Randstad Data Modeler in Boston, Massachusetts

Data Modeler

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job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • salary:$65 - $70 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, October 12, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:581719

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description

Rates will vary based on experience.

Data modeler builds data models that describe data and its relationships in a consistent way to support business and technical objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Create, document, and maintain logical and physical database models that are compliant with enterprise standards

  • Facilitate data requirements meetings with business and technical stakeholders resolving conflicts to drive decisions and consensus.

  • Assist in establishing, maintaining, and enforcing data model design principles, techniques, and standards

  • Establish and maintain comprehensive data model documentation including detailed descriptions of business entities, attributes, and data relationships as well as the definition of business rules governing the integrity, archiving, and audit requirements of the data

  • Analyze existing systems using manual or automated data analysis/profiling to reverse engineer data requirements.

  • Determine suitable data modeling approach for each project based on business requirements for data capture and access

  • Ensure the proposed data models follow Data Architecture guidelines and best practices

  • Assist developers with complex query development and performance optimization

  • Performs additional duties as required

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Computer Science, Business Data

  • Processing, Computer Information Systems or related field is required.

  • Minimum three - five (3-5) years data modeling experience, understanding of enterprise and reporting modeling concepts, including dimensional modeling, snowflakes, slowly changing dimensions, irregular dimensions, and surrogate, compound and intelligent keys, good understanding of modeling techniques used build models for OLTP, OLAP and Schema on Read scenarios.

  • Experience with Embarcadero ER/Studio (preferred)