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Job No. 515264 Enterprise Data Architect

California State University, Bakersfield
California, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Nov 29, 2022
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CLASSIFICATION TITLE: Analyst/Programmer – Expert


PAY PLAN: 12-month

  • However, offer amount will be commensurate with candidate's experience, education, skills, and training.


PAY BASIS: Monthly

BENEFITS: CSUB offers a best-in-class benefit package for eligible employees that includes an array of medical plans, choice of dental plans, vision coverage, retirement participation in CalPERS, CSU tuition waiver, up to 24 vacation days per year, sick leave with unlimited accrual, 14 paid holidays per year and more! See our benefits website for additional information.

CANDIDATES ELIGIBLE TO APPLY: Open to all qualified applicants


FOR PRIORITY CONSIDERATION, applications must be received by June 27, 2022; however, the position will remain open until filled.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at CSU Vaccination Policy [] and questions may be sent to

POSITION PURPOSE: Under the general direction of the Enterprise Applications Director, this position is responsible for designing data, systems, and infrastructure to understand, curate, organize, provide, and integrate data from a myriad of systems to a myriad of systems. The duties include acting as the subject matter expert to identify campus' data sources, collaborating with stakeholders to determine their data storage and organizational needs, and using the information to create and maintain data infrastructure to support campus missions. Additionally, this position develops data management and storage solutions to ensure CSUB data's is stored effectively and securely. The incumbent works almost completely independently on the most complex problems and work assignments.

  • Database Analysis
  • Act as subject matter expert/specialist in designing, building, and maintaining data warehouse architecture for the University. Stakeholders and report writers rely on incumbent's expertise in curating data from multiple data sources in order to support the campus' goals of data driven decision-making.
  • Define all metadata standards for the data ecosystem.
  • Collaborate with campus stakeholders to identify data sources, data definitions, and frequency of updates.
  • Work with campus stakeholders to identify future reporting needs and requirements.
  • Partner with analysts to design optimized SQL queries, enabling scalable reporting with a growing data volume.
  • Partner with data scientists and analysts to design effective data pipelines required for data modeling.
  • Develop solutions to store and retrieve information.
  • Develop integrations to extract, transform, and load data into other storage systems.
  • Design conceptual and logical data models and flowcharts.
  • Provide continual assessment of data systems performance and identification and tuning of problem areas.
  • Monitor applications and make recommendations on upgrades or new functionality.
  • Migrate data from legacy systems to new data store solutions.
  • Leverage CSU provided data lake to augment campus data ecosystem.
  • Research and properly evaluate sources of information to determine possible limitations in reliability or usability.
  • Document current state, future state, and provide recommendations for improvement.
  • Database Admin & Support
  • Install and configure data storage solutions to ensure functionality.
  • Improve system performance by conducting tests, troubleshooting, and integrating new elements.
  • Define backup procedures and data restoration procedures.
  • Lead Direction
  • Provide lead direction to data warehouse engineers and other team members involved in extracting, transforming, and loading data into university data warehouse.
  • Lead campus-wide projects involving stakeholders and technical resources.


    EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE – Bachelor's degree in computer science or business or equivalent training and applied experience. Three (3) years of recent programming and systems analysis experience.

    • Proven work experience in developing and supporting data architecture
    • Ability to be proactive and understand problems from broad, interactive perspective and can develop solutions that combine information and ideas in new, unprecedented ways.
    • Ability to lead teams and implementation efforts for assigned projects using advanced communication and listening skills.
    • Hands-on experience with data management, data storage systems, and big data
    • In-depth understanding of data storage structure principles to maximize efficiency and flexibility.
    • Ability to use data resource and productivity tools applicable to the database management system.
    • Ability to work and communicate with users to define and meet data warehousing needs and requirements.
    • Experience gathering and analyzing system requirements
    • Knowledge of data mining and segmentation techniques.
    • Expertise in RDBMS and cloud-based storage solutions.
    • Expertise in Azure and/or Amazon data environments (warehousing, storage, reporting).
    • Familiarity with data visualization tools (Amazon, Azure, Tableau, Pyramid Analytics).
    • Proven analytical skills and a problem-solving attitude.
    • Strong math and analytical skills are essential to complete job requirements successfully
    • Able to compile and organize statistical information retrieved and present findings to management
    • Experience working with private and sensitive personal information
    • Confident in decision making and the ability to explain processes or choices as needed
    • Excellent multitasking skills and task management strategies
    • Ability to complete milestones and work toward multiple deadlines simultaneously
    • Regular and reliable attendance is required.
    • Demonstrated customer service experience requiring a very high level of diplomacy and professionalism.
    • Ability to use tact and diplomacy to effectively handle a broad range of high level and sensitive interpersonal situations with diverse personalities, and to respond appropriately to conflicts and problems.
    • Ability to initiate, establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere in the University with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within a diverse population and with those from various cultural backgrounds.
    • Excellent communication skills: ability to effectively communicate information in a clear and understandable manner, both verbally and in writing.
    • Thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
    • Ability to interpret, communicate and apply policies and procedures.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to set own priorities to coordinate multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines.
    • Excellent computer skills and competence with a variety of computer applications including word-processing, spreadsheets, databases, on-line systems, Internet as well as online calendaring and email.
    • Working knowledge of or ability to quickly learn University infrastructure, policies, and procedures.
    • Must be willing to travel and attend training programs off-site for occasional professional development.
    • Must be able to work occasional holidays and adjust working hours to meet special jobs. May be called back periodically to perform work as needed on an emergency basis.

    • Prior work experience with PeopleSoft Applications.
    • Proven work experience as a Data Architect.
    • Master of Science degree in data analytics.
    • Demonstrated skills in an institutional/educational environment utilizing a customer-oriented and service-centered attitude.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: SEDENTARY WORK - involves mainly sitting; minimal walking and standing; lifting light weight objects limited to 15 pounds.



    SCREENING: Only those applicants possessing experience most directly related to the immediate needs of the office will be invited to appear before a Qualifications Appraisal Board for the purpose of appraising training, experience, and interest in the position.

    CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY EMPLOYEES UNION: It shall be the policy of the CSU in filling vacant CSUEU bargaining Units 2, 5, 7 & 9 positions to fill such vacancies from among qualified individuals currently employed on-campus except when it is determined that it is necessary to appoint outside applicants to meet campus workforce diversity goals or to provide specialized skills and abilities that are not available from current employees.

    BACKGROUND CHECK: Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

    SENSITIVE POSITION: Sensitive positions are designated by the CSU as requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position, based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of the people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to the CSU or individuals in the university community.


    GENERAL INFORMATION: It is the policy of California State University, Bakersfield to hire only United States citizens and aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. All new employees will be required to present documentation verifying their right to accept employment. You will also be requested to present a social security card at the time of initial appointment in compliance with state payroll regulations. State regulations require that every state employee sign the Oath of Allegiance prior to commencing the duties of his/her State employment, except legally employed non-citizens. These individuals are required to sign the Declaration of Permission to Work.

    EEO STATEMENT: California State University, Bakersfield is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will be considered without regard to gender, race, age, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, disability or covered veteran status.

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