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National Grid Informatica Architect - Data Catalog in Waltham, Massachusetts

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National Grid is hiring an Informatica Architect - Data Catalog for our Solutions Engineering group in Waltham, MA.

Every day we deliver safe and secure energy to homes, communities, and businesses. We are there when people need us the most. We connect people to the energy they need for the lives they live. The pace of change in society and our industry is accelerating and our expertise and track record puts us in an unparalleled position to shape the sustainable future of our industry.

To be successful we must anticipate the needs of our customers, reducing the cost of energy delivery today and pioneering the flexible energy systems of tomorrow. This requires us to deliver on our promises and always look for new opportunities to grow, both ourselves and our business.

Job Purpose

The Informatica Architect is accountable to design business solutions that are fit for purpose, compliant and adhere to all National Grid operational, architectural and design standards and principles. Ensure the integrity of solution designs from concept through implementation, balancing the architectural concerns of projects with concerns of the enterprise. Ensure consideration of all design alternatives and provide technical guidance to wider project team and business stakeholders to ensure the successful roll out and adoption of Informatica Tools: Cloud Data Quality, Enterprise Data Catalog and Axon Data Governance.

Key Accountabilities

  • The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and delivering Informatica Assets for Data Quality, Data Catalog and Data Governance

  • The candidate will own reviewing design elements and signing off on the overall technical design.

  • The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the system accurately meets the defined expectations of the business, ensuring that proper testing is implemented, and performance and security requirements are closely monitored by working with the project teams.

  • The candidate must also have experience providing level of effort estimates for technical portion of solutions.

  • Candidate will work collaboratively with internal business teams, Data Governance and Enterprise Architects

Supervisory/Interpersonal- Experience Required

  • Good stakeholder management and influencing skills at colleagues, partners / vendors & project sponsors.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field. Master's Degree preferred.

  • 5+ years professional experience, 2+ years with Informatica Enterprise Data tools ideal

  • Integration product architecture experience with vendor products

  • Technology design experience which includes Performance, Security, Availability, as well as Operations, Monitoring and Support

  • Experience working with various SME’s to understand business process flows, functional requirements specifications of existing system, their current challenges, constraints, and future expectations.

  • Experience documenting current state & preparing target state architecture.

  • Experience reporting for all the weekly tasks in form of accurate and detailed reports.

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Internal candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.