Business Intelligence Architect

Date:  Jun 4, 2022
Property:  101 INNOVATION (0008)

Irvine, CA, 92617

Division:  Innovation Technology (IT)
Req ID:  39940

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions Architect to meet a rapidly growing demand for curated data across the organization.   This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on the value that our Enterprise data management team provides for its business partners. As we make progress in our cloud data platform strategy, this role will also be instrumental for the design of BI services, rationalizing BI tools that enable our business partners to support tactical and strategic decision making driving a culture of analytics.  We blend design, engineering, and analytics expertise to build the future. 

Success in this role also requires the ability to communicate, present and interact comfortably with senior leadership; demonstrated proficiency implementing self-service solutions to empower an organization to generate valuable actionable data insights, data modeling, and data engineering with significant experience advocating solutions in the cloud-native data management platforms. 

The ideal candidate will also have excellent problem solving skills, strong team player as well as an individual contributor as situation calls for; ability to understand information quickly, derive insight, synthesize information clearly and concisely, and devise solutions; strong relationship-building and interpersonal skills; demonstrated self-confidence, quick learner, honesty, and integrity; a desire to learn, and develop with new technologies and methods.

Job Duties:

  • Understand complex business requirements and translate into well-architected solutions that remarkably demonstrate the modern BI & Analytics platform
  • Use highest level of subject matter expertise to provide decisions on architecture, data modeling, data sourcing, and data quality
  • Lead technical design sessions, and document specifications for BI solutions, platform architecture, and other artifacts
  • Partner with Sr. Director, Business Intelligence and Analytics to help guide technology modernization strategy
  • Manage release deployments and performance testing
  • Evaluate and optimize existing BI systems
  • Monitor and support BI database servers and processes
  • Ability to assess and leverage strengths of a diverse group of people to maximize team performance
  • Be a leader. Mentor remotely located BI teammates, embracing a workforce of the future mindset. 
  • Provide excellent end user support
  • Build high priority prototypes in cloud platform and demonstrate value
  • Present proposed solution blueprints to the Architecture Review Board.

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business Analytics, Business Management or specialized training/certification



  • 12+ years of proven experience as a Business Intelligence Developer, Data Engineer and/or Architect
  • 8+ years proven data modeling skills - must have demonstrable experience designing models for data warehousing and analytics use-cases (e.g. from operational data store to semantic models)
  • 5+ years of Data engineering experience in cloud computing manner preferably in GCP 
  • Experience with Snowflake and other Cloud Data Warehousing / Data Lake
  • Experience with  ETL/ELT designs for loading data into the ODS and data warehouse
  • Experience with the semantic layer and enabling the end users to discover and explore the data
  • Knowledge/working experience in reporting tools such as Tableau, Business Objects would be a plus
  • Experience operating in an agile development environment preferred
  • Exposure to data science practices preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly proficient in SQL and python for automation and data manipulation
  • Capability to conduct performance analysis, troubleshooting and remediation
  • Self-driven individual with the ability to work independently or as part of a project team
  • ​​Machine learning experience using R or Python is a plus

About Us:
Irvine Company is a privately held real estate investment company and master-planner committed to creating and sustaining communities that thrive for generations.

Irvine Company is respected for its master planning and environmental stewardship of the Irvine Ranch in Orange County, including diversified operations throughout coastal California. Irvine Company brings to life neighborhoods and sustainable communities with a full range of housing, jobs, retail centers, schools, parks and open space.

We take as much pride in our employee community as we do the communities we create. It’s an environment populated with talented and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

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