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Truist Senior Data Architect in Richmond, Virginia

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Language Fluency: English (Required)

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1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Define and document the technical architecture of the data warehouse, including the physical components and their functionality. Derives infrastructure system specifications from business requirements, design solutions that support core organizational functions, and ensure their high availability and other performance goals. Provides integrated infrastructure-related technical expertise across the organization, from conceptualization and project planning to the post-implementation support level.


Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

This is an Azure Cloud environment.

  1. Provides infrastructure system expertise, requirements and assistance to Systems and Database Administrators, other System Architects and application development teams.

  2. Partners with line of business (LOB) teams, external vendors, and internal Data Services team to develop system specifications in compliance with corporate standards for architecture adherence and performance guidelines.

  3. Provides technical resources to assist in the design, testing and implementation of software code and infrastructure to support Data Infrastructure and Governance activities.

  4. Assesses current technical architecture and estimate system capacity to meet near- and long-term processing requirements. Evaluates, selects, tests, and optimizes hardware and software products.

  5. Consults with end-users, clients and senior management to define infrastructure requirements for complex systems and infrastructure development.

  6. Oversees development and implementation of end-to-end integration of infrastructure solutions.

  7. Documents the Bank's existing solution architecture and technology portfolio. Documents and communicates needs for investing in infrastructure evolution, including analysis of cost reduction opportunities.

  8. Serves as a liaison with Enterprise Architects to conduct research on emerging technologies, and recommend technologies that will increase operational efficiency, infrastructure flexibility and operational stability.

  9. Instructs, directs and mentors other members of the team.


Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor's degree in a technical or business-related field, twelve years of experience in data warehousing architectural approaches

  2. Ability to derive technical specifications from business requirements and express complex technical concepts in terms that are understandable to multi-disciplinary teams, in verbal as well as in written form

  3. Strong functional and technical knowledge of information/cyber security capabilities with deep expertise in one or more of the following areas: SQL, Spark, Python, Git, ETL/ELT tools, Data Modeling tools

Preferred Qualifications: :

  1. Should have 2+ years of Cloud experience, Azure experience is a huge plus

  2. Experience with Azure Data Lake, EventHub, Data Factory, Synapse, Fabric and PowerBI is a plus.

  3. Experience with Data Bricks and/or Snowflake is a plus

  4. Agile/Scrum experience

  5. Candidate should have experience as a data engineer, experience defining technical patterns, understanding of cloud, data research, defining guidelines, best practices, proof of concepts, cost monitoring, understanding different tech stacks and experience with implementation.


SittingConstantly (More than

50% of the time)Visual / Audio / SpeakingAble to access and interpret client information received from the computer and able to hear and speak with individuals in person and on the phone.Manual Dexterity / KeyboardingAble to work standard office equipment, including PC keyboard and mouse, copy/fax machines, and printers.AvailabilityAble to work all hours scheduled, including overtime as directed by manager/supervisor and required by business need.TravelMinimal and up to


Position can be REMOTE for right candidate

General Description of Available Benefits for Eligible Employees of Truist Financial Corporation: All regular teammates (not temporary or contingent workers) working 20 hours or more per week are eligible for benefits, though eligibility for specific benefits may be determined by the division of Truist offering the position. Truist offers medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, accidental death and dismemberment, tax-preferred savings accounts, and a 401k plan to teammates. Teammates also receive no less than 10 days of vacation (prorated based on date of hire and by full-time or part-time status) during their first year of employment, along with 10 sick days (also prorated), and paid holidays. For more details on Truist’s generous benefit plans, please visit our Benefits site (

. Depending on the position and division, this job may also be eligible for Truist’s defined benefit pension plan, restricted stock units, and/or a deferred compensation plan. As you advance through the hiring process, you will also learn more about the specific benefits available for any non-temporary position for which you apply, based on full-time or part-time status, position, and division of work.

This position is part of TIH.

Truist Financial Corporation has reached an agreement to sell its remaining stake in Truist Insurance Holdings (TIH). As a result, TIH will be a separate company from Truist Bank as of Legal Day 1 (date TBD). Refer to the news release

for details.

All insurance positions within TIH will have “TIH” noted in the job posting to indicate they are not part of Truist.

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