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Data Architect



FTT-Information Mgmt

Dublin, CA


Franklin Templeton Investments remains a leading global investment management company for over 50 years thanks to our greatest assets- our employees. We offer an exceptional range of diverse career options. We value excellence, initiative and diversity and strive to bring a balance of work and life to our employees.

The Data Architect leads the development and implementation of the logical data model and physical data design utilizing data architecture and modeling standards. They drive the vision and strategy of the enterprise data architecture.

• Performs data modeling (logical and physical) for supported applications and projects and creates related diagram deliverables.
• Performs initial table storage capacity and predicted future growth based on the application use and online retention requirements.
• Prepares table access properties and volatility transactions.
• Creates technical specifications, documentation and data dictionaries.
• Assesses the impacts and efforts of new projects and continuous enhancements to existing application data architectures and data models.
• Generates sequenced sets of DDL scripts through the use of versioning.
• Leads the creation of database related scripts and programs required to compliment the auto-generated DDL scripts.
• Partners with application teams on the data loading technology and logic to achieve the best results.
• Partners with the DBA’s on the database design, co-existence and consolidation and replication/propagation strategies for new applications.
• Collaborates with the Sr. Data Architect, defines standards in data architecture and modeling for transaction, reporting, data warehouse databases with considerations to database availability, scalability, manageability and performance.
• Collaborates with the Sr. Data Architect in defining standards for how data will be organized, stored, accessed and propagated while maintaining a flexible and extensible architecture that allows evolving information needs.
• Seeks for opportunities to reuse, share, consolidate and leverage existing data architectures.
• Maintains an accurate and up to date Meta data repository containing data and business definitions, data sources and usage of information that can be used by business users and application teams to enhance overall data quality and the ability to rapidly deliver business solutions.
• Assists the application teams in the definition of extract, transformation and load processes used to populate tables.
• Manages the data modeling tool and repository and ensures accurateness and up to date information.
• Develop project plans and estimate efforts for projects.
• Researches, evaluates and recommends trends and products to deliver high quality and low cost data management solutions.
• Stays abreast of data modeling, RDBMS features and functionality through attendance at seminars, classes and other training material.

• Six years of experience as data architect or data modeler.
• A Bachelor of Sciences Degree in Computer Science or equivalent training and practical experience.
• Experience in designing data models and architecture standards for multi-terabyte databases in both OLTP and Data Warehousing. Minimum of two years in Data Warehousing environments.
• Extensive experience with Oracle RDBMS and applying features to produce highly manageable, performing and scalable data architectures with multi-terabyte databases.
• Experience with designing data architectures leveraged by OLAP, MOLAP and ROLAP applications.
• Experience in managing multiple concurrent projects using standard software development life cycle methodologies.
• Requires knowledge of web, middleware technology, Object Oriented design and Service Oriented Architectures.

• None

• Data modeling and architecture experience with SQLServer, Sybase and DB2.
• Practical work experience with Informatica ETL tool or other ETL technologies.
• Practical work experience as a DBA in development and production environments.
• Experience in the design and maintenance of near real-time data warehousing.
• Experience in the financial services or mutual fund industry.

Resumes can be sent to: rdanielian@frk.com

Franklin Templeton offers competitive salaries, educational reimbursement, and on-site training. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We also offer an Employee Stock Investment Program, Profit Sharing with a 401K feature and match, incentive plans and the purchase of funds with no sales charge. To apply for this position or to view other opportunities, please visit our website at www.franklintempleton.com. EOE.


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