• Data Architect

    Location US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/15/2018 2:07 PM)
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    Full Time
  • Overview

    Be Here. Be Great. Working for a leader in the insurance industry means opportunity for you. Great American Insurance Group’s member companies are subsidiaries of American Financial Group, a Fortune 500 company. We combine a "small company" culture where your ideas will be heard with "big company" expertise to help you succeed. With over 30 specialty property and casualty operations and a variety of financial services, there are always opportunities here to learn and grow.


    • Work closely with the data governance framework, share the strategic vision for data integration, processing, and delivery with various project teams
    • Support and direct data quality, and provide guidance including integration pattern and design artifacts on data sourcing, integration, and modeling efforts
    • Work closely with the Data Modeling, Data Warehouse, Data Integration, and Enterprise Data Management Program groups
    • Determine database structural requirements by analyzing applications and programming, reviewing objectives with customers and evaluating current systems
    • Develop database solutions by leading system design, defining database structure and functional capabilities, security, back-up, and recovery specifications
    • Research and evaluate proposed data architecture solutions for adherence to documented company standards, policies, and regulatory responsibilities and work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams and Business Units to implement and support existing and future solutions
    • Provide high level technical engineering at the system and/or enterprise level
    • Use professional concepts to develop resolution to critical issues and different design matters
    • Act as a subject matter expert and maintain knowledge of current and emerging data management solutions and technology
    • Actively and continuously share data technology knowledge with others


    • 5+ years design and development experience in data warehousing and data management
    • 3 to 5 years of experience in data architecture and logical modeling
    • Strong conceptual, relational and dimensional data modeling skills
    • Ability to translate business needs into technical solutions
    • 5+ years overall IT application development implementation experience
    • Data modeling expertise and a thorough understanding of logical modeling concepts
    • Advanced knowledge dimensional modeling for data marts and warehouses
    • Knowledge of physical design for large-scale enterprise systems
    • Knowledge of relational concepts
    • Knowledge of business rule interpretation and ETL concepts
    • Knowledge of business reporting and BI tooling concepts
    • Knowledge in Insurance/Finance a plus




    • Superior organizational leadership skills
    • Ability to perform in a challenging but collaborative work environment with individuals from across the organization
    • Integrates multiple concepts across job functions with a goal of overall benefit to the organization
    • Ability to communicate, develop and leverage strategic business relationships across the organization and externally
    • Requires advanced technical and business knowledge
    • Self-motivated team player who excels in a collaborative environment
    • Contributes beyond job role and responsibilities
    • Excellent problem solving skills



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