Data Architect

San Francisco, California

We’re looking for an expert communicator with a strong customer orientation and object-oriented programming experience to join our IT team as a Data Architect. In this role, you’ll design, develop and implement data models and warehouses for our internal applications and system. Additionally, you will provide architectural assessments, strategies and roadmaps; verify performance, fault tolerance and security.



  • Develops and delivers long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision and standards in conjunction with data users, department managers, clients, and other key stakeholders. Creates short-term tactical solutions to achieve long-term objectives and an overall data management roadmap.
  • Establishes methods and procedures for tracking data quality, completeness, redundancy, and improvement.
  • Creates strategies and plans for data security, backup, disaster recovery, business continuity, and archiving.
  • Develops and promotes data management methodologies and standards.
  • Selects and implements the appropriate tools, software, applications, and systems to support data technology goals.
  • Oversees the mapping of data sources, data movement, interfaces, and analytics, with the goal of ensuring data quality.
  • Collaborates with project managers and business unit leaders for all projects involving enterprise data.
  • Addresses data-related problems in regards to systems integration, compatibility, and multiple-platform integration.
  • Manage capacity and performance of all data platforms.
  • Develops and implements key components as needed to create testing criteria in order to guarantee the fidelity and performance of data architecture.
  • Documents the data architecture and environment in order to maintain a current and accurate view of the larger data picture.


  • A minimum of 8 years of work experience as a data or information architect.
  • Hands-on experience with data architecting, master data management, data mining, large-scale data modeling, and business requirements gathering/analysis.
  • Direct experience in implementing data management processes, procedures, and decision support.
  • Strong familiarity with metadata management and associated processes.
  • Hands-on knowledge of enterprise repository tools, data modeling tools, data mapping tools, and data profiling tools.
  • Demonstrated expertise with repository creation, and data and information system life cycle methodologies. Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques.
  • Ability to manage data and metadata migration.
  • Object oriented programming experience
  • Experience with database platforms, including SQL, SharePoint, ERP, Fusion and HRIS systems.
  • Experience in defining, classifying, and, maintenance of MDM across an evolving set of interfaces.
  • Scripting skills and working knowledge of Python or similar language
  • Experience in NetSuite, Fusion, Atlassian APIs.
  • Strong comprehension of SDLC
  • Experience in designing automation to reduce repetitive tasks
  • Experience in capacity and performance management
  • Excellent client/user interaction skills to determine requirements.
  • Strong customer orientation focus and success in creating a superior customer experience.
  • Good knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
  • Knowledge of business processes including Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Manufacturing and Logistics a plus.
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