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We are in search of a highly talented Lead Data Architect to spearhead the development and optimization of our data architecture across clinical, research, administrative, and operational domains. This pivotal role involves partnering with diverse analytics customers and project teams to design secure, reliable, and high-performing cloud data architectures. The ideal candidate will be passionate about understanding customer data needs, developing data management solutions, and promoting an institution-wide data-driven culture. Your expertise in data architecture, modeling, security, and governance will be instrumental in delivering analytics solutions that drive self-service and institutional efficiency.


  • Develop long-term strategic goals for data architecture vision and standards in collaboration with data users, managers, clients, and other stakeholders.
  • Lead data architecture efforts to deliver robust and reusable data models, facilitating analytics across the institution.
  • Establish methods for tracking data quality, completeness, redundancy, and compliance, aiming for continuous improvement.
  • Develop standards for data ingestion pipelines, ETL/ELT processes, and data mapping to support the Enterprise Data Warehouse.
  • Design data strategies for capacity planning, security, lifecycle management, scalability, backup, disaster recovery, and archiving.
  • Ensure regulatory compliance of data strategies and architectures.
  • Implement tools, software, applications, and systems to support data technology goals.
  • Oversee data sourcing, movement, and quality, ensuring data integrity and supporting a single version of the truth.
  • Engage with stakeholders throughout the analytics implementation lifecycle to recommend effective data solutions.
  • Address data-related issues in system integration, compatibility, and multiple-platform integration.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required.
  • Master’s degree in a related field preferred.

Minimum Experience:

  • Five (5) years of progressive IT experience, including strong database design, data architecture, and data transformation processes.
  • Four (4) years of exclusive ETL development experience preferred.
  • Four (4) years of exclusive data architecture experience is highly preferred.
  • Proficiency in Cloud solutions (AWS, GCP, Azure, Snowflake) or Big Data technologies.
  • Expertise in data architecture concepts (data modeling, workflow management, ETL/ELT, real-time streaming).
  • Understanding of data management and governance (data quality, metadata management).
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of engaging technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Willingness to learn, adapt, and apply new technologies.

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure/Synapse/Power BI, Databricks, Epic EHR, and Workday ERP.
  • Implementation of “lakehouse” architecture patterns using Azure Databricks and Azure DevOps deployment pipelines.


This role offers the exciting possibility of remote work and the opportunity to significantly impact our analytics capabilities and institutional efficiency. As the Lead Data Architect, you will play a key role in maturing our data architecture, driving self-service analytics, and ensuring a secure and high-performing data foundation. Your contributions will be critical in advancing our institution’s strategic use of data and analytics, fostering a culture of innovation and data-driven decision-making. Join us to lead the transformation of our data architecture and support the diverse data needs of our institution.


At Curate Partners, we are not just a staffing agency; we are a bridge to innovation in the digital and data transformation landscape. Our mission is to match dynamic organizations with the ‘Purple Squirrels’ of the talent world—those rare, innovative drivers with unique skills that catalyze change and propel transformation journeys. With a focus on specialized talent, we empower companies and individuals alike to achieve groundbreaking success in their respective fields. Join us, and become part of a purpose-driven team committed to making a measurable impact while advancing your career alongside the most sought-after professionals in the industry.


Curate Partners and their clients are committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We embrace the unique contributions that each ‘Purple Squirrel’ brings to our team, regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, or religious belief. We believe that our strength lies in our diversity and in our unified pursuit of innovation, excellence, and transformative success. We are dedicated to providing an environment where all employees and consultants feel valued, included, and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work every day. Join us in our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workspace where every ‘Purple Squirrel’ can thrive.


  • Q: What qualifications are required for Data Architect ?
    • A: Required qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in a related field, minimum 5 years of progressive IT experience with strong database design and data architecture skills, proficiency in cloud solutions and big data technologies, expertise in data modeling and ETL processes, and excellent communication skills.
  • Q: What experience is preferred for the role as Data Architect ?
    • A: Preferred experience includes a Master’s degree in a related field, exclusive experience in ETL development and data architecture, familiarity with cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure, GCP, or Snowflake, and implementation experience with tools like Azure Databricks and Microsoft Power BI.

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