Platform Architect - Data Operations

Job Info

Sep 6, 2023


Posting Expiration Date: Feb 29, 2024

Schedule Type: Full-Time

Minimum Salary: $105000

Maximum Salary: $140000

Organization: IT Engineering & Operations

Department: Architecture/Digital Platforms

Section: IT ENG Ent. Data & Analytics

Location: NY-New York-4 Irving Pl Headquarters

Job Description

Mission Statement

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) employees are required to follow health, safety, and environmental policies, EEO, Standards of Business Conduct, and all other applicable company policy and procedures. We all share a responsibility to advance the company’s mission by excelling at our three corporate priorities – safety of our people and the public, operational excellence in all that we do, and ensuring the best possible customer experience.

Core Responsibilities

  • Architect Role: Work with data operations team to advise on design and architecture to ensure efficient data management, storage, processing and analysis across the 3 data pillars of governance, privacy and sharing. Obtain a detailed understanding of current technology stack and identify potential gaps that may impact our goal of achieving a data first culture and provide recommendations on what technologies can be implemented to fill the gaps.
  • Portfolio Scope: Lead analyst for one or more technology products, subsystems of major enterprise applications or medium sized department portfolios. Plans multi-year outlook / roadmap for assigned portfolio. Manages and prioritizes customer inquiries (e.g. data quality / governance, abnormal system behavior, triage of defects / enhancements for solution delivery team to implement, etc.). Analyzes business requirements and advises on solution to satisfy business needs. Provides expertise and delivers value beyond immediate initiative goals.
  • Deliverables: Design documents, deliver optimizations and process improvements for productionized solutions, develop project and implementation plans for medium complexity projects.
  • Business Relationships and Management: Coaches and influences business managers in technology decisions. Engage with internal and external partners regularly to overcome blockers and optimize delivered solutions. Understands and anticipates the needs and requirements of business partners. Prepares and conducts regular status updates on platform deployments to end consumers and stakeholders.
  • Vendor Management: Effectively develop, manage, and strengthen vendor relationships to align vendor products and services with business and IT objectives.
  • Decision Making: Provides guidance and develops alternatives and recommendations. Gains support for recommendations.
  • People Leadership: Manages employees and contractors. Provides regular development feedback. Lead IT team and work with cross-functional teams to achieve all project goals. Coach and technically train new team members.
  • Operations: Manages incidents including timely and relevant communication. Triage problems, remediate, analyze root cause, and implement incident prevention using techniques such as Human Performance Improvement.
  • Performance Improvement: Leads significant portion of IT process improvement teams. Ability to analyze, discover, and recommend opportunities for systems or process improvements.
  • Communications and Change Management: Communicates effectively across multiple stakeholder groups to influence project outcomes and steer towards enterprise goals. Proactively engages leadership at the manager and general manager levels. Partners on delivering successes and managing challenges early. Solicits and implements feedback. Manages change proactively.
  • Support the team in its overall objectives, including analytics solution delivery and data operations.
  • Perform other related tasks and assignments as required.

Required Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience or
  • Bachelor's Degree a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience or
  • Associate's Degree a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience or
  • High School Diploma/GED a minimum of 7 years relevant work experience

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Master's Degree preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Math, Business, or applicable degree with and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience
  • Bachelor's Degree preferably in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, Math, Business, or applicable degree with and a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience

Relevant Work Experience

  • 2 years Structured Query Language (SQL) with at least 2 of the following: Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, or PostgreSQL Required
  • Extensive experience with best practices on data governance, privacy and sharing Required
  • Extensive experience with data management, analysis, integration and modeling Required
  • Experience monitoring and optimizing applications and/or databases hosted on cloud and on-premises Required
  • Experience with translating business defined requirements to technical requirements and developing documentation that will be consumed by users of diverse backgrounds and skills Required
  • Experience with planning, organizing and leading meetings Required
  • Must have excellent work ethic and integrity. Required
  • Experience with adapting to new technologies as required for the job using documentation and other available resources Required
  • Well organized anddetail oriented to handle multiple assignments Required
  • Experience as a dedicated participant on a medium to large scale systems development project. Required
  • Experience with implementing data governance and cataloging platforms such as Microsoft Purview a plus Preferred
  • Experience with implementing data privacy platforms such as OneTrust a plus Preferred
  • Experience with Linux OS fundamentals (permissions management, networking, process management, etc.) a plus Preferred
  • Experience with Kubernetes and Docker technologies a plus Preferred
  • Formal Project Management and/or Business Analysis skills a plus Preferred
  • Experience implementing packaged software a plus Preferred
  • Experience with process automation applications, such as Power Automate a plus Preferred

Skills & Ability

  • Project Demonstrated project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated analytical skills
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Possesses a high degree of initiative
  • Possesses strong technical aptitude
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent collaboration and team building skills
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, etc.

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Required
  • Other: Deployment, Administration and Operation Preferred

Physical Demands

  • Must sit or stand to answer a phone for entire shift
  • Must sit or stand to use a keyboard, mouse, and computer for entire shift
  • Must have excellent manual dexterity and be able to use hands for entire shift

Other Physical Demands

  • Must be able to respond to Company emergencies by performing a System Emergency Assignment to restore service to our customers.

Technical Difficulty Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer

  • Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc. (Con Edison), Orange & Rockland Utilities (O&R), and Consolidated Edison Transmission (CET) are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of the individual’s actual or perceived disability, protected veteran status, race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, domestic violence victim status, or any other actual or perceived status protected by law.