HR Data Architect

  • ExxonMobil
  • Spring, TX, USA
  • Jun 13, 2022
Full-time Agile Analytics Big Data Data Analysis Data Architecture Data Governance Data Management Data Modeling Information Security SAP

Job Description

The HR Data Architect should be an expert in data analysis, design, deployment, and management of ExxonMobil's data architecture for the HR function globally as well as be an advisor, leader, educator and mentor to other team members and data professionals. The HR Data Architect will be responsible for defining how HR's structured, semi-structured and unstructured data will be stored, consumed, integrated / shared and reported by different IT application systems and end users. They will define and align data architecture and principles to the overarching enterprise architecture. They will analyze current state data architecture, conceive desired future state data architecture, and identify steps needed to close the gaps between the states.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong understanding of database technologies, data governance/MDM/RDM/metadata management, large data structures technologies
  • Strong understanding of conceptual and logical data modeling
  • Basic understanding of analytics and AI architecture, solutions and trends
  • Intermediate knowledge of the TOGAF Framework, SAFE agile practices, and DAMA DMBok v.2 is a plus
  • Intermediate knowledge and execution of IT standards, policies and procedures is required
  • Intermediate knowledge of information security awareness is a plus
  • Organizational savvy, able to influence without authority, and highly collaborative
  • Work experience in or with HR business processes is a plus
  • Experience driving data architectural transformation in a large multinational company is a plus
  • Practical experience with SAP systems including HANA, data integration methods and cloud deployments including the management of data in the cloud

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a formal description of the HR capability data and data structures using conceptual, logical, and physical data models
  • Define, document, and manage overall HR capability data strategy including how key data will be stored, consumed, integrated and managed across the capability and enterprise by different business applications, IT systems, and users through data flow diagrams and CRUD analysis
  • Create and maintain current and target-state HR capability data architectures
  • Identifying key gaps between the two architectural states and developing a roadmap to address the gaps
  • Apply architectural and technology concepts to address scalability, security, reliability, maintainability and sharing of HR capability data
  • Define and manage standards, guidelines, principles, and processes around HR capability data architecture, data governance, data management, etc.
  • Ensure technology solutions / major project implementation plans are in alignment with data architecture principles and the overall Enterprise Architecture
  • Provide architectural leadership, guidance, consulting, mentoring, education and support to other architects, data professionals and projects
  • Maintain close collaboration with other architects within HR IT Capability team as well as other data architects supporting other business capabilities
  • Provide mentoring and guidance on data architecture to the Solution and System Architects in the HR Capability team
  • Collaborate as part of delivery teams to understand data consumers’ needs and develop solutions in alignment with data architecture principles and target state
  • Partner and participate with business leads / data governance organizations to support business data goals and needs
  • Work with the IT data support organization to understand and use data tools & technologies that are deployed across the corporation

ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or physical or mental disability.