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Business Information Architect Senior - Remote

Company: USAA
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of JobWe are seeking a talented Business Information Architect Senior for our San Antonio, Texas facility. This person may also work remotely in a 100% Remote Work Environment.

The candidate selected for the Position will engage with internal enterprise customers and/or support other USAA entities. The candidate will work to convert complex business needs into meaningful information through the creation of organized, cohesive design artifacts. Artifacts can/will include information models, capabilities, mappings, success measures, governance documents, etc.

The candidate will also collaborate with various leaders and partnered Architecture Disciplines (Technical and Business) as well as participate in forums and agile practices.Job RequirementsAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.About USAA ITOur most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 13 million members who rely on us every day.We're proud of USAA's strong history -- and we're even more passionate about our future. That's why we have a team of supportive and collaborative hardworking technology professionals focused on doing more for our members. And why we're continuing to add innovative problem solvers to our team. With us, you'll find exciting challenges that inspire you to continue learning and growing.Tasks:

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled.
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of information governance practices and standards.
  • Demonstrates mastery of information architecture tools to include Infosphere Data Architect (IDA), Infosphere Governance Catalog (IGC), Infosphere Metadata Workbench to create information architecture deliverables.
  • Applies advanced knowledge to perform regular assessments of the health and maturity of information capabilities for a given domain.
  • Applies advanced knowledge to identify new information capabilities needed to support business capabilities of a given business domain and recommends solutions.
  • Guides efforts to define the mission, goals, critical success factors, principles, and policies for information strategy and architecture (IS&A).
  • Applies knowledge to reference models to information architecture; displays knowledge/understanding of reference models to articulate business information requirements.
  • Provides key advisement to key stakeholders to build business cases to secure approval and funding for data and analytical efforts.
  • Provides key contributions toward the creation and maintenance of a conceptual model for information capabilities for a given domain.
  • Influence direction and implementation of measurement frameworks by monitoring measure design and development and providing consultative services.
  • Monitors business and development activities and ensures alignment to published IS&A direction, taking appropriate action when deviation is observed.
  • Develops IS&A artifacts to include statements of direction, logic models, decision matrices, information capabilities, information categories, business entities, and conceptual models.
  • Educates other practitioners on the value and practice of IS&A; develops and nurtures healthy peer and mentee relationships; develops effective models to convey moderately complex concepts.
  • Collaborates with other architectural disciplines to influence information architecture direction, technical and data design decisions.
  • Identifies and recommends appropriate data sources to be used in solution development and delivery.Minimum requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree; OR 4 years of related information management experience (in addition to the minimum years of experience required) may be substituted in lieu of degree.
    • 6 years of experience in information and/or data architecture to include strategy, planning, and delivery oversight; OR If Advanced degree, 4 years experience in information or data architecture.
    • Previous experience with modern data architecture environments (Cloud, Hadoop, NoSQL, etc.).
    • Proven ability to embrace new technologies of the future and operationalize these to deliver value (Data Virtualization, Cloud).
    • Comprehensive understanding and experience working with data analysis tools and leveraging reporting and data analysis that molds the way user experiences are designed.
    • Demonstrated experience and ability to apply architectural principles to business solutions.
    • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate appropriately at all levels of the organization; this includes written and verbal communications as well as visualizations.When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responses.Preferred experience:
      • Knowledge and experience with Information Management Disciplines such as Data Quality, Data Lineage, Metadata Management, and Data Governance.
      • Knowledge of Cloud Technologies such as AWS, GCP, and Azure.
      • Knowledge and experience working across multiple organizational entities
      • Experience in conceptional modeling utilizing tools such as Erwin and IDA.
      • Knowledge of analytical environments and tools
      • Modern data architecture experience (Cloud, Hadoop, NoSQL, etc.)
      • Proven ability to embrace new technologies of the future and operationalize these to deliver value (Data Virtualization, Cloud).The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.Compensation:USAA has an effective method for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this skill is: $106,800 - $192,300* Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors. Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours. Benefits:At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals. Please click on the link below for more details.Required
        Preferred
        Job Industries
        • Transportation

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