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Title:  Data Architect II

Requisition ID:  116583
Location: 

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85004-2121

Category:  Information Systems
Description: 

Freeport-McMoRan is a leading international mining company with headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona. We operate large, long-lived, geographically diverse assets with significant proven and probable reserves of copper, gold, and molybdenum. The company has a dynamic portfolio of operating, expansion and growth projects in the copper industry. Freeport-McMoRan is one of the world’s largest publicly traded copper producers, the world’s largest producer of molybdenum and a significant gold producer. We have a long and successful history of conducting our business in a safe, highly efficient and socially-responsible manner. We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.

We have the assets, the talent, the drive and the financial strength to provide attractive and rewarding careers of our employees. We encourage you to take the time to explore the opportunity to advance your career at Freeport-McMoRan.

Please note: This position has the possibility of working remotely within 150 miles of Phoenix, Arizona for a percentage of the scheduled work time, as determined by the supervisor. If hired, you will be required to comply with Freeport-McMoRan’s requirement of all employees who are working or attending a meeting onsite at a corporate office location, to submit proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to entry, unless the company has granted them a medical or religious accommodation.

Description

You will be a project leader on a global fast-growing Data Architecture and Modeling team pursuing a vision of analytics-driven mining at Freeport. Your expertise in data warehouse architecture, data modeling, and ETL will enable and empower our organization to maintain a robust and trusted Enterprise Data Warehouse. At Freeport we understand that our data does not reach its full potential until it is analyzed, and insights effectively communicated to the enterprise. You will work in close collaboration with subject matter experts, data engineers, business intelligence analysts, data scientists, and software engineers to develop advanced, highly automated data products.

  • Agile Project Work: Work as a project leader in cross-functional, geographically distributed agile teams of highly skilled delivery teams to continuously innovate analytic solutions.
    • Ensure agile team delivers on time by defining clear goals, identifying appropriate development patterns, maintaining a plan for execution, and actively secure its implementation through the scrum process
    • Develop data requirements through data modeling techniques and structured working sessions. Take action to express data requirements as 3rd Normal Form logical data models through review of source system documentation, review of system features, and workshop sessions.
    • Create physical database design for the Snowflake data warehouse and other database technologies in partnership with other technical resources
    • Develop documentation of Data Lineage and Data Dictionaries to create a broad awareness of the enterprise data model and its applications
    • Develop real-time/bulk data pipelines from a variety of sources (streaming data, APIs, data warehouse, messages, images, video, etc)
    • Partner with key business SMEs to build and manage the workgroup database view library by building relevant data shapes in SQL
    • Apply best practices within DataOps (Version Control, P.R. Based Development, Schema Change Control, CI/CD, Deployment Automation, Test Automation, Shift left on Security, Loosely Coupled Architectures, Monitoring, Proactive Notifications)
  • Problem Solving/Project Management: Provide thought leadership in problem solving to enrich possible solutions by constructively challenging paradigms and actively soliciting other opinions. Actively participate in R&D initiatives
  • Architecture: Ensure the project team utilizes modern cloud technologies, follow established design patterns, and employ best practices from DevOps/DataOps to produce enterprise quality production Python and SQL code with minimal errors. Identify and direct the implementation code optimization opportunities during code review sessions and proactively pull in external experts as needed.
  • Self-Development: Flexibly seek out new work or training opportunities to broaden experience. Independently research latest technologies and openly discuss applications within the department. Actively coach and mentor jr team members.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, analytical field (Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) or related discipline and five (5) years of relevant work experience
    OR
  • Master’s or Ph.D. in engineering, computer science, analytical field (Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) or related discipline and three (3) years of relevant work experience
  • Knowledge of data model using IDEF1X or similar data modeling methodologies
  • Knowledge of data modeling tools like ER Studio or Erwin
  • Proficient practitioner of SQL development
  • Experience leading joint design sessions and working in groups
  • Strong verbal and written skills in English language

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient practitioner of Python development
  • Working knowledge of Software Engineering and Object Orient Programming Principles
  • Working knowledge of Parallel Processing Environments such as Snowflake or Spark SQL.
  • Working knowledge of problem solving/root cause analysis on Production workloads
  • Working knowledge of Agile, Scrum, and Kanban
  • Working knowledge of enterprise scheduling and workflow orchestration using tools such as Airflow, Prefect, Dagster, or similar tooling
  • Working knowledge with CI/CD and automation tools like Jenkins or Azure DevOps

 

Criteria/Conditions:

  • Must be able to frequently sit, stand and walk.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and carry up to 10 pounds.
  • Must be able to work in a potentially stressful environment.
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hart hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.
  • Freeport-McMoRan promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws

Freeport-McMoRan has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs require employees to perform essential job functions that pose a direct threat to the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others.  Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:

  • Site-based positions, or positions which require unescorted access to site-based operational areas, which are held by employees who are required to receive MSHA, OSHA, DOT, HAZWOPER and/or Hazard Recognition Training; or
  • Positions which are held by employees who operate equipment, machinery or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing the essential functions of their job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose "motor vehicles" includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel); or
  • Positions which Freeport-McMoRan has designated as safety sensitive positions in the applicable job or position description and which upon further review continue to be designated as safety-sensitive based on an individualized assessment of the actual duties performed by a specifically identified employee.

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