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Data architect

  • Location: Various
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Data management and analytics

The role

Our data architects play a key role in ensuring that the design of the data solution meets the needs of our customers and that it adheres to best practice to assure the quality of the solution. You will be expected to take full ownership of the solution design and to lead the development team through the development and delivery cycles working in close collaboration with the project manager.

The candidate

The successful candidates will be expected to:

  • Possess deep understanding of data modeling and handling, database design and implementation throughout all stages of the data / DB lifecycle
  • Develop architectural designs for scalable, large volume enterprise solutions
  • Tune the architecture design for maximum performance
  • Perform high-level architectural planning, proof-of-concept and software design
  • Be the Design Authority for technical design reviews
  • Ensure adherence to standards, policies and quality compliance, enterprise metadata definition and incorporation of best practices
  • Work with customer’s SMEs to create Conceptual Architectures that align business needs with Target State Architecture, while assuring integrity of the solution
  • Provision of mentoring and support to the team
  • Increasing the value, engagement and development of our people
  • Help provide a competitive advantage to our business
  • Act as trusted advisor to clients and internal teams

  • Technology Experience

    Experience of the following technology components is required:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012, 2014 and upwards
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • PowerDesigner, ERwin or equivalent modeling tool

  • Experience of the following subjects will be advantageous but not essential:

  • Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • SharePoint 2013 upwards
  • Power Map
  • Power BI
  • Cloud Deployment and MDX / DAX experience would be a bonus, as would suitable Microsoft Certifications
  • Experience of other data tools such as Talend, Informatica, Tableau, Qlik, Microstrategy and Cognos
  • Visual Studio
  • Experience of delivery methodologies
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