HarperCollins Publishers

  • Data Architect

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Information Technology
  • Overview



    HarperCollins Publishers is seeking a Data Architect to join its Systems division. This role will be responsible for implementing a data architecture that supports the global operations at HarperCollins. The Data Architect will organize disparate data, control access to core data, establish data standards and definitions, and serve the engineering teams with clean and consistent data. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience transforming and modernizing large, complex, and global data architectures. This role will report into the Director, Data Engineering.


    • Transform the existing data architecture to support the globalization of our business through data warehousing and services
    • Assess the existing environment, identify opportunities, and develop a roadmap to deliver the proposed future state
    • Develop a global view of HarperCollins’ data
    • Establish and enforce a data dictionary
    • Work with developers to clearly define “systems of record” and downstream data requirements
    • Collaborate with the technology leads from HarperCollins’ global operations to establish the architecture and processes required to synchronize our businesses on a global scale
    • Effectively manage a team to accomplish clearly defined goals


    • 5+ years related experience as a data architect, database engineer, or similar role
    • Proven experience in developing and executing a technology vision
    • Strong management and team leadership skills
    • Expertise in designing technical solutions and documenting the technical specifications
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, managers, and subject matter experts
    • Direct hands on experience with SQL, SSIS, Mongo DB, Microsoft SQL Server and ERD design tools
    • Experience in media and entertainment a plus


    Please note that HarperCollins Publishers does not accept resumes from agencies unless our Human Resources department has authorized in writing a specific agency to submit resumes for a specific position.  Therefore, if an agency submits a resume without Human Resources’ prior written approval to do so, the individual identified on that resume will not be considered a candidate presented by your company.


    HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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