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Do you enjoy working to drive a global organization's passion about the ability to build impact through the use of new emerging digital technologies? The Sr. Enterprise Data Architect will provide a framework to structure capabilities and (design of) processes and technology regarding data. You will provide guidance to the implementation of a modern Enterprise Data Architecture!

You will thrive in this role if you have a continuous improvement mind-set and self-development to improve performance. You can take the lead by driving and delivering solutions with help of other teams!

Key Responsibilities

  • Design, document and communicate incremental and target state data architectures and data governance.
  • Propose a cloud based solution for data sharing, pipelining and orchestration to accelerate and expand the flow of data across PPG’s data landscapes.
  • Review current data tools, organizations, procedures and propose technical and conceptual improvements (e.g. use of golden record).
  • Proactively evaluate, design and promote new data products, processes, technologies and solutions.
  • Understand emerging technologies, competitor strategies and market trends, and determine their potential impact on the PPG (IT) landscape from technical, business, economic and integration perspective.
  • Strategic planning, research and identification of new and emerging information & digital technologies.
  • Negotiate with and influence leadership and other stakeholders in developing strategies, technology decisions and standardization/harmonization of data architecture

Begin with a 3 months induction period to get to know PPG, the IT organization and the IT landscape. Take part in the ongoing implementation of our LeanIX enterprise architecture tool in which we capture the core applications and technology of our landscape.

This phase is expected to be followed by 6 months with focus on:

  • Review the long term strategy for the data flowing from our ERPs to the Customer Digital Platform and embedded ‘digital cache’.
  • Take part in the Informatica MDM and SAP S4 master data integration process and solution design
  • Provide guidelines for establishment of an enterprise data catalogue (Informatica Axion)
  • Participate in S/4 Global template (single ERP) - establish global data standards


  • 7+ years of demonstrated ability in Global Data/Information Architecture.
  • Master Data and Data Solutions experience.
  • Must have a solid understanding of data engineering, data management, data integration, analytics, data stores and data quality ideally based on cloud solutions.
  • Demonstrable ability to translate complex technical concepts to simple business language.
  • Expert in data modeling and information classification at the enterprise level.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

About us:

Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday – everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

We are “One PPG” to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.

We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.

We do better today than yesterday – everyday.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

We are One PPG: http://one.ppg.com/

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email recruiting@ppg.com.

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

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