Data Architect - Contract
Job Details
Experienced
Corporate Headquarters - Plymouth Meeting, PA
N/A
Contractor
Bachelor's degree preferred
Undisclosed
None
Day
Information Technology
Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Use your creativity and results-oriented critical thinking to meet complex challenges and develop new strategies for acquiring, analyzing, modeling and storing data. We are looking for someone to guide our company into the future and utilize the latest technology and information management methodologies to meet our requirements for effective logical data modeling, metadata management and database warehouse domains. Support ECRI's 50-year mission of advancing effective evidence-based healthcare worldwide by partnering closely with IT Platform & Software Engineers. Benefit from a healthy work-life balance while staying on the leading edge of technology and thriving in an innovative startup-like culture minus the risk. Sleep well knowing you are helping achieve a world where safe, high-quality healthcare is accessible to everyone. This is a Contract position that is also virtual/remote work.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable Accommodations Statement

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Essential Functions Statements(s)

General Performance Standards (Job Expectations):

  • Lead the design, development, testing and documentation of data models, schemas, and related streaming/batch processing data pipelines and business logic
  • Review, author and curate technical stories and solutions in support of business requirements
  • Efficiently communicate complex ideas, learn from others, and adopt standards
  • Creative problem-solver with strong communication skills
  • Contribute to driving multi-functional projects forward by working closely with business partners
  • Strong understanding of software development lifecycle, system and database administration
Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years’ experience with relational databases, SQL, NoSQL and Graph databases, such as SQL Server, PostgreSQL and Neo4j
  • 3 years of Data Architecture experience
  • Experience with ElasticSearch
  • Experience with Cloud Computing - Azure preferred
  • Hands on experience in at least 2 modern languages and frameworks such as: C#, Scala, Python, Java, .NET Core, Node.js, React
  • Experience ensuring data architecture meets non-functional requirements: high availability, scalability, performance, resiliency, reliability, security, disaster recovery, backups
  • Experience creating scalable ETL / ELT processes and data pipelines from various data sources

Beneficial Additional Knowledge and Skills (not required):

  • Familiarity with DevOps technologies such as containers, Kubernetes, Ansible
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines
  • Healthcare business experience
  • Familiarity with Jira, Confluence
  • High level understanding of the Data Platform ecosystem - Infrastructure, Analytics and Applications

Education

Associate/Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Data Architecture or related major

OR:

Equivalent professional experience

Computer Skills: Proficient with Microsoft Office 2007+

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

N (Not Applicable)

Activity is not applicable to this position.

O (Occasionally)

Position requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 - 2.5+ hrs/day)

F (Frequently)

Position requires this activity from 33% - 66% of the time (2.5 - 5.5+ hrs/day)

C (Constantly)

Position requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day)

Physical Demands

Stand

O                                           Lift/Carry

Walk

F                                             10 lbs or less      O

Sit

C                                            11-20 lbs             N

Manually Manipulate

C                                            21-50 lbs             N

Grasp

O                                            51-100 lbs           N

Reach Outward

O                                            Over 100 lbs       N

Reach Above Shoulder

N

Speak

C                                             Push/Pull

Climb

N                                             12 lbs or less       N                                   

Crawl

N                                             13-25 lbs             N

Squat or Kneel

N                                             26-40 lbs             N

Bend

N                                             41-100 lbs           N

Other Physical Requirements

  • Vision (Near)

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Virtual Work Environment

 

#LI-Remote

 

Equal Opportunity Employer-Disability and Veteran

 

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