Data Architect at W2O Group

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Data Architect

Recently named Best Place to Work by MM&M, The Holmes Report, PR News, PRWeek, and AdAge, W2O is an integrated marketing and communications firm powered by analytics and specializing in healthcare.  We are currently seeking a talented Data Architect to join our growing team of pharmaceutical advertising, technology and data professionals. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic, fast-growing global agency.


As a Data Architect on the technology team, you’ll be responsible for building and maintaining our data warehouse environment, maintaining our internal data processes, and implementing and supporting business intelligence capabilities across multiple business divisions. You will play a key role in helping design our enterprise data architecture to support overarching data governance and related initiatives such as data architecture management, data security management, and data quality management. 

This role will be that of an over-arching Data guru. The ideal candidate will connect and work closely with Data Warehousing, Data Analytics, Engineering and Data Sciences as well as Product and Project Management. They will be responsible for solving some of the most complex and high scale data challenges in our industry while impacting the lives of healthcare professionals and their patients. They must be technologically curious, driven to work with some of newest data technologies on the marketplace today. They will be a visionary and a key driver in the rapid adoption and scalability of crucial data warehousing and cloud-based technologies.
This Data Architect will collaborate with executive level internal and external stakeholders. They will lead the development, delivery and implement of AI, IOT, data engineering and data analytics projects which will leverage data to develop industry leading business insights. This person will focus on solutions such as machine learning, IoT, batch/real-time data processing, data and business intelligence while ensuring enterprise wide data security and integrity.

  • Expertise with AWS services such as Athena, Glue, Lambda, S3, DynamoDB, NoSQL, Relational Database Service (RDS), Amazon EMR and Amazon Redshift.
  • Expertise with GCP resources including BigQuery and GCS
  • Plan and execute complex data analyses using SQL and other tools
  • Delivery of cloud architecture to support new distributed computing solutions that often span the full array of cloud services. This will include migration of existing applications and development of new applications using cloud services.
  • Own the Insights gleaned by the creation of advanced technology roadmaps. Share real world implementations and recommend new capabilities that would simplify adoption and drive greater value.
  • Innovate and engage with key technology stakeholders to create a compelling vision of a data-driven enterprise environment and the impact it will have on their teams, their projects and their outcomes.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required while a Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or Math, with Advanced certifications are highly desirable.
  • Hands on experience leading enterprise wide data warehousing and analytics projects
  • Ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges in an enterprise environment
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across organizations
  • Understanding of database and analytical technologies in the industry including MPP and NoSQL databases, Data Warehouse design, PostgreSQL, BI reporting and Dashboard development
  • Demonstrated industry efficiency in the fields of database, data warehousing or data sciences
  • Implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing, enterprise environments
  • Customer facing skills with the ability to drive discussions with senior leadership regarding trade-offs, best practices and risk mitigation
  • Desire and ability to interact with all levels of the organization 

W2O Group offers a comprehensive benefit program and perks, including unlimited and flexible PTO, expanded paid leave for new parents including a 4th Trimester program that helps new parents transition back to work, and a five-week sabbatical program.  Other perks include Income Protection, Retirement plans/401(k) match, and cell phone savings plans.  Learn more about our great benefits and perks at:

W2O Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We foster an environment that embraces diversity. We are stronger with a wider range of opinions, strengths, and backgrounds to achieve our goals.

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We're located in East Austin, an area flourishing with new, unique businesses. We're neighbors with dozens of restaurants, food trucks and bars.

An Insider's view of W2O Group

What’s the vibe like in the office?

With Covid 19, W2O has fully embraced the work from home culture. We connect with each other daily, but most importantly we are treated as professionals, and we are all given the freedom to do our best work. If anything, this drives all of us. Empowered is not just a buzz word here at W2O, it's how we are all treated and it's who we are!



How does the company support your career growth?

One of our core values at W2O is "Make it Happen." This has been true to our culture since Day 1. W2O has a wonderfully entrepreneurial spirit - especially in Austin. As employees, we are always encouraged to chart our own path to better the business and ourselves. There's no template for career growth here. Just passion, grit and a good attitude!


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How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The technology team at W2O drives digital transformation for our customers, as our business evolves from a traditional professional services firm into a technology provider. This puts the team in the enviable position of being able to strongly guide the direction of the organization toward a new frontier in our industry.


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What are W2O Group Perks + Benefits

W2O Group Benefits Overview

W2O has some of the best benefits in the industry - comprehensive and complete!

Volunteer in local community
W2O encourages giving back and supports employees in all our offices.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
W2O provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by [provider]. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
There is an Annual Performance Bonus, paid out in March
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
W2O provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes the ability to work from Home when needed.
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Eligible employees get 30 days of paid sabbatical after their first 5 years of working at the company.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Fitness Subsidies
$200 per year provided for Staff Employees to spend on a Healthy product or activity.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
W2O offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
W2O hosts lunch and learn meetings.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
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