Data Architect (Greater LA Area, CA or Remote)
Get to Know Us:
It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they're doing!
Since being founded in 2001, BlackLine has become a leading provider of cloud software that automates and controls the entire financial close process. Our vision is to modernize the finance and accounting function to enable greater operational effectiveness and agility, and we are committed to delivering innovative solutions and services to empower accounting and finance leaders around the world to achieve Modern Finance.
We are a technology-based company with a sense of adventure and a vision for the future. Every door at BlackLine is open. Just bring your brains, your problem-solving skills, and be part of a winning team at the world's most trusted name in Finance Automation. Work, Play and Grow at BlackLine!
Work, Play and Grow at BlackLine!
Make Your Mark:
Are you passionate about leveraging data-driven insights to drive strategic decision-making in the dynamic world of financial technology? We are seeking a talented and motivated Data Architect to join our company. As a Data Architect in our dynamic fintech organization, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the data infrastructure and strategy that drives our financial services. You will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining a robust and scalable data architecture that supports our data-driven decision-making processes, compliance requirements, and overall business objectives.
You'll Get To:
- Data Strategy Development: Collaborate with senior engineering leadership and stakeholders to define and refine the data strategy, aligning it with our business goals and regulatory compliance.
- Data Modeling and Design: Develop comprehensive data models, ensuring efficient storage, retrieval, and analysis of data while maintaining data integrity and security.
- Database Management: Oversee the selection, configuration, and management of databases and data warehousing solutions, including SQL, NoSQL, and distributed databases.
- Big data: Architect big data platform using a modern data stack and evangelize new technologies to solve complex scaling problems within the data platform team.
- Data Integration: Implement data integration pipelines to consolidate data from various sources, including internal systems, third-party providers, and external APIs.
- Data Governance: Establish data governance practices, including data quality, data lineage, and access control, to ensure data consistency and compliance with industry regulations.
- Performance Optimization: Continuously monitor and optimize data architecture for performance, scalability, and cost-effectiveness.
- Security and Compliance: Implement robust data security measures and ensure compliance with industry-specific regulations, such as GDPR, HIPAA, or PCI DSS.
- Documentation and Training: Maintain comprehensive documentation of data architecture and provide training to relevant teams on best practices.
- Team Collaboration: Work closely with data engineers, data scientists, and business analysts to align data solutions with business needs.
What You'll Bring:
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or a related field; a master's degree is a plus.
- Proven experience as a Data Architect and leading data strategy for enterprise applications.
- Strong expertise in database design, data modeling, and data engineering.
- Experience with architecting and evangelizing big data technologies.
- Proven expertise with stream and batch-based data ingestion and processing using spark, kafka, delta lake and presto/trino.
- Experience with building enterprise data lake using lakehouse architecture.
- Strong expertise with scaling search infrastructure that can support web applications.
- Proficiency with database technologies like SQL, NoSQL, and distributed databases.
- In-depth knowledge of data governance, compliance, and security standards.
- Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
We're Even More Excited If You Have:
- Experience working on cloud platforms GCP, AWS & Azure.
- FinTech or Financial services domain background.
Thrive at BlackLine Because You Are Joining:
- A technology-based company with a sense of adventure and a vision for the future. Every door at BlackLine is open. Just bring your brains, your problem-solving skills, and be part of a winning team at the world's most trusted name in Finance Automation!
- A culture that is kind, open, and accepting. It's a place where people can embrace what makes them unique, and the mix of cultural backgrounds and varying interests cultivates diverse thought and perspectives.
- A culture where BlackLiner's continued growth and learning is empowered. BlackLine offers a wide variety of professional development seminars and inclusive affinity groups to celebrate and support our diversity.
BlackLine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws.
BlackLine recognizes that the ways we work and the workplace itself has shifted. We innovate in a workplace that optimizes a combination of virtual and in-person interactions to maximize collaboration and nurture our culture. Candidates who live within a reasonable commute to one of our offices will work in the office at least 2 days a week.
USD $199,300.00 - USD $307,800.00
Pay Transparency Statement:
Placement within this range depends upon several factors, including the applicant's prior relevant job experience, skill set, and geographic location. In addition to base pay, BlackLine also offers short-term and long-term incentive programs, based on eligibility, along with a robust offering of benefit and wellness plans.