Data Architect

Datatech Analytics
Published
January 4, 2024
Location
Durham, United Kingdom
Job Type
Job Ref
J12707
Salary
Competitive

Description

Data Architect
Location - Durham - Hybrid Working
Salary to £54,900 (Exp Dep)
Job Ref: J12707

Our client has an exciting new opportunity for a Data Architect to join their team. This is a key role within Enterprise Architecture, providing expert guidance to the Business on how to manage their customer data.
The Data Architect facilitates the construction and use of data models, standards, quality metrics and policies. These underpin delivery of strategic outcomes, enabling business leaders to understand, apply, monetise and operationalise data exploitation capabilities.

Key Responsibilities
·Derive the future state high-level data architecture underpinning the delivery of required business outcomes.
·Assure conformance to key data architectural principles for all data solutions in the business to follow by working with service partners.
·Ensure that solutions underpin and actively support the delivery of business value from data, and identifying where additional data capture may be required.
·Ensure data governance is reflected in the software delivery lifecycle.
·Define appropriate longer-term data storage and management strategies.
·Define and maintain canonical Conceptual Data Models, high-level Data Flow models and Data Lifecycle models.

Essential Experience:

·Significant experience of defining data architecture and governance policies.
·Significant experience of working in an outsourced environment with an outputs-based operating model.
·Significant experience in assuring and designing data migrations, including technology choices, reconciliation approaches, and implementation strategies.
·Significant experience of implementing Data Protection and GDPR processes across distributed operational and warehousing platforms, and defining data deletion flows between systems.
·Considerable experience of software development projects (following both agile and waterfall methodologies), and implementing data platforms within those deliveries.
·Considerable experience of working with master data and data sharing across multiple platforms.

Essential Technical Knowledge and Skills:

·Working knowledge of the strategic importance of data management technologies, related to delivery of business value from data:
oData Storage and Integrity: RDBMS and non-relational technologies
oData Integration and interaction: Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) tools and processes
oData Replication
·Working knowledge of the strategic importance of data exploitation technologies, related to delivery of business value from data:
oBusiness Intelligence (BI) tools Experience of working with outsourcing partners
·Knowledge of a variety of data platforms and approaches to storing and accessing both structured and unstructured data

If you are in search of a new challenge for the New Year and this sounds like the role for you, get in touch today!

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