How to become a Data Architect | Career Paths & Education | Open Universities Australia

How to become a data architect

Map out organisations’ data sources, then maintain them in a data management system.

What does a data architect do?

Duties and tasks

  • Evaluate data management systems to upgrade, improve, maintain and protect systems.
  • Design, define and establish procedures for an organisation's database management framework.
  • Design and create data models for database structures.
  • Convert business requirements into technical requirements and specifications, including understanding all data points and sources.
  • Research and identify data acquisition opportunities.
  • Monitor and report on the performance of data management systems. 

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