What does a Data Warehouse Architect do?

Data warehouse architects are responsible for designing data warehouse solutions and working with conventional data warehouse technologies to devise plans that support a business or organization. They take client needs or employer goals and work to develop a specific architecture or plan that will be maintained and serve the stated purpose. They maintain systems for keeping raw data, metadata, and other data assets.

Data warehouse architects perform tasks within a greater infrastructure that support activities like data mining that supports activities like data mining that can add value. They consider factors including a project’s ROI and financial metrics to determine best practices and deliver solutions the drive profit and keep data versatile. They collaborate with system designers and provide support to end-users. Data warehouse architects need a bachelor's degree in computer science or information technology.

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Avg. Experience5-7 years

Data Warehouse Architect Salaries

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$9,000 /month
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Big Data Architect
28 Jul 2019

“A good place to work and learn on the latest technologies.”

Data Warehouse Developer
20 Apr 2021

“Less opportunity for career development if you are tech expertise”

ETL Service and Engagement
22 Nov 2021

“Great team to work with”

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Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
21 Sep 2021

“Job had good work life balance”

Warehouse Analyst
16 Jun 2021

“The people I worked with daily were excellent.”

Software Engineer (ETL/Data Warehouse Developer)
21 Oct 2021

“It is a very good organization to work with.”

Data Warehouse Specialist
18 Oct 2019

“Excellent 5 Months Training for freshers.”

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Data Warehouse Architect
8 Jul 2020

“Great people to work with.”

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