Data Architect Data Architect …

West Monroe Partners
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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West Monroe Partners
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Data Architect

Data Architect

222 W Adams St, 11th Floor
Chicago, Illinois, 60606
United States

West Monroe isn’t a start-up consulting firm, but we act like one.

From day one, our people have the opportunity to make a definitive personal impact for their clients and their careers. What does this mean? It means we seek out the best of the best, and then we challenge them to make us better.

If you are looking to be a “behind the scenes” technologist, this isn’t the place for you. We celebrate driven professionals who thrive in a collaborative environment. Our consultants work on front lines – partnering with clients to deliver game changing solutions in the most dynamic industries. Sound interesting? Then West Monroe just might be the place for you.

Think you’re up to the challenge?

West Monroe is seeking an experienced Data Architect to join our thriving Advanced Analytics Practice in the Chicago office. This is an excellent opportunity to work with Fortune 250 clients developing data strategy and roadmaps, implementing new large-scale analytics platforms, while gaining exposure to a variety of industries including healthcare, insurance, manufacturing, E&U, and professional services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and architect ETL data architecture extraction and data processing for clients
  • Design experience with modern data architecture including AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc.
  • Understanding of visualization and full data layer architecture
  • Design data flow and processing pipelines for ingestion and analysis using modern toolsets such as Spark on Scala, Storm, Flume, Sqoop, and others
  • Technical architecture and hands on experience building, designing, and working with data bricks, data ingestion tools, modern data platforms, and more
  • Complex understanding and architecture of data governance processes and data processing
  • Provide data management expertise to our clients in evaluating requirements and developing data architecture and performing platform selection and design. Data management includes appropriate structuring, stewardship of data, semantics/syntax of data attributes, coding structures, and mapping schemes
  • Guide and coach consultants, share best practices, perform code reviews
  • Coordinate activities with data source application owners to ensure integration with analytics platform and source systems


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • The ideal candidate will have 6+ years of professional experience with large complex data structures
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Travel requirements: up to 50%
  • 3+ years of prior consulting experience
  • Experience with other NoSQL platforms, focused on what requirements drive technology choices
  • Experience with Microsoft BI tools a strong plus
  • Has good knowledge of standard methodologies, concepts, best practices, and procedures within a Big Data environment
  • A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required as well as flexibility in job role and working hours during critical deliveries
  • A natural sense of urgency, initiative, and a positive team player philosophy to be reflected in daily work ethic

So, if you’re looking for an opportunity to flex your technical muscles in a high-energy, team-oriented environment where you own your career, we’d love to hear from you. 

Think you’ve got what it takes? Join our team and make us better.


West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer -
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law.