Bain & Company Inc

Data Architect, TSG Data Architecture (ND)

Job Location India-New Delhi
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Regular Full-Time

Company Overview

Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future. Across 59 offices in 37 countries, we work alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries. We complement our tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster and more enduring outcomes. Our 10-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in pro bono services brings our talent, expertise and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial equity, social justice, economic development and the environment. Since our founding in 1973, we have measured our success by the success of our clients, and we proudly maintain the highest level of client advocacy in the industry. 


What Makes us a Great Place to Work

We are proud to be consistently recognized as one of the world's best places to work, a champion of diversity and a model of social responsibility. We are currently ranked the #1 consulting firm on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list, and we have maintained a spot in the top four on Glassdoor's list for the last 12 years. We believe that diversity, inclusion and collaboration is key to building extraordinary teams. We hire people with exceptional talents, abilities and potential, then create an environment where you can become the best version of yourself and thrive both professionally and personally.  We are publicly recognized by external parties such as Fortune, Vault, Mogul, Working Mother, Glassdoor and the Human Rights Campaign for being a great place to work for diversity and inclusion, women, LGBTQ and parents


Position Summary

The Data Architect will work with internal product teams to find practical approaches to meet their data management objectives. This role will work closely with the Data Architecture Manager and the Data and Analytics Agile teams to design databases and data structures that meet organizational analytics needs using conceptual, logical, and physical data models. The models will be designed to improve efficiency and business value and may focus on issues such as reducing data redundancy, improving data quality, or improving data movement across systems.  Working with Data Architecture Manager, this role will also maintain and expand current organizational knowledge of data management technology and techniques, including but not limited to tools and platforms for data processing and movement.  They will be required to coordinate across the IT. organization to ensure data accuracy, accessibility, scalability, security, performance, data recovery, and reliability are foundational elements of the data ecosystem.


Who we are looking for:

Regardless of an individual’s background, the successful candidate will be

  • Collaborative – knows how to work with and through others to drive results and make change happen in the pursuit of world-class customer user experiences
  • Entrepreneurial, proactive, and productive – knows how to prioritize what needs to be done and rallies colleagues to get things accomplished; “roll up the sleeves” type of attitude
  • Bright – both insightful and creative, strong problem-solving skills, and pragmatic “real-world” sense of what is actually “do-able”. Able to harness knowledge and expertise of the best industry content to support analytics at Bain
  • Articulate and compelling – engaging and concise in oral and written communication skills with interpersonal “presence”; adaptable across executive, technical and Bain audiences
  • Energetic, with drive, enthusiasm, and natural skills in relationship development – well-connected, with an extensive network of potentially relevant relationships
  • An Inspirational Leader - track record of managing high-performing, service-oriented team members, motivating and developing colleagues above and below their own tenure
  • A great colleague and teammate - passionate about the task at hand and fun to be around; someone with whom Bainies go out of their way to work



Essential Functions:

Data Management Solutions

  • Work with internal IT software development teams to find practical approaches to meet their product’s data management objectives by:
    • Optimizing data management architecture and processes
    • Coordinate Proof of Concept work to inform technical direction
    • Coordinate execution of changes within data environment leveraging appropriate IT resources
    • Document and share industry best practices, frameworks, and design patterns to assist product teams in making informed data technology decisions
  • Coordinate across IT organization to ensure data accuracy, accessibility, scalability, security, performance, data recovery, and reliability are foundational elements of the data ecosystem

Data Architecture Artifacts

  • Work with Data Architecture, Data & Analytics, and product teams to translate business requirements that document data solution architecture
  • Responsible for the upkeep of technical metadata within enterprise Data Catalog, coordinating with product teams on their data
  • Working with the Product Owner, create and maintain entity relationship data models used by the Data and Analytics product team to implement the Data Lake, Operational Data Store, and Data Warehouse
  • Collaborate with teams to create and maintain entity relationship data models for operational data in their product, as needed
  • Participate in Data Management initiatives, as needed

Data Technology

  • Work with Data Architecture Manager to maintain and expand current knowledge of data management technology and techniques, including but not limited to tools and platforms for data processing and movement
  • Research and evaluate new and emerging technologies and market trends, including best practices and tools
  • Document findings from technology evaluations and contribute to enterprise-wide recommendations regarding these tools





  • Bachelor's or equivalent undergraduate degree
  • 3-5+ years of experience in enterprise data management
  • 3 years of strong contributions to enterprise data management technology discussion and decisions through project work
  • Demonstrated experience modelling data structures that meet business requirements
  • Experience building Enterprise Data Management solutions
  • Experience recommending Enterprise Data Management strategies


  • Experience using Analytics, BI, and Visualization tools such as Tableau, Power BI, or other for data story telling


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • High Competency in relational databases, particularly with Microsoft suite: SQL Server Database Engine, Analysis Services, and Integration Services
  • Well-versed with cloud options for Analytics Platforms
  • High performance and standards as demonstrated by academic or previous job experience
  • Strong communication and customer service skills
  • Creative, analytical thinker and problem solver who is not intimidated by roadblocks and challenges
  • Understanding of how to successfully evaluate problems and develop appropriate solutions
  • Performs well under pressure, possessing great focus while completing projects efficiently
  • Ability to work independently while also working well as part of a team
  • Efficient multitasker who can successfully balance multiple projects at a time, with the ability to quickly understand and incorporate new technologies based on requirements


  • Exposure to .NET development in both Windows and Web applications



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