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Senior Data Architect

Date: Aug 4, 2022

Location: Dhaka, BD, 1213 BD

Company: Optimizely

Optimizely is known for content, commerce, and optimization with our Digital Experience Platform (DXP). Millions of experiences are served with our platform every single day, helping organizations grow exponentially online. We have the honor of serving some incredible customers – which makes what we do extremely rewarding. Optimizely has over 9,000 brands, from global organizations such as Visa, Sky, Yamaha, and Wall Street Journal to tech innovators like Atlassian, DocuSign, FitBit, and Zillow.


Not only are we financially sound and growing, but we have unicorn status: we exceeded $300M in revenue in 2020, is profitable already, and have all strategic options ahead of us. Optimizely continues to invest and addresses a market opportunity north of $30 billion, providing significant personal career growth opportunities.


We are an inclusive culture with a global team of 1200+ people across the US, Europe, Australia, Bangladesh, UAE, Singapore, and Vietnam. We blend European and American business cultures, emphasizing teamwork, inclusion, and moving fast. People make the difference!


If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment with the best humans, please apply! We’re just getting started...


As Senior Data Architect, you will work with the business and technical teams to analyse systems, and gather how data is used. You will design information flows from source systems to the data lake, implement data governance and catalog, use data to develop new algorithms and models to provide insight to internal business groups. Research, design, develop, and maintains existing and new data models, data, and analytical solutions including Machine Learning algorithms and visualizations through the integration of technical and business requirements. Provide required documentation and participate in architecture reviews to ensure that the solutions comply with standards.

Job Responsibilities

- Responsible for the design and build of a holistic data management framework
- Define the data standards and principles
- Design, construct and further develop the data architecture
- Design concepts to make the flow of data as efficient as possible
- Provide specifications for data quality
- Classify and organize data
- Create secure storage concepts
- Monitor and analyze data sources using databases and data warehousing tools
- Design schemes intended to accelerate the workflow
- Translate idealistic concepts into practical forms
- Ensure compliance with data protection regulations (in partnership with Data Governance Manager)
- Cooperate and collaborate with system designers and programmers
- Educate staff members through training
- Test and troubleshoot system
- Recommend solutions to improve new and existing database systems
- Proficiency in data modeling from conceptual to database optimization

Knowledge and Experience

- Mastery of relational databases and SQL
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
- 5+ years of experience working in data architecture or a related field - Experience building, deploying, maintaining, and optimizing master data pipelines
- Deep understanding of data architecture best practices such as normalizing data structures, minimizing logic complexity, defining intuitive and consistent semantic layers, and eliminating redundancy
- Experience with Unix/Shell and Python or comparable programming language
- Experience with big data technologies
- Experience with orchestrating and deployment tools such as Apache Airflow and CI/CD tools
- Experience with git and version control workflows


Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent


Why you'll love working here

  • Our culture is the most important thing we offer: a place to do your best work and a chance for your voice to be heard in a democratic environment as we shape a high-growth space.  
  • We currently work from home; however, we plan to return to the office by year-end. When we return to the office, we plan to have a hybrid model while also providing the opportunity to be fully remote.  
  • Communal transport facilities inside Dhaka and free catered lunch when we return. 
  • Best-in-class compensation plans 
  • Unlimited vacation days and flexible working hours 
  • Two annual festival bonuses 
  • Medical insurance 
  • An agile performance review process encourages ongoing transparency between managers and direct reports. 
  • Monthly and quarterly regional and global team-building events 
  • Enablement program and soft skill training to support internal career growth and development   
  • Reward and recognition programs  
  • Volunteering and opportunities to give back  
  • Chance to work with our incredible global team all over the world 

At Optimizely, our standardized language is English, and it is crucial to have good English communication skills to be successful in your global role. All our external and cross-location communication is done in US English (en-us), but internally you can speak in whichever native language you most identify with.


Optimizely is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.