S&P Global

Data Architect I- 250842- Virginia, USA

Software Architect in Richmond, VA , Charlottesville, VA

Posted 2019-11-07

The Team: Our Data Architecture team specifies data structures based on the concepts, relationships, taxonomies or classifications that reflect reality. Every day you will work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, disciplines and geographies, and diverse data sets and metadata-driven capabilities.

The Impact: As a Data Architect you will have the ability to utilize your technical knowledge and skills to help craft the data structures for new and extant products and services.

What’s in it for you:

· This position provides a tremendous opportunity to grow personally and professionally.

· We provide considerable training so you can become comfortable with our proprietary information systems.

· You will collaborate with Scrum Masters, Project Managers, Content Analyst and DBAs to design solutions based on industry standard methodologies, and use your critical thinking skills to overcome challenges.


· Specify appropriate data structures for various software development projects. Manage metadata in the Data Management System (DMS), the enterprise’s metadata repository.

· Coordinate with data platform team on the implementation of data structures.

· Assist with database-level performance analysis and troubleshooting.

· Deliver training, technical support, and functional support.

· Ensure database design and metadata conforms to data management and enterprise standards.

· Ensure uniform implementation across platforms and applications.

· Remain current in software-development and database technology through self-study, programming books, online journals, newsgroups, trade magazines and offsite training.

What We’re Looking For:
Basic Qualifications:
· Strong conceptual understanding of relational database concepts and modeling.
· Strong Project Management skills, e.g., written and verbal communication, organization, requirements elicitation and consensus-building.
· Strong detail-orientation.
· Basic understanding of programming concepts.
· Basic understanding of financial concepts preferred.
· Knowledge of the development platforms.
· Basic knowledge and understanding of S&P Global Market Intelligence database and corporate structure, systems, products, and services preferred.

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Company summary

At S&P Global, we don’t give you intelligence—we give you essential intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. Together, the divisions of S&P Global -- including S&P Global Ratings, S&P Global Market Intelligence, S&P Dow Jones Indices, and S&P Global Platts -- are the foremost providers of essential intelligence for the capital and commodities markets.

Whether it's analyzing data, innovating technology, or developing market insights, we're always looking for intellectually curious, progressive and passionate thinkers to join our team. With over 20,000 employees working across 95 offices around the globe, the diverse and vibrant community at S&P Global is unlike one you’ll find anywhere else.


401K matching; 4 weeks PTO; paternal leave; Tuition refund program; scholarship program for your children; commuter benefits; various discounts on products and services; gym membership discount.

Tech Stack

AWS, DevOps, Azure, Kubernetes, Ansible, Git, Jenkins, Python, Linux, C/C++, Java, C#, ASP.NET, Scala, RESTful APIs

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