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Principal Database Architect



Nashville, TN, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Principal Database Architect - Blattner Technologies

Location: This position is open for candidates in Nashville, US, it is a hybrid work role.

Company Overview: Blattner Technologies is a dynamic and innovative technology company specializing in AI-driven data solutions. We empower businesses to harness the power of data and artificial intelligence through cutting-edge technologies and comprehensive strategies. Our mission is to drive digital transformation and operational excellence for our clients by providing state-of-the-art AI and data solutions. At Blattner Technologies, we value innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence, creating an environment where talented professionals can thrive and make a significant impact

Job Summary:
Blattner Technologies is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead Database Architect to lead the design and implementation of our product development. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in various database technologies, hands-on experience, and extensive technical documentation skills. Availability during US business hours and relevant technical certifications are required. Candidates must have direct customer-facing experience, consultative acumen, and cloud experience. This is an urgent hiring need.

Key Responsibilities:

Design and Implementation

  • Lead the design and implementation of product development.
  • Develop and maintain database schemas, structures, and architectures.
  • Design and implement both relational and non-relational databases, including structured and unstructured data types.

Collaboration and Integration

  • Collaborate with database administrators, data engineers, and other team members to ensure seamless integration and performance.
  • Engage directly with customers to understand their needs and provide tailored database solutions.

Optimization and Performance

  • Ensure database scalability, security, and performance optimization.
  • Conduct regular code and architecture reviews to maintain high standards.
  • Develop and enforce database development standards and best practices.

Technical Leadership

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to the team.
  • Stay updated with emerging database technologies and integrate them into the architecture as needed.

Strategic Planning and Documentation

  • Participate in strategic planning to align database architecture with business goals.
  • Produce comprehensive technical documentation for all database systems and processes.


  • Travel may include business meetings and customer meetings.

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 9+ years of experience in database architecture and design.

Technical Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of SQL, PostgreSQL, vector databases, MongoDB, SAP, and other modern database technologies.
  • Experience with both relational and non-relational databases.
  • Proficient in designing and managing structured and unstructured data types.
  • Strong understanding of database structures, schemas, and architectures.

Soft Skills

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven experience working with a diverse, globally dispersed technical and management team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Relevant technical certifications in database technologies.
  • Direct customer-facing experience.
  • Experience with cloud-based database solutions.
  • Consultative acumen.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of data warehousing and big data technologies.
  • Certification in relevant database technologies.
  • Experience with database performance tuning and optimization.

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation Range: $110,000-$130,000

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development.
  • Flexible work hours and supportive team environment.
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