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Textron Data Architect in Wichita, Kansas

Data Architect



The Data Architect role will provide architecture services on data lake and data warehousing technologies/environments. Working with cross-functional teams and other data architects/scientists, this position will expand the Business Intelligence and Advanced Analytics team’s capability to provide services and solutions on projects that contribute directly to long-term company growth.


  1. Design, develop, construct, test, and maintain architectures such as databases and large-scale processing systems

  2. Maintain and develop processes for data modeling, ETL/ELT development, data mining, data preparation, data integration, and data cataloging

  3. Oversee the deployment of data to a data warehouse

  4. Contribute occasionally to workflow of tickets and assist with Sev 1, 2, and 3 ticket resolution

  5. Resolve, contribute, and provide solutions for IT work requests

  6. Train users in tools and processes according to IT policies and guidelines

  7. Provide technical leadership and mentoring to other engineers for best practices and data engineering

  8. Collaborate with IT analysts, data scientists, and system administrators

  9. Plan and execute projects according to established milestones and schedules

  10. Prepare project/program briefings to management and customers

  11. Create blueprints for data management systems to integrate, centralize, protect, and maintain data sources

  12. Evaluate and recommend solutions that will co-exist with current environments

  13. Manage data governance and quality processes across many platforms



  • Bachelor’s degree required in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field

  • Master’s degree in applicable field preferred

  • 7 years relevant experience working in Information Technology preferably focused on data engineering or architecture, business intelligence and analytics, or related areas


  • Experience with data warehousing technologies and environments

  • Ability to use/support big data tools like Azure, Hadoop, or similar environments

  • Experience with managing, manipulating, processing, and supporting databases, dashboards and reporting systems

  • Have experience using and supporting MS Excel, PowerBI, Python, Pentaho, Alteryx, SAP BODS, SAP BW, SAP STL, SAP BOBJ, SAP HANA, Azure, and/or Cloudera Hadoop (HDFS, Hive, Impala, etc.)

  • Advanced knowledge in:

  • Structured Query Language (SQL) especially within the MS SQL Server and Oracle environments

  • Linux OS and Windows Server OS

  • Familiarwith software development lifecycle, including waterfall, agile, and DevOps methodologies

  • Must be adaptable, flexible, self-motivated, critical-thinking, and problem-solving

  • Excellent troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Ability to work independently and balance time-sensitive obligations

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Information Technology

Primary Location US-Kansas-Wichita

Recruiting Company Textron Aviation

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 292194