The Data Architect will lead architecture and design of the OLTP data system.   The Data Architect will provide technical consulting to internal customers and stakeholders for the purpose of solving data-related business concerns. As a member of the Enterprise Architecture team, this role will be responsible for, or assist in the creation and maintenance of current and future state system documentation, technology selection strategies, technical road maps, and enterprise standards. They will work with IT operations, networking, and security teams to ensure that solutions are effective and in compliance with the overall enterprise architecture strategy and security standards. This role requires excellent interpersonal communication and group presentation skills and will be used as a mentor to transition new ideas and technologies into the organization.


  • Deliver modern architectural strategies for hybrid cloud data systems (AWS and Azure)
  • Architect data pipelines for various data sources and types of data that need to be analyzed
  • Architect and design appropriate data models for business and technology solutions
  • Create event-based data pipelines using Kafka to support containerized microservice application solution
  • Create a backwards compatible, multi-tenant data architecture using JSON and standard relational database structures
  • Achieve zero downtime database deployments using versioning and Git source control
  • Provide expertise in setup and configuration of modern PostgreSQL RDBMS with knowledge of administration and optimization
  • Champion best practices from data creation to consumption
  • Contribute to the EmployBridge governance frameworks spanning application, data, infrastructure, and security
  • Evaluate software, services, and integrations that present value to the enterprise
  • Work with enterprise architecture team on the development of application and information road maps for achieving the desired future state architecture
  • Work collaboratively with others within and outside of his or her function to achieve goals, improve processes, and optimize system design
  • Gain and maintain strong knowledge of all core systems and how they interact
  • Responsible for enhancing and maintaining current state logical system diagrams
  • Actively works on prototyping of data services, technologies, and solutions
  • Provide technical requirements for projects as needed to ensure all solutions don’t lose sight of the long-term architecture and design strategy
  • Functions as a consultant and subject matter expert to Technology management and internal IT and InfoSec teams
  • Have team first mentality by demonstrating personal commitment to the team by being cooperative, collaborative, and flexible


Education and Work Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or technical equivalent
  • 10+ years technology experience in a data developer or architect role
  • Experience dealing with data in differing security and privacy classifications
  • Experience with distributed data systems, architecture, and design patterns
  • Experience with cloud data options in AWS/Azure
  • Experience with variety of databases including Postgres and SQL Server
  • Development or consulting technical background is preferred (i.e. depth as well as breadth of knowledge)

Job Skills:

  • Must have system integration background of all kinds (batch, real time, API, etc.)
  • Ability to provide technical system solutions, determine overall design direction and provide recommendations for complex technical issues
  • Expertise in DR strategies and solutions
  • Capable of capacity planning across on-prem and cloud infrastructure environments
  • Proficient ability to produce evaluation criteria used to short list suppliers during product selection
  • Proficient ability to present solutions and influence key stakeholders
  • Proficient personal organization, productivity, and time management skills
  • Demonstrable confidence and enthusiasm about technology and/or innovation and/or problem solving
  • Strong communication and presentation skills