Job Details

Sr. Database Architect

Austin, TX | Full time

Job ID:



Long Term


2-3 years

Career Level:

Senior Level





Job Description

Seeking a Sr. Database Architect that has enterprise level experience and that can design a stand up data warehouse and act as a lead for the architect team. The successful candidate will lead his/her team to produce a clear definition of architecture requirements for assigned projects and areas of responsibility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Retain working knowledge of the technology environment in use as well as working relationships with the functional area experts.
  • Broad understanding of multiple database and warehouse technologies, integration methodologies and best practice implementations
  • Ensure his/her team establishes functional and technical designs in compliance with IT enterprise standards
  • Works to build and maintain relationships across the organization on architectural directions and technologies
  • Educating Technology and Business groups on the architectural aspects and implications of technical and functional decisions
  • Work with project teams to determine technology architecture. For some projects, serve the technical lead function
  • Coordinate as necessary with the Architecture organizations

Requirements & Preferred Skills:

  • 8+ years’ experience in the fields of enterprise data and analytical solutions in a complex environment
  • Government Contractor sector experience desired
  • Must be able to lead multi-functional work teams
  • Big Data concepts and technologies including HDFS, Kafka, Spark, Streaming and no SQL databases
  • EDW, Informatica ETL tools, Java, Rational tool suite, TCP/IP, Solaris, MS SQL, Web Services, Windows
  • AWS, Cloud architecture, Agile methodologies and devops experience a plus
  • Communications skills with Lines of Business as well as other technical and non- technical staff is a must
  • Documentation skills also critical
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction providing technical and non-technical support to multiple users
  • Ability to work overtime required on occasion
  • Ability to sit at a workstation for long periods of time
  • Able to lift, carry, move, load and unload heavy objects (up to 50 pounds)


  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other Engineering or Technical Discipline
  • 2 years of additional work experience can be substituted for 1 year of college