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Senior System Architect II, Business Intelligence & Data Analytics

Date:  Nov 3, 2022

remote, MA, US, remote

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

What are we looking for?
EBSCO information Services is seeking a Senior System Architect who will focus on data architecture, analytics, governance, and management.  You will have the technical responsibility for the overall architectural and engineering design of EIS’s data ecosystem. This role interfaces with business stakeholders, cross functional teams, and customers to solve problems by defining high-level functional and nonfunctional requirements, analyzing technical trade-offs, and determining the architectural strategy for our enterprise-wide data & analytics initiatives. 


What will I do as the Senior System Architect at EIS?

  • Participate in planning, definition, and high-level design of the data solution
  • Work directly with agile teams to implement solutions
  • Participate in design/code reviews and solution deployment
  • Own design artifacts and documentation
  • Work with internal customers and stakeholders to establish high-level solution intent
  • Establish critical nonfunctional requirements
  • Participate in quarterly high-intensity company-wide planning exercises
  • Interact regularly with business stakeholders about features under development
  • Plan and develop architecture in support of upcoming business Features/Capabilities
  • Participate and contribute to the Community of Architects
  • Stay abreast of industry/technology trends relevant to the Software Engineering discipline.


What Skills do I need to be successful as Senior System Architect?

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field. 
  • 5+ years’ experience in software development. 
  • 5+ years in an architect capacity around data engineering and building data pipelines
  • 3+ years of experience with big data architectures, ETL and data modeling.


What preferred skills would be helpful as Senior System Architect?

  • Big Data Solutions 
  • Streamsets, Kafka, Kinesis, and Elasticsearch in AWS 
  • SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Redshift, Snowflake, NoSQL databases 
  • Enterprise Data Governance 
  • Data Pipeline Operations/DataOps 
  • Data Privacy and Security 
  • Data Analytics Architecture 
  • Third-Party Analysis and Reporting Tools 
  • Skilled and knowledgeable with microservices 
  • AWS knowledge and certifications a plus 


Target Annual Salary Range: $ 127,020-181,460. This Pay Target range includes a bonus target of 5% of base salary. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors including your skills, qualifications, education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location. EBSCO provides a generous benefits program including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a retirement savings plan, paid parental leave, holidays and paid time off (PTO), as well as tuition reimbursement. View more about EBSCO’s benefits here:


We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

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