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Lead Database Architect


Providence, RI, US, 02817

Requisition ID:  7214

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. 


IGT is committed to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. All newly hired employees at IGT must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work unless they are approved for medical or religious accommodation.


IGT is looking for a Lead Infrastructure Architect to support all IGT Vertical groups. This position involves defining Physical and Application database designs & solutions for specific deliveries from end to end.  This includes proposal, project, database standards to production including estimation support and implementation support.


Specific tasks include:
•    Help define the vision, strategy and principles for data management
•    Define standards for physical, naming, governance, managing, modeling, enriching, transforming, moving, storing, searching and delivering all data within the enterprise
•    Outline roadmap for solution
•    Propose specific integration design
•    Document architecture
•    Support implementation teams with guidance during implementation
•    Support groups with 3rd level support and troubleshooting when required
•    Organizationally the job will be reporting to the director of Infrastructure architecture, who reports to the global architecture and chief architect, who reports directly to the CTO.


 Work with senior leadership and product development teams to define and develop an Enterprise Data Vision and Strategy.
•    Support the definition, development and maintenance of an Enterprise Data Roadmap which will include capability maturity, technology mapping, and technology usage footprint.
•    Build and maintain the Enterprise Data Standards, Enterprise Data/Information Model
•    Assist with process and policies of the various Enterprise Data Governance Functions and Frameworks, which will include data security requirements.
•    Define and advocate for consistent data integration, distribution patterns and practices are formulated, socialized and implemented to ensure integrity of data
•    Prepare and support data and analytic research, presentations, whitepapers, business cases, and pilot applications that demonstrate how technology can affect and increase business value.
•    Formal education (bachelor’s degree strongly preferred, master’s degree a plus)
•    Experience in Database development and/or architecture (5+ years strongly preferred, 10+ years a plus)
•    Experience with DB2 and Postgres databases
•    Experience with solution design
•    General knowledge about IT and IT industry
•    Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
•    5+ years of remedial support for DB2 

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership




IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island