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Cummins Inc. Enterprise Data Architect in Columbus, Indiana

Enterprise Data Architect


We are looking for a talented Enterprise Data Architect to join our team specializing in Systems/Information Technology for our Corporate Business Segment in Columbus, IN / your remote home office within the US.

In this role, you will make an impact in the following ways:

  • Responsible for assessing, defining and championing the IT architecture strategies, principles, policies and standards in alignment with Cummins IT strategy and governing their use; coordinates with project teams to create, document, assess and/or validate the application and infrastructure architecture artifacts / designs for specific systems to meet Cummins security policies, governance, compliance and regulations and review the architecture artifacts with the stakeholders.

  • Responsible for the research, evaluation, and selection of application, technology, and infrastructure standards.

  • Lead the analysis of the technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement.

  • Develop standards for the specific function or technology domain and define design patterns and configurations that can be reused as building blocks for other solutions.

  • Collaborate with IT stakeholders to apply IT strategy to architecture future state architecture and develop roadmaps to realize future state.

  • Maintain knowledge of emerging technology and software trends focused on driving comparative advantage for CMI.

  • Cultivate strong relationships with industry experts; participate and may present at conferences and round tables.

  • Perform complex cost/benefit analysis when researching future state capabilities.

  • Coach and mentor less senior Architects.

  • Help drive and manage other Architects on the team and work on Security, Domain and/or Solution Architecture activities.

  • Assist Cummins IT / Common Services / Architecture Leadership on Cummins IT strategic initiatives and Architecture initiatives as needed.

  • Collaborate with project teams to understand requested capabilities and recommend the right set of technologies to meet the needs.

  • Provide infrastructure capacity recommendations for new applications and systems.


To be successful in this role you will need the following:

  • 6 years of related experience required

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience is required

  • 2 years’ experience in an Enterprise Data Architect role - experience with Big Data, Data Management, Master Data Management (MDM), Data Visualization, and/or Data Virtualization for both structured and/or unstructured data

  • Expertise in the assessment, design, and implementation of solutions in the Data Management and Business Intelligence space

  • Experience across all phases of data modeling, from conceptualization to database optimization for performance and agility

  • Experience with business and technical requirement analysis, business process modeling/mapping, methodology development, and data mapping

  • Strong Leadership Skills - Ability to manage, prioritize assigned tasks and properly set milestones and timelines. -Attention to detail while maintaining the big picture.

  • Strong communication(written/verbal) skills. Demonstrated ability to collaborate across the organization and within a small team environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in Data Governance, Data Security and Data Privacy in a global company.

  • Experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, and Hive

  • Experience in architecting solutions on different database and data warehouse platforms, such as Azure Synapse, AWS Redshift, Teradata

  • Experience with Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

  • Experience with architecting solutions with Azure Data Lake

  • Expertise in the assessment, architectural design, and implementation of data design patterns

  • Working knowledge of relational database design and data management techniques

Compensation and Benefits

Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

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At Cummins, we are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. Cummins validates right to work using E-Verify. Cummins will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.


Primary Location United States-Indiana-Columbus-US, IN, Columbus, Sears Building

Job Type Experienced - Exempt / Office

Recruitment Job Type Exempt - Experienced

Job Posting Nov 20, 2021, 1:22:02 PM

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 210007OQ