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Cloud Data Architect - All regions

Cervello Inc
Boston, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Cloud Data Architect

A fantastic opportunity to be involved in end-to-end data management for cutting edge Advanced Analytics and Data Science solutions. You have experience with projects and in handling vast amounts of, and various types of data – working on database design and development, data integration and ingestion, designing data and ELT architectures using a variety of frameworks, patterns, and tools. You have experience influencing and developing best practices to build out cutting edge cloud-based solutions working with Analytics, BI and Data Science teams. You are someone with a drive to implement the best possible solutions and play a key role on projects from a data architecture and data engineering perspective.

Job Specifics:

  • Working on projects in a consulting setting, sometimes working on multiple projects at the same time depending on size and scale
  • Design and develop best in class cloud-based data and analytic solutions
  • Conduct design workshops with key stakeholders presenting various design options with associated pros and cons to drive consensus decisions
  • Willing and open to learn new patterns, frameworks, and technology
  • Plan and execute best practices around data integration strategies and approaches
  • Acquire, ingest, and process data from multiple sources and systems into data platforms
  • Create, deploy, and manage data environments in the Cloud
  • Leverage information security principles to ensure compliant handling and management of data
  • Work with insights and analytical team members to understand data requirements
  • Hands on solution development leveraging relevant data management and integration technologies
  • Provide team leadership and mentoring for junior resources
  • Participate in cross-project design reviews bringing objectivity and best practice recommendations into discussions


  • 5+ years' experience in client-facing projects in a global consulting setting
  • Deep experience of cloud and modern design patterns related to data ingestion, data modeling, data consumption, and data management (data quality, cataloging, lineage, profiling, etc.)
  • Deep experience in designing modular components leveraging software engineering and devops principles
  • Applicable certifications on AWS and Azure platforms
  • Hands on with legacy big data technologies such as Teradata, Netezza and Hadoop
  • Hands on with cloud data platform technologies such as Snowflake, AWS Redshift, and Azure Synapse
  • Design experience with cloud solutions incorporating Information Security principles and best practices to ensure designs are in accordance with regulatory data security and data governance principles
  • Experience managing teams of both onshore and offshore developers
  • Architecture design patterns guiding operational management and best practices
  • Full lifecycle solution development and deployment best practices for the cloud

Technical Abilities:

  • Experience in migration from on-premises data warehouse (SQL Server, Teradata, Netezza) to cloud solutions (Snowflake (preferred), Redshift, Synapse, Big Query, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge of various database systems (Relational, MPP, NoSQL, Graph) with an ability to recommend the right solution based on client requirements and needs
  • Experience with streaming patterns and technologies like Kafka, AWS Firehose, or Azure Stream Analytics
  • Experience with AWS and Azure tech stacks, particularly around Compute, ETL/ELT, Storage, Orchestration and Scheduling
  • Strong understanding of data governance principles including, but not limited to Master Data Management, Data Lineage and Data Security
  • Strong experience working with a variety of modern ETL/ELT tools and patterns
  • Strong development background with experience in at least two scripting, object oriented or functional programming language, etc. SQL, Python, Java, Scala, C#, R
  • Data Warehousing experience, building operational ETL/ELT data pipelines across a number of sources, and constructing relational and dimensional data models
  • Strong Solutions architecture experience and an affinity for designing realtime-first and automation-first design patterns
  • Experience in the design and development of metadata-driven data pipelines, automated data quality, and automated data pipeline testing
  • Strong understanding of data security policies and how to properly design solutions leveraging frameworks and patterns in data masking, data de-identification, audit tracking, etc.

Other Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills when interacting with colleagues and clients in a clear, timely, and professional manner
  • Ability to communicate complex solutions to clients and stakeholders in a clear and succinct manner
  • Memberships in data organizations like DAMA or TDWI

We are Cervello. We believe in the power of connected data. We are laser focused on helping organizations harness the interconnectedness of digital, data and decision-making. We are problem solvers and builders focused on helping our clients win with data. Our culture is cool and innovative. Our environment is casual and conducive to collaboration and problem solving. We take our work seriously but not ourselves. It’s the perfect balance of freedom and accountability. If you want to be part of something great – join us!

Equal Employment Opportunity and Nondiscrimination
Cervello prides itself on providing a culture that allows employees to bring their best selves to work every day. Our people can feel comfortable, confident, and joyful to do great things for our firm, our teams, and our clients. Cervello aims to build diverse capabilities to help our clients solve their most mission critical problems. Cervello is committed to building a diverse, unbiased and inclusive workforce. Cervello is an equal opportunity employer; we recruit, hire, train, promote, develop, and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person’s gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy status, veteran status, genetic information or any other differences consistent with applicable laws. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for disabilities, or religious beliefs and practices. Members of communities historically underrepresented in analytics and consulting are encouraged to apply.

Revision Date 10/7/2021

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