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Citrix Systems Inc. Principal Data Architect in United States

We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

Location:Fort LauderdaleRequisition:R21562 Principal Data Architect (Open)Job Posting Title:Principal Data Architect

What we're looking for:

You have a strong understanding of how data influences business to then build and execute modern data architecture strategies.

Position Summary

As the Principal Data Architect you will drive value from data platforms and information architecture while maximizing the flow of information across the business. As a member of the IT organization, your role contributes to the development and execution of the enterprise-wide IT strategy, ensures its alignment with the enterprise's business strategy and the delivery of business capabilities through technology.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Proven expertise in modern Data Architecture, Data Modeling, Database architecture, Database Design, Database programming (SQL, Python, etc..)

  • Experience with analytics platforms in Cloud (Azure, GCP, AWS etc..)

  • Experience designing and developing ETL and ELT processes in a variety of platforms (e.g. Azure Data Factory, Data Bricks, Matillion, Pentaho etc..)

  • Experience with Data Collaboration Platforms (e.g. Calibra, Alation) and Automated meta data management solutions

  • Expertise in architecting Master Data Management, Operational Data Stores, Data Lakes, Data Warehousing solutions

  • Experience in enabling Citizen data scientists with AL/ML capabilities

  • Deep understanding and application of modern data processing technology and real-time/low-latency data pipeline and ETL architectures

  • Experience with Relational (MSSQL), In memory (KDB), Hadoop, NoSQL, Columnar DB platforms, Cloud Databases and Analytics environments

  • Understanding of Data Exploration, Visual Analytics concepts, experience with BI and visualization tools such as Tableau and/or Power BI

  • Expertise designing Batch and event-driven processes, and Data Quality processes

  • Working knowledge of service oriented architecture

  • Working knowledge of continuous delivery/continuous integration practices

  • Understanding of secure data architecture and security models across data platforms. Experience in implementing data masking, encryption, data classification and access control

  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity, who strives for the best outcomes and change while being cautious by understanding risks and threats

  • Collaborating with other Architects, Developers and business partners to provide technical design guidance to align with strategy and applicable technical standards

  • Demonstrating a history of staying current in emerging technology trends to advance business capabilities.

  • Working independently to evaluate and make strategic decisions that will address specific technology design needs

  • Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams in resolving complex technical issues

  • Providing design guidance that follows the enterprise architecture vision and adheres to applicable application technology guidelines; and mitigating the impact of technical design to security, performance and data privacy


  • Prior relevant experience in data architecture

  • Proven experience driving innovative technical solutions for business problems listed in the job description

  • Experience facilitating & developing IT/Business roadmaps and strategic communications for business leaders

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires mastery level knowledge of job area obtained through advanced education combined with experience. May have deep knowledge of project management.

  • Requires a University Degree or equivalent experience and minimum 12 years of prior relevant experience; or Master’s degree with 8 years; or PhD with 5 years of experience.


What you’re looking for:

Our technology is built on the idea that everyone should be able to work from anywhere, at any time, and on any device. It’s a simple philosophy that guides everything we do — including how we work. If you’re an engineer, we’ll give you plenty of ways to test your skills on cutting edge technology. We want employees to do what they do best, every day.

Be bold. Take risks. Imagine a better way to work. If this sounds like you then we’d love to talk.

Functional Area:Data Management Services

About us:

Citrix is a cloud company that enables mobile workstyles. We create a continuum between work and life by allowing people to work whenever, wherever, and however they choose. Flexibility and collaboration is what we’re all about. The Perks: We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. You’ll enjoy our workstyle within an incredible culture. We’ll give you all the tools you need to succeed so you can grow and develop with us.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

Citrix uses applicant information consistent with the Citrix Recruitment Policy Notice at https://www.citrix.com/about/legal/privacy/citrix-recruitment-privacy-notice.html

Citrix welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the job application process, please contact us at (877) 924-8749 or email us at ASKHR@citrix.com for assistance.

If this is an evergreen requisition, by applying you are giving Citrix consent to be considered for future openings of other roles of similar qualifications.

Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. We help customers reimagine the future of work by providing the most comprehensive secure digital workspace that unifies the apps, data and services people need to be productive, and simplifies IT’s ability to adopt and manage complex cloud environments. With 2017 annual revenue of $2.82 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations including 99 percent of the Fortune 100 and 98 percent of the Fortune 500.