Data Architect

Data Architect

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Autodesk is looking for a Data Architect that can design the models and system flows that define how data persists and moves between several enterprise systems and be a trusted advisor to solution architects and engineering teams.

Keeping a keen eye on the bigger picture, you will define and maintain high-level conceptual models, logical models, and ensure proper implementaion across operational and analytical domains in collaboration with Product & Engineering Managers. You will influence the handling of data across end-to-end flows that traverse various processes and systems to ensure that it arrives fit for purpose and to serve its intended business use cases.

Staying on top of the latest innovations around data principles like data mesh and tools that help orchestrate data pipelines must be a passion of yours. As part of a larger enterprise ecosystem, our engineering teams will look to you for guidance on how to build modern cloud-based, event driven data systems and common data services that scale to meet the needs of our business.

You will be joining a team of architects who is tasked with taking Autodesk through a digital transformation that focuses on a taking existing and new business models to a new modern tech stack. The teams you will engage with are geographically dispersed, and value transparent, collaborative communication and cooperation. At times you will need to flex your schedule to accommodate global timezones.


  • Build and maintain data models, conceptual & logical, in partnership with business and systems architects

  • Collaborate with systems architects and engineering to design data integrations ensuring data accuracy & completeness

  • Work closely with stakeholders and other architects to adequately understand requirements for collecting, storing and sharing data across the organization

  • Influence architecture decisions and direction according to business drivers and application of modern technologies and methodologies

  • Work with product managers to build requiremens and guide engineering teams to implement solution based on DataOps principles

  • Engage with operational and analyitcal engineering teams to ensure proper translation of logical models into physical models

  • Review integrations to ensure proper implementation of data contracts based on logical data models

  • Guide data product managers to build proper analytical models for BI, M/L and personalization use cases

  • Maintaining a vision and strategy for applying best practices from the industry to improve the quality of data and the way it is consumed

  • Validate end-to-end data flows as data moves through enterprise systems

  • Work closely with product management and eng teams to address any defects or gaps resultig in poor data quality

  • Provide research and business analysis to assist business architects to realize upcoming initiatives

  • Ensure non-functional requirements such as availability, scalability, reliability, security, compliance, governance are all in place.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 10+ years' experience delivering software with a strong focus on data

  • Experience working with a cross-section of data integrations (APIs, front-end, backend, security, data, service, persistence layers, automated testing, etc.)

  • Familiar with various methods of Data Modeling, from conceptual to logical to physical

  • Understanding of various data persistence formats, structured, unstructured, operational & analytical

  • Domain knowledge of eCommerce, Data Warehousing, Financial, Account CRM, and Financial ERP systems would be a strong plus

  • Operational/Analytical Master Data Management experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrable experience as an architect for a large organization in major software domains

  • Expertise in information and integration architecture and technologies such as API (REST/SOAP) and Pub/Sub architecture implementations at scale

  • Experience with Hadoop (HBase, Casandra), AWS (RDS, Redshift, DynamoDB), SQL (SQL Server, PostgreSQL), Snowflake, and ingestion transform tools like Fivetran, DBT

  • Experience serving as architect for applications on cloud infrastructure

  • Strong leadership, problem solving, communication, and influencing skills

  • Comfortable working both individually and as part of a highly collaborative team

  • Experience with Compliance and Data governance (GDPR, SOX, etc.)

  • Outstanding organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills (verbal/presentation/written)

  • Ability to facilitate dynamic meetings and discussions

  • Strong Business Acumen

About Autodesk:

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It’s disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.



At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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