Director - Data Architecture in Durham, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 11/20/2023

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director - Data Architecture with our industry-leading client. We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Data Architect to join our team and play a crucial role in designing and optimizing data solutions for our cryptocurrency and blockchain-based applications. As a Director of Data Architecture, you collaborate and build strong relationships with our business partners and technical product teams to drive our data architectures and implement leading cloud-based database technologies as enablers for key investment management business capabilities. 

We can facilitate w2 and corp-to-corp consultants. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • Proven experience as a Data Architect, with a focus on blockchain and cryptocurrency applications.
  • Strong understanding of blockchain technology, smart contracts, and distributed ledger systems.
  • Proficiency in data modeling and database design, including knowledge of SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Knowledge of data privacy and security best practices, especially in the context of blockchain.
  • Depth of knowledge in architecture and an ability to translate business objectives into technology solutions. 
  • Experience in a wide array of architecture patterns including architecting highly performant systems, event-driven architectures, APIs, data architecture and security architectures. Knowledge of cloud architecture patterns, and the cloud platforms, especially AWS is desired.
  • Strong technical foundation: including an undergraduate degree in computer science or a related field, ideally combined with sophisticated technical degree. Knowledge of the financial industry and portfolio management concepts is a plus.
  • Passionate about technology and its application to solve intricate problems in areas such as investment management, compliance, and risk.
  • Demonstrated ability in defining new and/or evolving existing data strategies; aligning with enterprise direction, collaborating with, and influencing technology product teams to adopt and implement accordingly.
  • Solid experience in driving Automation, Data Quality Security and Governance practices.
  • Current on event processing, Data API and recent emerging data technologies.
  • Exposure to Python, Data Science and Machine Learning methodologies desired.

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Job ID: 380904

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group is a leading strategic consulting company that provides business and IT services for our clients as they seek to transform and execute strategies that will drive exceptional outcomes. Leveraging over 30 years of success, we focus on professional services, talent solutions, and life sciences. Eliassen Group offers local community presence and deep networks. We are committed to positively impacting the lives of our employees, clients, consultants, and the communities in which we operate.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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