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Enterprise Data Modeler

Information Systems
Dallas, TX
April 29, 2024

Enterprise Data Modeler

Dallas TX 

What does it mean to be a BrinkerHead? We play like a team, take pride in our culture and seek every opportunity to make people feel special.  Life is short. Work happy.

 At Brinker, we connect, serve and give to create the best life for our Team Members, Guests and community. Through our cultural beliefs, Brinker empowers its Team Members to positively impact our 4 Key Results: Engaging Team Members, Bringing Back Guests, Growing Sales and Increasing Profits.

 Brinker International is an equal opportunity employer; we foster an inclusion environment that promotes respect, diversity of thought and success for all. 

 Job Summary

 The position is responsible for designing data models for all assigned projects with an emphasis on enterprise data modeling standards.  

 Your Key Job Functions


  • Create industry standard data models using the Erwin Data Modeling solution.
  • Enhance and create enterprise data structures and a data dictionary.
  • Manage Meta Data and Meta Data Definitions for new and existing data models.
  • Maintain and enhance existing data modeling standards such as naming conventions and data modeling standards.
  • This includes but is not limited to generating Source-To-Target Mappings, executing Data Profiling on Source and Target Systems in preparation for ETL solutions.

·        Incorporate new data requests into project and enterprise data models.

·        Create and manage conceptual, logical, and physical data models using best practices for generation, creation, and naming standards.

·        Work with the business and technical teams to fully understand the business requirements and be able to translate them into data structures and account for changing business needs.

·        Compare data objects for impact analysis and structure changes.

·        Analyze and profile source data to find underlying data/domain relationships and gaps.

·        Reverse and forward engineering of data models.

·        Create Meta Data and a Data Dictionary for each project data model.

·        Assisting with data extraction, transformation, and loading.

·        Create Source-To-Target Mappings with Meta Data Definitions.

·        Ensure and track model deployments across all the environments.

·        Provide walkthroughs & publish changes to all technology teams before every release rollout.

·        Lead the exploration and adoption of new data modeling tools and technologies.

·        Employ code repositories for version control and documentation, adhering to standard methodologies in data management.

·        Advocate for standard processes in managing large datasets, applying star schema and other techniques to maintain data integrity and performance.

·        Design dimensional/star schema and normalized data models from scratch.

·        Apply your expertise to optimize data models, ensuring efficient storage, retrieval, and processing of data.

·        Conduct data profiling, data quality assessments, and data lineage analysis to identify data inconsistencies, anomalies, and opportunities for improvement.

·        Collaborate with development and database administration teams to integrate data models into applications, reporting solutions, and analytical platforms.

 What You Bring to the Team


·        7+ Years of experience in data modeling, data marts, and data transformation.

·        Understanding and practical experience with normalization, dimensional modeling, relational modeling, business process relationships, and best practices in enterprise data and data warehouse design.

·        Experience with SQL Server, Teradata, Informatica, and SSIS preferred.

·        Strong coding skills in Standard SQL.

·        Proven experience as a Data Modeler - designing and implementing data models in a large-scale enterprise environment.

·        Hand on experience with Erwin a plus.

·        Familiarity with standard change control procedures and documentation best practices for data movement.

·        Proficient in MS Office.

·        Be customer centric; listening, understanding, and responding to customer needs while being committed to the customer first philosophy, including both internal and external customers.

·        Proven team player with willingness to learn and help others.

·        Proven ability to keep information confidential. 

·        Detail oriented and highly organized; perform duties with a high level of accuracy.

·        Effective interpersonal skills: ability to communicate effectively and professionally with all levels of the organization. 

·        Excellent oral and written communication skills.  Ability to communicate technical issues clearly. 

·        Excellent time management skills to complete all responsibilities.  Ability to identify and eliminate low return tasks. 

·        Exhibit the ability to improvise, adapt, and overcome unforeseen obstacles to achieve desired results. 

·        Excel at working independently; ability to handle responsibilities and/or problems with little supervision.

·        BA/BS or equivalent in experience, skills and training.

 Why Brinker

We offer a competitive benefits package including medical/dental/vision, life insurance, paid vacation/holidays, and 401(k) with company match and generous dining discounts.  Every team member working at the Restaurant Support Center (aka Brinker headquarters) is eligible for annual bonus potential.

 Our campus includes an onsite gym plus opportunities to increase your wellbeing with onsite Yoga and boot camp programs. Work/Life/Fun balance in a casual and collaborative work environment!  Team members enjoy company-wide events and celebrations. Regular volunteer opportunities with our community give back programs. 

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