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Data Architect
Mounds View, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on July 1, 2022
Job Id #57168 Posted June 22, 2022


  • This is a leadership position responsible for supporting the various projects underway in both the Patient Monitoring and the Respiratory Interventions Operating Units.
  • The individual in this role will partner with all project teams where IT capabilities are required and provide thought leadership around data architecture for all customer facing products.
  • As a data architect, you will be contributing in the technical design of our data driven products and will advise management, product management and R&D teams on the optimal data reference architecture to fulfill current and future product data needs.


  • Consult with business stakeholders to understand and evaluate data driven products.
  • Provide technical expertise for data specifications and deploy new and current systems, processes and procedures in a cost-effective manner.
  • Design advanced data platform models for use in multiple customer facing products.
  • Ensure data architecture consistency across the various initiatives/projects.
  • Create solution proposals and provide estimates towards (senior) leadership and stakeholders.
  • Provide guidance and solution direction to the data engineers for building the solution, in which you are continuously enhancing the development framework and reference architecture based on new insights
  • Continuous alignment with product architects, other data architects, business analysts and stakeholders on chosen solution strategy and rationale behind

MUST HAVE (Minimum Qualifications):

  • Bachelors degree required
  • BS/MS with quantitative focus (e.g. Computer Science, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics) or equivalent practical experience
  • 7+ years of experience with a bachelors degree or 5+ years of experience with an advanced degree
  • 5+ years experience performing logical data modelling
  • Affinity with complex data warehouse systems
  • Pro-active, innovative, and strong sense of ownership
  • Strong communicator, aligns approaches and status with all stakeholders
  • Partner on all aspects of designing and architecting advanced, database-driven integrated technology solutions including the alignment of conceptual, logical, and physical design and architecture.
  • Establish a close relationship with product architects and others in the workgroup to ensure that the business needs are understood and are being met / planned for appropriately.
  • Lead data architecture, development, and design sessions for complex multi-platform applications.
  • Create technical design and architecture documents.
  • Present proposed design solutions to users and management in a timely, comprehensive, and understandable manner.
  • Provide guidance to developers in software design and development including reviewing and providing constructive feedback.
  • Manage multiple design, development, and other related tasks concurrently.

NICE TO HAVE (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Previous client's experience
  • Strongly Preferred:
  • Experience with Cloud Data Architectures
  • Good understanding of cloud and edge compute technologies
  • Good understanding of DevOps and Dual Track Agile development methodology
  • Ability to build productive and collaborative relationships within stakeholder teams and the Global IT function
  • Strong business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit leading to the ability to map long-term organizational vision and generate innovate ideas that create business value
  • Executive-level communication and influence management
  • Leadership characteristics to achieve business vision
  • Evolving by embracing curiosity, exploration, and discovery
  • Empowered to make smart decisions with a strong sense of urgency to accelerate continuous progression
  • Relationship-building
  • Ability to listen, build rapport, and credibility as a strategic partner vertically within the business unit, as well as with leadership and functional teams
  • Strategic thinker
  • Ability to map joint organizational vision and long-term thinking, imagination, and idea generation
  • Highly developed communication skills
  • Ability and comfort with working at executive levels
  • Strong communication skills in writing, speaking, and presenting
  • Leadership
  • Ability to lead change using positive and collaborative methods
  • Partnership
  • Be able to influence others, using personal rather than positional power

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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