Data Architect

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Date Posted: 12-21-2017
About the Company

Our client is a leader in providing specialized health management services to health plans, employers and unions through a network of licensed and company managed health care providers.  As part of their industry expertise, they use advanced data analytics to identify health plan individuals who may be avoiding specialized and individualized healthcare treatment. Their integrated substance dependence program is designed to address substance dependence as a chronic disease. The program seeks to lower costs and improve member health through the delivery of integrated medical and psychosocial interventions in combination with long term care coaching and online tools to aid members in their recovery.
Why Work Here
  • Ability to work remote
  • Great pay and excellent benefits (healthcare, 401K, holidays, vacation, sick days, etc.)
  • Company culture encourages growth and promotions
  • Employees routinely recognized for their efforts and supported educational opportunities
  • Supportive and knowledgeable co-workers
  • Positive work environment
  • Company that provides help to people who otherwise might not receive proper treatment
  • A company that is rapidly growing, innovative and dedicated to creating a world-class culture
  • Close-knit team and work atmosphere
  • Cutting-edge use of data analytics for innovative care models that achieve program success
  • Leadership shares vision, achievements and goals and welcomes your ideas and feedback
  • Meaningful work environment where your efforts are helping improve other people’s lives
  • Paid travel expenses and paid training
About Your Role
  • Primary responsible for data stewardship, strategy and roadmap creation including data design, integrity, capacity planning, storage, management, movement, security, etc. across the enterprise
  • Design and management of the production databases
  • Responsible for the data architecture within the organization including the Hadoop Data Pipe, MDM/ETL operations, Operational and Business Analytical reporting and Operational efficiencies
  • Collaboration with the application development team and the data science team in support of the production and research development objectives
  • Propose database solutions through potential systems designs

  • Ownership of the configuration and maintenance of all data stores in production, staging and QA environments
  • Providing insight for the performance and structure of the Hadoop Data Pipeline
  • Proactively monitor events, investigate issues, analyze solutions, and drive problems through to resolution using a wide variety of Ops tools and monitoring platforms to gain knowledge, understanding, and enable persistent monitoring of database availability, performance, and capacity
  • Establish and maintain accounts and access controls to all production databases
  • Data grooming
  • Implementing retention policies
  • Maintaining the database monitoring systems and developing new metrics/monitoring dashboards as additional coverage events become necessary
  • Providing insight into the storage and utilization processes within enterprise
  • Providing development support for data model and query pattern best practices


  • Excellent understanding of Hadoop clusters in a production environment
  • Experience with Hive is preferred
  • Knowledge of and experience with Cloudera tools
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery best practices relative to data replication and maintaining high availability uptime
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Excited by Big Data technologies and interested in integrating statistics and analytics to create peak system performance
  • Knowledge of cloud technologies
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