Data Architect

Denver, Colorado, US
Closing date
Jun 13, 2022

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Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( ) is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

Data Architect- Mining

Job Grade: 106

Job Location: Denver Corporate Office or Perth Regional Office.

About this role

What will you be responsible for?
  • We develop and execute a vision for the delivery of information and analytics solutions to key partners through the improvement of data quality and accessibility.
  • We execute the business vision through the design and oversight of an enterprise-wide data platform; the development, deployment, and management of data catalogs and reporting tools; and the delivery of data and analytical solutions to key partners that enable business processes.
  • We lead local and offshore developers and analysts and oversee requirements' definition as they relate to information integration, analysis, access and distribution
  • We deliver solutions that meet or exceed these expectations and contribute to setting technology strategy and prioritize technology projects.
  • We drive advantages through the strategic use of data, proactively drive creative, cost-effective, strategic enabling processes and system-enabled solutions.

In this role you will

Here is a snapshot of what your day to day will look like:

Establish and Lead Data Architecture and Tools for Operational Data
  • We collaborate with Operational Support Networks, Regional and Site resources to identify, analyze and profile operational data to set data architecture, establish and oversee data models, integrations, catalogs, and metadata.
  • We supervise the execution and work product of third-party technical contractors to effectively design and deliver their data architecture / catalog technology solutions and in resolving requirements and associated costs for each system including the advisement of potential technology and process improvement as a part of continuous improvement accountabilities.
  • In conjunction with Data & Analytics Committee Leadership Committee, we strategize, plan, prioritize, schedule and lead the execution and development of appropriate equipment and service provider resources to implement the systems in scope of responsibility within the parameters of security, data integrity, programming logic integrity, administration, and reporting policies.
  • We supervise, advise, and authorize the creation, design, development, and implementation/delivery of comprehensive system testing plans and communicate the impact of system changes to key partners.

Drive Data Architectures and Standards and Increase Data Consolidations Utilization
  • We utilize implemented data architecture and catalog tools and standards, coordinate and drive data standardization through common schemas, categorization of data models and relationships with the ultimate goal of aligning data use and easing access.
  • In partnership with Operational Support Networks, Regional and Site resources, we drive consolidation and utilization of data through data modeling and integration, systematic improvements in instrumentation systems, or business process and behavioral changes.
  • We maintain implemented data models and identify and analyze new data sources to integrate into the data platform and drive alignment of operational data.
  • We assist data engineers and visualization engineers in building data visualizations of business processes and business outcomes/KPIs utilizing modeled data.

Collaborate with regions and functions
  • We collaborate with Operational Support Networks, Regional and Site functions to find opportunities to use data and sophisticated analytics techniques to improve business results. Elicit business goals from business owners and identify use cases for sophisticated data analysis. Develop initial data profiles and analysis of data needed for fit and alignment with existing data models.
  • We collaborate with other D&A team members in definition of data and analytics strategy, use cases, principles, policies, tools and design and ensure solutions adhere to established and agreed upon policies.

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Your training, skills & experience checklist

Here is what we would need to see from you!

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT, Data or BI or Mining Engineering
  • MBA studies or Postgraduate are preferred.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in a leadership role within a data and analytics team within a large global organization, responsible for data architecture, platform design, or system architecture.
  • Minimum 5 years of data analysis, discovery, design and modeling data entities and relationships, logical and physical models of moderate complexity working with various types of source data: logs/streams, transactional, and semi-unstructured.
  • Minimum 2 years experience with large data and analytics teams working with large datasets, data management tools, leading standard business definitions and metadata for the critical data elements
  • Familiarity with database architectures, SQL and large-scale data platforms, particularly modern cloud-based data lake and data warehouse architectures and implementations
  • Strong process and solution integration experience.
  • Experience working with and leading onshore and offshore third-party service provider(s)
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a large organization that is internationally dispersed.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Creative thinking and problem solving, including logical and structured decision making.
  • Facilitation and consulting skills.
  • Business writing and oral communication skills.
  • Customer engagement and conflict resolution skills.
  • Continuous improvement mentality.
  • Sophisticated analytical, statistical modeling and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work productively in a mixed onshore / offshore team.
  • Ability to lead third-party vendors.
  • Ability to lead outsourced managed services resources
  • Project management experience desirable, but not required

Working conditions & location

Where you will be located!
  • The position is located in the Denver corporate office or Perth Regional office.
  • Willingness to put in extra hours as projects and priorities require.
  • Flexible hours to accommodate global meeting times.
  • Position may be required to travel to and assist other domestic and international sites.

The salary range offered for this role is $ 127,710- 160,000 . The salary range is tied to the Colorado market for jobs performed in Colorado. The salary offer to the successful candidate will be based on job-related education, training, and/or experience. The salary offer will not be based on a candidate's salary history at other jobs, and by law, Newmont will not seek information about salary history, and candidates should not share such information with Newmont.

This role will be eligible for participation in a discretionary annual bonus program, pursuant to which an employee may be awarded a percentage of their salary based on the company's performance and their own individual performance.

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits: Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; 401(k) program with company match; pension; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); adoption assistance; dependent scholarship program; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance. All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont's sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Denver
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