Job title: Data Architect - Azure 
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Austin,TX
Job published: 07/24/2020
Job ID: 32563
Contact name: Colin Turner, Sandy Aguilar
Contact email:,

Job Description

Data Architect - Azure 

New Iron is looking for a seasoned Data Architect to build highly scalable, resilient, and secure systems. 

Priority will be given to candidates that have experience with Azure cloud services. 

Our client's product has millions of unique users daily, a large transaction volume, and strict response requirements. 



  • Collaborating with other stakeholders on data architecture, product strategy and operational processes. 
  • Ensuring quality and consistency of data across the system.
  • Providing day-to-day guidance to our development, data science, and analytics teams. 
  • Building data governance and data related best practices for all product teams   
  • Defining the data architecture for major areas of the platform 
  • Recommending actions to maintain cost effectiveness and competitiveness. 
  • Working on multiple projects, with complex and challenging requirements, 
  • Enhancing time-to-market 3rd party consulting, open source components, COTS, or cloud services


Should Have: 

  • 8+ years of experience as a Data Architect 
  • Expert in microservices architectural patterns and design 
  • Expert in enterprise data architecture, MDM, data security 
  • Expert with integration design, data system HA, geo-redun, DR and optimization
  • Strong understanding of Domain-driven design 
  • Strong understanding of relational databases and database/schema design such as NoSQL, MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB,SQL and database schemas 
  • Strong knowledge in Spark for streaming, ML 
  • Strong knowledge in streaming services such as Kafka, Kinesis, Hive, HBASE, etc. 
  • Strong understanding of Cloud Big Data and Pipeline services 
  • Experience with Test Driven Development  (TDD)
  • Experience with domain driven design 
  • Excellent technical communication, collaboration, time-management skills 
  • A detail-oriented, organized thought process and the ability to prioritize requirements.
  • A keen sense of the solution design and architecture


Nice to Have: 

  • BS or MS in CS, Data Science or related field 
  • Data Visualization tools such as Tableau, ElasticSearch, etc.
  • Programming Language such as Scala, Java, R, etc. 
  • Azure Big Data Technologies 


This is a full-time position located in Austin,TX.  Principals only. Recruiters please do not contact this job poster.