Software Data Architect

Added: 12/06/2020

REF: 3348

Contract: Permanent

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

COMP: 140K


    • Build machine learning solutions.  As the Sr. Data architect, you will work with SMEs to understand problems, requirements, data flow & usage, and work processes.  We focus on creating/building our own solutions.
    • Participate in the full development cycle:  Provide leadership on the introduction of new data products and product modifications from inception, research, prototyping to release in production.  You embrace and promote agile development principles and best practices for software development. You will drive automated testing, especially with various dependencies across the organization and partners making sure that operations on exchanged data work as expected, and fail loudly when they don't. As a leader, you demonstrate strong technical and thought leadership and ability to influence and guide the work of others.  As an outward-looking visionary you admit the limits of your technical knowledge and look to others to learn and embody their hard-fought lessons.
    • Create a data-centric culture: You will be able to communicate stories of how data models, architecture and analytics impact the business. Working with the Dept head to enable IP, trade secret and compliance for regulatory aspects, you will build a transparent and traceable data supply chain that enables reverse data lineages.  Long term you and your team will be the organization’s trusted data advisor, responsible for the entire data modeling ecosystem including data lineages, master data and metadata management, common data structures & formatting, data quality, governance and standards.


    • 3+ years of industry experience in software building machine learning platforms - expertise in at least 1 languages required - Python, Java, etc.
    • Experience with AWS services.
    • Experience in building relational, graph (e.g. Neo4J).
    • Should have a proven track record of collaborating, developing and building data architecture in a compliant environment.
    • BS or MS in Computer Science, engineering or relevant field.
    • Prior supervisory experience in leading teams of 2-5 people is required.
    • A passion for creating transformative agricultural products, discovering new ways to add value to farmers.


    • This position reports to the Head of Computational Biology and Data Science.
    • This position will be a part of the Platform and Infrastructure team and will interact with cross-disciplinary and multiple program teams.


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