NewWave HQ

  • Data Architect

    Job ID 2019-1232
  • Overview

    NewWave is an information technology company helping businesses and government agencies modernize and thrive by applying the power of technology. NewWave began making a mark in the federal healthcare space in 2004, where we continue to actively modernize systems to improve healthcare’s value for millions of Americans. Since then, our work has expanded across various sectors and industries, where we help our customers stay ahead of the new and make the world in which we live, better.


    We are looking for a Data Architect to build, optimize and maintain conceptual and logical database models.  For this role, you should know how to analyze system requirements and implement migration methods for existing data. Hands-on experience with SQL and Oracle is also required. Ideally, you are familiar with predictive analysis and data visualization techniques using relevant tools (e.g. Tableau, D3.js and R.) Ultimately, you will develop database solutions to ensure company information is stored effectively and securely.

    • Own an entire key area of data within a NewWave product from data generation to consumption/presentation
    • Build, schedule, and manage data movement from application origin through batch and streaming systems to make it available for key decision makers 
    • Develop a robust, sustainable plans for future data needs, including projecting space requirements, procuring technology, and partnering with engineering team on improvements to the data 
    • Ensure data products are aligned with the rapidly evolving needs of a fast-paced set of end users and a dynamic analytic ecosystem 
    • Provide consulting to engineering and data science teams on best practices for designing applications to enable easy analytics; be an expert on large-scale data engineering


    • Expert on big data, comfortable working with datasets of varying latencies and size and disparate platforms
    • Excited about unlocking valuable data hidden in raw formats
    • Attentive to detail with relentless focus on accuracy
    • Excited to collaborate with stakeholders and other engineering teams to determine source of truth in key analytics areas
    • Familiarity with distributed data storage systems
    • Hands-on experience with advanced SQL including writing complex, multi-stage transformations, user-defined functions, stored procedures, and tuning query performance.
    • Experience with cloud-native database / data warehouse technologies (e.g. Reshift, Snowflake, etc.)
    • Experience scheduling, structuring and owning data transformation jobs that span multiple systems and have high requirements for volume handled, duration, or timing
    • Prior projects working with optimizing storage and access of high volume heterogeneous data with distributed systems
    • Experience working in agile development environment, source control systems, continuous integration and other standards of modern development
    • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Analytics, Mathematics, Statistics, Information Systems, Economics, Management or other quantitative discipline with strong academic record

    Residency Requirement

    • Must have lived in the United States at least 3 out of 5 years.


    FLSA Status

    • Exempt

    Interpersonal Skills

    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, and organizational skills - must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing
    • Should be extremely facts and data oriented. 
    • Should be deadline and closure oriented.
    • Strong persuasion, facilitation and influencing skills.
    • Should be self-driven.
    • Strong analytical, organizational and project management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and work with cross functional teams including senior level individuals.
    • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment with varying priorities, based on a team building culture.


    NewWave is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. NewWave is a proud Veteran friendly employer. 



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