Data Architect – £75K- £82K
An excellent opportunity has arisen with a big brand financial for a Data Architect to join the team on a permanent basis.
Responsibilities of the Data Architect
·Strategic definition of the information needs of the business
·Providing direction on all data issues
·Design of the data architecture, including:
oanalysis of the current physical model
othe target logical and physical data models
othe canonical data model for integration
omapping of the data items from current to target
odata warehouses and data marts, and their population
·Governance over the evolution of the data architecture and sign-off for data models, through the design authority
·Research over trends in data analysis and manipulation techniques including analytics, big data’ and the ability to handle larger quantities of structured and unstructured information.
Skills and Experience
·Deep understanding of data modelling and analysis techniques
·Knowledge to manage complex data issues e.g. master data, performance, data distribution, data synchronisation, analysing unstructured data etc.
·Strong understanding of activities within primary discipline such as master data management, metadata management and data governance.
·Demonstrable experience in logical, and physical data architectures, design patterns, best practices, and programming techniques around relational modelling, dimensional modelling and data integration.
·Experience with data governance, big data, visualization and reporting tools, data profiling analysis and transformation.
·Strong business and data analysis skills
·Strong leadership and influencing skills
·Knowledge and experience to offer innovative, feasible and practical business-led solutions
·Leadership and interpersonal skills sufficient to win others over to the vision
·Ability to communicate effectively and decisively with business and technical personnel
·Credibility at Executive level