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SAP BI Architect (Hilversum) bij Cognizant Technology Solutions



Cognizant is looking for a SAP BI Architect!


  • Be responsible for designing technology architecture for Information and Analytics, which will adequately support the enterprise vision of the organization;
  • Drive a consistent data architecture approach across the organization: contribute to and communicate data architecture standards & guidelines;
  • Work with the Business Systems Analyst (BSA) Lead, Project Manager, Solutions Architect and business people to deliver high quality Information and Analytics projects;
  • Evaluate new Technologies for innovation and improvement of Information and Analytics efficiency, cost effectiveness and additional capabilities;
  • Ensure a governance model so that project designs are in compliance with data architecture standards;
  • Support Canonical Data Modeling efforts;
  • Work across Customer, Inc. to emphasize and enable a shared data vision;
  • Collaborate in defining Customer, Inc. strategy around data management initiatives including, Master Data Management (MDM) and Data Quality (DQ);
  • Work on the most complex projects that contribute to the overall strategic vision of the organization;
  • Integrate a broad range of ideas regarding technical architecture and develop strategies for migration toward the architectural vision;
  • Use strong collaborative skills to work across multiple stakeholder groups to translate business strategies, initiatives, goals and objectives into data management proposals;
  • Employ strategic thinking to participate in planning, design and policy development related to Data Architecture and Information management;
  • Use storytelling techniques to translate technical concepts and break down complex situations into easily understandable communications - visual, written and verbal that can be understood by less technically oriented stakeholders, including senior executives;
  • Be visionary, grounded in reality, with the ability to think conceptually, suggest solutions, provide functional expertise and bring the big picture perspective;
  • Provide thought leadership, create strategies and make recommendations on a wide variety of complex issues having a significant and strategic impact on processes and the business;
  • Develop internal and external partnerships that leverage expertise, and expand our knowledge and progress;
  • Facilitate tradeoff and prioritization discussions.

Gevraagd wordt

  • 8+ years professional experience in the concepts of complex Business Intelligence, Information or Data Architecture, with internal and external design capabilities required;
  • Expert knowledge of Business Intelligence and Analytics technologies required;
  • 5+ years’ Data architecture and/or Data Warehousing experience required;
  • 3+ years’ Experience with Data Modeling Software and Processes required;
  • 3+ years’ experience with Teradata, Hadoop preferred;
  • 3+ years’ of experience utilizing business intelligence tools like Cognos preferred;
  • 3+ years’ of experience utilizing data visualization tools like Tableau preferred;
  • Experience with balancing usability, data integrity, and performance;
  • Experience in learning and adapting quickly to new tools and new business situations;
  • Strong team player who can define and enforce data standards;
  • Proven ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical team members;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Experience interfacing with and presenting to senior business leaders;
  • Understanding of industry trends; ability to recognize potential risks and benefits to customer;
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field required; Master’s degree preferred.


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Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.), Cognizant combines a passion for client satisfaction, technology innovation, deep industry and business process expertise and a global, collaborative workforce that embodies the future of work. With over 50 delivery centers worldwide and approximately 187,400 employees as of June 30, 2014, Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 2000 and the Fortune 500 and is ranked among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.