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  • Posted: Dec 5, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    The Rainforest Alliance is a growing network of people who are inspired and committed to working together to achieve our mission of conserving biodiversity and ensuring sustainable livelihoods. Through creative, pragmatic collaboration, we aim to rebalance the planet by building strong forests and healthy communities around the world.
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    Enterprise Data & Information Architect

    The position will report to the Senior Manager Data Excellence and the incumbent will work closely with many different business units, especially the team of Enterprise Architects, Supply Chain Excellence, Innovation, LandScale, Landscape & Community, Training, Fundraising, HR and Finance.

    The position requires a person that establishes collaborative, cross-functional relationships; communicating information and providing advice to drive enterprise data and information architecture decisions forward while fostering open dialogue amongst team members and stakeholders. The incumbent will play a crucial role in designing the enterprise data and information architecture that supports Rainforest Alliance's strategy.


    • Develop an information architecture strategy based on the business model and awareness of various business scenarios and motivations;  
    • Apply a structured architecture approach and methodology for capturing the key views of the organization; 
    • Define and maintain the Enterprise Conceptual and Logical Data Models to enable the Enterprise Strategy and support the LT vision and roadmap;
    • Oversee data flows between platforms, including accountability for system integration architecture and testing protocols;
    • Privacy/security: design and oversee implementation of data privacy initiatives where defined by Rainforest Alliance’s Data Governance Council and Legal operations;
    • Support data sharing initiatives with 3rd parties, ensuring that the data flows are compliant with RA’s position;
    • Design the reporting and analytics frameworks;
    • Work with the data scientists to include predictive models into the information architecture;
    • Master Data Management: define the relevant architecture for all Master Data Domains, and oversee its implementation;
    • Define the Data Standards that each platform will have to adhere to, including metadata management; 
    • Validate each platform data model; 
    • Where critical data elements are exchanged, be accountable for data migration and integrations strategies across RA platforms; 
    • Working closely with the Enterprise Strategy team, capture the tactical and strategic goals that guide the organization and use that information to develop the right enterprise information architecture. 


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering or related field (Master’s degree preferred); 
    • 7+ years work experience, including 3 years in a similar role; 
    • Strong Data Modelling experience, both logical and physical; 
    • Experience in multidimensional data modelling, such as star schemas, snowflakes, normalized and de-normalized models; 
    • Demonstrated project experience and skills in information requirements gathering, current state analysis and data architecture; 
    • Strong stakeholder management skills, ability to influence; 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with all personality types 
    • Strong presentation skills and experience in a strategic and consultative technical role 
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a cross functional team environment; 
    • Detail oriented, with ability to also grasp high level concept. 
    • Fully fluent in English; Spanish is a plus. 

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