TitleData Architect
State/ProvinceAny State
Avalon Consulting, LLC is looking for a professional with a range of skills in data systems, architecture and data modeling. The selected individual will analyze, design, and work with a team of skilled consultants to build Big Data solutions for private enterprises and government clients. The applicant would be involved in all phases of the project lifecycle, from initial analysis and requirements gathering, to design, implementation and deployment. 
We are looking for individuals who know data, are problem solvers and solution designers, and who thrive on learning new techniques and technologies. If you are passionate about finding ways to gain value from data, have used tools like ERWin and ER Studio, and have actively investigated technologies such as SOLR and ElasticSearch, NoSQL databases (XML/Document/Graph), RDF triple stores, and the Hadoop ecosystem, then you are a good fit for Avalon. 
Responsibilities include:

Designing and building enterprise-scale data models and metadata repositories
Analyzing client data challenges and business opportunities to write requirements and specifications
Developing metadata schemas, taxonomies, ontologies, and content models
Software development and scripting to support systems implementation
Software configuration and management to deploy new systems  


BS or MS in Computer Science, MLIS, MSIS or equivalent
At least two years’ experience with data modeling
At least one year using ERWin and/or ER Studio
Ability to develop programs using languages such as Javascript, Python, Java, C#, XSLT, XQuery, Ruby, Perl, etc.

Special consideration given to applicants with any of these skills:

Experience with document databases such as MarkLogic, Couchbase, MongoDB or eXist
Knowledge of SOLR, ElasticSearch or other search engines
Demonstrated experience in semantic modeling, which could include knowledge of RDF, OWL, SPARQL
Experience with Ontology Modeling tools such as TopBraid, Composer and Protégé
Experience with RDF Triple-stores like Apache, Jena, Virtuoso, and MarkLogic 8
Experience with ECM, CMS and DAM platforms such as Alfresco, OpenText/Vignette/Content Server and AEM/Day CQ.