LS Direct

Data Architect

Data Architect
The Data Architect at LS Direct will be a senior member of the organization’s Data Operations team, reporting directly to the Director of Data Operations. The DA will oversee all aspects of the company’s Data Stack. The DA will work closely with various team members throughout the organization and with external partners to deliver data driven solutions to the organization. The DA will lead the LS Core DB team and will manage a team of Data Engineers and ETL Developers.

Skills Required

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science, Information Systems, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of demonstrable experience as a data architect or in a similar capacity with data modeling and design roles
  • Expertise in all components of a modern data platform including database management, ingestion, ELT, Transform, Orchestration, Analytics, and Application Layers
  • Strong proficiency in SQL
  • Experience in designing, deploying and managing data pipelines supporting ML and/or AI use cases
  • A deep understanding of distributed system design, data modeling, and schema design
  • Experience in successful team leadership
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex technical information to non-technical stakeholders
  • Proven ability to work in cross-functional teams and collaborate with data analysts, data scientists, and other technical roles
  • Strong project management skills

Skills Preferred

  • Experience in deploying data solutions in a marketing and/or media agency ecosystem
  • Experience with DBT, Airflow, PySpark, BigQuery, and GCP
  • Proficiency in programming language commonly used in data engineering, such as Python
  • DevOps experience, particularly within GCP
  • Knowledge of data governance and data quality management principles, privacy regulations, and compliance standards like GDPR, CCPA, etc.
Job Category: Data / Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Suffern

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