Concora Credit Inc.

Data Platform Architect

Job Locations US-OR-Beaverton
ID 2023-2484
IT - Enterprise Data
Regular Full-Time (Exempt)


Join the nation’s leader in second-look finance servicing as our Data Platform Architect!


The impact you’ll have at Concora Credit:

We are looking for a stellar and seasoned Platform Architect to fill in a very strategic role within our Data & Analytics organization to transform our existing BI, analytics and data ecosystem to a future state aligned with our business strategy and enterprise architecture. The ideal candidate will possess a unique blend of strategic thinking, technical excellence, a big-picture vision, and the drive to make our data modernization vision a reality. If you are a highly creative and independent problem solver, have a strong drive to excel, and are looking for opportunities to work with very creative people and make a big impact at the same time, this is the right place for you. 


We hire people, not positions. That's because, at Concora Credit, we put people first, including our customers, partners, and Team Members. Concora Credit is guided by a single purpose: to help non-prime customers do more with credit. Today, we have helped millions of customers access credit. Our industry leadership, resilience, and willingness to adapt ensure we can help our partners responsibly say yes to millions more. As a company grounded in entrepreneurship, we're looking to expand our team and are looking for people who foster innovation, strive to make an impact, and want to Do More! We’re an established company with over 20 years of experience, but now we’re taking things to the next level. We're seeking someone who wants to impact the business and play a pivotal role in leading the charge for change.


As our Data Platform Architect you will:

  • Partner with business and technology stakeholders to drive future state architecture for our enterprise Data & Analytics platform and Data Science solutions
  • Engage face to face with internal customers to understand their technology/business needs and architect top-notch solution design pertaining to data driven solutions and projects
  • Lead or develop proofs of concepts and innovate in solution development with new technology frameworks
  • Engage closely with the tech and data teams and evangelize adoption of standard architectural practices in everyday development work
  • Participate in our company-wide architecture practice. Contribute to enterprise standards and reference implementations. Learn and apply the Concora Credit Architecture Framework Work with architects from other areas and align with VP of Architecture
  • Develop and publish models, catalogs, schemas, glossaries, roadmaps, online collaborative environments, knowledge repositories and other artifacts
  • Operate transparently and collaboratively by regularly publishing work on the company intranet and continually soliciting and responding to feedback from all levels of the organization
  • Lead selection, implementation and integration of data management and analytics tools
  • Provide strategic and technical direction for key vendor relationships, beginning with Databricks and Microsoft
  • Review designs, quality plans, and test results to ensure that business solutions are sufficiently robust, stable, scalable, performant and compliant to meet functional and non-functional requirements
  • Help build Concora Credit enterprise and data architecture capabilities. Establish and lead communities of practice. Mentor other data professionals
  • Work closely with corporate leaders at the Beaverton, Oregon headquarters, with some flexibility to work remotely
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to provide 24/7 support for critical applications.
  • Travel occasionally to other Concora Credit offices, vendor locations, trainings, conferences, etc.

These duties must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.


We know experience comes in many forms and that many skills are transferable. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, consider applying. Diversity has made us the entrepreneurial and innovative company that we are today.



  • 10+ combined years of working on data management, data warehousing and cloud data technologies with SQL, No-SQL or other data solutions
  • 5+ years of architecture and design experience for Data & Analytics solutions involving tools like Snowflake, Informatica / DBT, Spark/ Kafka, Power BI / Tableau, Python/Databricks
  • Deep expertise with designing and implementing large scale data lake / warehouse architectures, and data aggregation techniques
  • Experience architecting end to end solutions with cloud-based BI tools and data warehouses such as Power BI / Tableau / Snowflake / Redshift is a must. Azure data bricks is preferred
  • Experience and depth in data modeling, experience with industry standard data models
  • Hands on experience with: Java, C#, Python or R
  • Experience developing data products from concept to launch
  • Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment
  • Very strong technical abilities with a grasp on latest technology trends
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with proven ability to quickly absorb technical concepts and effectively communicate them to a non-technical audience
  • Experience in delivering services in a fast-paced agile environment

Other Key Skills:

  • Thinker and planner – able to see potential issues and requirements ahead of time, plan and execute them
  • Ability to balance short term tactical decisions with long term strategic thinking
  • Demonstrable leadership and team evangelizing abilities in changing, ambiguous and challenging situations
  • Maintain excellent working relationship with all team members, peers, partners and all others within and outside Data & Analytics organization

What’s In It For You:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance for you and your family
  • Relax and recharge with Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 6 company-observed paid holidays, plus 3 paid floating holidays
  • 401k (after 90 days) plus employer match up to 4%
  • Pet Insurance for your furry family members
  • Wellness perks including onsite fitness equipment at both locations, EAP, and access to the Headspace App
  • We invest in your future through Tuition Reimbursement
  • Save on taxes with Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Peace of mind with Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Protect yourself with company paid Long-Term Disability and voluntary Short-Term Disability

Concora Credit provides equal employment opportunities to all Team Members and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Concora Credit Is an equal opportunity employer (EEO).


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