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Database Architect


Ref.: da-it
Location: lucca (italy)
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

We are looking a Database Architect that will work directly with the product development and IT teams for design and implementation of data architecture solutions and collaborate with senior leadership to develop and execute enterprise data strategy. Will Assess current data needs and database architecture and will propose plans for improvements to support business growth in the most optimal way.  

Researches and implements refinements and improvements to the overall Data Architectural landscape of the Company Applications, considering new trends and their applicability to both on-premise and cloud-based segments of customers.


job duties: 

  • Participate in SDLC, understand business requirements and help anticipating performance issues
  • Analyze structural requirements for new software and applications
  • Demonstrate database technical functionality, such as performance, security and reliability.
  • Determine database structural requirements by analyzing client operations, applications, and programming; reviewing objectives with clients; evaluating current systems;
  • Being a student of current industry trends, make sure that the company maintains and expands its technology leadership position; evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality product platform; verify everyone is using it, and using it correctly.
  • Communicate pros and cons to Management of new technology trends, both for classic on-premise technologies and for cloud-based solutions.
  • Create and enforce database development standards.
  • Identify and correct deviations from database development standards.
  • Collaborate with the QA Lead in order to setup and maintain efficient Tests to support the product Continuous Integration
  • Develop database solutions by designing proposed system; defining database physical structure and functional capabilities, security, back-up, and recovery specifications.
  • Help maintaining database performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems; calculating optimum values for parameters; evaluating, integrating, and installing new releases; completing maintenance; answering user questions.
  • Provide database support by coding utilities, responding to user questions, and resolving problems.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Facilitate developers' growth by conducting regular training courses.
  • Help ensuring continuous compliance with security and other specific data-related law requirements (e.g.: GDPR)

required skills: 

  • Proven work experience as a Data Architect, Data Scientist, Data Analyst or similar role
  • In-depth understanding of database structure principles
  • Experience gathering and analyzing system requirements
  • Knowledge of data mining and segmentation techniques
  • Expertise in at least two database engines among SAP Hana, PostgreSQL, MS SQLServer and Oracle, in order of importance
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Problem-solving attitude
  • BSc in Computer Science or relevant field
  • Optional: Familiarity with BI visualization tools (e.g. Power BI / Microsoft Analytics)

Remuneration and contract terms will be discussed individually and defined according to personal skills, competences and experience.

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