Information Technology
87950 Requisition #

Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. (GBS), a division of Gallagher, consistently stands out in a competitive marketplace as an employer of knowledgeable, highly skilled and competitive talent. We are a company that touches businesses and their employees on a personal level. At the core, our job is to help protect the health and well-being of employees and their families and provide for their financial security—all while allowing employers to attract and retain the people they need to grow and succeed. As you consider the value of working for our team, remember our talent, winning attitude and strong performance will be highly valued and will maximize your future potential


How will I contribute to the business?


As a Data Architect you will be a key member of the GBS IT Data and Analytics team. This role creates both enterprise and product/project level data architecture artifacts. Working within the organization with Data & Analytics, Technology and other stakeholders, the Data Architect facilitates the creation and evaluation of data models, data governance data strategy through the review of requirements and use cases to recommend both strategic and execution level artifacts with the standard methodologies for development. The architect will be responsible for design and delivery of solutions to integrate data from line of business applications into data warehouses and marts and the presentation of this data to end users using data visualization software. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of traditional and cloud-based architecture approaches, with strong programming skills including SQL.



Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the architecture and design of cloud-based data architecture using Azure data platform solutions.
  • Determine architecture solutions that meet performance, scalability, reliability, and security needs.
  • Lead multiple, large, highly complex efforts simultaneously, making key architecture and technology decisions.
  • Support conceptual, logical, and physical data modeling efforts for strategic initiatives.
  • Design and develop data warehouse database schemas, extract, transform, and load (ETL) mappings, procedures, and schedules.
  • Coordinate activities with data source application owners to ensure integration and data integrity.
  • Design and develop reports, dashboards, KPIs, and data extracts.
  • Provide proactive technical oversight and mentorship to architecture and development teams fostering re-use, design for scale, stability, and operational efficiency based on strategic business and P&E tenets.
  • Research and evaluate emerging data management technologies for applicability and adoption.
  • Build prototypes of learning solutions to show proof-of-concepts and develop scalable integrated enterprise services
  • Design, develop, implement, test intelligent application solutions in a PaaS environment.
  • Work with technical leadership to drive innovation and create best practices within the team.
  • Present technical ideas and high-level concepts and solutions to internal and external team members.
  • Collaborate and contribute to the company’s data mining architectures, modeling standards, reporting, and data analysis methodologies.
  • Contribute to a positive culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence by identifying and implementing process improvements where appropriate.
  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to understand the business problem, gather business requirements, supporting data and with/without guidance of leadership, help stakeholders/partners understand the business and scientific principles behind the process in order to gain their buy-in
  • Trains/coaches team members or peers and actively shares expertise with peers

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, 5+ years of experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of database structures/ data warehousing principles, and experience in SQL across different platforms including structured and unstructured data from various enterprise sources.
  • Proven technical skills in data architecture, data modeling, data management, and data retention concepts and practices.
  • Experience with the Microsoft SQL Server Technology Stack (2016 or later) is required.
  • Good knowledge of standard concepts, best practices, coming up with blue prints, future state data marts, and procedures within a data warehousing and Business Intelligence(BI) environment
  • Initiative and passion for finding solutions to ambiguous problems and ability to work in difficult situations and across organizational boundaries.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively collaborate with multi-disciplinary groups and all organizational levels
  • High level organizational and project management skills in order to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely manner and to monitor processes throughout a team or department
  • Strong decision-making skills


U.S. Eligibility Requirements:
  • Interested candidates must submit an application and resume/CV online to be considered
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation; any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.  For U.S. employment opportunities, Gallagher hires U.S. citizens, permanent residents, asylees, refugees, and temporary residents. Temporary residence does not include those with non-immigrant work authorization (F, J, H or L visas), such as students in practical training status. Exceptions to these requirements will be determined based on shortage of qualified candidates with a particular skill. Gallagher will require proof of work authorization
  • Must be willing to execute Gallagher's Employee Agreement or Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement, which require, among other things, post-employment obligations relating to non-solicitation, confidentiality and non-disclosure

Gallagher offers competitive salaries and benefits, including: medical/dental/vision plans, life and accident insurance, 401(K), employee stock purchase plan, educational expense reimbursement, employee assistance program, flexible work hours (availability varies by office and job function) training programs, matching gift program, and more.  

Gallagher believes that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against nor favor any applicant because of race, sex, color, disability, national origin, religion, creed, age, marital status, citizenship, veteran status, gender, gender identity / expression, actual or perceived sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic. Equal employment opportunity will be extended in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, compensation, benefits, layoff, and termination. In addition, Gallagher will make reasonable accommodations to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified applicant with a disability, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.

Please Note:

Gallagher never extends an offer of employment or requests any personal identification information without having received an online application and conducted one or more in-person or video interviews. If you have received any communication referencing the offer of a job at Gallagher and you have not submitted an online application or been interviewed by a Gallagher employee, please do not assume that the offer is being sent from a legitimate Gallagher representative.

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