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Senior Solutions Architect



Posted on Friday, May 10, 2024

Title: Senior Solutions Architect

Location: Austin, TX or San Carlos, CA (or Remote within the USA)

Company Overview: Natera is a global leader in cell-free DNA testing, specializing in oncology, women’s health, and organ health. Our mission is to empower personalized healthcare decisions through innovative technology. At Natera, we revolutionize the world of medicine by developing genetic products that combine cutting-edge technology and science. On top of that we want to accelerate the breakthroughs in research to improve care by offering our unique genomic and clinical data.

Position Summary: As a Senior Solutions Architect, you will play a pivotal role in designing and implementing robust, scalable, and efficient solutions that bridge the gap between business requirements and technical capabilities. Your responsibilities include:

  1. Solution Design and Integration:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (including data scientists, engineers, and business stakeholders) to understand project requirements.
    • Translate business needs into strategic architecture solutions, ensuring alignment with industry regulations and best practices.
    • Integrate cloud-native tools from major hyperscalers (e.g., AWS, GCP) and machine learning frameworks.
  2. Data Warehousing and ETL:
    • Design and develop data warehouses and data marts.
    • Create ETL processes for data integration and transformation.
    • Ensure data quality and integrity.
  3. Infrastructure and Tooling:
    • Plan, provide, and maintain infrastructure for data storage, processing, and analytics.
    • Enable efficient data pipelines and real-time data processing.
    • Implement security measures for data protection.
  4. AIOps and MLOps Expertise:
    • Implement best practices from Software Engineering, DevOps, MLOps, and LLMOps.
    • Drive automation and orchestration of AI/ML operations.
    • Optimize model deployment, monitoring, and maintenance processes.
  5. Technical Skills:
    • Proficiency in programming languages (e.g., Python, SQL).
    • Deep understanding of cloud services (AWS, GCP) and data storage solutions (e.g., S3, BigQuery).
    • Familiarity with data modeling, data lakes, and data governance.
    • Experience with data visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Power BI).
    • Proficiency in programming languages (e.g., Python, R, Scala).
    • Deep understanding of cloud services (AWS, GCP) and containerization (Docker, Kubernetes).
    • Familiarity with machine learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch).
    • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and version control (Git).
  6. Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
    • Minimum 15 years of experience in data architecture, solution design, or related roles.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.
    • Proven track record in AIOps and MLOps implementation.
The pay range is listed and actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.
Remote USA
$117,900$147,400 USD


Natera™ is a global leader in cell-free DNA (cfDNA) testing, dedicated to oncology, women’s health, and organ health. Our aim is to make personalized genetic testing and diagnostics part of the standard of care to protect health and enable earlier and more targeted interventions that lead to longer, healthier lives.

The Natera team consists of highly dedicated statisticians, geneticists, doctors, laboratory scientists, business professionals, software engineers and many other professionals from world-class institutions, who care deeply for our work and each other. When you join Natera, you’ll work hard and grow quickly. Working alongside the elite of the industry, you’ll be stretched and challenged, and take pride in being part of a company that is changing the landscape of genetic disease management.


Competitive Benefits - Employee benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life and disability plans for eligible employees and their dependents. Additionally, Natera employees and their immediate families receive free testing in addition to fertility care benefits. Other benefits include pregnancy and baby bonding leave, 401k benefits, commuter benefits and much more. We also offer a generous employee referral program!

For more information, visit www.natera.com.

Natera is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace environment, and welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives. Inclusive collaboration benefits our employees, our community and our patients, and is critical to our mission of changing the management of disease worldwide.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, and will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable laws.

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read this important information for California residents.

Link: https://www.natera.com/notice-of-data-collection-california-residents/

Please be advised that Natera will reach out to candidates with a @natera.com email domain ONLY. Email communications from all other domain names are not from Natera or its employees and are fraudulent. Natera does not request interviews via text messages and does not ask for personal information until a candidate has engaged with the company and has spoken to a recruiter and the hiring team. Natera takes cyber crimes seriously, and will collaborate with law enforcement authorities to prosecute any related cyber crimes.

For more information:
- BBB announcement on job scams
- FBI Cyber Crime resource page