Data Architect


The Customer Technology Team is integrated within the Customer business and provides core and leading edge technology solutions that provide high value customer experiences and support the Customer Business Strategy. The team is responsible for excellence and agility around end to end business planning, solution development, delivery and implementation. The team works closely with the external technology partners, vendors and the core ICT team to provide best fit solutions and seamless integration.

The Data Architect is a key role within the Customer Technology team to define the data strategy and architecture in line with the key business objectives. The roles provides an opportunity for growth and the ability to work with the latest cloud based data technologies.

What you’ll do

As the Data Architect for the Customer business, you’ll be responsible for defining and implementing the future state data architecture which supports the business strategy. You’ll create a data architecture roadmap and align with key business initiatives to implement this.

You’ll review, update and implement effective master data management and data governance processes and policies.

You’ll use your skills and expertise the leverage the latest technologies, to build a best in class, scalable, flexible and secure data architecture environment.

Type of experience you’ll bring to the role

As an experienced Data Architect you’ll have extensive experience in designing, architecting and implementing large scale data processing/data storage/data distribution systems and you will have an ability to design and build complex Enterprise Data Models/Schemas/Flows/Pipelines. Additionally you’ll have strong skills and experience in Master Data Management, data governance, data quality and data security.

You’ll have extensive experience working with traditional databases technologies (e.g. Oracle, SQL), and large scale enterprise systems (e.g. SAP ERP) and also the latest cloud based data technologies (e.g. AWS Redshift, Hadoop)

You’ll have excellent communication skills, and the ability to influence, get buy in from and build strong relationships and trust with technical experts, and senior business stakeholders and executives

How you’ll be successful

Working with confidence and experience, you’ll quickly define and get buy in for the future state cloud based data architecture and then map out and start progressing a clear roadmap to get there aligned with business strategy and priorities. You’ll have hands on skills and be able to step into the detail if and when required. You’ll be able to adapt to a fast paced, changing environment. You will have strong communication at all levels, be respected as an expert in your field and become a trusted advisor for the business.

Applications close: 22nd June 2018 at 5pm.

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