Consultis, a premier Technical Recruiting Services Company with the single focus of pairing the right candidate with the right employment opportunity is currently searching for a Chief Data Architect for a Direct Hire opportunity (FTE) with our South Florida based client.Position Overview:Collaborates with the business, IT organizations, and cross-functional teams to plan develop, implement, maintain, and enforce the comprehensive data strategy as well as standards and processes associated with all aspects of data storage, access, retention and integration with internal and external systems. Create and maintain a corporate repository of all data architecture artifacts.Create data architecture strategies for each subject area of the enterprise data model.Communicate strategies, plans, status and issues to all levels up to and including executives. Leads and coaches the data feature development teams. Requirements/Responsibilities:Develops and implements the comprehensive enterprise data strategies; including data modeling, implementation and data management for our enterprise data warehouse and advanced data analytics systems.Responsible for planning and implementing data management for new data sources, publicly available data, business-to-business partnerships and advanced Data Analytics systems all in accordance with the comprehensive enterprise data strategy.Gathers requirements, gains business and IT alignment, performs vendor and product evaluations, mentors business and IT resources.Work with cross-functional teams to ensure end-to-end technical and business viability.Ensures the successful delivery of solutions, training and documentation.Provides leadership in establishing operational and analytic environments.Maintains, communicates and enforces guidelines for industry recognized best practices of all aspects of data and database development efforts. Required Qualification or Skills:Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, MIS, or related degree10+ years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related area during which both professional and management capabilities have been clearly demonstratedExtensive experience for collecting business requirements from customers and transform the requirements into business solutionsStructured thinker and effective communicator with proven skills to work effectively across internal functional areas in ambiguous situations and comfortable with interacting with customersAbility to quickly engage and understand the current enterprise data environmentsAbility to grasp an accurate big-picture understanding of the needs of the business and develops and conveys a vision an appropriate and robust solution.Strong understanding and experience implementing master data management and improving data qualitySolid understanding of data architecture and data modeling techniquesExperience collaborating with vendors directly to achieve the desired results.Experience working with structured and unstructured data.Experience consuming/exposing data in various ways, including: APIs, BI Tools, SQLAbility to reverse engineer existing data flows and source to target mappingsStrong troubleshooting skills, able to gather necessary details in order to determine a proper solution. WE ARE UNABLE TO OFFER SPONSORSHIP OR THIRD PARTY REPRESENTATION FOR THIS POSITION.