Data Architect

Dublin Township
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Created: July 15, 2013


Overview Discover. Innovative. Collaborate. Inform. A few words we use to describe a career at OCLC.

OCLC, a worldwide library services organization headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, is a leader in information technologies and innovative online services. With office locations around the globe, OCLC employees are dedicated to offering premier services and software to help libraries cut costs while keeping pace with the demands of our information-driven society.

The Data Architecture Group and Data Service engineering team are challenged with identifying, designing and developing products and services that will advance our information retrieval offerings to web scale. Through our innovative systems using the latest technology, we are leaders in our industry at delivering creative solutions to help our members and partners with their missions.

We are looking for a software architect with a solid track record of data design and agile programming. You will be challenged to design and develop large-scale, highly peformant applications and services leveraging a wide variety of open source and commercial technologies.

If you are a talented developer and architect who seeks responsibility, thrives when empowered, and understands the importance of personal accountability, then we would like to talk with you. As a member of the architecture and engineering teams, you have the opportunity to directly impact the continued success of the organization. OCLC has long history of helping the information retrieval industry, it is a place where you are proud to work and where you are motivated to produce the best results possible.

Responsibilities Design and model data solutions to satisfy application (business and technical) requirements Be able to design and collaborate on Conceptual, Logical and Physical data models at an enterprise scale Meet with business stakeholders and other technical team members to gather and analyze application requirements Design, develop and implement applications from prototype through to implementation Design and develop integration strategies for open, and commercial technologies

Qualifications Desired Skills & Experience

Strong desire to innovate and develop new technology Expert knowledge large scale data modeling and programming Expert knowledge of web protocols, applications and containers Experience with database platforms with a strong understanding of NoSQL and “Big Data Working knowledge of Java, Groovy and/or Python a plus 5+ years professional programming experience Strong analytical skills and data structures/algorithms fundamentals Working knowledge of process orchestration frameworks and map/reduce A self-starter with a positive attitude and willingness to drive projects to completion in a fast moving environment

ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL QUALIFICATIONS (would be a plus): Industry experience – hosting, cloud computing (IaaS, PaaS, SaaS), networking Strong knowledge of Linux systems Experience in messaging systems Experience in scripting

EDUCATION: BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, and/or demonstrated industry experience on similar successful projects


Published: Monday, July 15, 2013 15:49 UTC

Last updated: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 23:45 UTC