Data Architect

National Funding

United States Remote Remote Northeast U.S., preference for candidates based in NY or D.C.

Full time

$150-200k (annually)

Jan 25

National Funding (NF) is creating a new, state-of-the-art digital lending company, (SBL). SBL will launch fully digital lending offering targeted to SMBs seeking an automated loan experience. The company will differentiate itself from competitors via superior technology, risk management, data science, a fully digital UI, and a customer-first experience that emphasizes ease of use, fairness and transparency in pricing, and recognition of customer loyalty.

In order to maximize speed-to-market and efficiency, SBL intends to leverage the availability state-of-the art technology service providers and platforms. At the same time, SBL will build a robust set of modules around these platforms that will serve to differentiate SBL’s offerings in the marketplace and to its customers.

Position Summary:

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Data Architect to join our digital lending startup. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing robust and scalable data architectures to support our lending business operations. As a senior member of our team, they will work closely with our data scientists, engineers, and business leaders to ensure the timely delivery of data-driven solutions and drive the company’s data strategy. This position is reporting to the CTO, Business Loan Center.

Major Responsibilities:

● Design and implement data architectures that support the needs of the lending business operations

● Work with data scientists, engineers, and business leaders to understand data needs and lead the design and development of data models that meet the lending business needs

● Ensure data integrity and security by implementing best practices for data governance, security, and compliance

● Design and implement data pipelines to support real-time loan processing and decision making

● Optimize data architectures for performance, scalability, and cost-efficiency

● Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in data management and architecture

● Drive the company's data strategy and provide guidance to other teams on data-related matters

● Work closely with Risk and Compliance team to ensure compliance with regulations

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

● Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field

● Minimum of 8 years of experience in data architecture, with a focus on data modeling and data pipeline design

● Strong experience with database technologies such as SQL and NoSQL

● Strong understanding of data governance, security, and compliance

● Experience with data warehousing, ETL, and data integration

● Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills

● Strong communication and collaboration skills

● Experience working in a startup environment is a plus

National Funding is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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