Data Architect

Job Title: Data Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £100000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH6483_1505999144
Contact Name: Emma Sears
Contact Email: esears@venquis.com
Job Published: September 21, 2017 14:05

Job Description

Architectural Oversight

  • Define, maintain and deliver a Data Strategy & Architecture
  • Provide a non-technical interpretation of the Data Strategy to the business
  • Define a roadmap of deliverables, business benefits and milestones to deliver the strategy
  • Work closely with the Technology delivery teams to ensure programmes of change are aligned with the data strategy
  • Engage central group technology/architecture to evolve a cohesive data strategy for the BU that compliments the central group strategy
  • Work with central group technology/architecture to own and flesh out the Enterprise Data Model to ensure it represents and aligns with the Business Model
  • Contribute to the design of data models and architecture for use by Analytics and Business Intelligence
  • Be seen as the 'Go To Person' for all things data
  • Ensure data governance, security, lineage and management have frameworks in place to ensure the business is in compliance with key compliance requirements
  • Engage actively in the Data Community of the company
  • Engage with Governance processes on programme change to ensure the data aspect of change is considered and aligns with the data strategy
  • Define a strategy for data within the cloud that ensures Data Confidentiality and Security is catered for
  • Define Technical Architecture patterns for working with data
  • Help evolved the business understanding and view of data to enable the business to digitise and maximise the benefit from using data as a key business enabler/change.


The Requirements

  • Advanced experience working in an architectural role in a large organisation
  • Extensive problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrate experience and success in delivering a step change in direction/thinking in an organisation
  • Data Architecture, Enterprise Architecture, Service-oriented Architectures, Event-Driven Architectures
  • Relational & NoSQL storage technologies
  • A good understanding of architectural concepts, methodologies and mapping approaches
  • Data modelling understanding and experience
  • Appreciation of development and project life-cycles

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