Data Architect

"data architect"

Are looking for an exciting new career opportunity that offers a dynamic working environment and a healthy work life balance as well as career progression?

Our client is a leading financial services organisation who have ambitious plans to refresh and optimise their technology landscape over the coming years to support a critical change journey.

In this role as a Data Architect, you will have the chance to be part of a small but growing architecture team where you will have responsibility for the design and delivery of the enterprise data landscape.

This a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to step into an Architect role from your current role which maybe that of a Data Manager or Data Lead.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead all new data initiatives, analyse data requirements, design database solutions and migration approaches
  • Build framework to ensure data integrity across all IT Systems (ERP, CRM, BI, Data warehouse, external interfaces etc.)
  • Build and maintain Entity Relationship Models, Data dictionary, taxonomy to aid data traceability
  • Be an advocate of data security principles and lead the design/implementation of appropriate security practices around the protection of data
  • Be an active contributor of the Data Governance Working Group influencing the adoption of data standards
  • Develop key performance measures for the data integration and quality by working with BI team
  • Support third party data suppliers in developing specifications that are congruent with the Enterprise data architecture


Key skills/experience required

  • Proven experience in implementing Business Intelligence and Data warehouse platforms, Master data Management, data integration and OLTP database solutions
  • Strong knowledge of industry best practices around data architecture
  • Technical background in SQL, MySQL, SSRS, OLAP, SSIS, Cloud storage with strong data manipulation capabilities in both on-premise and cloud environments
  • Implementing data solutions across hybrid (cloud, on premise) data platforms
  • Experience in logical and physical data modelling, data normalisation, data security, metadata management and Entity mapping tools such as Erwin etc
  • Experience in contributing to enterprise data governance framework to document the processes clearly
  • TOGAF knowledge

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Required skills

  • "data architect" "data manager" "lead data"

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