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Data Architect - Data Governance

Data Architect - Data Governance

Company 
Quicken Loans Inc.
Location 
US-MI-Detroit

Opportunity Details

Who We Are

We’re America’s largest mortgage lender, closing loans in all 50 states. J.D Power ranked Quicken Loans “Highest in Customer Satisfaction in Primary Mortgage Origination” for the past eight consecutive years, 2010 – 2017. The company was also ranked highest in the nation for client satisfaction among mortgage servicers by J.D. Power for four consecutive years, 2014 through 2017, each year the company was eligible. There’s a simple reason we’ve been so successful: We care about the people we work with.

 

 

If you’re tired of stuffy, bureaucratic workplaces, then you’ll be delighted to find something different here. We strive to make a creative, fun and collaborative environment you simply won’t find anywhere else. Quicken Loans was named #1 in ESSENCE Magazine’s first ever list of “Best Places to Work for African Americans” in 2015. We've been on Computerworld's "Best Places to Work in IT" list for 13 years running, hitting #1 the last five years. We were also ranked #14 in FORTUNE Magazine’s list of "100 Best Companies to Work For" in 2018, remaining in the top-30 for the past 15 years.

What You'll Do/Need

The Data Architect is responsible for participating in the creation and evolution of a technology roadmap that defines data architectures enabling a solid enterprise data strategy. This team member documents multiple architectural models or views that show how the current and future needs of the organization will be met in an efficient, sustainable, agile and adaptable manner.

Responsibilities

  • Lead governance and innovation in one of the areas of focus
  • Ensure data solutions are built for performance, fault tolerance and security with reusable patterns
  • Identify and enable data capabilities across the enterprise
  • Research, analyze and promote data standards to be used across the enterprise
  • Architect data solutions
  • Identify and implement build versus buy strategies regarding technology
  • Monitor and identify performance trends and work with teams to improve processes and procedures
  • Partner with business and technology to deliver roadmaps
  • Work with a team to build a holistic view of the organization's strategy, processes, information and information technology assets

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in information technology or equivalent work experience
  • Five years of experience in two or more of the areas of focus: data quality management, reference data management, master data management, ODS/graph management, enrichment and analytics, metadata management, integrations and service standards, data lakes and governance (architectural and technical)
  • Experience using architectural methodologies and frameworks like TOGAF, Zachman and ArchiMate
  • Experience with messaging systems, technologies and developing transactional systems
  • Proven experience in rewriting, refactoring, scaling and the re-architecture of applications
  • Understanding of current product trends and technology innovations
  • Knowledge of system architecture, normalization considerations and in intersystem communication strategies, including ESB and web services

What'll Make You Special

  • Two years of information architecture experience
  • One year modeling in at least one area: XML, non-relational and semantic

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision insurance and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards, including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more

 

Why We're Different

 

Corporate politics not your strong suit? The anti-corporate culture of Quicken Loans gives our team members the initiative to build solutions together and grow both personally and professionally. At Quicken Loans, we’re in the business of putting roofs over our clients’ heads, but we certainly aren’t putting ceilings on our team members’ careers. If you’re interested in working in a place with a philosophy that’s truly different, apply today.

 

Quicken Loans is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Disclaimer: Quicken Loans received the highest numerical score in the proprietary J.D. Power 2010 – 2016 Primary Mortgage Origination studies and the 2014 – 2017 Primary Mortgage Servicer studies. 2016 Origination (or Sales) based on 5,182 total responses and measures the opinions of customers who originated a new mortgage or refinanced within the past 12 months, surveyed in July – August 2016. 2017 Servicing based on 7,374 total responses and measures the opinions of homeowners on their mortgage servicing company, surveyed in March – April 2017. Your experiences may vary. Visit JDPower.com.

​Quicken Loans is the #1 online lender based on the ranking of Quicken Loans in comparison to online residential mortgage lenders included in the Inside Mortgage Finance "Top 50 Mortgage Lenders" report from Q2 2017.