Data Architect

  • First Advantage
  • Remote
Full Time Information Technology

Job Description

Why Should You Join First Advantage?

First Advantage is in the midst of a technology revolution, and the best time to join us is right now! We are developing incredible solutions, working with amazing customers, and we would love to see how your skills could help get people back to work. We’re recruiting for a Data Architect! This opportunity is for remote work, with occasional travel to our Atlanta, GA office (later in 2021).


First Advantage has over 4000 employees across the world and does over 71 million background screens a year, so if you’re looking for opportunities working with advanced technologies to produce awesome user experiences and securely process high-volume transactions leveraging massive amounts of data, then this is the place for you!


We work with Fortune 100 and Global 500 hundred companies, so your work will directly impact some of the largest enterprises in the world!


We need talent that is Informed, Insightful, Transformational, and Progressive

The Data Architect is a thought leader responsible for setting the technical vision for data modeling, data persistence and messaging structures within out applications building and designing data pipelines. In this role, your responsibility is to recommend and develop data persistence and access architectures that support secure, highly scalable, high-performance, reliable and maintainable data.


Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 12+ years of experience in software development and programming

Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Solid experience of designing end-to-end architecture and design of data infrastructure and models for large applications
  • Proven ability to assess and recommend architectures, technologies and vendors, with an understanding of multiple options for architectures
  • Knowledge of and experience with 12 Factor Model
  • Other key requirements are problem-solving, communication, and analytical skills.
  • Solid experience with
    • Python
    • R
    • SQL
    • PLSQL
  • Experience with SQL, No-SQL Databases and Big Data solutions (Presto, etc)
  • Experience in working with Data Migration Tools like ODI, Spark, etc.
  • Experience with cloud technologies (such as AWS, MS Azure, etc.)
  • Experience with Containerized Technologies like Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
  • Experience in working and building models with data scientists and recommend best practices is a bonus
  • Experience in working with BI Tools like Cognos, OBIEE, etc and other open source solutions is a bonus


First Advantage is a global leader in ensuring that the changing demographics of the workforce are reflected in our hiring practices. We value all of our employees and place great emphasis on hiring qualified individuals for each role.  Our organization will make accommodations for job applicants with disabilities upon request. First Advantage continues to be committed to upholding a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion for all.

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree