Data Architect & Strategy Lead

  • Charlotte, NC
  • Posted 37 days ago | Updated 23 days ago


$140,000 - $160,000
Full Time


data architecture
cloud data platforms

Job Details

Position: Data Architect & Strategy Lead

Location: Charlotte, NC

Job Type: Full-Time

We are looking for a talented and experienced Data Architect to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in data architecture, cloud data platforms, and machine learning.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement scalable, robust, and efficient data architectures to support advanced analytics and Machine Learning applications.
  • Lead the development, implementation, and maintenance of data models, data warehouses, and data lakes.
  • Architect and manage large-scale data platforms, specifically using Amazon Redshift and Databricks.
  • Collaborate with data scientists, analysts, and other stakeholders to understand data requirements and deliver optimal solutions.
  • Ensure data integrity, security, and privacy in compliance with company policies and industry standards.
  • Optimize data processing workflows and improve data quality and accessibility.
  • Develop and enforce data architecture standards, guidelines, and best practices.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the data engineering team.
  • Stay current with emerging data technologies and trends, evaluating their potential impact on the business.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor s or Master s degree.
  • 9+ years of experience in data architecture, data engineering, or related roles.
  • Strong expertise in Amazon Redshift and Databricks.
  • Proficiency in data modeling, ETL processes, and data warehousing concepts.
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks and integrating them into data workflows.
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing platforms, preferably AWS.
  • Strong SQL skills and experience with programming languages such as Python or Scala.
  • Familiarity with data governance, data security, and compliance standards.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with additional data platforms such as Snowflake, BigQuery, or Azure Synapse.
  • Knowledge of data visualization tools like Tableau or Power BI.
  • Certification in AWS, Databricks, or other relevant technologies.
  • Understanding of DevOps practices and CI/CD pipelines.
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