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Date: Apr 8, 2021

Location: TALLAHASSEE, FL, US, 32303

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Requisition No: 349541 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: SENIOR PROJECTS ARCHITECT - 60062540

Position Number: 60062540 

Salary:  $82,000 - $95,000 ANNUAL 

Posting Closing Date: 04/22/2021 

This is an Open Competitive Opportunity
Working Title: Data Architect
This position is located at the DCF Headquarters in Tallahassee in the Office of Information Technology Services.


Only US citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers will be hired.
All selected male candidates born on or after October 1, 1962, will not be eligible for hire or promotion into an authorized position unless they are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS).  Verification of Selective Service registration will be conducted prior to hire.  For more information, please visit the SSS website:
If you are a retiree of the Florida Retirement System (FRS), please check with the FRS on how your current benefits will be affected if you are re-employed with the State of Florida. Your current retirement benefits may be suspended or voided and you required to repay all benefits received depending upon the date of your retirement.


Responses to qualifying questions concerning education, experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities for this position must be verifiable by documentation provided (candidate profile AND resume (if one is attached) through the electronic application process. Putting “see resume” does not substitute for completing all sections of the Candidate Profile. Candidates with incomplete candidate profiles may not receive employment consideration.
Experience in data warehousing, data modeling and/or data analysis
Experience in data management, data integration and database development techniques


Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field


This is a technical position for a Data Architect in the Enterprise Data Management (EDM) unit within OITS. Leads team in defining, establishing and supporting an enterprise data strategy and architecture. Works with team in gathering business requirements, and identification of source systems to design and support an enterprise data warehouse. Responsible for developing and leveraging appropriate data/information architecture strategies that enable agency goals.


Designing, developing and maintaining an Enterprise Data Warehouse.
Develop conceptual, logical, and physical data models to support data analysis, reporting and business intelligence.
Leads team in providing guidance, standards, and best practices to database designers, data analysts, & ETL developers.
Develop and ensure compliance with data modeling, data Integration, business intelligence, data quality standards, master data management, managing the enterprise data model and managing all metadata in the current data warehouse environment.
Able to design and build complex ETL processes to load data from source systems to data lakes and data warehouse.
Execute and complete tasks and projects from the data governance team.
Actively participates in setting the direction and strategy for data architecture.
Assess and document the flow of data between source and target systems.
Able to develop, understand and interpret Entity-Relationship, logical and physical data models.
Identify and communicate appropriate resource requirements and work breakdown structure based on skills profile and best fit to complete the end-to-end solution design, and work with the project manager to ensure that project plans and finances align with the design.
Able to cross train and mentor others to develop data analysis and data modeling skills.
Facilitate and lead meetings and requirements gathering sessions with end users and all levels of management.
Keeps management, project managers, team members and business stakeholders informed of critical issues, project status, changes, etc.
Work with IT teams, business analysts and data analytics teams to understand data consumers’ needs and develop solutions.
Able to embrace and adapt to change while demonstrating flexibility and the ability to develop and follow new processes.
Other duties required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES, including utilization of equipment, required for the position: Strategic Thinking; Critical Thinking; Logic/Analytics; Problem Solving; Decision Making; Strong Verbal and Written Communications; Performance Management; Interpersonal and Listening Skills; Data Analysis and Mapping; Data Architectural Design Tools; Enterprise Data Strategy Development; Physical and Conceptual Data Modeling; Data Virtualization Knowledge; Master Data Management; Data Life Cycle Management; Data Quality Management; Data Security; Business Intelligence; Data Warehouse implementation and Maintenance; Data Mart implementation and Maintenance; Data Transformation and Migration; Performed as a Data Analyst Using Respective Tools; Formally worked as a Data Architect, Modeling Data and Performed Data Analysis Using Respective Tools; Ability to work independently, manage to rules, regulations, policies and procedures; Ability to plan, organize and coordinate work assignments; Ability to communicate effectively; Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.


BACKGROUND SCREENING REQUIREMENT:  It is the policy of the Florida Department of Children and Families that any applicant being considered for employment must successfully complete a State and National criminal history check as a condition of employment before beginning employment, and also be screened in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 435, F.S., and, if applicable, Chapter 408, F.S.  No applicant may begin employment until the background investigation results are received, reviewed for any disqualifying offenses, and approved by the Agency.  Background investigations shall include, but not be limited to, fingerprinting for State and Federal criminal records checks through the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and may include local criminal history checks through local law enforcement agencies.  Employees also are subject to background re-screening at least every five (5) years. 

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee