DATA ARCHITECT

  • Negotiable
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Contract, Full time
  • Cititec
  • 16 Apr 18 2018-04-16

Cititec is recruiting for a Contract Data Architect for a client based in London. The Data Architect will be responsible for leading Data Architecture. You will focus on the delivery of one of the most critical data programmes, helping to own and to gather the technical requirements.

DATA ARCHITECT

LONDON

CONTRACT

!URGENT ROLE!


The Data Architect is responsible for leading Data Architecture. You will focus on the delivery of one of the most critical data programmes, helping to own and to gather the technical requirements.

Data Architect is required to work on a number of business-critical projects. A solid understanding of Data Governance, MDM and Data Modelling is essential.

The successful candidate will work closely with other domain architects, technical leads, and software delivery teams across the company.

Role and responsibilities:

Data Architecture

  • Design data models and metadata systems and help the organisation to interpret business needs
  • Provide oversight and provide advice on all data related requirements by undertaking the design of data models and leading data management activities for the organisation
  • Ensure respective teams are working to the standards set for the organisation within the confines of the data architecture and organisation strategies
  • work with technical teams to make sure the organisation's systems are designed in accordance with the appropriate data architecture and policies

Data modelling

  • Understands the concepts and principles of data modelling and can produce relevant data models across multiple subject areas.
  • Understands different tools and can compare different data models (logical, conceptual and physical)
  • Understands industry recognised data modelling patterns and standards.

Data standards

  • Develops and sets data standards for the organisation
  • Communicates the business benefit of data standards, championing and governing those standards across the organisation.
  • Acts as the escalation point for breaches of data standards and makes recommendations about how the organisation should resolve that breach.

Metadata management

  • Understands a variety of metadata management tools.
  • Designs and maintains the appropriate metadata repositories to enable the organisation to understand their data assets.
  • Provides oversight and advice to more inexperienced members of the team.
  • Design data models and metadata systems and help the organisation to interpret business needs

Essential

  • Experienced in working with Data Catalogs, Data Management, Enterprise Data Warehouse / Data Lake, Data Integration and Master Data Management solutions
  • Experience in setting up Data Governance
  • Experience in management and maintaining ETL, Data Profiling, Data Quality and Data Modelling
  • Experience of many technology platforms (e.g. not just a single technology stack) including legacy technologies
  • Physical/virtualised on-premise managed service provider (MSP) and cloud (IaaS, PAAS, SAAS and iPaaS) solution architectures
  • Strong modelling skills in UML (BPMN beneficial) using a standard modelling tool

Desirable


  • Visualisation tools, Statistical/Predictive Modelling concepts
  • Experience of industry tools and technologies
  • Exposure to one or more architecture frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman)
  • Practical understanding of applying different Project Management methodologies; Waterfall, Agile, Iterative etc,
  • Some exposure of working in a commercially focused asset management environment

If you have the relevant skill set, please email your updated CV or call me directly on 0207 6085822.

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