Effectual is hiring a

Snowflake Data Architect


Position Summary

Data Architects are key members of the Delivery team. In this hands-on role, you would be working closely with our clients, technology partners, and other team members to develop tech-forward solutions for unique business challenges.

  • Typical projects focus on areas such as:
  • Data Strategy
  • Data Modernization & Warehousing
  • Analytics & Business Intelligence
  • Application & Data Integration
  • Data Science & Machine Learning


Why Join Effectual?
Effectual is a modern, cloud first managed and professional services company that works with commercial enterprises and the public sector to mitigate their risk and enable IT modernization. We are a deeply experienced and passionate team of problem solvers who apply proven methodologies to business challenges across Amazon Web Services and VMware Cloud on AWS. Effectual was named VMware Cloud on AWS Growth Partner of the Year by AWS at re:Invent 2021. The company earned Cloud Service Provider of the Year at the Channel Innovation Awards 2021.

Effectual is a validated AWS MSP Partner, holding 200+ AWS Certifications. We achieved the AWS Migration Competency, AWS DevOps Competency, AWS Mobile Competency, AWS SaaS Competency, and AWS Government and AWS Nonprofit Competency designations. Effectual is a member of the AWS Well-Architected and AWS Public Sector Partner Programs as well as the AWS GovCloud (US) and Authority to Operate on AWS Programs. Additionally, Effectual is a VMware Principal Partner in VMware Cloud on AWS.
Employees at Effectual experience a fun, fast paced, and inclusive culture. We cloud strategy & design, application development, migrations, data & analytics and modern cloud management means you may never have to leave the company if you want to learn more and try something new. Additionally, we offer medical, dental, vision, pet, and life insurances as well as paid time off, 14 holidays and a 401k with company match. Consider joining our team today!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

·Mastery of Snowflake ecosystem: Data storage, Query processing, and Cloud services

·Providing Solutions: Demonstrated consulting skills, ideally through previous roles and delivery of 'on-site' technical engagements with customers, partners, and vendors. This includes performing 'on-site' sales visits, understanding customer requirements, creating consulting proposals, and creating packaged data solution offerings.

·Executing Delivery: Engagements include 'on-site' projects proving the use of database, data and analytics solutions across 'on-premises', and cloud environments. Customers want to migrate existing solutions as well as develop new architectures and applications in the cloud.

·Collaboration and Knowledge: Collaborate with sales, pre-sales, engineering, and support teams to help partners and customers learn and understand available services. 

Typical high-level architectural deliverables:

· Architectural Decision/s (ADs)

·Statement/s of Direction (SODs)

·Solution Architecture/s

·Reference Architectural Diagram/s

·Reference Implementation Architecture/s

·Implementation of best practices and the documentation of those practices


Essential Skills and Experience

·Experience in architecture, software design, and operations in hybrid environments as well as projects at scale.

· Strong knowledge of AWS-specific services, including Lake Formation, Amazon Aurora, Amazon Data Pipeline, Amazon Athena, Glue, Amazon S3, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR), Amazon Kinesis, Database Migration Services, and Amazon Redshift.

·Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.


Salary Range

  • Full-time, Exempt
  • $150k - $200k annual salary, commensurate with skill level and experience

Company Offered Benefits

  • Full-time employees are eligible to participate in our employee benefit programs:
    • Medical, dental, and vision health insurances,
    • Short term disability, long term disability and life insurances,
    • 401k with Company match
    • Paid time off (PTO) (120 hours PTO that accrue over one year)
    • Paid time off for major holidays (14 days per year)
    • These and any other employee benefit offerings are subject to management discretion and may change at any time. 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The work is generally performed in an office environment. Physical demands include sitting, keyboarding, verbal communication, written communication. Employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.

Additional Duties

This job description may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of the Employer. Duties and responsibilities are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than at “at will” relationship.

Effectual, Inc. is an EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected classification in its hiring, promoting, or any other job related opportunity.

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