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Reference Number: PR 0003659

Manager - Data Architecture

1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

What you'll do


The data architect’s role is to serve as a subject matter expert and perform tasks that contribute to the organization’s use of data driven decisions. Daily activities include assisting the in revising enterprise conceptual, logical, and physical data models; creating data models that conform to existing standards and conventions; providing leadership and guidance with enterprise data strategies; revising data dictionary definitions, governance practices, and standards; and partnering with security to ensure compliance with data security and privacy mandates. Additional responsibilities include end-to end data lifecycle management activities, evaluating and recommending new and emerging data management and storage technologies and standards, and ensuring consistency between data management, enterprise storage and all other technical system components. This role encompasses all aspects of data management, conceptual, logical, and physical.

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Define and document standards, frameworks and reference architectures. Work closely with other teams to deliver new environments and resolve problems with existing architecture.
  • Determine structural requirements by analyzing existing infrastructure. Align with Integrations services to develop comprehensive and cohesive decisions for enterprise.
  • Guide the design, building, and launching of new data models and data pipelines in production, partner with stakeholders to establish and support delivery SLAs for key data sets
  • Policy and Governance – Partner with Legal, Procurement, Commercial Strategy, and the Enterprise Data team to develop comprehensive policies that cover organization, storage, and access to sensitive or confidential Commercial Data
  • Provide insightful data to guide decision making and offer proactive solutions. Implement effective oversight and tools to ensure that Wendys is protecting enterprise data quality for applications and insights from BI investments.
  • Partner with a cross functional groups, technology vendors, product owners and with program management to design and execute strategies.

This position will be based at The Wendy's Company headquarters in Dublin, a suburb of Columbus, OH. Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.  

What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • Bachelors Degree; Degree in business administration or a technology-related field, or equivalent work- or education-related experience
  • Knowledge of Windows VMware/Linux Operating Systems, Virtualization platforms/VDI, Network, Cloud Computing, Object Storage and Storage Gateway protocols GDPR, CCPA, Configuration Management tools. Strong familiarity with Oracle, SQL databases, AWS and MS Azure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal and collaborative skills, and the ability to communicate security and risk-related concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences.
  • Poise and ability to act calmly and competently in high-pressure, high-stress situations.
  • Must be a critical thinker, with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Exhibit excellent analytical skills, the ability to manage multiple projects under strict timelines, as well as the ability to work well in a demanding, dynamic environment and meet overall objectives.
  • 4-6 years of related experience.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Please note that the Wendy’s Company does not accept unsolicited résumé’s from recruiters or employment agencies.  In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit résumé’s to an approved requisition, the Wendy’s company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

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