Data Architect - Health Scale Up

Flexible Working
24 Feb 2021
10 Mar 2021
JN -022021-2006657
John Thompson
Professional / Specialist
Information Management
Contract Type

My client a scaling up health/tech based start up is in search of Data Architect to guide and lead the firms relationship with data from inception to long term strategy you will play a pivotal role in this firms data journey.

Client Details

Page Group has partnered with a ambitious start up firm which is currently scaling at an unprecedented rate. While initially being funded by the founders they have grown out the team to 20 individuals with unique and impressive backgrounds. They aim to be the lead provider of digital health solutions and to this aim have recently received funding from a transnational institution for their work so far.

They are committed to finding innovative solutions to complex health problems using data as the key to unlock better patient outcomes. This firm is continuing to grow at an impressive rate and while this is the first position of its kind in the organisation you will be working closely with senior members of leadership and the data science team to contribute to the organisation's product offering. As the lead member of the data team the position has endless possibilities in its responsibilities and scope as the firm continues to grow and you will be responsible for shaping the way the firm interacts with data.


As this position is in a dynamic and changing firm no two days will be the same, from the onset you will have a lead position to shape the business's data strategy and work closely with senior leadership and the data science team. You will be responsible for making long term decisions from databases to cloud solutions in this truly greenfield project.

As this firms key selling point is the unique insights into data it can provide you will be working at enterprise level with the ability to influence both data structures of the business as well as how it can impact and feed into the product of the firm. To this aim you should be comfortable working on the fringes of data and contributing to wider discussions with aspects not typical associated with a business-as-usual Data Architect role.

Leadership and the ability to persuade and influence will be key for the long-term success of this position as the firm further scales up, growth of their data function will follow and will increasingly be a key position in the firm. You should be ready to adapt to new challenges of the role as they appear and remain on top of data trends as new technologies launch in the market.

As their business model aims to change lives and impact health outcomes through data and technology we are in search of a candidate that while up for the challenge won't be bogged down by the learning curve.


Essential Skills

  • Working with senior stakeholders to contribute to the technology vision with both technical and less technical stakeholders.
  • Demonstrable experience designing data road maps.
  • Experience working hand on building complex data structures from ETLs, DWHs & Data Pipelines etc.
  • Previous experience working with SQL server or another well known database.
  • Experience working with a helping to shape cloud based technology strategy.

Desirable Skills

  • Health care based experience.
  • Experience working in a start up environment.
  • A BI Engineering background would be well suited to this role.
  • Demonstrable experience of scaling up a start up firm and/or Long term projects/positions

Job Offer

A competitive salary is on offer to the successful candidates in addition to an opportunity to be an emerging industry leader in how data can lead to improved health care outcomes.