Business Applications Architect


Remote / *Northeastern US, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 03/24/2021
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  • Company Address: 61 Broadway Suite 2401, New York, NY, 10006

About Collibra

Collibra is the Data Intelligence company. We accelerate trusted business outcomes by connecting the right data, insights, and algorithms to all Data Citizens. Our cloud-based platform connects IT and the business to build a data-driven culture for the digital enterprise. Global organizations choose Collibra to unlock the value of their data and turn it into a strategic, competitive asset.

Job Description

Joining Collibra's Corporate IT Team:

If you are someone who enjoys building new cloud-based, SaaS technologies, seeks to continuously improve integrated, scalable solutions, and wants to be a part of a fast growing Corporate IT team, then this is the place for you. 

The Business Applications Architect will have a hands-on role, leading the strategic direction and build-out of Collibra’s SaaS systems architecture and integration strategy to maximize productivity, scale business operations, and put business intelligence into the hands of Collibrians to make improved business decisions.  He or she will have the opportunity to partner with Collibra’s business owners to translate workflow and reporting requirements into technical specifications that manifest into scalable, unified integration and data intelligence solutions.

Collibra culture encourages global collaboration, transparency, collegiality and teamwork. It is a fun place where we embrace change and drive innovative thinking with confident leadership as “One Collibra.”

The Business Applications Architect at Collibra will be responsible for:

  • Collaborate with technology and business stakeholders to obtain a full understanding of Collibra’s technology systems and develop an Enterprise Architecture vision and strategy.
  • Drive due diligence for a proper review of SaaS integration providers and lead the vendor selection and contract negotiations.
  • Define an integration implementation roadmap and drive the design and deployment of  integration solutions that enables scalability, availability, and re-use.
  • Partner with the Data Office to ensure all source data, data lake, and Collibra-for-Collibra data governance tools are connected and utilized by business reporting teams across the organization.
  • Create and execute an overall BI/Analytics strategy and roadmap to enable data-driven decision-making that meet the reporting needs of execs, functional leads, and analysts across the organization.
  • Partner with InfoSec to develop architectural and security best practices to ensure application reliability and compliance.
  • Establish an architecture governance board to ensure effective use of corporate applications across the IT ecosystem and to facilitate architecture roadmap decisions that enable Collibra’s long-term business strategy.

You Have:

  • 12-15 years as a hands-on enterprise architect, implementing SaaS and data architecture strategies, and leading IT integration roadmaps through all phases of the project lifecycle from scoping, requirements gathering, design, development, testing, and go-live.
  • Experience with and ability to assess third-party enterprise application integration tools like Mulesoft, Dell Boomi, Jitterbit, Workato.
  • Experience with cloud-based, Saas applications such as Salesforce Sales Cloud & CPQ, Netsuite, Conga, FinancialForce, Workday HCM, Gainsight, Zendesk, Tableau, Marketo.
  • 10+ years experience in Business Intelligence/Data Analytics with ability to architect an enterprise data management solution while leveraging company-wide use of Tableau Online/Desktop and other ETL tools.
  • Subject matter expertise in data warehousing platforms, data marts (Amazon Redshift, preferred), and ETL tools as a foundation to deliver analytics and insights to the business. 
  • Experience architecting data platforms, triangulating data lineage (Collibra, a plus), data operating models, data collection, dataflow management, master data management, data quality, and security.

You Are:

  • Able to “see the big picture” across architecture, systems, data, and roles and how that ties to goals and priorities of the business.  
  • Excited to design and build new technologies and be a driver of change in a fast-growing company.
  • Able to work both independently and as a collaborative partner to define technology strategy and best practices with cross-functional leaders and teams. 
  • Someone with strong intellectual curiosity to continually challenge what exists and explore what should be changed to best meet evolving business needs.
  • Comfortable facilitating structured meetings, presenting options, driving decisions, and promoting change. 

Reporting to Collibra's Director of Enterprise Applications, the measures of success for this role are:

  • Within your first month, you’ll meet business stakeholders across the organization to learn the various source systems, data, roles, and processes at Collibra.  You’ll also meet and align with Collibra’s Data Office to assess how we can “drink our own champagne” and leverage Collibra data intelligence software for Collibra.
  • Within your third month, you’ll partner with Collibra’s business stakeholders to collect workflow, data, and reporting requirements and finalize the selection of a SaaS integration solution.
  • Within your sixth month, you will have begun the implementation and deployment of an integration solution, creation of a business intelligence data reporting program, and structure to run and support on-going operations of Collibra’s corporate systems integrations and reporting needs.

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefit programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, giving back and allyship & belonging.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, carer’s leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: CollibraForGood, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Manager Racial Injustice training and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons - all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, development programs, employee rewards & recognition and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our ERGs and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI counsel, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more! 

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more!), snacks, catered lunches and team offsites!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer - it’s directly tied to our core value, “open, direct, and kind”. We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire, and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. 

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status, or any other legally protected category.

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