Senior Data Architect

Santa Clara Valley (Cupertino), California, United States
Sales and Business Development


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200171812
The people here at Apple don't just create products - they create the kind of wonder that's revolutionized entire industries! It's the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts. Apple is seeking an experienced, detail-minded lead data architect to join our data management office. If you are someone who looks forward to solving complex business problems through a governed data architecture and is excited about this opportunity, please contact us.

Key Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience designing and implementing master data and / or data warehouse solutions
  • Expert understanding of data models, database schemas, and optimization in domain driven design
  • Solid understanding of ETL design patterns, standard methodologies, and ETL tools
  • Experience with SDLC and agile project delivery methodologies such as Scrum
  • Expertise in leading practice data integration, modeling, and warehousing principles
  • Familiarity with data governance workflows and leading practices
  • Familiarity with Marketing and Sales business workflows and applications
  • Analytical and mathematical minded, capable of evaluating and solving complex data management problems
  • Able to self-manage and work independently in a fast-paced environment with dynamic requirements and priorities
  • Self-motivated and proactive with demonstrated critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills
  • Good communication and presentation skills, written and verbal, with the ability to filter and distill relevant information for audiences at all levels of the organization


You will oversee the design and development of a data architecture for the Sales organization, including the vision, strategy, and principles for managing and interacting with data. You will be responsible for driving data resource development based on business needs and architecture principles. YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE: - Collaborating with the Data Governance team to provide a standard common business vocabulary, express strategic data requirements, outline high level integrated designs to meet these requirements, and align with enterprise strategy and related business architecture - Managing data as a critical asset across all of the Sales organization’s business functions - Defining a robust and scalable data architecture to manage data according to formal concepts, principles, and techniques - Facilitating and promoting the design and development of high-quality data resources within the data architecture to meet current and future business data and information needs - Building and overseeing a team of data architects responsible for the details of data resource design, development, and delivery - Facilitating cooperation and coordination between data stewards, data architects, and technical architects, ensuring data resources are designed and developed from business needs, to logical design, to physical implementation - Guiding and directing the design, development, and implementation of enterprise information data models, data flows, data life cycle, and overall data management leading practices in a complex environment - Driving decision-making processes to align with business priorities and objectives related to key architecture solutions - Researching emerging technology trends, new models, vendor solutions and market opportunities to identify potential industry disruptors that could help the organization dominate their position in the market - Proactively communicating data methodology, architecture, and results to a diverse set of partners

Education & Experience

BS or MS in Data Management / Data Analytics / Engineering / Computer Science

Additional Requirements