The Hartford Data Architect in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

Title: Data Architect

Location: United States-North Carolina-Charlotte

Job Number: 1800717

The Hartford’s Chief Data Office (CDO) goal is to achieve greater business value through the use of data by simplifying the architecture, standardizing process and tools and building a data cul ture across the enterprise. Data Strategy & Architecture (DSA) Practice within the Chief data office is looking for a Data Architect.

The Data Strategy and Architecture organization is The Hartford’s trusted data advisor, guiding the transformation of data into customer value by understanding what is possible, determining what is feasible, and helping make it real.”

Reporting to the Director of Data Architecture this role expected to provide business focused data architecture and analytics solutions.

Responsibilities include:

• Develops data architecture plans and drives the plans to fruition in collaboration with Data Owners and Solution Architects.

•Defines and enforces data architecture standards, procedures, metrics, and policies to ensure consistency and adherence processes

•Translate advanced business analytics problems into technical approaches that yield actionable recommendations, across multiple, diverse domains; Creates, maintains, and communicates current and target state data architecture for data domains within an assigned subject area

•Guides application development teams in the data design of complex solutions and ensures that teams are in alignment with the data architecture principles, standards, strategies, and target states.

•Facilitates the transition from high level design and supports the project lifecycle with input from management where needed.


  • 5- 8 years of relevant professional experience; undergraduate degree preferred.

  • Robust Data Architecture skills - sets direction for and possesses a deep understanding of data architecture patterns which integrate with industry trends.

  • Experience in data management, data warehousing, data modeling, and business intelligence, and/or master data management, metadata management concepts and ETL frameworks.

  • Experience with reporting /data visualization tools.

  • Experience in Agile development processes.

  • Experience with large-scale, Hadoop big data methods, such as MapReduce, Hadoop, Spark, Hive or impala

  • Experience with NoSQL technologies.

  • Strong experience with SQL Server and /or Oracle or any other database platforms.

  • Portfolio delivery experience: engages in the full lifecycle experience, from planning to delivery and management of the solution lifecycle to produce solution designs that are viable and can be successfully constructed, implemented, operated and managed.

  • Ability to independently learn new technologies and data related approaches.

  • Effective writing and presentation skills.


  • Previous experience working in the Insurance industry is nice to have

  • Experience with Cloud based data storage and processing technologies is nice to have.

  • Experience with Tableau or Power BI is nice to have.

  • Experience with Hadoop based real-time streaming technologies and /or Kafka is nice to have.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity or Expression


Job: Architecture

Primary LocationUnited States-North Carolina-Charlotte

Other Locations


Job LevelIndividual Contributor

Education LevelBachelor's Degree (±16 years)

Job TypeStandard

ShiftDay Job

Employee StatusRegular

Overtime StatusExempt

TravelYes, 10 % of the Time

PostingMar 5, 2018, 9:06:38 AM

Remote Worker OptionNo

The Hartford is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, ancestry or citizenship status, genetic information, pregnancy status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Hartford maintains a drug-free workplace and is committed to building inclusion and leveraging diversity.