Data Architect

Job Location(s) US-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/15/2021 9:49 AM)
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At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.


Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Data Architect on a remote basis.


Our client is undergoing a multi-year trading platform modernization effort. We are actively seeking experienced resources with end-to-end trading platform subject matter expertise to support our teams currently working on the build out of our client’s future state trading platform.


The ideal candidates are expert, cross-functional collaborators responsible for understanding the competitive landscape and customer needs, defining the business product requirements, prioritizing initiatives, managing the product life cycle, and working closely with many teams across the organization within our client’s organization (both client and vendors).


Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Data Architect on a remote basis.



  • Detailed experienced in the trading SDLC, ability to hone desires to core requirements / needs and to impart knowledge to internal Perficient and client teams
  • Understanding of where markets are going to provide a strategic perspective to meet current and future client needs
  • Provide guidance to projects on trading platform best practices and standards
  • Design/Develop Reference Implementations and Proof of Concept (POCs) to validate designs and assist business stakeholders in envisioning the solution
  • Provide hands on data architecture to support API / Microservice development and BI Analytics / Dashboards
  • Understand the current design/architecture/implementation of existing solutions and new create architectural designs documents
  • Review stakeholder business requirements and translate them into a high-level technical approach to bridge the gap between design and business requirements
  • Provide technical leadership from vision to delivery leveraging agile methodologies
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff


  • Knowledge of Trading regulations and reporting (FINRA, SEC, CATS, OAT)
  • Working understanding of order execution systems, and buying power rules
  • Strong analytical, technical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and track multiple tasks to successful completion
  • Experience working with a globally distributed team
  • Experience in AWS Cloud including RDS, Redshift and Glue
  • Experience on big data projects
  • Experience processing large volumes of data using Python, Spark, PySpark, etc. for analytical solutions
  • Experience working with Loading, extracting data from Glue, SQL, DDL, DML commands
  • Strong understanding of streaming technologies including experience working with Kafka
  • Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau, Cognos etc.) and define data consumption patterns for BI Analytics, ML and AI needs
  • Knowledge of API/Microservice implementation patterns
  • Good understanding of Data integration, Data Quality, Data Architecture and Data Governance principles
  • Experience handling un-structured, semi-structured data, working in a data lake environment
  • Data architecture experience working with relational and no-sql Databases (MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.)
  • Experience in Relational Modeling, Dimensional Modeling and Modeling of Unstructured Data a plus
  • Experience with Lean / Agile development methodologies

Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


More About Perficient


Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 



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