Karsun Solutions LLC

  • Sr. Data Architect/Developer

    Job Locations US-OK-Oklahoma City
    Posted Date 1 week ago(8/7/2018 11:48 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview


    Karsun Solutions (as the prime contractor)has been awarded the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Software Solutions Delivery Services (SSD)​ contract.  This is a single award IDIQ over a five year period of performance. We will be fulfilling the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Information and Technology (AIT) requirement for technical support services to assist with the implementation and continuing support of enterprise-wide software application and database development and maintenance related activities that can be broadly categorized as solution development (new systems) and enhancement and sustainment (existing systems).




    • Data Architect/Developer to provide the data architecture, data modeling, data management and web services development to push and pull the data to/from other sources. The individual will also manage services standards for reference data and capabilities required to describe, organize, integrate, share and govern data and information as an enterprise asset in an application-independent manner.
    • Develops and manages enterprise data architecture; enterprise data modeling of conceptual, logical, physical and canonical models.
    • Responsible for working with business, process teams, and leaders, to understand their business information requirements and to classify, organize, make available and govern the data needed to meet those requirements.
    • Develops exchange data flows, functional documentation, logical and data models and XML validation schemas (XSD).
    • Ensures customers, end users, developers, and other stakeholders have a common understanding of exchange standards and models.
    • Works with project teams to develop and document information requirements and business rules in the form of conceptual, logical, physical, and canonical data models, data flow diagrams.
    • Formulates the data architecture to meet business information requirements and support the business rules.
    • Utilizes knowledge of data sources, data flow, and system interactions of existing automated systems.
    • Provide technical assistance to users and team members on the various international, industry, United States Government, and National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) data exchange standard(s)  ie. AIXM, FIXM, WIXM.
    • Analyze data requirements through life cycle and value chain analysis and ensure enterprise integration.
    • Determine and manage Reference data (code lists and enumerations).
    • Determine and manage authoritative and approved replicated sources of all types of data. 
    • Manage metadata and data registries.
    • Provide data quality specifications, analysis, measurement, and improvement recommendations.
    • Ensures technical compliance and alignment with standards.
    • Develop web services using JSON and other latest technologies.
    • Ensures customers, end users, developers, and other stakeholders have a common understanding of data architecture models.
    • Keeps management and team members apprised of project status through written reports, formal briefings, and discussions.
    • Applies knowledge of business objectives, overall design and operation principles of enterprise systems.
    • Develop and support Taxonomy and Ontology


    Note: US Citizens, Green Card Holders & H1B Visa Holders are eligible for Public Trust Clearance required by the FAA.

    Note:  A majority of the staff works 2 days remote. 


    Required Skills:

    • Ability to understand core business and corporate strategy.
    • Skill in building component-based XML or JSON structures to support a Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA).
    • Knowledge of UML modeling standards, XML transformation, XML validation schemas (XSD), and validation tools such as (but not limited to) XSLT and Schematron.
    • Experience with information architecture concepts (Common Information Model/Canonical Data Model, Enterprise Information Management, Metadata Management, Data Governance, and Master Data Management).
    • Experience with data modeling, data mapping, data profiling, and data quality.
    • Ability to design and develop solutions with incremental steps toward long-term strategy/vision.
    • Ability to communicate, written and verbally, technical concepts in business terms.
    • Ability to identify opportunities for efficiency and areas of potential conflict.
    • Ability to consolidate themes in order to maximize resources.
    • Ability to build consensus and influence stakeholders to obtain buy-in.
    • Web services development.
    • Knowledge and Experience with Enterprise Architecture Frameworks.
    • Proficiency using enterprise architecture and data management tools (System Architect, Enterprise Architect, Virtualization).
    • Denodo, Tableau, System Architect and Enterprise Architect tool knowledge a plus.
    • Proficiency in enterprise data management as well as experience of relational and object-oriented database technology; SQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle, MongoDB, NoSQL databases a plus.
    • Understanding of current approaches to data modeling (UML, entity relationship), knowledge warehousing, data mart.
    • Ability to utilize enterprise architecture concepts to evaluate and develop data standards and related processes, especially expertise in XML, JSON.

    Desired Skills:

    • Aeronautical Information Exchange Model (AIXM) and/or aeronautical background a plus.
    • Federal Business knowledge a plus.

    Qualifications ( Education/Experience) :

    • Requires a Bachelors Degree in Information systems, business systems, management information systems, IT Management, or other IT degree and a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience
    • Engineering, math, and/or science degrees are acceptable substitute degrees.
    • The ability to successfully obtain and maintain a U.S. Suitability/Public Trust Background Clearance

     For more information on this or any other position, chat one-on-one with our recruiters during our weekly virtual chat event every Thursday at 12:00pm EST.


    Karsun Solutions is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information


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