Data Architect

Information Technology United States



Location:  Hybrid (Remote + Washington, DC)

Datawiz Corporation, a minority-owned Virginia based business incorporated in 1999. Datawiz is appraised at CMMI Level III for DEV & SVS by CMMI Institute a subsidiary of ISACA. Datawiz also achieved ISO 9001:2015, ISO 27001:2013, and ISO 20000-1:2011 certifications.  With strong qualifications in Building, Securing and Managing IT infrastructure for Public and Commercial Sectors. 

Datawiz holds a strong position and reputation providing support to various federal agencies to meet their small-business utilization requirements with high caliber products and services offerings, for their critical business processes. Through our proven project management and cost engineering methodology services, we ensure that our clients get maximum return on their investment by managing systems to meet their current and future needs.

Datawiz has a current opening for a Data Architect to support Federal Government clients with their digital transformation and modernization programs. 

For this role, the Data Architect will work closely with Software, Hardware, and Application Architects, and Solution Architects throughout the development cycle, ultimately responsible for the creation or modification of all new applications and security procedures involving the modernization programs. 

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Collaborate with the business analyst and business leaders to understand the application data requirements 
  • Research and properly evaluate sources of information to support the business and application data needs 
  • Prepare accurate database design and architecture models 
  • Oversee and guide the migration of data from legacy systems to new solutions. 
  • Recommend solutions to support Enterprise Data Management Program 
  • Compare and analyze to identify patterns, relationships and problems impacting data within and across multiple applications 
  • Analyze legacy application data, understand business requirements and develop future-state data architectures  
  • Participate on teams to evaluate new applications from a data perspective 
  • Create and maintain data standards  
  • Conduct data analysis to determine data availability and quality  
  • Build Data Dictionaries that document data in the domain. Assist with definition of Data Glossaries with business data stewards 



Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, computer science or related field 
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience as Data Architect 
  • Knowledge of databases such as SQL Server / Oracle  
  • Strong math and analytical skills are essential to complete job requirements successfully 
  • Able to compile and organize information and present findings to management 
  • Experience working with private and sensitive personal information 
  • Confident in decision making and the ability to explain processes or choices as needed 
  • Strong computer skills and ability to use necessary databases and software 
  • Interpersonal and customer service skills are required when meeting with and interviewing business and technical team members 
  • Excellent multitasking skills and task management strategies 
  • Ability to complete milestones and work toward multiple deadlines simultaneously 
  • Outstanding problem solver. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Excellent organizational and analytical abilities. 
  • Self-starter who takes initiative to get tasks done  
  • Knowledge of Data Modeling tools such as ERWin or ER Studio 
  • This position supports a federal government agency that requires a Background Investigation. The candidate must be able to clear the Background Investigation in order to commence work. 

Datawiz offers the following Benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid Time Off