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Enterprise Data Architect - Remote

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Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317 Chicago, IL, US, 60699-9208 Tampa, FL, US, 33612-9998 St. Louis, MO, US, 63182 Washington, DC, DC, US, 20018 Cincinnati, OH, US, 45234 Charlotte, NC, US, 28217 Apex, NC, US, 27523

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


The Enterprise Data Architect is responsible for working with business stakeholders and technical staff to steward the data aspects of ANSYS projects and enterprise efforts. The Architect partners with business functions to translate business strategy and requirements into solutions that support the business needs and align with the strategic data direction.


The Enterprise Data Architect role has a high degree of complexity and requires execution of tactical day-to-day initiatives, teamwork and collaboration, and contributing to the development of a long-term data strategy.


•    Design and validate solutions that are flexible and scalable for one or more projects, through the application of proven data architecture patterns and principles.
•    Participate in the estimation, planning, and delivery of data architecture artifacts around integration, data structures, data sharing, data mapping and lineage, and master data management domain rules and workflows. 
•    Collaborate with developers and technical leads on detailed data designs and specifications to ensure alignment with project goals and long-term data strategy.
•    Collaborate with members of the Data Management team to contribute to the enterprise data architecture standards and documentation of current state inventory and configurations.
•    Participates in data stewardship and data governance efforts for multiple data domains.
•    Participates in defining strategies and plans for adoption, rationalization, and retirement of transactional, operational, and analytical databases and their corresponding applications.
•    Partner with business and technology teams to understand the implications of their respective needs on the overall data architecture and maximize the value of information across the organization. 
•    Experience with data architecture patterns for transactional business systems, data integration data warehouse design and implementation, business intelligence, and master data management.
•    Experience with distributed management and analytics in cloud and hybrid environments.
•    Experience using Agile development methodology. 

•    Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related field. 
•    8+ years related experience. 
•    Knowledge and application of principles and patterns of enterprise level data architecture.
•    Experience using data modeling tools, such as Idera ER/Studio or ErWin for operational and data warehouse design patterns.
•    Experience using data profiling tools and techniques for data analysis.
•    Experience with Master Data Management (MDM) systems, domains, workflows and stewardship.
•    Experience with data warehouse design, implementation, patterns, and data history tracking
•    Experience with data integration patterns, techniques, and tools.
•    Experience with developing enterprise and project data architecture artifacts.
•    Knowledge of various programming languages and development tools, including (but not limited to) Oracle/Microsoft data development tools, Java, Visual Studio, Toad, JSON, and XML.

•    Superior interpersonal skills, including excellent written and oral communication skills
•    Business acumen and the ability to communicate to business and technical staff
•    Strong time management and decision-making skills, drive for results and good organizational skills
•    Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment



Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.

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