Data Architect

This position is located at our Headquarters building in Itasca, IL.


Keyence is seeking a Data Architect with experience in Business Intelligence & Database Design for our Data Analytics and Governance department, open and ready to collaborate with other team members and departments.


Responsibilities and Duties 

  • Develop and evolve the enterprise wide data strategy to support delivery of corporate objectives
  • Generate performance-based incentive compensation reports for sales teams on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Communicate with strategic marketing teams across product lines to help promote and assist the usage of company tools and data resources
  • Build and/or maintain existing reports with SQL queries, Microsoft Excel, and Business Intelligence platforms
  • Maintain policies and procedures to ensure the security and integrity of the company databases and application systems
  • Provide support to end-users by maintaining a strong knowledge of company systems
  • Build a framework of principles to ensure data integrity across the business (including but not limited to ERP, CRM, BI, Data warehouse, external interfaces etc.)
  • Ensure that the Data Architecture strategy and roadmap is aligned to the business and technology strategies.
  • Build and maintain appropriate Enterprise Architecture artefacts including; Entity Relationship Models, Data dictionary, taxonomy to aid data traceability
  • Provide technical oversight to solution delivery in creating business driven solutions adhering to the enterprise architecture and data governance standards
  • Be an advocate of data security principles and ensure appropriate security practices are embedded in any data strategy
  • Be an active contributor to how the company evolves Data Governance practices and influence the adoption of data standards
  • Develop key performance measures for data integration and quality
  • Support third party data suppliers in developing specifications that are congruent with the Enterprise data architecture
  • Other duties and projects as assigned


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong communication and analytical skills, level-headed, with a developer mindset
  • Team player, personable and reliable
  • Problem-solving and positive attitude
  • Ability to work with large volume of confidential data
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work based on urgency
  • In-depth understanding of relational databases and techniques for normalization 
  • Preferred:  Intermediate level in Microsoft Excel
  • Preferred:  Intermediate level in T-SQL
  • Preferred:  Some experience with Business Intelligence software (Tableau, Microsoft Power BI)
  • Optional:  Familiarity with web development, HTML5, CSS
  • Optional:  Familiarity with C#, .NET, Python
  • Optional:  Familiarity with Microsoft SSRS, SSIS


KEYENCE is an at-will, Equal Opportunity Employer. 

The Company does not sponsor applicants for work visas. 


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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