Data Architect

Job Location US
Posted Date 2 days ago(9/28/2020 12:14 PM)
Job ID
Clearance Requirement
Public Trust


In today’s rapidly evolving technology landscape, an organization’s data has never been a more important aspect in achieving mission and business goals. Our data exploitation experts work with our clients to support their mission and business goals by creating and executing a comprehensive data strategy using the best technology and techniques given the challenge.


At Steampunk, our goal is to build and execute a data strategy for our clients to coordinate data collection and generation, to align the organization and its data assets in support of the mission, and ultimately to realize mission goals with the strongest effectiveness possible.


For our clients, data is a strategic asset. For the our client, they are looking to become a facts-based, data-driven, customer-focused organization.  To help realize this goal, they are leveraging visual analytics platforms to analyze, visualize, and share information.  At steampunk you will design and develop on a next-generation Visual Analytics and Collaboration suite. 


We are looking for seasoned Data Architect to work with our existing team of Data Scientists and Developers to develop Strategies and then deliver results.   We are looking for a more than just a "Data Architect", but a technologist with excellent communication and customer service skills and a passion for data.

  • You will lead projects for our clients
  • You will contribute to the growth of our data exploration practice.
  • You will be primarily responsible for designing and maintaining an enterprise-class data model.
  • You will reverse engineer complex new datasets, providing documentation to developers instructing how to map these new datasets to the existing model.
  • You will constantly interact with both ETL developers and end users data analysts to share knowledge, collect feedback, and provide additional implementation requirements.Lead data management and migration projects
  • You will develop, maintain, and review data processes and architecture for both on-premise and cloud-based data systems
  • You will conduct team reviews and recommend data modeling, administrative, and design improvements
  • Who wants to do something different......


  • US Citizen Only
  • Ability to hold a position of public trust with the US government.
  • 8+ years of experience with data model and date warehouse design, including schema design and entity relationship diagrams
  • 8+ years of experience collaborating with management, personas, and engineers to support data quality efforts
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with large-scale data migration
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience designing storage and retrieval solutions for both structured and unstructured data, in support data science pipelines
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience designing data platforms for user consumption across several user personas
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience supporting the development of related data artifacts
    • Data Dictionary
    • Entity Relationship Diagrams
    • Data Flow Diagram
    • Data Quality Plan
    • Data Management Plan
    • Data Asset Catalog
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience developing specifications for modern large-scale data repositories including development of specifications for cloud-based database solutions 
  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with FIPS 140-2 compliant encryption to both stored data and data in motion 
  • Demonstrated and understanding customer requirements and prioritize for maximum customer / user experience.
  • Demonstrated experience working with software and data science teams to operationalize information
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with staff, IT customers, and other technical and non-technical staff and contractors at all levels
  • Demonstrated experience translating product requirements into system solutions that take into account technical, schedule, cost, security, and policy constraints
  • Demonstrated experience working in an agile environment and leading agile projects
  • Demonstrated experience providing technical direction to project teams of developers and data scientists who build web-based dashboards and reports
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, business, or a scientific or technical discipline


About steampunk


Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors.  Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges.  As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers – and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit


We are 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. Steampunk participates in the E-Verify program. 


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