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  • Sector: Communications / Telecoms Date Added: 17/09/20

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    Data Architect, Data Modeller, Metadata,SPARX (433 219999321)

    Location: London, England  |  Contract Type: Contract  |   |  Salary: £650 - £850 / day

    Job description

    Primary Purpose


    A data architect designs and builds data models to fulfil the strategic data needs of the business as defined by chief data architects. They undertake design, support and provide guidance for the upgrade, management, de-commission and archive of data in compliance with data policy. They also provide input into data dictionaries.

    Key responsibilities

    A data architect delivers data architecture artifacts for the organisation and supports senior data architects.
    Data architects:
    * Creates data models and metadata systems and helps senior data architects to interpret project and programme requirements.
    * Supports and maintain the architecture vision and roadmaps for their domain.
    * Identify opportunities for the use of existing or new data domains in delivering more effective business outcomes and services.
    * Ensure that the design of end to end business and IT services and changes are consistent and conformant with strategy, architectural principles and standards and are supportable, sustainable, appropriately governed and deliverable
    * Actively support and contribute to the Data Architecture Profession aspects of the team function by providing insight and hands-on experience into one or more data concerns.

    Data modelling
    Produces data models and understands where to use different types of data models. Understands different tools and is able to compare between different data models. Able to reverse engineer a data model from a live system. Understands industry recognised data modelling patterns and standards.

    Understands the concepts and principles of data modelling and is able to produce, maintain and update relevant data models for specific business needs. Reverse engineers data models from a live system.
    Data standards
    Develops and sets data standards for an organisation. Communicates the business benefit of data standards, championing and governing those standards across the organisation.

    Develops data standards for a specific component. Analyses where data standards have been applied or breached and undertakes an impact analysis of that breach.
    Metadata management
    Understands a variety of metadata management tools. Designs and maintains the appropriate metadata repositories to enable the organisation to understand their data assets.

    Works with metadata repositories to complete complex tasks such as data and systems integration impact analysis. Maintains a repository to ensure information remains accurate and up to date.

    Turning business problems into data design
    Works with business and technology stakeholders to translate business problems into data designs. Creates optimal designs through iterative processes, aligning user needs with organisational objectives and system requirements.
    Working
    Designs data architecture by dealing with specific business problems and aligning it to enterprise-wide standards and principles. Works within the context of well understood architecture and identifies appropriate patterns.


    Experience of IT project architecture, design and delivery in an applications or solutions architecture capacity or in a development capacity.
    * A practical understanding of architectural models of application and solution delivery and also of delivery methodologies and ways of working.
    * Hands-on experience and knowledge of at least one solutions stack or product ecosystem coupled with a broad understanding of the range of application technologies which may be selected from to deliver required capabilities.
    * A desire to prove, pilot and learn new data models and keep up to date with industry best-practice, external disruptors and adapt accordingly.
    * Demonstrate the ability to identify areas where specialist input is required and consider their advice and input constructively in the broader context of a defined solution.
    Experience and Behaviours
    * Experience of designing aspects of solutions to ensure coherent designs supporting an end to end service.
    * Demonstrate the ability to think pragmatically to balance architectural elegance, value for money and appropriate adoption of risk while delivering solutions


    People Source Consulting Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

    People Source specialise in technology recruitment across niche markets including Information Technology, Digital TV, Digital Marketing, Project and Programme Management, SAP, Digital and Consumer Electronics, Air Traffic Management, Management Consultancy, Business Intelligence, Manufacturing, Telecoms, Public Sector, Healthcare, Finance and Oil & Gas.


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    Simon Gukhool
    Managing Consultant


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    Telephone: +44 (0) 117 922 7000


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    Working with Simon and the PeopleSource team has been a pleasure and as straight forward as you would want a relationship between a recruitment consultancy and In-House Recruitment team to be. No unnecessary questions, no circumnavigating our team, no direct approach to line management and no off the mark candidate submissions. Simon and his team listen, understand, agree a solution and deliver upon their promises. Time and time again Simon has found strong candidates across multiple disciplines, particularly in key roles across the Fintech landscape. I would not hesitate to use Simon and his team in further assignments and can strongly recommend them. Client of Simon Gukhool
 

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