Data Architect II - Berklee College of Music in Boston Massachusetts

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Berklee College of Music

Boston, Massachusetts

United States


Detailed Job Description

Berklee seeks a Data Architect to design and document the flow of data between numerous enterprise technology systems.  The Data Architect requires a deep understanding of data management best practices and will develop a data plan for the institution that follows a data governance framework. The Data Architect works on strategic institution wide projects that involve changing how data is managed across systems. The Data Architect works with project managers, business analysts, technology staff, and administrators across the institution to interpret, analyze, and document data needs.


  • Creates architectural data strategies by reviewing objectives with clients, evaluating current systems, and analyzing client operations, applications, and programming.
  • Performs validation checks, maintains database dictionaries and coordinates installation of new and updated database systems.
  • Advises users and colleagues on problems and priorities.
  • Makes recommendations to management on strategy and long-term database needs.
  • Validates data models to ensure they meet business requirements.

Required Skills

  • Understands complex business processes
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to build strong partnerships with clients in a wide range of roles, across the institution
  • Intellectually curious, love of a good challenge
  • Self motivated and highly engaged
  • Demonstrated capacity to develop & maintain effective working relationships with individuals & organizations reflecting a broad range of identities, perspectives & experiences.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information technology, or related field. Advanced degree in technology preferred.
  • 5+ years experience as a Data Architect.
  • Broad and up-to-date knowledge of relational database systems, dimensional modeling of data, query language, and thorough knowledge of referential integrity, triggers and stored procedures
  • Practical experience with data modeling
  • Experience working with ERP’s and CRM’s
  • Colleague Unidata and Salesforce experience a plus

**Application Requirements**

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover Letter

Berklee College of Music is committed to increasing the diversity of the college community and the curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area.

Keyword Phrases

  • Data Architect II
  • Learning lab for the music of today
  • Cultivating the musicianship of all students
  • Holistic and constantly evolving diversity
  • Database Administration
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter