Principal Data Architect I (Marketing Technology)

Full-time | Seattle

Hello we’re Accolade.

We have an opportunity to change the way consumers experience the healthcare system that’s really not working in their favor. Our mission is to make life better for the consumer, drive costs down for the business, and actually make people healthier through compassion, expertise, and technology.

Job Details

Accolade at a glance

Accolade provides personalized health and benefits solutions designed to empower every person to live their healthiest life. We help millions of people and their employers navigate the complexities of the healthcare system with empathy, expertise and through exceptional service while supporting them in lowering the cost of care and improving health outcomes. Accolade blends technology-enabled health and benefits solutions, specialized support from Accolade Health Assistants® and Clinicians and access to expert medical opinion services for high-cost treatment decisions. We consistently receive consumer satisfaction ratings over 90 percent and have been recognized by Inc. Magazine as a Top Place to Work 2020 and Business Intelligence for Excellence in Customer Service 2020. Please visit us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook and at

Role overview
The Principal Data Architect I, reporting to Director, Marketing Technology is responsible for delivering the data infrastructure to enable a predictable, efficient, scalable growth engine. As part of the Data, Infrastructure and Reporting team, you’ll architect, build, deploy and manage the flow of data from source systems into data lakes, warehouses and stores. This role requires a senior level data architect that can work with minimal direction – must be able to drive complex projects from start to finish.

A day in the life…

  • Architecting, deploying and managing ETL and data flow processes
  • Working with Leadership to assess project scope and define project plans
  • Analyzing and translating business requirements into functional and technical requirements and design
  • Researching and evaluating capability of other systems, alternative solutions to recommend the most scalable and cost-effective solution for system design
  • Designing, implementing and analyzing high performing queries
  • In-depth investigations of specific problem areas, or mapping existing user requirements

What we are looking for…

  • 8+ years’ experience with ETL, Data Integration and/or warehouse design and modeling
  • Data warehouse expertise and experience in working with AWS
  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Business, Information Management, Computer Science Engineering related fields.
  • Experience working with Metadata, MDM, and Data Quality tool suites
  • Experience with cloud based database solutions (Amazon Redshift etc.)
  • An excellent problem solver and able to quickly grasp complex challenges
  • A skillful communicator, especially over remote working tools (conferencing, online systems)

What is important to us...

Creating an enduring company that is hyper-focused on our culture and making a meaningful impact in the lives of our employees, members and customers. The secret to our success is:
We find joy and purpose in serving others
Making a difference in our members’ and customers’ lives is what we do. Even when it’s hard, we do the right thing for the right reasons.
We are strong individually and together, we’re powerful
Trusting in our colleagues and embracing their different backgrounds and experiences enable us to solve tough problems in creative ways, having fun along the way.
We roll up our sleeves and get stuff done
Results motivate us. And we aren't afraid of the hard work or tough decisions needed to get us there.
We’re boldly and relentlessly reinventing healthcare
We're curious and act big -- not afraid to knock down barriers or take calculated risks to change the world, one person at a time.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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Principal Data Architect I (Marketing Technology)