Axos Bank

Data Architect Lead

Job Locations USA-CA-HQ, San Diego | USA-NV-Las Vegas | USA-CA-Los Angeles | USA-CO-Centennial | USA-NE-Omaha | USA-KS-Overland Park
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Job ID
Centers of Excellence
Position Type
Employee - Full Time
Axos Bank

Job Summary and Opportunity

The Data Architect Lead is a strategist and trusted adviser for project portfolios and data platforms across the enterprise. This position contributes to the company by being a change agent and leading transformations in treating data as an enterprise asset. They are charged with helping design target state architectures for structured and unstructured data in an innovative, collaborative fashion, and manage team members involved in implementing business critical solutions. The goal of this position is to improve manageability, effectiveness, efficiency, and agility of both structured and unstructured data in order to have greater alignment between Technology teams and the needs of the business. This position is on-site at any of our office locations (Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Diego, Omaha, Overland Park, or Centennial). 


  • Set the architectural direction for the data domain that is aligned with business goals. Creates and advances the data architecture vision and strategy
  • Mentor, support, and manage team members
  • Lead project-level architectural reviews and ensures alignment with architectural deliverables, principles, strategies and standards
  • Lead the design, documentation, and analysis to maintain a holistic view of data assets by creating and maintaining blueprints that illustrate how data is stored, processed, and accessed
  • Collaborate with other senior technical members/peers and lead the creation of models, architecture design work products, and new technology innovation initiatives within area(s) of responsibility and for the enterprise
  • Lead the design, documentation, and analysis of the business architecture in their area and provides recommendations to ensure the delivery of an integrated, holistic solution
  • Collaborate with enterprise, solution, and domain architects to understand the implications of respective architectures on data architecture and maximize the value of information across the organization
  • Work with senior stakeholders and subject matter experts in driving effective data management standards and policies across the organization
  • Provide recommendations on business information that will need to be available and shared consistently across the organization through the identification, definition and analysis of how information assets aid strategies and business outcomes
  • Lead technology portfolio prioritizing efforts and owning the management of technology portfolio within area(s) of responsibility
  • Provide strategic recommendations to maximize the value of enterprise data assets, including the external data ecosystem through data exploitation, envisioning data-enabled strategies and enabling business outcomes through analytics, data and analytics governance, and enterprise information policy
  • Evaluate and recommend emerging technologies for data management, storage and analytics
  • Build credibility for an initiative by presenting evidence and ensuring that individuals affected are included in the process at the outset
  • Participate as a member of one or more architectural review boards that ensure architecture quality and compliance
  • Lead short and long-term initiatives and road mapping efforts that drive change and gains support for proposed solutions
  • Work with multiple teams under Enterprise Data Management and acts as a leader to influence enterprise direction/approach and the strategic planning process
  • Educate business and IT partners on information architecture. Contributes ideas and makes recommendations to improve the process followed for work product by making it more efficient and effective


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
  • 5+ years' working in data architect capacity with multi-platform, distributed applications
  • 3+ years' managing effective data teams focused on data monetization initiatives
  • 3+ years' with Agile, Six Sigma, SDLC and industry standard Data Management & Data Governance methodologies
  • Deep understanding of data warehousing concepts, including complex data structures, data transformations and data analytics
  • Knowledge of leveraging unstructured data including imaged documents, 3rd party data, web traffic data, etc.
  • Knowledge of enterprise architecture design concepts
  • System modeling and diagramming approaches
  • System integration techniques and patterns 
  • Understand information security and industry security best practices in regards to data
  • Experience with multi-platform, distributed application implementations across SQL Server, Cloud based data warehouses such as AWS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; experience working with cross-functional teams, and presenting to leadership


  • Experience in BigData 
  • Banking/FinTech 


Born digital, Axos Bank has reinvented the banking model and grown to over $15 billion in assets since our founding in 2000. With a broad and ever-growing range of financial products, Axos Bank is rated among the top 5 digital banks in the country! Axos Financial is our holding company and publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "AX" (NYSE: AX).   


We bring together human insight and digital expertise to anticipate the needs of our customers. Our team members are innovative, technologically sophisticated, and motivated to achieve.   


Learn more about working here! 



Pre-Employment Drug Test:


All offers are contingent upon the candidate successfully passing a credit check, criminal background check, and pre-employment drug screening, which includes screening for marijuana.  Axos Bank is a federally regulated banking institution.  At the federal level, marijuana is an illegal schedule 1 drug; therefore, we will not employ any person who tests positive for marijuana, regardless of state legalization.


Equal Employment Opportunity:


Axos Bank is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.


Job Functions and Work Environment:


While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to sit for extended periods of time. Manual dexterity and coordination are required while operating standard office equipment such as computer keyboard and mouse, calculator, telephone, copiers, etc.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


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