We are working with a FTSE business that has gone through large-scale organisational and strategic change over the past 6 years. The business is a well-known name with a lot of heritage attached to it but the change and transformation they have embarked on is one of the FTSE’s best-kept secrets. What they have built and are still building ranks them alongside some of the well-known tech business listed.
This business is currently embarking on a programme to move from an On-prem DW to GCP and they are looking for a contract Data Architect with specific focus around Information Management To assist in developing a governed data architecture and management capability across the team so that the business can make better and more accurate decisions through establishing improvements in the maturity of information management.
The core responsibilities will be to lead the execution of metadata management as an established business capability for the Data Platform.
They are looking for expert knowledge in:
Data technologies including cloud platforms & hybrid models, data warehousing, Big Data, data integration, data visualisation and data science
Data Management technologies including Data Quality, Data Modelling, Metadata Management and Master DM/RDM.
Data Governance and Stewardship
Data technology and data management, patterns and best practices – particularly utilising the cloud.
Industry trends impacting data technologies and data management.
Expert in creating clear accessible deliverables covering people, process, information and applications
Able to work independently and resolve complex/unforeseen issues
High attention to detail and ability in strategic thinking and framing business problems
Demonstrable experience in influencing stakeholders and wider technology and business communities.
Proven expertise in data architecture and data management.
Educated to degree level with a broad knowledge of IS/IT, Data Engineering, Data Science and SDLC
Effective interpersonal, influencing and engagement skills
5 years+ experience as a data architect
Experience of Google Cloud Platform, Qlik, SAP Business Objects, Alation, Solidatus – Desirable