Senior Data Architect (AWS, Azure, GCP)

  • Full-time

Company Description

CapTech is a team of master builders, creators, and problem solvers who help clients grow efficient, successful businesses. We unite diverse skills and perspectives to transform how data, systems, and ingenuity enable each client to advance what’s possible in a changing world.  

As perceptive partners, our U.S-based consultants find inspiration in the unknown and enjoy getting our hands dirty solving our clients’ myriad of challenges. Across industries and business goals, we fuse technical depth and analytical prowess with creative savvy to move clients forward. This drive helps each organization use technology, management, and insight to turn ideas into action. Together, we create outcomes that exceed the expected — which is one of the reasons we’ve been on the Inc. 500/5000 list for over a decade. 

Job Description

CapTech Data Architects match our clients’ business goals with available technologies when developing a strategy for a successful data delivery implementation. We improve our clients’ business value by enhancing data use, improving effectiveness of information stewardship, and streamlining data flows. After gaining in-depth understanding of our client’s business challenges, our architects apply experience-based insight and use state-of-the-art tools and techniques to identify the best solutions. We view our Data Architects as thought leaders in the data space. We task them with growing CapTech talent and expanding data and analytics delivery capabilities. 

Specific responsibilities for the Data Architect position include:  

  • Assessing and advocating data management technologies and practices eliminating gaps between the current state and a well-targeted future state 
  • Interpreting and delivering impactful strategic plans improving data integration, data quality, and data delivery in support of business initiatives and roadmaps 
  • Formulating and articulating architectural trade-offs across solution options before recommending an optimal solution ensuring technical requirements are met 
  • Leading teams of data engineers and other technical team members through design, implementation and best practices.
  • Providing insights to executive stakeholders and development teams to ensure data architecture recommendations maximize the value of client data across the organization
  • Works to ensure the solutions recommended are providing business value and alignment with client’s strategic goals
  • Communication with non-technical executives focusing on value of modern enterprise level data solutions
  • Driving innovative technology solutions through thought leadership on emerging trends 
  • Sharing project solutions and outcomes with colleagues to improve delivery on future projects 
  • Leadership within the Data & Analytics practice area focused on growing and development capabilities and talent
  • Partnering with CapTech business development team to demonstrate CapTech’s technical capabilities, envision a proposed solution CapTech can offer, and estimate proposed work plans. 


Typical experience for successful candidates includes: 

  • 7+ years of experience implementing with a variety of on-premises and cloud data management, integration, visualization, and analytical technologies 
  • Advanced proficiency in the design and implementation of modern data architectures and concepts such as cloud services (e.g., AWS, Azure, GCP), real-time data distribution (e.g., Kafka, Kinesis, DataFlow, Airflow), NoSQL (e.g., MongoDB, DynamoDB, HBase, CosmosDB) and modern data warehouse tools including Snowflake and DataBricks
  • Advanced proficiency in end-to-end data architecture solutions including ingestion, storage and relational modeling leveraging industry standard languages including SQL and Python
  • Ability to think strategically and relate architectural decisions and recommendations to business needs and client culture 
  • Ability to assess traditional and modern data architectural components based on business needs
  • Experience in recommending data governance best practices including MDM, security, privacy and policies
  • Experience leading enterprise engineering teams through implementations serving as POC on design decisions and best practices

Preferred QualificationsPrevious consulting industry experience

  • Experience in recommending data governance best practices including MDM, security, privacy and policies
  • Providing thought leadership and internal engagement with leadership and innovation across enterprise
  • Participating in providing mentorship and investing talent growth within Data & Analytics practice area
  • Awareness and continued education around emerging technologies and skills in data landscape

Additional Information

We want everyone at CapTech to be able to envision a lasting and rewarding career here, which is why we offer a variety of career paths based on your skills and passions.  You decide where and how you want to develop, and we help get you there with customizable career progression and a comprehensive benefits package to support you along the way.  Alongside our suite of traditional benefits encompassing generous PTO, health coverage, disability insurance, paid family leave and more, we’ve launched extended benefits to help meet our employees’ needs. 

  • CapFlex – Employee-first mentality that supports a remote and hybrid workforce and empowers daily flexibility while servicing our clients
  • Learning & Development – Programs offering certification and tuition support, digital on-demand learning courses, mentorship, and skill development paths
  • Modern Health –A mental health and well-being platform that provides 1:1 care, group support sessions, and self-serve resources to support employees and their families through life’s ups and downs
  • Carrot Fertility –Inclusive fertility and family-forming coverage for all paths to parenthood – including adoption, surrogacy, fertility treatments, pregnancy, and more – and opportunities for employer-sponsored funds to help pay for care
  • Fringe –A company paid stipend program for personalized lifestyle benefits, allowing employees to choose benefits that matter most to them – ranging from vendors like Netflix, Spotify, and GrubHub to services like student loan repayment, travel, fitness, and more
  • Employee Resource Groups – Employee-led committees that embrace and incorporate diversity and inclusion into our day-to-day operations
  • Philanthropic Partnerships – Opportunities to engage in partnerships and pro-bono projects that support our communities. 
  • 401(k) Matching – Generous matching and no vesting period to help you continue to build financial wellness

CapTech is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a culture of equality, inclusion and fairness — each foundational to our core values.  We strive to create a diverse environment where each employee is encouraged to bring their unique ideas, backgrounds and experiences to the workplace. For more information about our Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging efforts, click HERE.  As part of this commitment, CapTech will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Laura Massa directly via email [email protected].

At this time, CapTech cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be authorized to work directly for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.  



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