Data Architect

Sep 15, 2023

Bulgaria, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland

We seek a top-notch Data Architect to join our growing international team. In this role, you will contribute to establishing the architectural and engineering standards, best practices, and processes that will guide the scaled development of the customer’s platform.

**Work at Exadel - Who We Are:
**Since 1998, Exadel has been engineering its products and custom software for clients of all sizes. Headquartered in Walnut Creek, California, Exadel has 2,800+ employees in development centers across America, Europe, and Asia. People drive Exadel’s success and are at the core of our values.

**About the Customer:
**The customer is a globally renowned professional services firm specializing in risk, strategy, and human resources. With 76,000 colleagues providing guidance to clients in over 130 countries and an annual revenue nearing $17 billion, they excel at assisting clients in navigating an ever-evolving and intricate landscape. 

The company is embarking on a substantial transformational endeavor to revolutionize the delivery of essential financial services to consumers worldwide. Their cutting-edge platform will introduce an entirely new SaaS offering, built on a microservices framework of reusable components, facilitating the swift and cost-effective delivery of insurance solutions on a global scale.

**Project Team:
**When you join our team, you'll immerse yourself in a culture where teammates support each other and work collaboratively to achieve better results. We believe that together, we are better, and we can continue to find brilliant solutions by sharing ideas and constantly developing as individuals and as a team. 


  • Experience in enterprise data architecture, international data governance, and developing data solutions for distributed systems
  • Excellence in modern application architectures in environments and cultures focused on achieving a high degree of re-use, particularly on data persistence for microservices
  • Understanding of SaaS technologies and architectures
  • Agile/incremental mindset for system design

**English level:


  • Develop an overarching Data Strategy for the Digital Insurance Platform to deliver on the transformational potential of a worldwide, consumer-facing initiative
  • Design and implement the core platform Data Architecture, from identifying critical data assets to the design and realization of the platform data model
  • Provide expert guidance on international Data Governance issues and solutions to governance challenges, including managing data residency and transfer for restrictive jurisdictions
  • Evaluate and select appropriate persistence and data storage technologies, advising service development teams on using relational, NoSQL, and other data management systems
  • Develop data warehousing and data lake strategies, outlining how to enable analytics for global insights through effective data consolidation
  • Guide Data Acquisition activities for analytics enrichment and operational improvements
  • Aid teams involved in data migrations with the process of building data profiles of legacy applications to inform service development and to ensure migration quality and completeness
  • Define and ensure adherence to technology standards, agreed architecture, and engineering best practices across the platform and implementation teams
  • Act as the ultimate escalation point for data-related decisions for engineers delivering core platform components, services, and migrations from legacy applications
  • Collaborate with senior business and technology stakeholders worldwide to translate business needs into value-driven solutions
  • Get involved in building the team from the ground up, defining resourcing needs, and selecting candidates for key engineering positions

Advantages of Working with Exadel:

Transparent Career Roadmap

  • The HR manager accompanies each employee on their first steps in the company and assists them in achieving future professional goals
  • Exadel is a global company with 30+ offices in 15+ countries. Employees can discover new places to live and work and transfer to any location with an Exadel production office. The HR manager and the Global Mobility specialist accompany the employee and assist throughout the relocation process
  • Your career growth is in your hands, so each Exadeller decides when to level up and initiate performance assessments. The management team supports career planning and the discovery of new tech stacks and languages

Learning & Development Opportunities

  • Each Exadeller is given a $1,000 yearly budget for self-education, which includes certifications, training sessions, meetups, conferences, and educational materials
  • Employees participate actively and benefit from the knowledge-sharing environment across seven practice units: Digital Marketing Technologies, Content Marketing, AI, QA, QAA, Agile, and DevOps
  • Employees can find recordings from meetups and trainings on Exadel’s Internal Learning System

Work & Life Balance

  • Each Exadeller is in charge of managing their workflow independently without being micromanaged at every step; it is, however, important that an employee always attends meetings, logs their time, and meets deadlines
  • Operating from the office or remotely depends on which mode the employee prefers. Hybrid or remote mode staff will receive the necessary equipment before their first working day. For those who prefer to work in the office, the office network offers up-to-date equipment, good facilities, and a warm, collaborative environment
  • The team meets at two annual team-building events across locations; in addition, there are team events such as Pizza Days, Programmer’s Day, informal meetups, board game parties, and sports initiatives

Employee Perks & Bonuses

  • The Exadel referral program covers all regions and involves recognition for hired recommended professionals. Depending on the location and the position, an employee receives a monetary bonus for recommending a candidate to Exadel who ends up being hired
  • Employees collect coins for numerous project activities, exchanging them for products or services of their choice available on the Exadel store
  • Volunteers for mentoring, interviewing, performing assessments, and participating in community meet-ups get additional monetary bonuses
  • Location-dependent, Exadellers can access benefit platforms with vouchers for online stores, medical insurance reimbursement, sports membership fees, vacations, and childbirth bonuses

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