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Data Architect - Worthing, West Sussex/WFH/Hybrid

REAL Technical Solutions Limited

Posted on Nov 21, 2022 by REAL Technical Solutions Limited

Worthing, Sussex, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£75k - £85k Annual

Data Architect - Worthing, West Sussex/WFH/Hybrid

£75,000 - £85,000 benefits, bonus and career opportunities/Based Worthing, West Sussex with WFH opportunities, 1 day per week in the office

Overview of the Data Architect role:

Data is the heart of decision-making process to drive the performance of a department, directorate, and organisation as a whole. This purpose of this role is to preserve and ensure that data is integrated, trusted, delivered effectively.

Core focus for the Data Architect:

  • You will be responsible for the overall design of the enterprise information architecture, across multiple data types (structured, semi-structured and unstructured), balancing the need for access against security and performance requirements.
  • Understanding, managing, and driving improvements in those areas.
  • Any experience of leading projects or a team of architects/contract architects and data architecture structure or having the capability to move into a senior or lead role is important, as this role will be seen as a lead or senior position.
  • Overseeing and managing the strategies and implementations from Data Architects.

Responsibilities for the Data Architect will include:

  • To take a significant role leading, managing, and coaching other team members.
  • Ensure a focus on information/data quality by developing and publishing enterprise data standards such as a common business vocabulary, naming conventions, data standards, transformation rules and related enterprise consistency specifications.
  • Facilitate consistent business analysis, information acquisition analysis and design, data access analysis and design, archiving and recovery strategies, security, and change management at the enterprise level.
  • Construct, refine and maintain information models, as needed, to meet business requirements.
  • Develop a model management strategy in support of enterprise reuse and data-sharing objectives.
  • Establish guidelines for reporting procedures on the reuse of enterprise information architecture artifacts.
  • Implement and drive through strategy.
  • Monitor regulatory guidelines (such as consumer privacy issues) to determine impact on enterprise information architecture.
  • Monitor compliance and related guidance (such as data retention and audit requirements) to determine impact on enterprise information architecture.

About you, as the new Data Architect, you will:

  • Understand the needs and practises of enterprise data models, governance, and data management frameworks.
  • You will come from any regulated industry with some Enterprise Architecture background.
  • Have knowledge and experience in EA frameworks.
  • Have more than 10 years' experience in IT and at least 5 years in a leadership role.
  • Previous experience of overseeing transformation programs from start to finish and delivering change, is mandatory for this role.
  • You will be a leader who leads from the front. We are looking for someone who is pragmatic, self-starter, structured way of looking at details, have an element of gravitas to shape and influence changes.

Company statement for this role/division:

Big ambitions. Big investment. Big changes. We've a lot to offer IT, analytics and project management professionals. We've already grown tenfold in the past couple of years. Now we're beginning a £100 million transformation programme - and we can't wait for what comes next, as part of an evolution so huge it'll change the way we do things forever. There's a buzz across our business. And IT, analytics and projects are at the heart of it all.

There aren't many teams who can say their work is critical to the nation. But it's something we take huge pride in. And it's why we're migrating to leading technology, upgrading networks, replacing vital infrastructure and more. Helping us shape an IT, analytics and project function that's fit for the future, you'll need an appetite for change and bags of ideas. Our people walk the talk too - driven by a passion to improve our communities and environment.

Data Architect - Worthing, West Sussex/WFH/Hybrid

£75,000 - £85,000 benefits, bonus and career opportunities/Based Worthing, West Sussex with WFH opportunities, 1 day per week in the office

Reference: 1799393739

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