Job Openings Data Automation Architect, Remote

About the job Data Automation Architect, Remote

Data Automation Architect, Remote

  • Full-time, Direct Hire
  • 100% Remote (Must be able to work EST hours)
  • Due to our government client requirements, we can only consider US Citizen or a Green Card holders for this position.
  • Clearance: Must be able to obtain and maintain a federal Public Trust/Suitability, which includes a requirement of U.S. residency for three out of the last 5 years
  • Target Salary: Up to $150K (DOE) + Benefit

No Third-Party Recruiters Please. We can only work with individuals who are self-represented.


As the Data Automation Architect, you will help improve our client's data architecture, data pipelines, enhance data security, optimize data models and database designs, and write code hands-on to process the data more efficiently and support storage, processing, and analysis of terabytes of personal health information (PHI) across millions of users.  You will also work with architectures and the CTO team to assess and research technologies, AWS services, and frameworks for our Data, Cloud, & DevSecOps pipelines


  • Documenting, improving, and maintaining data strategies and artifacts, including logical and physical data models, data dictionary, data roadmap, and data security policies, using industry best practices and adhering to federal standards.
  • Managing AWS data stores such as EMR/Hive, RDS, and Redshift, while maintaining data governance, retention policies, and lifecycles.
  • Collecting data access patterns and reviewing current data models to optimize designs for customer use cases.
  • Standardizing data ingestion and processing pipelines to scale with increased usage and utilization.
  • Auditing and reverse-engineering business rules in legacy systems, and building data connectors for integrating them into the Data and Analytics platform.
  • Providing subject matter expertise and leading data and architecture review meetings.
  • Reviewing and improving data governance policies and processes.
  • Establishing and adhering to Service Level Agreements (SLAs) related to cloud resources Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such as Recovery Point Objective (RPO), Recovery Time Objective (RTO), Mean Time to Repair (MTTR).


  • B.S. or M.S in Computer Science or related field.
  • 10+ years software engineering experience (or M.S. Computer Science with 7+ years of relevant experience).
  • 5+ years of experience in cloud data architecture (AWS preferred) and big data technologies, including Databricks, EMR, Hive, Spark, AWS Glue, Redshift, and Airflow.
  • 5+ years of experience in object-oriented Python software development.
  • Experience working in AWS.
  • Experience with data orchestration frameworks such as Apache Airflow and Luigi.
  • Experience with architecting, scaling, and managing multi-tenant data platforms.
  • Experience with data lake architectures and building ETL pipelines to ingest, process, and store data.
  • Experience with analytical tools such as SAS Viya, Databricks, AWS Sagemaker, AWS QuickSight, and EMR Notebook/Studio.
  • Knowledge of AuthN and AuthZ systems, including Active Directory, Okta, and AWS IAM Policies/Roles using attribute-based access controls.
  • Strong experience with relational databases and advanced SQL.
  • Knowledgeable with Jenkins CI/CD.
  • Proven ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and concisely in oral and written form.
  • Experience with DevOps Configuration Management and IaC tools such as Ansible, Terraform, and CloudFormation.


  • Experience with security scanning tools (e.g. Nessus, BurpSuite, Netsparker, OWASP, etc.) is a plus.
  • Experience with healthcare quality data including provider data, beneficiary data, claims data, and quality measure data, such as Part A, B, C and D datasets, is a plus.

Please Note:

  • Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • No calls, inquiries, or Third-Party Vendors please.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer (Unable to sponsor H1B Visas).
  • $1000 Referral Bonus -

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:  To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, our client may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the customer site requirements.

Since 1988, The ACI Group, a Baltimore-based IT staffing firm, has been committed to hiring the industrys leading professionals, and presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits package.