Tau Six, an agile small company delivering cutting edge cybersecurity and systems integration services to the US National Security market, has an immediate need for a Data Architect.

The Data Architect is responsible for providing subject matter expertise to the Chief Data Officer (CDO) Directorate and to support senior level leadership. They will provide strategic advice, counsel, and sound recommendations to support and defend policy decisions, synchronize investments, and drive sound outcomes.

TS/SCI Clearance Required

Job Responsibilities:

  • Support the client to ensure executability and adherence to Department of Defense guidance and policies
  • Develop documents to support Program Objective Memorandum Requirements and assist with the development of annual reporting requirements to Congress
  • Investigate and implement new and improved data standards including the conversion of legacy data standards
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Work independently and part of a cross-functional, team-based environment, engaging with diverse stakeholders and teams
  • Plan, develop, and implement data services in support of data profiling, curation including data cleansing
  • Developing and delivering long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision and standards in conjunction with data stewards, mission managers, and other key stakeholders
  • Identify and facilitate the implementation of effective solutions across an enterprise for addressing data related needs

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • Must have an active TS/SCI
  • A BS in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or related field is required for this position or an additional 4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement. An Associate's degree and 2 years of relevant work experience may also be considered in lieu of the degree requirement
  • Desired experience working with Special Access Programs and working at the OSD, Joint Staff or Service Staff level
  • Desired experience with ML, AI, Python and R and Data Ontologies
  • 8+ years of experience with performing CDO analysis, design, coding, testing, QA/QC, user training, customer support, enhancement, migration, and retirement phases
  • Strong logical reasoning and problem-solving skills, including ability to pivot and respond to and integrate information from various sources
  • Strong knowledge of various database technologies (SQL, NoSQL), data integration (ETL/ELT) frameworks, data security (ZT, ACCM) and DoD cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Advanced knowledge of system engineering and enterprise architecture tools
  • 8+ years proficiency in structured, semi-structured and structured data sets
  • 8+ years expertise in Data modeling, Data Warehousing, AI/ML/NLP, data profiling
  • 8+ years mastery, data management processes, system analysis principles, techniques and process engineering concepts sufficient to recommend the most beneficial implementation approaches, assess the impact of new data management and IT policies and lead implementation activities