Data Architect at Kyruus | Powderkeg

Location: Remote OR Portland, OR/Boston, MA

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Software Development

First and foremost, Kyruuvians care deeply about our vision to enable human beings to care for human beings, our mission, and our CORE values:

Caring – We care about doing the right thing , in the right way, every time.

Ownership – We own both our successes and our mistakes, taking responsibility and always learning how to be better.

Respect – We respect and celebrate the individual traits that enable each of us, our customers, our providers, and our patients, to be the best that we can be.

Empowerment – We embrace a culture that supports everyone’s ability to contribute and lead.

Here’s what that would mean for you in the Data Architect role.


  • You’ll provide technical leadership, guide technology choices, and chart an approach to execution that will enable building an enterprise data management framework to support the Kyruus’ next phase of business growth. The candidate will collaborate with peers, engineering leadership and product management to ensure the technology solutions support current and future needs.


  • You’ll set data architecture principles, create business and logical models of data, and design / document diagrams and high-level integrated designs for our enterprise data platform. You will do this by understanding the business of the company, and partnering with our product organization, to ensure that the data platform capabilities are aligned with our product and organizational strategy .
  • You’ll provide oversight and governance over data modeling, data transformation, and data storage.
  • You will be responsible for providing ongoing operational discipline around data usage and compliance.
  • You’ll partner with our cloud infrastructure teams in the design, implementation and maintenance of our data pipeline infrastructure.
  • You will be responsible for the evaluation, selection, implementation, and administration of enterprise data management technologies and infrastructure, including ETL/ELT, Data Warehouse and BI/data visualization assets. This includes exploring automation, AI, machine learning, etc.
  • You’ll keep in mind the correlation between data infrastructure and cost, and will make financially sound decisions.
  • You will ensure continued compliance with applicable regulatory and contractual requirements for data security You’ll help plan and coordinate the technical strategy and implementation of our cross-team projects and product deployments.
  • You’ll witness failures - your own and that of others. You’ll use these failures as teaching moments to continuously improve feature velocity, stability, and quality.
  • You’ll take on projects that are highly ambiguous with lots of unknowns. You’ll use your technical expertise and mental resilience to break them down into manageable, iterative improvements, and guide your own work and that of team members to execute on these plans in a timely manner.
  • You’ll interact with customers to provide expertise on technical implementation questions. You’ll also work to get customer feedback to inform our architecture and technical designs.
  • You’ll report to the Vice President Engineering, Data Platform.


  • How You’ll Use Your Professional Skills
  • You will have 10+ years of experience as a data architect (or related role), managing complex data pipelines in a SaaS / cloud infrastructure environment.
  • You’ll use your experience with a range of technologies such as AWS, GCP, BigQuery, ElasticSearch, Databricks, Snowflake, and others, to design scalable solutions that power our data platform.
  • Ideally, you will be familiar with HIPAA and HITRUST compliance.
  • You will have strong leadership and cross-functional collaboration skills to establish organizational alignment on data architecture.
  • You’ll help the team solve complex technical design problems.

You’ll use your communication and active listening skills to:

  • Provide complete, actionable, timely, and corrective technical feedback to engineers and Agile teams.
  • Articulate compelling and inspired technical vision and core technology purpose.
  • Create an inclusive and safe environment where team members feel motivated to succeed as well as feel confident to provide you feedback on what you can do to improve the overall effectiveness of technical solutions.


  • How You’ll Know You’re Succeeding
  • You develop technical strategies, designs, and commit quality code reliably and on time to help the team achieve roadmap goals and customer commitments.
  • You anticipate, develop, and evangelize strategies for future requirements and trends.
  • You collaborate with Engineering and Product Management to develop technical plans that mitigate risks and achieve our roadmap goals in a timely manner, and when needed demonstrate agility and flexibility in making course corrections based on feedback.
  • You share your technical expertise with the broader community by presenting at conferences, writing blog posts, etc. that are relevant and bear fruit for Kyruus.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Kyruus is dedicated to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information. We will not discriminate, in any employment decision, against any individual or group on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veterans/national guard/military reserve status. This shall be done in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws in every location in which Kyruus has facilities.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Data Architect
  • Company
  • Location
    Boston, MA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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