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Business Data Architect, People Data Management



IT, People & HR, Data Science
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Business Data Architect, People Data Management

People, People & Places
in Dallas, Texas

About the Team

At Uber, the People Data and Analytics team exists to empower leaders and HR partners to make higher quality decisions, in less time, using the best available data and evidence. We deliver actionable insights across all aspects of the talent lifecycle - recruiting, selection, onboarding, development, engagement, and retention - to create positive people and business outcomes.

About the Role

In this pivotal role, you will contribute to the transformation of our people processes and technology, by ensuring data accuracy. You will be responsible for defining and implementing data strategy, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and driving data literacy to enhance the use of people's data to drive business decisions. This role will sit in our Dallas office and report into the Director, People Data Management.

What You'll Do

  • Design & implement a comprehensive data strategy with a clearly defined people data ecosystem aligned with strategic business objectives
  • Establish standards for data modeling, integration, processing, and delivery; translating business requirements into technical specifications
  • Define and design data observability and quality standards for engineering to implement: Ensure consistency and accuracy
  • Ensure our data strategy is aligned with future state people processes for accuracy and efficiency (access controls, governance, etc.)
  • Partner with Uber data team to enable data governance tools for data cataloging, master data and metadata management
  • Develop best practice guidelines for self-service: Offer hands-on guidance and assistance and empower users to follow best practices in all aspects of business data management
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and technologies: Continuously monitor industry trends and emerging technologies in business data architecture and solutions to keep the People Data and Analytics team innovative and forward-thinking

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Information Technology, or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience in business data strategy, data architecture, modeling, solution design, data engineering, or a similar role
  • Proficiency in advanced SQL queries
  • Experience in data management (data governance, master data management and data quality)
  • Strong communication and leadership skills, with the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and senior leadership

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience designing solution architectures/blueprints for large-scale business data platforms
  • Proven experience as a business data strategist or architect, preferably in a leadership role
  • Strong hands-on experience in business data management, data warehousing, and data modeling
  • Excellent problem-solving experience in large-scale complex business data warehousing environments
  • Experience with Airflow or similar data pipeline orchestration tools
  • Experience with dimensional modeling on Hive or similar open-source databases
  • Understanding of distributed business data and storage systems and processing
  • Proven experience working in cross-functional highly matrix environments with good collaboration and communication skills

For Dallas, TX-based roles: The base salary range for this role is USD$137,000 per year - USD$152,000 per year.

You will be eligible to participate in Uber's bonus program, and may be offered an equity award & other types of comp. You will also be eligible for various benefits. More details can be found at the following link https://www.uber.com/careers/benefits.

Uber is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by completing this form.

Offices continue to be central to collaboration and Uber’s cultural identity. Unless formally approved to work fully remotely, Uber expects employees to spend at least half of their work time in their assigned office. For certain roles, such as those based at green-light hubs, employees are expected to be in-office for 100% of their time. Please speak with your recruiter to better understand in-office expectations for this role.