Solution Data Architect
- Full Time
Solution Data Architect
We are representing a global brand in London who are seeking an experienced Data Architect on an interim basis.
You will be responsible for ensuring that projects and products deliver cost effective, sustainable data solutions that align with the clients' strategic direction.
You will also be expected to develop data models and other artefacts plus influence design decisions throughout the software development life cycle.
Key deliverables include the Solution Architecture High Level Design covering all necessary data models, matrices, diagrams, controls, and architectural guidance to detail the solution's data design and enable its physical implementation.
The role requires a hands-on approach to data design including specialist knowledge of technologies involved in the implementation of data-based solutions.
. Determine the solutions data scope by understanding the business data requirements driving the solution.
. Design the end-to-end solution data flows (eg API's) sourcing data from architecturally approved sources (masters) and highlighting any gaps.
. Assess data sources and their suitability for the solution.
. Design conceptual and logical data models to support the business requirements.
. Use the logical data model as basis of delivering physical data models or message formats.
. Ensures that physical models meet all functional requirements and provides input on non-functional aspects such as sizing, performance and scalability.
. Create or validate mapping of data across sources, based on data content.
. Understand and document interaction between data and applications to determine current and future systems or records and resulting integration requirements.
. Drive and manage the development (and maintenance) of all solution data architecture metadata using Enterprise Tooling and exposing metadata via Data Catalogues.
. Expertise in core Data Architecture skills including: Data Analysis, Data Profiling, Datamodelling (ERD, Dimensional), Data Warehouse Design (Kimball, Inmon), Big Data Design (Lambda, Kappa), Data Lifecycle management, Master Data Management & implementation patterns, Data Integration patterns and methods.
. Experienced in data management technologies (database management systems, data services, data lakes, etc.).
. Data/enterprise architecture tooling such as PowerDesigner and BiZZdesign.
. Experience of working with Agile Delivery teams and a knowledge of DevOps constructs.
. Leadership & negotiating skills: - ability to drive change using influence and networking.
. Ability to build a shared vision and able to communicate well.
. Delivery-oriented with focus on results. Must be a doer with a hands-on attitude.
. Organised and methodical. Ability to initiate, plan and develop according to plan while working with a degree of uncertainty and risk.
Please reply with your updated CV and we will be in touch shortly to discuss the next steps
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