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Ryder System Database Architect in MIAMI, Florida

Position Description

The Database Architect position develops and manages high-level technical design plans and implementation within the business delivery technical IT architecture.


  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, computer Science or related discipline or equivalent work experience

  • Master's degree in a related field preferred

  • Ten (10) years or more relevant IT experience

  • Ten (10) years or more experience working with Enterprise Architecture standards, processes & tools including IT Architecture standards, technology trends

  • Ten (10) years or more experience in Information/Data Design, construction, Implementation and Maintenance

  • Ten (10) years or more experience using analytical skills, tools and techniques to investigate information and to draw conclusions

  • Ten (10) years or more proven experience in diagnosing, isolating/resolving complex issues, recommending and implementing strategies to resolve problems

  • Ten (10) years or more experience with systems integration processes, methodology and tools

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Communicates information and ideas to varying audiences and in multiple written styles (persuasive, informative, narrative) in order to negotiate/gain access to information and records

  • Ability to:

  • Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

  • Work independently and as a member of a team

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices

  • Demonstrates leading edge knowledge of concepts and theories in own discipline (advanced level)

  • Understands integration points and interfaces/ensures that the next generation technology allows for seamless integration (advanced level)

  • Applies leading edge knowledge to drive strategic direction of the function and the business in partnership with senior leaders (advanced level)

  • Strong understanding of database principles and ability to understand database programming (advanced level)

  • Relevant technical certification preferred


  • Develop high-level planning, design, optimization, research, analysis, proposals, and solution delivery that align with the business and technology strategies

  • Develop strategies and direction for systems and solutions that use current and emerging technologies

  • Translate business into architecture or process designs

  • Evaluate and recommend new products and maintain knowledge of emerging technologies for enterprise application

  • Monitor systems performance, ensure capacity planning is performed and is proactive in assessing and providing recommendations for improvement and perform as an internal consultant, advocate, mentor and change agent

  • Processes significant business knowledge with one or more concentrated areas of technical expertise

  • Work across several business areas as a visionary to proactively assist in defining the direction of future projects

  • Develop and maintains design plan for technical IT architecture

  • Collaborate, define and maintain effective and efficient designs to optimize performance

  • Play a lead role in the evaluation of third-party software applications and components targeted for possible integration into the overall solution, including strategic applications, tools and utilities

  • Provides direction, guidance and definition of enterprise’s architecture to effectively support the corporate business strategy

  • Teaches others the technical and functional knowledge and skills needed to achieve results at the optimum level of performance

  • May perform a leadership role as Project Leader for special enterprise-wide assignments

  • Provide advanced multi-disciplinary knowledge, skills and experience in technical architecture and design

  • Plan and recommend hardware, systems management, software and architecture

  • Database administration performance tuning and standard coding practices

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Job Locations US-FL-MIAMI

Posted Date 4 months ago (10/3/2019 10:29 AM)

Requisition ID 2019-78607

Category Information Technology

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8636