modeling techniques, 3rd normal form, dimensional modeling and denormalization skills and experience with other data modeling techniques and associated toolsExtensive experience with Data Governance tools to catalogue, manage data lineage and data quality.Extensive experience in business process modeling using different industry standards to align process and data flow across the enterprise.Certified in TOGAFSolid knowledge or experience of a wide range of data management disciplines including Data Warehousing, Data Integration, Data Visualization, Integrations, Advanced Analytics, Cloud Data Platforms, Machine Learning and other emerging data technologies.Knowledge and/or experience of microservice architecture, and domain driven design, and semi-structure and unstructured data schemas.Experience creating and supporting enterprise-level data domains/information architecture is highly preferredSolid documentation skills requiredBackground in Retail is strongly preferredStrong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills for interacting and collaborating with other leaders and associates throughout the organizationTeam-oriented, with proven ability to work well and collaborate globally across multiple and disparate teamsExperience in Informatica Data Quality, Axon and Enterprise Data CatalogExperience implementing data governance in a larger organization (Fortune 500)Quick learner and be able to pick new technology as we expand our data governance footprintAbility to ideate and be able to pursue those ideas to deliver business valueBachelor's or Masters in Computer Science or other related field or equivalent work experienceKnowledge of data governance practices, business and technology issues related to management of enterprise information assets and approaches related to data protectionRequired: Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Data Governance or Data ManagementRequired: Knowledge of data management and data quality best practices is requiredWork extremely well with others to build and leverage diverse relationships to work towards a common goalStrong ability to analyze and manipulate data and determine trends, along with presenting the data in an easy to understand and meaningful way

Keywords: 7-Eleven, Irving , Information Architect, Other , Irving, Texas

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