The following job is no longer available:
Enterprise Architect - MDM & Big Data Platforms

Enterprise Architect - MDM & Big Data Platforms

Posted 12 March by RS Components Ended

An Enterprise Architect experienced in MDM and Big Data Platforms is required to contribute to the development and maintenance of the Enterprise Architecture (EA) for RS Components with a focus on Master Data Management and Big Data Platforms.

Key Accountabilities

  • Contribute to architecture strategies, principles, patterns, policies and standards.
  • Contribute to the knowledge base of the Group's Enterprise Architecture, including models and architectural views of supporting business, application and technology domains.
  • Provide consultancy support to strategic decision making through the use of architectural models.
  • Definition of baseline and target architectures, across multiple domains, in support of strategic initiatives.
  • Assess and communicate the impacts, trade-offs, risks, costs, benefits and opportunities of proposed options.
  • Guide Technology specialists in best practice for transformational initiatives and programmes.
  • Development of technology roadmaps and transition state architectures
  • Capture and track the progress of emerging architecture evolution against KPI's
  • Keep Technology functional managers aware of key Line of Business issues, identifying and resolving potential problems and conflicts.
  • Ensure that planned technology change exhibits enterprise-wide cohesion and lean characteristics.

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • You will have proven experience of designing and delivering Business Intelligence & Business Data Warehouse Architectures
  • Solid experience of MDM Technology implementation and design in a product/customer capacity
  • Experience of distributed in memory processing frameworks.
  • Understanding of streaming processing pipelines.
  • Understanding of DQ/DI and metadata management, visualisation and profiling tools

Essential Architecture Experience:

  • Definition of baseline and target architectures, across multiple domains, in support of strategic initiatives.
  • Assess and communicate the impacts, trade-offs, risks, costs, benefits and opportunities of proposed options.
  • Contribute to the Technical Roadmap.
  • Contribute to the knowledge base of the Group's Enterprise Architecture, including models and architectural views of supporting business, application and technology domains.
  • Provide consultancy support in strategic decision making through the use of architectural models.
  • Solid understanding of Reference Models.
  • Provide input to the Technology Departments Strategy.

Desirable:

  • International/global business experience.
  • A proven understanding and experience of architecture frameworks, e.g. TOGAF or Zachman and demonstrable experience in working within EA using a framework for at least 3 years.
  • Strong experience of working as an Enterprise Architect in a B2B or B2C environment.
  • EA toolset experience

Characteristics

  • Team player, organisationally savvy, a facilitator that works well with others
  • Remains unbiased, with regards to specific technologies with a focus on results rather than personal preferences
  • Displays intellectual curiosity and integrity
  • Big Picture Thinker

All prospective candidates must show evidence of the Global Electrocomponents behaviours of Passion, Integrity, Innovation, Collaboration, Aspiration, and Accountability through the following do's and don'ts to drive transformational change in Innovation:

About Us

Electrocomponents trading through its brands RS Components and Allied electronics is a British-based distributor of electronics, components, engineering tools and consumables. Electrocomponents is listed on the London Stock Exchange FTSE 250 and in the last financial year had revenues of £2bn. Following a change of several key members of the executive leadership team in 2015, including the appointment of Alexander von Schirmeister, Chief Innovation Officer who joined from eBay, the business has been reinvigorated and there is a renewed appetite for growth and innovation.

The new leadership team has developed a bold strategic vision that centres on driving a best-in-class customer and supplier experience, enhancing the organisation's digital capabilities and focusing online user experience to increase the pace of change and provide a profitable base for future growth.

We recently celebrated achieving £1 billion of annual digital revenues.

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability to perform a job, without regard to age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, creed, national origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, citizenship or marital status, and to maintain a non-discriminatory environment free from intimidation, harassment or bias based upon these grounds.

Required skills

  • Enterprise Architect MDM "Big Data" Platforms Hadoop NiFi Sqoop Kafka OR HBase Kylin Spark Hive Spark Nosql

Reference: 34660699

Bank or payment details should not be provided when applying for a job. reed.co.uk is not responsible for any external website content. All applications should be made via the 'Apply now' button.

Report this job