Senior Data Architect

Website Preferred Credit Inc

SENIOR DATA ARCHITECT: St. Cloud, MN based role. Must reside in Central MN and have a reasonable commute to PCI’s St. Cloud office due to in-office requirements.

SENIOR DATA ARCHITECT SUMMARY:

As a Senior Data Architect, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our data architecture and strategy. You will be responsible for designing, implementing, and managing our data infrastructure to support analytics, reporting, and operational requirements. This role combines architectural expertise with team leadership, offering a unique opportunity to influence both our technological landscape and team development.

WHO WE ARE:

PCI starting in 1982, with a mission to offer financing to the unique needs of the direct sales industry, PCI is one of the nation’s leading indirect consumer lenders. PCI remains a stable, mid-sized, family-owned business and has an unwavering passion for service, trust, community, and growth.

WHY WORK FOR PCI?:

  • Start Your Path To Success
  • Make A Positive Difference
  • Work In A Positive and Diverse Environment

SENIOR DATA ARCHITECT RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Data Architecture Design & Implementation
    • Designs and implements robust and accurate data models and architectures to support business objectives.
    • Leads the selection and integration of data management tools and platforms.
    • Ensures the security, integrity, and availability of data across all platforms.
  • Team Leadership & Management
    • Manages and mentors a team of Data Engineers and Business Intelligence (BI) Analysts, fostering a collaborative and high performing environment.
    • Plans and prioritizes team responsibilities, projects, and initiatives to align with company goals.
    • Facilitates continuous learning and development within the team.
  • Data Strategy & Governance
    • Develops and implements data governance and quality standards.
    • Collaborates with stakeholders across the company to identify and meet data needs.
    • Stays abreast of industry trends and advancements in data technology, applying insights to our strategy.

SENIOR DATA ARCHITECT QUALIFICATIONS:

Required

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Data Engineering, Information Technology or a related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in data engineering, data architecture, or a related role.
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in a managerial role overseeing direct reports.
  • Expert level skills in SQL, Data Modeling, Data Warehouse architecture and ETL / ELT patterns.
  • Strong understanding of modern data platforms and technologies.
  • Continuous learning mindset to stay updated with emerging technologies and trends in data engineering and architecture.

Preferred

  • Proficient in database technologies such as MS SQL Server, Azure, Tableau, Airbyte, Snowflake or DBT.
  • Previous experience within the financial services industry.

OFFICE LOCATION:

  • 628 Roosevelt Road, St. Cloud, MN
  • Hybrid capability with 2-3 days in office.

SENIOR DATA ARCHITECT SCHEDULE/HOURS:

  • Full-Time, 40 Hours/week
  • Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

SENIOR DATA ARCHITECT COMPENSATION:

  • Pay Grade: S8
  • Minimum – Midpoint: $117,000 – $146,250 per year
  • Starting Pay Based on Experience

BENEFITS: PCI has standard and competitive benefit plans as well as BENEFITS that are ABOVE & BEYOND!

  • PCI will match 100% of your 401k deferrals up to 5%
  • Annual Discretionary Bonus
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Match Program
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Donation Matching & Paid Volunteer Time

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:

PCI is an equal employment opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We make hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability, please contact PCI HR at HumanResources@preferredcredit.com.

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