Data Architect

Yazaki is a global leader in the research, development and delivery of vehicle power and data solutions.


Yazaki works with virtually every major auto manufacturer in the world, and we've strived to maintain strategic and stable growth throughout our 83-year history. Today, we're on the lookout for energetic people with the potential to perform, as well as the ability to strengthen - and thrive in - the positive work environment we pride ourselves on.

Location: Canton, MI, USA OR Monterrey, Mexico



What we are looking for:


Yazaki is looking for Data Architect to join our Information Technology (IT) team in Canton, Michigan OR Monterrey, Mexico.  The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a collaborative and action-driven environment making lasting impacts on the organization. 


The Data Architect is responsible for the architecture, design, development, testing, implementation, and maintenance of new and existing elements of our data landscape.  This role is responsible for creating management methods and systems to efficiently and securely access information stored in our enterprise data warehouse.  The role will participate in the software development cycle as part of the development team and assists others with all aspects of data management.    


What you will be doing:


  • As a team, develop and own the data architecture for our data warehouse based on business requirements.
  • Develop and maintain interfaces between our data warehouses and applications, such as SAP/ECC and many others.
  • Perform deep data analysis beyond the technical capability of business analysts.
  • Prescribe rules for automatic aggregation, transformation and loading of business data into the data warehouse.
  • Support future projects by delivering BI/Warehouse data into business processes of YNCA.
  • Analyses software requirements and assists in the creation of functional requirements for database architectures.
  • Identifies and proposes the most efficient ways to manage required data.
  • Modifies and expands existing database architectures to accommodate new requirements.
  • Supports key corporate projects to provide data to improve on corporate performance and/or improvement.  



What you will bring to the table:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Engineering/Systems related, or 10 years of practical experience in the field
  • 10+ years of IT experience
  • A strong working knowledge with a specific database environment, especially MS Azure Data Warehouse / Data Factory / Data Lake technology
  • Experience in AI and big data technologies is a plus
  • Initiating, prioritizing, and following up on necessary tasks without being directed
  • Process oriented, ability to meet deadlines, excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, strong organizational skills, ability to think critically


What we can provide you:

  • A collaborative learning environment that will help you reach your maximum potential
  • A diverse team of experts
  • Supportive leadership and team members to help you do your best work
  • Opportunities to build your professional network
  • An engaging and supportive work culture
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package including incentive compensation, 401K match, tuition assistance and a generous holiday schedule





Yazaki North America is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, handicap, veteran status, or other legally protected status or characteristic. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationship. Yazaki North America complies with federal and state equal employment opportunity laws and strives to keep the workplace free from all forms of harassment.