Database Architect


  Cloud - Architect


Our client are seeking a Database Architect to work on InterSystems IRIS data management software to support the centralization and cloud-modernization for the client. This role will be to join their team on a contract basis for a long term (2 years+) assignment in the Tallahassee Florida area. This role will be fully on-site 5 days per week.


  • Design cloud infrastructure to support a centralized HMS

  • Provide subject matter expertise in collaboration with the Centralization of HMS (CHMS) to Project Team to design and establish the cloud environment

  • Perform configuration and optimization of the centralized IRIS instance

  • Provide data migration support

  • Collaborate with the CHMS Team to develop the data migration strategy

  • Implement Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) processes to migrate data into the centralized environment

  • Perform tuning and optimization of infrastructure supporting the HMS in a centralized cloud environment

  • Perform routine monitoring of database performance 

  • Gather baseline metrics of the HMS performance in a distributed environment

  • In collaboration with the CHMS Team, develop performance metrics for a centralized instance of the HMS

  • Perform tuning and optimization of the centralized HMS database to achieve performance goals

  • Define and implement caching strategies to support performance goals

  • Collaborate with the CHMS Team to maintain a database with the intent of ensuring data integrity


  • 10 years of documented experience as a Database Manager managing and optimizing databases, including experience with its advanced features for scalability, performance, and reliability

  • 5 years of documented experience with cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure, or Google Cloud.

  • Experience must demonstrate knowledge of cloud database services, cloud storage solutions, and cloud migration strategies

  • Documented extensive experience in multiple database migrations, preferably some experience moving databases to the cloud

  • Experience in consolidating and centralizing databases, ideally in a large-scale environment, including planning, executing, and overseeing the centralization process

  • Expertise in designing and implementing backup strategies and disaster recovery plans in a cloud environment

  • Documented experience tuning database for performance by optimizing queries, indexing strategies, and server configurations.

  • Proficiency in automation tools and scripting languages for database tasks. Documented experience with tools like PowerShell, Bash or Python.

Interested? Apply now in the link below or email your resume directly to for consideration.