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Sr. Data Architect (Heavy Microservices)

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Sr. Data Architect (Heavy Microservices)
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Ann Arbor,  MI 48104
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Title: Sr. Data Architect

Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 150+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.

Job Description:
The Data Architect is a thought leader responsible for setting the technical vision for data modeling, data persistence and messaging structures within our commerce applications, including online eCommerce, in-store commerce and administration tools.  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 commerce applications.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Expert in data modeling for complex application environments
  • Expert in data persistence concepts, systems, technology and optimization, with both relational and NoSQL / document databases
  • Experience in domain modeling and information architecture principles.
  • Experience developing applications with international requirements such as multitenancy, multiple instances, and multiple languages. Experience within commerce environments preferred.
  • Heavy Microservices experience
  • Experience in high transaction, high availability systems
  • Excellent team player with good communication skills with both non-technical & technical co-workers
  • 1+ years’ experience in NoSQL / document store technologies
  • 5+ years’ experience in relational database technologies (SQL Server focused), developing performant data models, procedures and packages for transactional environments
  • 5+ years’ experience leading project teams and/or mentoring junior developers
  • 10+ years IT industry experience. Experience with hi-tech web development firms, startups, or eCommerce business units preferred.


  • Be the thought leader for data modeling processes and techniques, and data persistence and access architectures for commerce applications, driving the evolution of the infrastructure by convincing decision makers
  • Establish data standards in terms of nomenclature, persistence technology selection, design and deployments
  • Explain and educate on data aspects of commerce applications to all levels of the organization
  • Educate the organization on available and emerging toolsets 


  • Set the technical vision and target architecture for data persistence and access within commerce applications
  • Responsible for data architecture decisions for commerce application, to ensure well thought out design and conceptualization
  • Contribute to and influence the wider commerce architecture as an advocate for data persistence technology concerns
  • Contribute to and influence the wider DevOps architecture and process as an advocate for data persistence technology concerns
  • Create and maintain accurate documentation of the commerce domain and data models, and information architecture
  • Develop, mentor, train, and support the team of developers on the implementation of efficient data persistence and access within commerce applications
  • Work closely with the development team to ensure they are effectively and efficiently developing the data persistence and access aspects of commerce solutions
  • Work closely with the Support and Database Administration teams to ensure availability, supportability and performance is implemented within the of data persistence aspects of commerce applications
  • Work closely with the Business Intelligence team to ensure commerce domain models are integrated and efficiently ingested into the enterprise information management platform
  • Work closely with the Information Security team to ensure the data persistence and access aspects of commerce solutions are secure and compliant 


  • Rapidly prototype new ideas and concepts
  • Estimate the duration of design and development tasks
  • Work with business teams and technical analysts to understand business requirements
  • Lead the design and development of highly scalable and optimized data models
  • Take a technical and development leadership role on architecturally significant projects
  • Take responsibility for the data persistence aspect of commerce applications through to production support, including participating on incident calls and in root cause analysis processes as needed

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