Datawarehouse Architect

Job Location(s) US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/15/2020 4:17 PM)
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Technology Experts - Architect




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.


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Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Hands-On Senior Technical Architect in our (location) office located in (location).


As a Senior Technical Architect, you will provide best-fit architectural solutions for one or more projects; you will assist in defining scope and sizing of work; and anchor Proof of Concept developments. You will provide solution architecture for the business problem, platform integration with third party services, designing and developing complex features for clients' business needs.


The Senior Technical Architect will provide technology direction, ensures project implementation compliance, and utilizes technology research to innovate, integrate, and manage technology solutions.  You will collaborate with some of the best talent in the industry to create and implement innovative high quality solutions, participate in Sales and various pursuits focused on our clients' business needs.


This role is considered part of the Business Unit Leadership team and may mentor Junior Architects and /or development team members. 




  • Understand latest architecture, technology, solutions, and industry trends
  • Provide hands-on technical leadership and is responsible for the delivery of the technical architectural design, strategies and plans on an ongoing basis
  • Research and recommend best practices, as applicable, for the following areas: Business Continuity, High Availability, Backup, Recovery and Archiving
  • Promote shared infrastructure and applications to reduce costs and improve information flows, and ensure that projects do not duplicate infrastructure or diverge from business and IT strategies
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis when applicable
  • Work with stakeholders, both leadership and subject matter experts, to build processes and information technology assets, and align the business goals with the projects strategy
  • Perform periodic code reviews to ensure standards & quality
  • Recommend changes to procedures which result in operational optimization
  • Plan GA releases and transition systems to operations team
  • Perform Capacity Planning and Disaster Recovery Planning and design as applicable
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Mentor and provide architectural guidance to multiple teams building innovative applications.
  • Drive common vision, practices and capabilities across teams.



  • Minimum 10-15 years of hands-on programming experience with Data Warehousing

  • Minimum 5 years of related technical experience in Healthcare Payer space
  • 4-6 years of progressive experience as an architect in an infrastructure / technology architecture environment
  • At least 5 years of experience in technology consulting, enterprise and solutions architecture and architectural frameworks.
  • Leadership and team management experience with ability to provide strategic planning and oversight.
  • Knowledge of technology infrastructure and server and network topology
  • Knowledge of distributed, heterogeneous (Windows, Unix, etc.) scalable systems design
  • Knowledge of internets, intranet, and extranet systems design (security, content management, eCommerce, web, and application servers)
  • Knowledge of high availability/fault-tolerant systems design and transparent application fail-over
  • Knowledge of relational and spatial database design, logical and physical system architecture, and object-oriented analysis and design
  • Knowledge of replication, backup, and disaster recovery design
  • Knowledge of system sizing, capacity planning and performance tuning, and storage and area network architecture
  • Knowledge of Data Warehouse Systems, SQL, any ETL Tool and scripting languages
  • Proven track record of technical leadership roles delivering solutions within defined timeframes.
  • Skilled in building relationships with clients and in practice development activities.
  • Demonstrated success in performing work and managing complex and/or large consulting projects.
  • Proficient in authoring, editing and presenting technical documents.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Experience working with a globally distributed team and managing off-shore teams.
  • Must be open to travel.

Preferred Skills and Education:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Certification in (Insert technologies)

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 including billable bonus opportunities. 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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