Rarefied talent in big data technology and analytics

Data Modeler


Job Description

If you are a Data Modeler looking for a career, not a job, Sagence wants to talk to you. Learn more about the position here:  http://bit.ly/2DTnbVA or continue reading below.

Sagence is a management advisory firm dedicated to helping our clients optimize the value of their data assets. From thinking to doing, Sagence works with leading institutions in the acquisition, evaluation, development, and management of their critical data assets and in the application of analytics to discover new insights, shorten time-to-value, and drive competitive advantage. 

Sagence is actively seeking Data Modelers who are looking for hands-on experience working with Fortune 500 companies in the financial services, healthcare, insurance, and technology industries. As Data Moldeler at Sagence, you will help us build and enhance our clients’ data capabilities and create a competitive advantage. Below you will find an overview of the position requirements and the characteristics of our successful Data Modeler professionals.

Skills & Responsibilities:

Must have a combination of:

  • Advanced knowledge of modeling techniques for conceptual, logical and physical data models
  • Advanced understanding of modeling normalized data structures and manipulating data
  • Familiarity with multiple database platforms such as Oracle, DB2 and SQL Server
  • Understanding of the different data storage/access models (transactional, data staging, operational data store, data warehouse, data mart, data federation) and choose the model(s) appropriate for the client
  • Ability to work with data modeling and repository toolsets (including Erwin and other metadata management toolsets) to create work products
  • Understanding of the characteristics of various data types (structured versus unstructured)
  • Knowledge of data format standards, including industry standards (e.g., XMI for interchange of XML)
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Ability to define business requirements
  • Ability to mentor and perform knowledge transfer to support team

Tools & Technology:

Must be proficient leveraging the tools and technology that drive value for our clients. Illustrative tools include:

  • Data modeling tools (e.g., Erwin, ER/Studio, IBM Data Architect)
  • Database management systems (e.g., MYSQL, SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata)
  • ETL tools (e.g., Informatica, DataStage, Goldengate)

Consulting Acumen:

  • Strong decision-making, project management, and communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability engaging and communicating with stakeholders, across both business and technology functions
  • Strong technical, strategic and business analysis skills with the ability to solve complex problems

Industry Experience

While not required, experience in the industries outlined below is preferred:

  • Prior professional experience in a management consulting environment or client facing role
  • Knowledge and experience working within Financial Services, Insurance, Healthcare, or Technology industries

General Requirements:

  • Candidates must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis. Sagence does not provide sponsorship for work visas.
  • 2-3+ years of professional experience working in a related role
  • Must be collaborative, innovative, curious, resourceful, and exhibit a positive attitude
  • Strong desire to work on exciting projects with smart and creative people
  • Willingness to travel to client sites as needed
  • Must reside in the Chicago or New York metropolitan area

The Sagence Culture

Passionate, diverse, creative, genuine, flexible, hands-on…these are just a few of the words that describe our culture. Our Founders and Partners are deeply involved in the client work on a daily basis. We have a high-energy workplace with a focus on producing high-quality, impactful results. We are committed to equality of opportunity, fairness, work and lifestyle balance, and mutual respect. We promote an entrepreneurial spirit by encouraging individual initiative and foster a collaborative culture and work environment, which includes open communication and on-going learning. We build teamwork through small, dedicated teams who continuously teach each other and learn from one another. We firmly believe these characteristics enable our employees to develop to their fullest potential. To learn more, please visit us at www.sagenceconsulting.com.

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Job Location
Chicago, IL 60606
Company Website
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Employment Type:
Full Time