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Principal Data Architect - Redmond

Company: Local Staffing
Location: Redmond
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Job number 1075378 Date posted Jun 22, 2021 Travel None Profession Engineering Role type Individual Contributor Employment type Full-Time Project xCloud is seeking a Data Architect leader responsible for the end-to-end conceptual and technical data design of instrumentation, processing and reporting systems to ensure alignment with stakeholders and delivery on technical and business goals. Are you a highly capable data professional with a passion for enabling the business with thoughtful, well-designed data architecture considered a big data expert and possess a deep understanding of data technologies landscape, industry knowledge and trends talented at driving cross-team data culture experienced in product transformation using data to inform the implementation of new features and business models, and/or power the identification and resolution of cloud platform operational challenges love leveraging and evolving data architecture to serve brand new tech and new business models to deliver significant value to customers an excellent communicator and can explain sophisticated concepts to non-technical audiences, keeping the customer in mind and translating business scenarios into extensible data capabilities? If you answered yes to the above questions, join us at Microsoft in building best in breed big data solutions to power Microsoft's new Cloud Gaming platform. Project xCloud is looking for our Data Architect to own and deliver the nextgen data architecture for Xbox Cloud Gaming. You will lead the design, analysis, modelling and data architecture efforts for our big data business insights and real-time system intelligence (SI) platform. This role will provide leadership for all things data design in xCloud, supporting a team of data engineers, PMs, Business Strategists, Dev Leads and Data Scientists across xCloud and the Gaming Division. You'll be in on the ground floor, helping build the data and experimentation platform that delivers new experiences to our customers. Collaboration, communications, lean process, transparency, attention to detail, data fluency and leadership are musts for in this position. You will be given plenty of room and support to grow personally and professionally as a leader in xCloud. This is an opportunity to join Project xCloud as we are preparing to serve 2b gamers worldwide premium Games on the devices and networks of their choice. RESPONSIBILITIES Own the data architecture for Xbox Cloud Gaming. Lead the design, analysis, and data architecture efforts for real-time system intelligence (SI) services and big data platforms to solve complex business problems. Define and drive data standards for use across Xbox and Microsoft data technology stack. Partner with Data Engineering to deliver platform capabilities to internal and external customers. Assist in the transformation of high-volume complex data structures into relevant information that can be used by Data Scientists, BI Analysts, and Feature Engineers. Work closely with product planning and business insights stakeholders to help define the strategy to best meet our customers' needs. Become an expert on our platform architecture, functionality, and data flows as well as operations, processes and tools. Leverage business and application knowledge to create flexible, robust and well-documented data solutions. Design data models and define both logical and physical models. Create and maintain a robust data dictionary and facilitate user adoption. Lead an agile team while managing multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, prioritize workload effectively, and thrive in a dynamic environment. Effectively manage trade-offs between effort/schedule and customer benefits. Coordinate with data owners to secure access and identify data handling and security requirements. Drive requirements for proof-of-concept tools to validate connectivity, throughput, and limitations of those data sources. QUALIFICATIONS 8 years experience with data structures, algorithms, programming languages (C#, Python etc.) High level understanding of parsing in Python, C#, Spark, Scala, or Java. 6 years of experience in big data technologies and principles including data architecture, data modelling and cube design, data acquisition, data delivery methodologies, and performance optimization. 6 experience with polyglot persistence and elastic compute. Experience leading significant data architecture transformation at a technical level within an organization. This may include work in Master Data Management (MDM), ETL development with data integration to support data marts, extracts and reporting, Data Governance, lineage, discovery, etc. Demonstrated experience in data modelling, information architecture, analytics, schema evolution, data organization layouts. Experience in full BI lifecycle of data warehousing and data integration projects from design to development to support, including machine learning use cases. Experience working with transactional, temporal, time series, and structured and unstructured data. Experience in Data Consumption: BI analytics, product analytics, data science. Experience with cloud infrastructure, storage optimization, query optimizations and serving Metadata services. Proactive, and accustomed to working with aggressive project timelines and with a history of delivering high quality technical solutions to data-driven business challenges. Ability to assess the business value and feasibility of proposed data, analytics and platform use cases. Familiarity with the principles and practices involved in development and maintenance of software solutions and architectures and in software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery. Ability to assess the business value and feasibility of proposed data, analytics and platform use cases. With the expertise in integration and development technologies required to deliver said use cases. Experience related to software/service readiness through Flighting/AB testing/experimentation. Strong understanding of complex business problems to ensure projects are leveraging the appropriate technology and the technical design. Cloud Security Background Check every two years. gamingjobs Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form []. Benefits/perks listed below may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Microsoft and the country where you work.

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