SR. Data Architect

SR. Data Architect

Meet Zartico, the world’s first Destination Operating System.

Zartico’s mission is to empower DMOs to be better stewards of the world’s tourist destinations through improved data intelligence and decision-making. Makers of the first Destination Operating System, Zartico harnesses and streamlines complex data to provide a full spectrum of data science, benchmarking, and analytical services for use in marketing, community development, and sustainability efforts. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Zartico has over thirty years of experience in technology, tourism, and destination, travel, and tourism marketing.

Zartico is looking to add a Data Architect to the team. In this role, Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Help manage, store and secure our cloud-based data. You will work with upper-level management, data engineers, data scientists, product managers, and other relevant professionals to assess data needs and create systems that help us optimize our data. Your duties will include:

  • Evaluating current cloud based databases, storage, and architecture to plan what changes, upgrades and improvements that need to made

  • Creating models and plans for data

  • Coding and designing databases

  • Ensuring all data is secure and backed up

  • Setup and monitor data security policies

  • Ensuring data structures comply with all local, state, federal and industry standards and regulations

  • Monitoring database and storage, and set up feedback systems to refine, tune, and constantly improve

  • Writing and establishing procedures for database management

  • Researching new techniques, software and products that could improve our data-related functions

  • Working with product teams to create models before product launches

To be successful in this role, you will need a strong background in Data Engineering, specifically Python, SQL, and Google Cloud Platform (BigQuery, GoogleCloud Storage, Airflow). In addition to needing the ability to problem-solve effectively, you will need to have strong written and oral communication skills.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead Data Engineers on your team as you design and implement solutions for our backend data.

  • Collaborate with the product team to define high-level requirements for product development.

  • Coordinate 1-on-one meetings with individual team members on a biweekly basis to assess needs, performance, concerns, and questions.

  • Work with your team to effectively use, optimize, and automate processing pipelines, as well as explore new technologies to meet the expanding needs of our products.

  • Experience working as part of a Scrum team and familiarity with Scrum team ceremonies such as a daily stand up, backlog refinement, sprint retrospectives, sprint reviews, and sprint planning.

  • You will be working with and reporting directly to our VP of Engineering.

What you’ll bring :

You will need 5+ Years of experience as a Data Architect with a fluency in SQL and programming languages, specifically Python, C, C++, or Java. Experience with developing high performance  Data Warehousing, Data Marts, Data Mesh, and Data Lakehouse architectures are important.  Experience with Google BigQuery and Cloud SQL, Data Lakehouse Engine, PostgreSQL is preferred.  Understanding architecture for developing high performance, low latency applications is essential.  A history of designing systems for Big Data (Petabytes) is important.   You will work with data engineers, data scientists, and product managers.  The ability to effectively design systems and communicate with stakeholders is especially valuable.

Education and Certifications:  BA/BS in computer science, computer engineering, or informational technology.  Coursework in database systems, data management, operating systems, technology architecture and systems analysis is desirable.

Why Zartico?

  • We believe in a growth mindset. We are a learning organization.

  • We emphasize focus because we know that to achieve big dreams, you have to execute and get the small stuff right.

  • We lead with inclusion and value diversity. We believe in diversity of thought, perspective, and experience. Diversity of experience and perspectives creates a more robust product and a more beautiful world. 

  • We dream in color and code. 

  • We hustle. 

  • We are humble and know that the sum of our parts is greater than any one of us as individuals. 

  • Above all else, we do the right thing. We believe in transparency, honesty, and integrity. 

We believe travel and tourism are a force for good because it builds connection, understanding, and appreciation of our world’s cultures, history, and natural resources. We believe data and the right metrics allow us to make better decisions because transparent data helps focus on the right issues, problems, and therefore, solutions, to be better stewards of our world's most precious destinations.

We’re building a global community—one that’s safe for people of all backgrounds. We are an equal-opportunity employer where our diversity and inclusion are central pillars of our company strategy. We look for applicants who understand, embrace and thrive in a multicultural and increasingly globalized world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. When you join our team, you join the Zartico family.

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