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Data Architect

Posted on Apr 21, 2021 by Shivom

City, London, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£75k - £90k Annual

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Data Architect to join a project based in Central London who holds SC Clearance. We are considering candidates who will be able to achieve SC clearance.

Minimum (essential) Requirements

  • Strong technical design expertise in core data architecture disciplines including Datamodelling, data analysis, metadata management, data transformation, data migration and master data.

  • Track record of providing technical leadership within data projects including assurance, mentoring and standards definition. Aware of best practice techniques and methodologies.

  • Experience of product or technology selection, either for a project or at enterprise level.

  • Excellent client engagement skills with both technical and non-technical stakeholders - able to provide thought leadership to clients and the wider industry and to inspire internal staff.

  • Highly proficient in at least three mainstream data technologies and aware of wider data technology trends.

  • A self-starter able to work with a high degree of uncertainty. We are passionate about developing people - a demonstrated ability in managing, coaching, and developing junior members of your team and wider community.


  • Competent in defining information handling models and capacity planning across heterogeneous data store technologies.

  • Experience of establishing data governance processes.

  • Experience of architecting a data lake and solutions that reside within a data lake ecosystem.

  • Enterprise Data Architecture experience.

As a Data Architect, you will:

  • Work on a digital transformation project for one of our client and help them with data discoveries to create a roadmap for data transformation aligned to enterprise objectives.

  • Create and manage a catalogue of all information/data sources held and managed by client - paper, microfilm and electronic

  • Create and manage catalogue of data attributes collected and held across all client's systems

  • Create and manage a catalogue of all data/information received by client's systems/individuals from other organisations

  • Create and manage a catalogue of all data shared by client with other organisations

  • Create As-Is Data Map for all client's data:

    • Conceptual, Logical & Physical Data models

    • Data Lineage mapped through client's systems

    • Data Catalogue/Business Definitions

    • Application/Data Matrix

    • Data/Business Functions Matrix

  • Work with client teams to design and implement modern, scalable data solutions using a range of new and emerging technologies

  • Work with Agile and DevOps techniques and implementation approaches in the delivery

  • Using good communication skills to understand and deliver client requirements

  • Bring your experience and ideas to innovative engineering, design and strategy

  • Mentor and upskill fellow group members

  • Contribute to our internal networks and special interest groups.

  • Experience of working Data Architecture using TOGAF/Zachman, and creating standard data and information architecture documents

  • Experience in MDM, Metadata Management, Data Quality and Data Lineage tools.

  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert to the client organization for cloud end-to-end architecture (networking, provisioning, and management)

  • E2E Data Architecture and Lifecycle (including non-functional requirements and operations) management.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, experience working in client collaborative environment, ideally would have come from a consulting background

  • Regulatory and Compliance work in Data Management

  • Ability to apply analytical and creative thought process.

  • Experience with SQL and Oracle and SQL Server

  • Proven success in contributing in a multi-location team-oriented environment.

  • Ensure delivered solutions are realized in time frame committed; work in conjunction with project sponsors to size and manage scope and risk

Set yourself apart:

  • Experience delivering projects within an agile environment.

  • Experience architecting data solutions on one or more major cloud (AWS, Azure) platforms

  • Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for private, public and hybrid cloud models, including IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services

  • Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations

  • Experience with NoSQL modern data stores

Why join us:

  • Enrich your skills and potential we offer excellent opportunities for career growth

  • Join a motivated team and work culture that creates environment for growth

  • Collaborate on game-changing projects with highly skilled individuals

  • Join a team with a unique mindset

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