Data Architect at Getty Images

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The Data Architect will be responsible for leading design and development of enterprise-wide data architecture and logical/physical data models across master data, data pipelines, big data stores, data analytics and business intelligence platforms. This role will work closely with business users and technology leaders to develop data strategy, enterprise information model, and enterprise data catalog. This is an exciting opportunity to drive business process and data integration across the Getty Platform.   

Who You Are:

This position is responsible for leading the design and development of complex data integration solutions in a highly collaborative software engineering environment. Acts as the liaison between technical teams and business stakeholders in order to facilitate, conceptualize and define integrated data solutions; making sure these solutions align with Enterprise Data Architecture and achieve company wide objectives. 

Your Next Challenge:

  • Develop and maintain understanding of data architecture and systems comprising Getty Images technology platform.
  • Lead design and development of logical and physical data models for transactional and analytical datastores.
  • Lead Getty Images enterprise data governance initiatives. Ensure Getty Images domain driven data architecture evolution.
  • Evangelize data platform, standards, patterns and best practices across Getty Images business partners.
  • Work closely with business users and developers to create and maintain data dictionary and data lineage. Help investigate and resolve data anomalies including data quality issues and ambiguous/redundant data definitions. Recommend data integrity checks and controls to ensure enterprise-wide data quality.
  • Provide technical guidance and support for data warehouse, analytics development, and technology evolution initiatives.
  • Work closely with data consumers (data analysts, data scientists, data engineers, etc.) to understand needs and challenges and come up with solutions and process improvement recommendations.
  • Assist with data platform optimization and scalability improvement efforts.
  • Lead technology rationalization, assessment, and roadmap planning.
  • Ensure compliance with Getty Images’ policies & procedures, state and federal laws, regulations and standards.
  • Enhance data security and data auditing capabilities
  • Help define and govern data-centric SLAs across Getty Images enterprise. 

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent experience.
  • 10+ years of experience in designing conceptual, logical and physical data models.
  • 10+ years of experience in strategic data planning and data standards development.
  • 5+ years of experience in data mart, data warehouse, and data lake design and architecture.
  • 5+ years of experience in leveraging enterprise data warehouse modeling constructs, methodologies and practices to ensure flexible, scalable, maintainable, and high-performing databases.
  • 10+ years of experience with multiple database technologies for relational, document-oriented, column-oriented, key-value, graph encompassing schema-less, unstructured and multi-structured data.
  • 7+ years of experience in working with Distributed systems and experience in designing distributed systems solutions.
  • Proficiency in SQL.
  • Good knowledge of ETL, ELT and batch.
  • Experience with analytics, data visualization tools a plus.
  • Experience in data analysis and forensics.
  • Experience with data pipelines and dealing with high volume systems and designing solutions for reliability and performance at scale.
  • Experience with AWS and/or Google cloud data engineering and data science capabilities: RedShift, Athena, BigQuery, Dynamo, Hadoop, Amazon EMR, Spark, SageMaker, Apache Flink, etc.
  • Experience with streaming architectures including cost analysis, performance tuning, and quality of service concerns.
  • AWS cloud application development, architecture design, modernization, implementation, and deployment is a plus.
  • Understanding of cloud computing technologies, business drivers, and emerging computing trends.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to describe complex technical subjects, develop technical documentation and presentations.
  • Strong bias for lean and collaborative enterprise architecture process.

Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world with images and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment which celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

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  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • SQLiteDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • WordpressCMS
    • Custom technologiesCMS
    • WorkfrontCMS
    • SeismicCMS
    • AirTableCMS


Situated between the International District, Pioneer Square, Century Link + T-Mobile Park, there are endless options for lunch, happy hour and coffee.

What are Getty Images Perks + Benefits

Getty Images Benefits Overview

We offer:
-Work life balance + remote flexibility
-Team and office celebrations
-Transportation benefits
-Competitive retirement benefits and life insurance
-Great healthcare, including medical, dental and vision
-Donation + volunteer days
-Unlimited vacation

Volunteer in local community
Get 1 day per calendar year to volunteer with an organization of your choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Moral and Diversity and Inclusion Committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Getty employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA. We also contribute generously to employees FSA's and HSA's.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
New employees are invested 100% day one.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible work schedules and hours are dependent on teams and managers.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to 10000 for eligible adoption expenses and 12 weeks of paid leave. We extend the same reimbursement for surrogacy.
Company sponsored family events
Getty Images hosts a family day each summer. Events have included Mariners games or trips to the Seattle Aquarium.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Salaried employees qualify for our Flexible Time Off and hourly employees are given up to 27 days per calendar year.
Paid Volunteer Time
More time can be used by flexible time off or PTO.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer a free ORCA card or subsidized parking in our garage.
Company Outings
Getty Images has several events throughout the year including an annual golf tournament + family day.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Fresh bread is delivered daily with fresh fruit, too.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
We offer subsidized parking in our garage.
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