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Data Architect Overview

Job Description

A freelance Data Architect is responsible for designing, implementing, and managing data systems and databases for clients on a project basis. They work closely with clients to understand their data requirements and develop appropriate data models and structures. They analyze and evaluate existing data systems, provide recommendations for improvement, and ensure data integrity and security. They also collaborate with other professionals, such as software developers and data analysts, to ensure efficient data processing and accurate reporting. The role requires strong technical skills in database design, data modeling, and data integration, as well as the ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with clients. Overall, a freelance Data Architect plays a critical role in designing and optimizing data systems to meet the specific needs of each client.

Most Common Skills

PostgreSQL, Golang, and AWS - For more data, check Data Architect skills.

Average Hourly Rate

$130 - This number comes from our open-source Data Architect hourly rates database.

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Fun Facts

  • The term "Data Architect" was coined by IBM in the late 1980s.
  • A data architect is like a superhero who saves the world from data chaos.
  • A Data Architect is like a Jedi Master for organizing and managing data!


  • "Data Architects: the bridge builders of the digital world, ensuring that information flows smoothly and ideas find their connections."
  • "Data architects are the masters of information, the architects of knowledge. They shape the data landscape, building bridges between chaos and clarity, revealing insights with every structure they create."
  • "Data architects: turning spaghetti code into al dente data."

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