Lead Integration Architect

Concord, MA

At aPriori we develop software solutions that provide unprecedented visibility to product cost and manufacturability, helping discrete manufacturers bring differentiated, profitable product to market faster. Due to our year-on-year continued growth, we have an opening for a strong Integration Architect with the capability to apply technical knowledge and consulting experience to support our clients. This role would be both customer facing as well as working on internal initiatives and projects to support integration.

If you are looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment this could be the role for you. As part of our team, you’ll be working with our business leading software and tools. You will have the opportunity to influence our approach to delivering our business intelligence tool, deepen your existing experience and build specialist skills on the job.

The Integration Architect role will involve leading teams and performing some or all of the following:
• Meeting with clients to determine requirements for both on-premise and cloud solutions;
• Data modeling and data architecture design / implementation
• ETL, data integration and data conversion design / implementation
• Defining and implementing metadata management structures and processes
• End-user report development, from requirement gathering to design, build, test, deploy
• Preparing documentation and providing progress reports to project management;
• Organizing training for users and other consultants
• Working with clients to define the scope of a project;
• Provide input into planning timescales and the resources needed;
• Clarifying a client’s system specifications, understanding their work practices and the nature of their business;
• Validate software, hardware and network requirements;
• Developing agreed solutions and implementing new systems;
• Internal development of tools, templates, and approaches to support solutions;
• Presenting solutions in written or oral reports;
• Provide input to clients around change-management activities;
• Participating as an active member of a small team on projects ranging from 3-6 months
• Working alongside our clients to discover and prioritize requirements
• Participating in the community at large to support our business development efforts – this might mean supporting solution demonstrations and client engagement efforts.
• Working on internal thought leadership efforts by contributing to prototype or R&D efforts that will increase our value as an organization

• 5+ years of experience managing solutions around data integration, BI deployment and data warehousing
• Solid knowledge of current trends in data warehouse and integration technologies
• Worked in a consulting firm where your team is focused on client satisfaction and outstanding deliverables
• Superior level of knowledge of integration/data warehousing technologies: RDBMS, SQL and OLAP with a portfolio of projects that might include Jaspersoft, Cognos, OBIEE, and

Business Objects tools
• Integration experience with CAD, PLM, ERP, or Supply Chain systems is a plus
• Willingness to travel up to 50 percent of the time
• Experience of working with Java and have experience of API’s for integration in on-premise and cloud environments
• Bachelors or Masters degree from a strong computer science or engineering program

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