Data Architect

$90 - $100 hourly
Job Category: Technology
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago , Illinois
Job ID: 124981
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We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Data Architect with hands-on experience in Microsoft Azure to join our client’s dynamic team. As a Data Architect, you will play a critical role in designing, implementing, and managing our data architecture, ensuring reliability, scalability, and security of our data ecosystem.

Data Architect Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop data architecture solutions utilizing Microsoft Azure services, including Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL Database, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Databricks and Azure Analysis Services
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather and analyze data requirements, ensuring alignment with business goals and objectives
  • Define data integration and migration strategies, including data ingestion, data transformation and data synchronization processes
  • Design and implement data models, data workflows and data pipelines to support business intelligence, data analytics and reporting needs
  • Drive data governance and data quality initiatives to ensure the accuracy, consistency and integrity of data across multiple systems and platforms
  • Identify and resolve performance bottlenecks, data availability and scalability issues, proactively optimizing data infrastructure to meet evolving business requirements
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices in data architecture, cloud computing, and data management, evaluating and recommending new technologies and tools
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance to development teams, ensuring adherence to data architecture standards and best practices
  • Collaborate with infrastructure teams to optimize resource utilization, implement backup and disaster recovery strategies and ensure high availability of data platforms
  • Provide support in troubleshooting and resolving data-related issues, conducting root cause analysis, and implementing corrective measures

Data Architect Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field; advanced degree preferred
  • Proven experience working as a Data Architect, Data Engineer or similar role
  • Strong expertise in Microsoft Azure services, particularly Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, Azure SQL Database, Azure Synapse Analytics, Azure Databricks and Azure Analysis Services
  • Experience designing and implementing data architecture solutions for large-scale data infrastructures, including data lakes, data warehouses and data marts
  • Proficient in writing SQL queries and data manipulation languages
  • Solid understanding of data modeling concepts, data governance and data quality principles
  • Familiarity with data integration patterns and ETL/ELT processes
  • Experience with data visualization and reporting tools, such as Power BI or similar
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to translate complex business requirements into practical data architecture solutions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders

Join this team and contribute to the design and implementation of a robust and scalable data architecture leveraging the power of Microsoft Azure. Apply your expertise and explore innovative ways to unlock the value of data assets in a dynamic and rapidly evolving industry.

Thank you,

Conor Srebernak
Project Manager
LaSalle Network


LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries.

LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets. LaSalle Network offers temporary Field Employees benefit plans including medical, dental and vision coverage. Family Medical Leave, Worker's compensation, Paid Leave and Sick Leave are also provided. View a full list of our benefits here: View a full list of our benefits here.