Data Architect

  • Permanent
  • Cirencester, South West
  • Posted 4th April 2018
  • £55000.00 - £57000.00 per Annum + £6k car, 10% pension, Bonus
  • Ref: 490273
Data Architect required by market leading, financial services organisation based in Gloucestershire. The Data Architect will design pragmatic 'data solutions' that provide trusted, quality data to my clients partners and clients as well as internal staff in a secure and compliant manner aligned to their data strategy.

Key Responsibilities:
*Design new solutions for development projects that also meet wider Enterprise requirements
*Determine Data Requirements from Project Documentation & Individuals, to support business processes
*Produce Data Models
*Produce Data Flows - both current and proposed - with a roadmap for delivery
*Promote Best Practice in Data Management
*Identify change opportunities that support a more data-driven culture
*Develop Standards, Policies, Data Definitions and a standard business vocabulary
*Liaise with Onshore and Offshore Development Partners, as well as Data Analysts and Project Managers

Job Knowledge:
*Whilst the ability to do the job is paramount, you're likely to be at least degree-educated, in a subject with a highly numeric/mathematical content.
*Good experience in a development environment - with some ideally gained in Financial Services.
*Data Modelling - conceptual, logical, and physical
*A thorough understanding of Normalisation is essential, dimensional modelling useful
*General Design Patterns for Data Integration
*A good understanding of most of Data Warehousing, Data Integration & Master Data
*Detailed knowledge and experience of the development lifecycle (ideally both waterfall and agile)
*Practical Experience of working with an Enterprise Data Model (Desirable)
*Business Expertise - Data Architecture is a bridge between business strategy and technology execution, so you'll need experience in Financial Services.

Technical experience required:
*Capture of Data Requirements
*Experience and ability to use an industry standard modelling tool
*Detailed Data Modelling
*Understanding of Application Architecture Deliverables, and Business Architecture
*Relational SQL and an understanding of Integration Tools and approaches
*A desire to learn and develop - you'll be actively encouraged to take professional qualifications, and understand industry trends
*Production of Technical Design Documentation

This excellent role comes with a basic salary of £55,000-57,000 p/a, a company car/allowance of £6,200 and bonus. Additional benefits include 10% pension, 25 days holiday, BUPA, live cover plus many more.

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